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  • Gang fistfight escalated into a mass shooting at New Jersey arts festival, prosecutor says
    by (Kristine Phillips) on June 18, 2018 at 9:55 pm

    A fistfight among neighborhood gang members during an arts festival in Trenton, N.J., escalated into a mass shooting Sunday, leaving 22 people, including a 13-year-old boy, injured, authorities said. The Art All Night event, an annual 24-hour festival that draws thousands of people, was on the verge of getting shut down Sunday morning because of several fights […]Related:‘Cage Jeff Sessions’: The immigration fight follows the attorney general to New Orleans‘I wanted to stop her crying’: The image of a migrant child that broke a photographer’s heart‘America is better than this’: What a doctor saw in a Texas shelter for migrant children […]

  • ‘Cage Jeff Sessions’: The immigration fight follows the attorney general to New Orleans
    by (Kristine Phillips) on June 18, 2018 at 8:36 pm

    Immigration protesters gathered on Monday outside the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, where Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued to defend the Trump administration’s ‘zero-tolerance’ immigration enforcement measures during an address at the National Sheriffs’ Association convention. “There is an important conversation occurring in this country about whether we want to be a country with laws or […]Related:Gang fistfight escalated into a mass shooting at New Jersey arts festival, prosecutor says‘I wanted to stop her crying’: The image of a migrant child that broke a photographer’s heart‘America is better than this’: What a doctor saw in a Texas shelter for migrant children […]

  • ‘I wanted to stop her crying’: The image of a migrant child that broke a photographer’s heart
    by (Kristine Phillips) on June 18, 2018 at 5:11 pm

    By now, millions of people have seen a photo of a 2-year-old girl screaming while a U.S. border agent pats down her mother. Taken last Tuesday, the image has become a symbol of the Trump administration’s new “zero tolerance” border policies, which have caused hundreds of children to be removed from the parents who brought them here. What you didn’t see was John Moore, crouched […]Related:Gang fistfight escalated into a mass shooting at New Jersey arts festival, prosecutor says‘Cage Jeff Sessions’: The immigration fight follows the attorney general to New Orleans‘America is better than this’: What a doctor saw in a Texas shelter for migrant children […]

  • ‘America is better than this’: What a doctor saw in a Texas shelter for migrant children
    by (Kristine Phillips) on June 16, 2018 at 9:24 pm

    The small shelter along the Texas border to Mexico held 60 beds and a little playground for children. Rooms were equipped with toys, books and crayons. To Colleen Kraft, this shelter looked, in many ways, like a friendly environment for children, a place where they could be happy. But the first child who caught the prominent pediatrician’s attention during a […]Related:Gang fistfight escalated into a mass shooting at New Jersey arts festival, prosecutor says‘Cage Jeff Sessions’: The immigration fight follows the attorney general to New Orleans‘I wanted to stop her crying’: The image of a migrant child that broke a photographer’s heart […]

  • ‘Disturbing’ video shows Border Patrol strike tribe member with SUV, drive away
    by (Kristine Phillips) on June 16, 2018 at 8:47 pm

    Please share… this happened to Paulo today… Posted by Amy Marie on Thursday, June 14, 2018 A tribal nation in Arizona that has been resisting the Trump administration’s plans to build a border wall through its territory says it is investigating a “disturbing” video of a U.S. Border Patrol SUV driving away after striking a tribe member. Tohono O’odham member Paulo […]Related:Gang fistfight escalated into a mass shooting at New Jersey arts festival, prosecutor says‘Cage Jeff Sessions’: The immigration fight follows the attorney general to New Orleans‘I wanted to stop her crying’: The image of a migrant child that broke a photographer’s heart […]

  • An inmate shot and killed two Kansas deputies escorting him to court, authorities say
    by (Kristine Phillips) on June 16, 2018 at 3:19 pm

    An inmate shot and killed two sheriff’s deputies in broad daylight Friday while they were transporting him from a Kansas City jail to a courthouse across the street for a hearing, authorities say. One of the mortally wounded deputies managed to shoot the suspect, who remains hospitalized. Deputy Patrick Rohrer died at a hospital on the […]Related:Gang fistfight escalated into a mass shooting at New Jersey arts festival, prosecutor says‘Cage Jeff Sessions’: The immigration fight follows the attorney general to New Orleans‘I wanted to stop her crying’: The image of a migrant child that broke a photographer’s heart […]

  • A black woman was at the pool on vacation. A white man asked whether she showered before swimming.
    by (Kristine Phillips) on June 16, 2018 at 2:35 am

    Carle Wheeler was doing what one does on a vacation in the sun, hanging with her 5-year-old daughter in the pool of the hotel in Pasadena, Calif., where they were staying, when a man approached them. The man, who is white, asked Wheeler and her daughter, who are black, if they had showered before getting […]Related:Gang fistfight escalated into a mass shooting at New Jersey arts festival, prosecutor says‘Cage Jeff Sessions’: The immigration fight follows the attorney general to New Orleans‘I wanted to stop her crying’: The image of a migrant child that broke a photographer’s heart […]

  • Roller coaster derails, two riders fall 34 feet to the ground in Daytona Beach
    by (Kristine Phillips) on June 15, 2018 at 6:30 pm

    Two riders fell 34 feet, and several others were injured after a roller coaster in Florida derailed Thursday. The ride’s front car was completely off the tracks and dangling when firefighters arrived at the Daytona Beach Boardwalk in Florida on Thursday night. Two of the front car’s four riders fell while the other two were hanging […]Related:Gang fistfight escalated into a mass shooting at New Jersey arts festival, prosecutor says‘Cage Jeff Sessions’: The immigration fight follows the attorney general to New Orleans‘I wanted to stop her crying’: The image of a migrant child that broke a photographer’s heart […]

  • A man shot four people, killing a boy, in shooting that stemmed from road rage, police say
    by (Kristine Phillips) on June 15, 2018 at 6:18 pm

    A boy, his brother and his mother are among the victims of a shooting that police in Colorado say was prompted by a road-rage incident. The shooting happened Thursday afternoon outside a dental clinic in Westminster, Colo., north of Denver. Police found the victims in the parking lot of Comfort Dental, suffering from gunshot wounds. The boy […]Related:Gang fistfight escalated into a mass shooting at New Jersey arts festival, prosecutor says‘Cage Jeff Sessions’: The immigration fight follows the attorney general to New Orleans‘I wanted to stop her crying’: The image of a migrant child that broke a photographer’s heart […]

  • Trump’s most visible black supporters are not faithful Republicans
    by (Kristine Phillips) on June 15, 2018 at 11:05 am

    About US is a new initiative by The Washington Post to cover issues of identity in the United States. Sign up for the newsletter. Dennis Rodman’s tearful declaration of his affection for Donald Trump this week was reminiscent of Kanye West’s defiant insistence a few weeks ago that the president is “my brother.” Sporting red […]Related:Gang fistfight escalated into a mass shooting at New Jersey arts festival, prosecutor says‘Cage Jeff Sessions’: The immigration fight follows the attorney general to New Orleans‘I wanted to stop her crying’: The image of a migrant child that broke a photographer’s heart […]