First lady Melania Trump visits the Upbring New Hope Children Center, run by the Lutheran Social Services of the South, in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
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June 21, 2018 - 12:47 pm
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Melania Trump made an unannounced visit to a Texas facility Thursday to get a first-hand look at some of the migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally. The first lady's stop at...
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In less than three days, a California couple raised over $3 million through Facebook to help reunite undocumented families that have been separated at the border.
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June 20, 2018 - 11:41 am
By Amanda Jackson, CNN (CNN) -- In less than five days, a California couple has raised nearly $10 million -- and counting -- through Facebook to help reunite undocumented families that have been separated at the border. Charlotte and Dave Willner were inspired to start the campaign when they saw...
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In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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June 07, 2018 - 11:10 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions that guarantee access to health insurance...
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a customer looking at an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle
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June 01, 2018 - 12:14 pm
By Grace Sparks (CNN) -- Half of registered voters in Texas support stricter gun laws in the US, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released on Thursday. The poll comes on the heels of a deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas , on May 18. In addition to generally supporting stricter laws, 50%...
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Karthik Nemmani, 14, from McKinney, Texas, is presented with the Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy
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June 01, 2018 - 9:34 am
By Ben Nuckols, Associated Press OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The end of the biggest Scripps National Spelling Bee in history came abruptly, and it wasn't the conclusion that many expected. Naysa Modi, a poised and charismatic four-time participant whose long spelling career seemed to be building toward...
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President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One
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May 31, 2018 - 9:42 am
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump planned to meet Thursday with families of the victims of the Texas school shooting that left 10 people dead. The White House says Trump will hold the meetings after he arrives in Houston to attend several political events...
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credit cards
May 29, 2018 - 11:31 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state comptroller's office says the nation's four most-populated states carry the highest total amount of credit card debt, with California leading the way followed by Texas, Florida and New York. Democratic Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says in a report released...
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Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams
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May 23, 2018 - 11:08 am
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office. Abrams set new historical marks with a primary victory...
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Santa Fe High School in Texas
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May 22, 2018 - 12:45 pm
By Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) -- After each school massacre, politicians often list what they think could prevent future carnage: Put armed school resource officers on campus, some say. Conduct active shooter drills. Santa Fe High School in Texas did both. Yet 10 people still died in a school massacre...
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A woman in Texas was sentenced Wednesday to a five-year prison term for voting illegally in 2016.
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March 30, 2018 - 3:30 pm
By Clare Foran (CNN) -- A woman in Texas was sentenced Wednesday to a five-year prison term for voting illegally in the 2016 presidential election while on supervised release for a tax fraud conviction. When she voted in the 2016 election, Crystal Mason had already served almost three years in...
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