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Talks Between South Sudan Leaders Find No Appetite For Concessions
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:29:49 -0400
Hopes for peace are hampered as talks come to an end in Ethiopia. The leaders of South Sudan's warring factions, Salva Kiir and Riek Machar, found little common ground.
3 Charts That Show What's Actually Happening Along The Southern Border
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:15:05 -0400
The number of people taken into custody at the southern U.S. border with Mexico has been decreasing since 2000. Economists say the reasons people choose to cross the border illegally are changing.
FACT CHECK: Trump, Illegal Immigration And Crime
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:49:00 -0400
In an effort to justify his get-tough policies at the Southern border, President Trump met Friday with victims of crime committed by immigrants who entered the country illegally.
Crying Toddler On Widely Shared 'Time' Cover Was Not Separated From Mother
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:34:00 -0400
The image has been tied to a border policy separating migrant families. But in this case, daughter and mother were detained together — and the White House says it's proof the controversy is overblown.
Fearing Deportation, Some Immigrants Opt Out Of Health Benefits For Their Kids
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:14:00 -0400
A growing number of American children are losing out on Medicaid — and other programs — because their parents are undocumented immigrants and fear detainment and deportation.
More Oil From OPEC May Not Mean Relief At The Gas Pumps Anytime Soon
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:10:20 -0400
Drivers might be cheering OPEC's decision to increase oil production, but analysts say the extra supply isn't expected to drive gasoline prices down in time for summer vacation season.
PHOTOS: World Cup Brings Sunny Vibes To The Streets Of Senegal
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:24:00 -0400
Residents of Dakar beat drums, danced and waved flags in the streets to celebrate their triumph over Poland this week. Next up: Japan on Sunday.
A Latino Nonprofit Is Holding Separated Kids. Is That Care Or Complicity Or Both?
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:25:00 -0400
Southwest Key has, for many years, operated shelters that house unaccompanied migrant children. The family separation policy shined a spotlight on that work — and raised uncomfortable questions.
D.C. Sniper Lee Malvo To Get New Sentencing Hearings
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:51:00 -0400
Tried as a juvenile in the 2002 slayings of 10 people, Lee Boyd Malvo got multiple life sentences without parole. Now, an appeals court has affirmed that several of the sentences must be tossed.
In The Event Of Attack, Here's How The Government Plans 'To Save Itself'
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:23:17 -0400
In Raven Rock, Garrett Graff describes the bunkers designed to protect government leaders and the roles for various agencies in the event of catastrophe. Originally broadcast June 21, 2018.
Animated History: The Evolution Of Parenting
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:37:00 -0400
A new theory claims that shared child care and food were the original secrets of our species' success.
Mother And Son Reunite At Airport; U.S. Had Split Them Because Of Migrant Status
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:11:00 -0400
"I started crying when I saw him, because he is the only child I have," Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia said after meeting her son at the Baltimore-Washington International airport.
In Major Privacy Win, Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant To Track Your Cellphone
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:41:00 -0400
The sharply divided justices ruled that police need a search warrant to obtain cellphone location data.
What To Know About Turkey's Elections
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:23:00 -0400
On Sunday, voters will elect a president and parliament in snap elections called by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has amassed broad powers over the years. Here's a look at what's at stake.
'Roseanne' Minus Roseanne: ABC Picks Up 'The Conners'
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:02:00 -0400
ABC was widely praised for giving up a highly rated show on principle when it canceled its Roseanne reboot. It turns out it wasn't quite that simple.