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Washington, Other States Plan to Sue over Family Separations

Washington, Other States Plan to Sue over Family Separations

By Gene Johnson | Jun 23
Washington, California and at least nine other states are planning to sue the Trump administration over its separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying the president's executive order halting the practice is riddled with caveats and

Trump Tells GOP to 'Stop Wasting Their Time' on Immigration

Trump Tells GOP to 'Stop Wasting Their Time' on Immigration

By Lisa Mascar and Zeke Miller | Jun 23
President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after November, dismissing his party's struggle to surmount internal divisions.

Pot Charges To Be Expunged in Vermont

Pot Charges To Be Expunged in Vermont

Jun 23
Two counties in Vermont have held 'Expungement Days' where people with marijuana offenses can apply to have their records wiped clean. Recreational marijuana use becomes legal in the state on July 1.

Justices Adopt Digital-Age Privacy Rules to Track Cellphones

Justices Adopt Digital-Age Privacy Rules to Track Cellphones

By Mark Sherman | Jun 23
Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age.

AP-NORC Poll: Americans Say No to Presidential Self-Pardons

AP-NORC Poll: Americans Say No to Presidential Self-Pardons

By Steve Peoples and Emily Swanson | Jun 22
Even in an era of deep political division, Democrats and Republicans agree presidents should not pardon themselves. And if the nation's chief executive ever does so, majorities of Americans in both parties believe Congress should impeach that president.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Falsely Claims Progress on NKorea Nukes

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Falsely Claims Progress on NKorea Nukes

By Robert Burns | Jun 22
President Donald Trump is trumpeting results of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that get ahead of reality.

House GOP Gets Little Direction from Trump on Immigration

House GOP Gets Little Direction from Trump on Immigration

By Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram | Jun 20
President Donald Trump told House Republicans he is "1,000 percent" behind their rival immigration bills, providing little clear direction for party leaders searching for a way to defuse the escalating controversy over family separations.

China Blasts New U.S. Tariff Threat, Warns It Will Retaliate

China Blasts New U.S. Tariff Threat, Warns It Will Retaliate

By Joe McDonald | Jun 20
China on Tuesday threatened "comprehensive measures" in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's new tariff hike, raising the possibility Beijing might target operations of American companies.

Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug Concerns Parents

Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug Concerns Parents

Jun 20
Parents who have used cannabis to treat severe epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as the US government nears decision on drug made from marijuana plant.

NY Suit Against Trump Foundation Explained

NY Suit Against Trump Foundation Explained

Jun 20
In a lawsuit filed Thursday, New York's Attorney General Barbara Underwood said President Donald Trump's charitable foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.

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