Inside the border crisis
As legislators argue over funding for relief at the border and the White House plans immigration raids, Nick Miroff reports on the ever-growing humanitarian crisis at the border — and the chaos at the agencies dealing with it.
- Mark Morgan to replace John Sanders as border chief as DHS shake-up continues
- The father and daughter who drowned at the border dove into the river in desperation
- Conditions at migrant detention centers are ‘horrendous.’ Trump, Pence blame Democrats.
How Kirsten Gillibrand evolved on guns
In 2009, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) was confronted with the realities of gun violence at a Brooklyn high school, when she met the mother of a teen girl killed in a shooting. After that emotional meeting with a grief-stricken parent, the Democrat says, her views on firearms were forever changed.
It’s an account the 2020 presidential hopeful repeats often on the campaign trail, explaining her pivot from staunch Second Amendment proponent to gun-control advocate. Robert Samuels revisits that story with Jennifer Pryear, the mother Gillibrand met over a decade ago, who says that she never heard from the senator again.
- A grieving community changed Gillibrand's mind on guns. They’re still waiting for action.
- For these members of Congress, the gun debate is personal
The new millennial wedding registry
Out: housewares, china, bedding. In: Harry Potter World tickets, Domino’s pizza and a down payment on a house. Abha Bhattarai explains why young couples are choosing some unconventional wedding gifts.
- ‘Stuff is meaningless’: Why brides and grooms are asking for down payments, Domino’s Pizza and TSA Pre-check instead
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Sarah Ellison untangles Judge Jeanine Pirro’s Trump-like political evolution. Rhonda Colvin delves into three lawmakers’ personal encounters with gun violence. And Jacob Bogage explains how Michigan’s baseball team recruited racial diversity — and won.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Robert Barnes explains the Supreme Court rulings in two closely watched cases. Michelle Lee analyzes the ways 2020 candidates use Facebook. And Gillian Brockell on how New York CIty is remembering two women at the center of the Stonewall riots.
Thursday, June 27, 2019