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  • Monday, June 18th, 2018
    by NPR on June 18, 2018 at 8:55 am

    Opposition to the Trump administration's policy of separating families of migrants at the southern border is growing. On Sunday, there was a protest outside a facility near El Paso, Texas, where a group of migrant boys are being held. […]

  • Breaking News Update: President Trump Speaks to Press
    by NPR on June 15, 2018 at 2:22 pm

    This morning, President Trump took to Twitter. Then he left the White House and spoke directly with the press outside, touching on several topics, including the Singapore summit and a new inspector general report about former FBI chief James Comey. […]

  • Friday, June 15th, 2018
    by NPR on June 15, 2018 at 7:47 am

    A new immigration bill could end the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their parents at the Southwest border. And a Justice Department report criticized fired FBI Director James Comey for his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, but indicated that the decisions the FBI made about the case did not appear to be politically motivated. Also, President Trump prepares to impose tariffs on Chinese goods. […]

  • Thursday, June 14th, 2018
    by NPR on June 14, 2018 at 7:41 am

    The Justice Department's inspector general releases a highly anticipated report today. What will it reveal about the FBI probe into Hillary Clinton's emails? Also, an assault on a Yemeni port city threatens to cut off aid to millions of people. […]

  • Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
    by NPR on June 13, 2018 at 9:31 am

    What's North Korea's account of the summit in Singapore? Also, another Republican who criticized President Trump was defeated in a primary. And after Italy rejected a ship carrying hundreds of migrants, Spain is stepping in to accept them. […]