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Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

Jun. 21, 2018 2:56 AM EDT

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump's reversal of a policy separating migrant families at the Mexico border sparked confusion over how the new guidelines will play out and deep concern that the changes don't go far enough, allowing children to still be held in detention even if they remain with...

Mayor says damage already inflicted on immigrant children

Jun. 21, 2018 1:59 AM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Concerns persist about the emotional trauma inflicted on immigrant children even after President Trump's order to halt the separation minors from families that are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally. Mayors from more than a dozen cities across the United States converged...

Dems unleash kitchen-sink strategy on immigration

Jun. 21, 2018 12:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As the White House struggles to move past another self-imposed crisis, Democrats are fighting to ensure this one isn't quickly forgotten. Fiery Democratic leaders from Vermont to New Jersey to Texas met President Donald Trump's executive order to stop dividing immigrant families with deep...

Royals lose ninth straight, fall to Rangers, 3-2

Jun. 21, 2018 12:40 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Austin Bibens-Dirkx earned his first victory of the season, shutting down a struggling Kansas City Royals squad that's wondering when it will get its next win. Bibens-Dirkx pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Rougned Odor homered and the Texas Rangers extended their winning...

Back to back to back: 3 straight HRs propel Astros to win

Jun. 20, 2018 11:45 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch might want to consider giving Jose Altuve more days off. A night after he was out of the starting lineup for the first time all season, the 2017 American League MVP homered twice, including the last of three straight by the Astros in the sixth inning, to...

US mayors gather at border to demand family reunification

Jun. 20, 2018 11:16 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Mayors of cities from across the United States have begun to gather at Texas' border with Mexico to condemn President Trump's treatment of immigrant families under a zero-tolerance policy for people who cross into the United States illegally. Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber arrived...

Virginia health care providers sue over abortion regulations

Jun. 20, 2018 11:07 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A group of women's health care providers filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to overturn a number of Virginia's abortion regulations in light of a landmark 2016 U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The lawsuit filed in federal court challenges Virginia laws, some decades old, that restrict who can...

Fletcher's bat helps Arkansas beat Red Raiders 7-4 at CWS

Jun. 20, 2018 8:26 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dominic Fletcher was a freshman All-American in 2017 and so impressive in the fall practices that coach Dave Van Horn thought Arkansas might have another Andrew Benintendi in the making. A month into the season, though, Fletcher was batting .190 and led the team in strikeouts. All that...

Mother of 4-year-old boy arrested, admits she dumped body

Jun. 20, 2018 7:46 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The mother of a 4-year-old boy whose naked body was found on a South Texas beach last year admitted to authorities that she beat him and denied him medical care after he suffered a head injury from running into a wall, then drove to Galveston in the middle of the night and dumped the body in...

American expects back to normal operations at regional unit

Jun. 20, 2018 7:08 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says a regional affiliate should run close to a normal operation Thursday after canceling 2,750 flights in the past week because of a computer problem. Spokeswoman Katie Cody said PSA Airlines stabilized its computer systems but faced delays getting planes and...