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After 15 years, deported Marine Corps veteran is home for Christmas

David Colker/ACLU of Southern California
| Marine Corps veteran Marco Chavez hugged his father at the border crossing in San Diego on Thursday, when he stepped onto American soil for the first time since his deportation 15 years ago.

UN votes overwhelmingly to condemn US decision on Jerusalem


By a 128-9 vote, the General Assembly decided Thursday to censure the U.S. for calling the disputed city Israel's capital. "The United States will remember this day," Ambassador Nikki Haley warned.

Apple says it slows older iPhones to save their battery life


Apple is responding to owners of older phones who have increasingly said they notice slower performance after they upgrade their device's software.

14 injured in Australia as SUV mows down pedestrians in 'deliberate act'


Witnesses describe a white SUV smashing through pedestrians at high speed at an intersection in downtown Melbourne. Police say two people are in custody but that it is too early to determine a motive.

McKayla Maroney sues USA Gymnastics for trying to 'conceal' doctor's sexual abuses


In a lawsuit Wednesday, the Olympian says a deal she signed with the group last year insisted on her silence — even after claims of sexual assault had already surfaced against Larry Nassar.

Latino identity fades as immigrant ties weaken, study finds


About one in 10 adults with Hispanic ancestors do not identify as Hispanic or Latino, according to a Pew Research Center study. This trend could slow the growth of the Latino population.

U.S. crime rates projected to drop in 2017


Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been traveling this week to push an effort to crack down on crime. Meanwhile, a new report says data undercut claims that the U.S. is experiencing a crime wave.

​Judge to weigh suits on program protecting young immigrants


A U.S. District Judge will hear arguments on Wednesday to determine whether to block President Donald Trump from rescinding the Obama-era DACA program while the lawsuits play out in court.

Trump's year in tweets


President Trump's most popular tweets include attacks on the media, name-calling North Korea's leader and "covfefe" — whatever that is.