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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: People rescue man trapped in car in flooded Illinois parking lot; boy takes part in Day of the African Child celebrations in Zimbabwe; couple embrace while riding subway escalator in Moscow.

Manafort wants to bar mention of links to Trump…

Attorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort want a judge to bar any mention of Manafort's connections to the president at his Virginia trial

Pittsburgh Protests Continue After Police Shoot…

Police say an officer opened fire when Antwon Rose attempted to run away during a traffic stop.

UN: Separating Kids From Parents May Be 'Torture'

The United Nations had already called the separations of children from their parents at the US border "arbitrary and unlawful," and now the intergovernmental group is labeling them something else: possible torture. Per the Independent , the UN's human rights arm issued a statement Friday noting that the executive order President...

Ex-deputy attorney general to lead Minnesota…

Former Deputy US Attorney General Sally Yates to lead an independent investigation into a report that Minneapolis police officers have repeatedly asked medical responders to sedate people with the powerful tranquilizer ketamine

Arizona's prisons boss found in contempt over…

A judge has found Arizona's prisons chief to be in civil contempt of court and fined the state $1.4 million for failing to adequately improve health care for inmates

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Up For Debate: Is Western Democracy Threatening…

Newsy partners with Intelligence Squared U.S. to restore critical thinking. In this debate: Is western democracy threatening suicide?

Cold case murder trial could be in jurors' hands by Tuesday

The murder trial of one of two white Georgia men accused of killing a black man in 1983 could go to the jury as early as Tuesday

Possible migrant site minutes from former…

Nearly 75 years after federal officials shuttered a Japanese-American internment camp in Rohwer, Arkansas, the Trump administration is examining a site about 2 miles away as a potential temporary shelter for immigrant children.

Portion of Kentucky bourbon warehouse collapses

Thousands of whiskey barrels were sent crashing into a massive heap Friday after a large section of a storage warehouse collapsed at a distillery in the heart of Kentucky bourbon country

#MeToo Movement: What About The Boys?

"The Day Ahead" explores the idea of toxic masculinity. With no movement in equal size to that of women, the boys are getting left behind.

The Latest: Manafort lawyers want no talk of link to Trump

Attorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort want a judge to bar any mention of Manafort's connections to the president at his Virginia trial

Oldest member of corrupt Baltimore police unit…

The oldest member of a deeply corrupt Baltimore police unit has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison

Police: Backup driver in fatal Uber crash was…

Investigators say the backup driver of an autonomous Uber SUV that fatally struck a pedestrian was streaming the television show "The Voice" and looking away shortly before the crash

How The Rainbow Flag Became A June Staple

"The Day Ahead" takes a look at how the signature rainbow pride flag originated and how bright colors were once used as covert communication.

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The Latest: Governor calls contempt ruling unjustified

Gov. Doug Ducey's office says a contempt of court ruling against Arizona's prison director for failing to adequately improve health care for inmates was unjustified

Police: Oregon toddler dies after being left in…

Authorities say a toddler in Oregon died after being left alone in a hot car while her mother went to work as a family nurse practitioner

South Texas officials survey flood damage, some…

Authorities in far South Texas are surveying the damage to homes, businesses and roads from flooding this week, while some areas are still bracing as runoff causes flooding

Columnist, Commentator Charles Krauthammer Dead…

The conservative thinker was known for his syndicated columns and his award-winning writing.

Student activists hold Florida bus tour after mass shooting

Student activists from a high school that suffered a mass shooting have kicked off a March for Our Lives Florida bus tour, where they plan to visit all 27 of the state's Congressional districts

Inmate charged with capital murder in Kansas…

A 30-year-old inmate has been charged with capital murder in the shooting deaths of two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were transporting him between a courthouse and jail

Crude oil leaks into floodwaters after train…

A freight train derailed in northwest Iowa on Friday, leaking crude oil from into flooded fields flanking the tracks and raising concerns about the possible contamination of residential water supplies downstream, officials said

First Lady Melania Trump Visits Child Detention…

The visit comes a day after the president signed an executive order allowing families to stay together.

Cage-free egg initiative qualifies for California ballot

California voters will decide in November whether egg-laying hens must live cage free

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The Latest: Prosecutor: Trial ends 'long and dark…

The top federal prosecutor for Massachusetts says the murder conviction of an 84-year-old former New England Mafia boss "ends a long and dark chapter" in the city of Boston

Oregon officials criticized for pesticides…

Environmental advocates are calling out the Oregon Department of Transportation and its contractors for applying a weedkiller along a highway near Sisters that unintentionally killed hundreds of ponderosa pine trees

No, Trump's New Immigration Policy Is Not Like…

Some of the president's defenders have tried to equate his policy to those of past administrations. It's not an accurate comparison.