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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...

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

Deadly blast at Ethiopia rally a…

Deadly blast at huge Ethiopia rally to support reformist new PM a 'well-orchestrated attack'

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

'Imagine your child clinging to your leg'

The BBC speaks to a detained migrant who has not spoken to his daughter since they were separated.

'They're Permanently Separated.' President Trump…

President Donald Trump explicitly compared the tragedy of families whose relatives have been killed by undocumented immigrants to the family separations at the border.

Bill Gates Donates $4M for Gene-Altered…

Bill Gates latest effort to curb the spread of malaria involves genetically altered mosquitoes with a license to kill. Tony Spitz has the details.

Trump to campaign for Heller, address Nevada GOP…

President Donald Trump is headed to Nevada to help Sen. Dean Heller raise money

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

Johnson urges clean Brexit, 2 years after UK vote…

Leading Brexit supporters are talking tough, and opponents are taking to the streets, on the second anniversary of Britain's vote to leave the European Union

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

DHS, HHS Trying To Reunite Parents And Kids…

Earlier this week, DHS officials said at least 2,300 kids were separated from their family members under the "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track…

The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones

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

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

Ex-soccer star says Iran officials barred him from program

The former captain of Spain's national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair

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