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Migrant teens kept at Virginia center say they were cuffed, left nude, beaten

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• Updated on  June 21, 2018 at 1:48 pm
Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at a juvenile detention center in Virginia say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement, left nude and shivering in concrete cells. Read More
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First lady visits migrant children at Texas detention center

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• Updated on  June 21, 2018 at 9:57 am
The first lady’s stop at Upbring New Hope Children’s Center came the morning after President Donald Trump signed an executive order halting the practice of separating these families. Read More
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Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion’s shooting death

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A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murder days after the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion, who was fatally shot in his luxury BMW electric car as he left an upscale motorcycle dealership in Florida. Read More
 
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New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer’s

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• Updated on  June 21, 2018 at 1:45 pm
Viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer’s, scientists reported today in a provocative study that promises to re-ignite some long-debated theories about what triggers the mind-robbing disease. Read More
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People donate millions to help separated families

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• Updated on  June 21, 2018 at 12:49 am
In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Read More
 

Texas mother of 4-year-old boy arrested, admits she dumped body


• Updated on  June 21, 2018 at 6:07 am
The mother of a 4-year-old boy whose naked body was found on a South Texas beach last year admitted to authorities that she beat him and denied him medical care after he suffered a head injury from running into a wall, then drove to Galveston in the middle of the night and dumped the body in the water, according to court documents. Read More
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Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at Ohio meatpacking plant

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More than 100 workers were arrested at an Ohio meatpacking plant by federal agents following a yearlong immigration investigation, the second large raid in the state in the past two weeks. Read More
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PayPal move blocks sales of school shooting video game

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The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell its products online after being dumped by PayPal. Read More

Unionized MGM workers in Las Vegas ratify contract

Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International, including Bellagio, Aria and Mandalay Bay, approved a new five-year contract Tuesday. Read More
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Babies, young migrants held in ‘tender age’ shelters

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• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 5:54 pm
Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three “tender age” shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned. Read More
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3 dead in shooting outside a Walmart in Alabama

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• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 5:51 pm
A gunman crashed into a vehicle outside a Walmart store this morning, opening fire and killing two women before taking his own life, authorities said. Read More
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Police think slaying of rapper XXXTentacion was random

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• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 4:37 pm
The lawyer for slain rapper XXXTentacion said today that detectives believe he was fatally shot in a random robbery while likely planning to buy a motorcycle at an upscale shop near a residential neighborhood in South Florida. Read More

Army splits with West Point grad who touted communist revolt

The images Spenser Rapone posted on Twitter from his West Point graduation were intentionally shocking: In one, the cadet opens his dress uniform to expose a T-shirt with a blood-red image of socialist icon Che Guevara. Read More

Graduating Utah students often barred from wearing lei

Some Utah high schools don’t allow students to wear lei and other ornamentation during graduation ceremonies, a restriction that the state’s Pacific Islander community says feels discriminatory. Read More

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