Trump officials move to detain migrant children and parents longer

The Trump administration is moving to formally terminate a federal court settlement restricting how long U.S. officials can detain migrant children with their parents.
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Trump critics eye GOP primary race, even if defeating him seems ‘preposterous’

Joe Walsh and Mark Sanford are leaning toward a presidential bid, while Jeff Flake is taking recruitment calls and John Kasich plans a visit to New Hampshire.

In Denmark, surprise and fury after Trump cancels visit over Greenland

Some lawmakers slammed President Trump for canceling the trip after Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen refused to entertain the sale of the island. However, Frederiksen said the move would not change relations between the country.

Parkland students unveil sweeping gun-control proposal and hope for a youth voting surge in 2020

The March for Our Lives “Peace Plan” — announced in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio — calls for a gun registry, an assault weapons ban and mandatory buybacks.
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The president has made a raft of promises about his economic program that he later abandoned or have failed to bear fruit.
Critics say that the president’s remarks, made in an exchange with reporters in the Oval Office, were promoting anti-Semitic stereotypes.
There are widespread concerns that Taliban defectors will join the more ruthless Islamic State if Taliban leaders in Afghanistan make a deal with U.S. officials.
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David Bowie and the Beatles may have helped topple the Berlin Wall. Now South Korean and Western pop may be undermining the Pyongyang regime.
Animal advocacy groups praised the Association of Zoos and Aquariums' decision to phase out the use of "horrible, outdated" rods with metal hooks.
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In honor of the forthcoming “No Time to Die,” lambasted for how generic it sounds, we’ve ranked every title from worst to best. No, not the movies — the titles.
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Unearthing what motivated the U.S. to go to the moon

You’ve heard about the lunar landing. Our audio miniseries tells you what drove the decision to go.
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The dog is one of the world’s most destructive mammals. Brazil proves it.

They’re invading nature reserves and parks, hunting in packs and threatening endangered species. And the problem is global.
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The best workout for every travel scenario, according to the experts

Three fitness experts share how they'd tackle jet lag and what to do when going to a gym isn't an option. For some routines, you don't need much space or equipment.
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