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Migrant children face exploitation, abuse in Mexico

The flood of migrants from Central America is news in the U.S., but Mexico has long been dealing with a influx of children from countries like Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.
After a ten year chase, the Rosetta spacecraft is now doing something no other space craft has done - orbit a comet as it sails through space at 34,000 MPH.
Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz.

Officials are shifting $405M to handle the border crisis

Federal officials are moving around $405 million from other departments to address migrant children entering the U.S. from Central America.
Immigrant shelters

3 temporary shelters for migrant children will close

Federal officials announced this week that they'll soon close three of the temporary shelters housing migrant children, including one in Ventura County.
Silver Stars Sparks Basketball

NBA hires its first full-time female assistant coach

For many reasons, the NBA's San Antonio Spurs are considered one of the premiere franchises in the league — but this week they probably got a lot more fans.
Cleveland is expecting a big dose of LOVE, the NCAA may relax some of their rules and John McEnroe was so-so on clay but he really liked... grass.

Why the military is developing its own smartphones

DARPA has apps for snipers, weapons guides, radiation detection and a pseudo-Facebook for soldiers to keep track of friends and enemies called WhoDat.
Rue Mapp and Outdoor Afro members whitewater rafting on the American River.
The Oakland-based group Outdoor Afro has been working to connect people of color with the outdoors and nature using social media.
Tech Stock Photo

How did Russian hackers steal over 1 billlion passwords?

It's the biggest computer hack of online passwords known so far, affecting more than one billion user names.

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