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Federal Hate Crime Charges For Driver At Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally

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| Prosecutors say James A. Fields Jr. targeted counterprotesters for their race, color, religion and national origin when he plowed his car into them last year, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer.

Georgia Man Convicted In Slaying Of Black Man In Decades-Old Cold Case

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Franklin Gebhardt was sentenced to life in prison plus an additional 20 years for brutally murdering Timothy Coggins. Prosecutors said Gebhardt killed Coggins for socializing with a white woman.

He Gave Up His Asylum Claim To Get His Child Back, But That Hasn't Happened Yet

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When a father and daughter traveled to the U.S. to escape gangs in Guatemala, they were separated at the border. One stayed in California, one went to New York and they couldn't communicate again.

Supreme Court To Lose Its Swing Voter: Justice Anthony Kennedy To Retire

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Justice Kennedy is a moderate and a champion for the gay rights movement. President Trump will likely replace him with a staunch conservative, which would fundamentally shift the culture of the court.

Judge Bars Migrant Family Separations, Orders Return Of Children Within 30 Days

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The ruling follows President Trump's signing of an executive order last week reversing his policy of family separations but without providing a timeline for reuniting families.

Reality Winner, Accused Of Leaking Classified Documents, Pleads Guilty

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Winner reached a plea deal with prosecutors that calls for her to serve more than five years in prison. She was charged with violating the Espionage Act by sending NSA documents to a news site.

Tell Us: Are You Having Trouble Finding A Home To Buy?

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Fewer homes are being built per household now than at virtually any other time in history, and people who want to buy a home are being shut out of the market.

Customs And Border Agency Halts Many 'Zero Tolerance' Detentions, Citing Workload

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"A much better system would be to keep families together through their immigration proceedings," Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said. "That's what the Obama administration did in 2014."

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Oakland Church Steps Out On Faith And Pledges To Stop Calling Police

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In California, members of First Congregational Church of Oakland says it's a reaction to white people using law enforcement as a first resort when interacting with people of color.

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