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Teenager Is Latest Migrant Child To Die In U.S. Custody

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| The 16-year-old boy was found unresponsive after a routine welfare check at a facility near the U.S. border with Mexico. He was the fifth migrant child since December to die after being detained.

1st Named Storm Of Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Develop Monday Night


The low-pressure system is currently a few hundred miles southwest of Bermuda. It's expected to become a tropical storm well before the official hurricane season starts on June 1.

Capping A Stunning Political Rise, Chicago To Inaugurate Lori Lightfoot As Mayor


Lightfoot will be the city's first black female and first openly gay mayor. She has promised to put an end to Chicago's political machine "once and for all" and shine a bright light on corruption.

Companies That Rely On Census Data Worry Citizenship Question Will Hurt


Lyft and Univision are among the critics of the citizenship question the Trump administration wants on the 2020 census. The businesses say it could harm the national head count and their bottom line.

'Get Off The Boat' — Women In Commercial Fishing Industry Fight Sexual Harassment


Women make up roughly 15% of Alaska's commercial fishing industry, and sexual harassment is part of the job. Being on a boat for weeks at a time makes harassment hard to escape.

Ohio State Doctor Sexually Abused At Least 177 Male Students, Investigation Finds


The independent investigation concluded that university personnel were aware of the abuse as early as 1979, but that Richard Strauss kept abusing students until he retired nearly two decades later.

China's Luckin Coffee Tries To Conquer A Nation Of Tea Drinkers


In less than two years, the Chinese brand has opened 2,300 stores — second in China only to Starbucks. The company goes public on Nasdaq on Friday. And ... it's losing millions.

Tracking Trump On Immigration: Despite Focus, Many Ideas Are Stalled Or Blocked


One of the Trump administration's top priorities is reshaping and restricting immigration. But many of the White House efforts have faced opposition from Congress, courts and local critics.


Administration To Release Hundreds Of Migrants To South Florida, Local Officials Say


Florida officials say they were informed of the migrant release plan by the federal government. They are scrambling to prepare for an influx of asylum-seekers.