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Emails Raise Questions About Interior Secretary Zinke's Link With Oil Executive

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| Congressional Democrats and a public watchdog group are calling for an ethics investigation into the secretary over a land deal between the Zinke family and oil and gas company Halliburton.

Military Asked To Provide 20,000 Beds For Detained Immigrant Children

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The bed space has been requested starting in July and running through the end of the year. Officials tell NPR that four bases are expected to provide space.

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U.S. Population Is Becoming Older, And Less White, Than Ever Before

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White people remain the majority in the U.S. – but the Census Bureau says non-Hispanic whites were the only racial group that didn't grow from 2016 to 2017.

'Why Are They Shooting?' E. Pittsburgh Enraged Over Police Killing Of Black Teen

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Antwon Rose, 17, was riding in a car suspected of having been used in an earlier shooting. He ran after police stopped the vehicle and was shot three times by an East Pittsburgh police officer.

'White Civil Rights Rally' Approved For D.C. In August

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White nationalists and their allies are set to gather on the anniversary of last year's "Unite the Right" rally. The National Park Service approved an application for a rally near the White House.

Trump's Executive Order On Family Separation: What It Does And Doesn't Do

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The president ends a policy that sent thousands of children to government-run facilities away from their parents; critics say he just created new problems, and kids already held may be there a while.

For Next U.S. Commander In Afghanistan, 'This Is About Protecting U.S. Citizens'

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"I can't guarantee you a timeline or an end date" for the war, Lt. Gen. Austin "Scott" Miller, President Trump's pick to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan, told a Senate panel on Tuesday.

Differences Over Migration Policy Throw German Government Into Crisis

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Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition partner wants to bar migrants from entering Germany if they've applied for asylum elsewhere, and has given her two weeks to tighten asylum rules.

Judge Tosses Kansas' Proof-Of-Citizenship Voter Law, And Rebukes Sec. Of State Kobach

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Kansas had one of the strictest voter registration laws in the U.S. But a federal judge says it's unconstitutional — and she is requiring Kris Kobach to take legal classes to brush up on the rules.