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Fewer Migrant Children Held In Border Detention Facilities, But Challenges Remain

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| Health and Human Services has opened a dozen emergency influx shelters for unaccompanied migrant children, easing a bottleneck at the border. But the Biden administration still faces big challenges.

China To Loom Large At Biden's Summit With Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga

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As the U.S. tries to enlist allies to help meet the challenges posed by China, perhaps no nation is more central than Japan. Suga is the first foreign leader to meet face-to-face with President Biden.

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Ahead Of Hearing, Capitol Police Says It Needs Help To Address Insurrection Failures

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Responding to a critical inspector general's report, the U.S. Capitol Police acknowledges that "much additional work needs to be done," but that it will need "significant resources" from Congress.

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Muslim Civil Rights Leader Accused Of Harassment, Misconduct

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A former chapter leader at the Council on American-Islamic Relations was accused of domestic abuse. Since then, other women have come forward with allegations of bad behavior, while he disputes all.

Report: Capitol Police Leadership, Equipment Deficiencies Hampered Jan. 6 Response

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The watchdog review also found that some advance intelligence offered a "more alarming" warning ahead of the day's events.

Rusten Sheskey, Kenosha Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake, Will Not Face Discipline

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"Officer Sheskey was found to have been acting within policy," Kenosha, Wis., police Chief Daniel Miskinis said Tuesday, adding that he knows "some will not be pleased with the outcome."

Park Police Officer Who Provided Backup Testifies In Derek Chauvin Trial

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Chauvin's attorney said the footage from Officer Peter Chang's bodycam would show how another officer reacted to events as well as reflect bystanders' reactions to what they were seeing.

Expert Testifies Chauvin's Actions Were Justified And In Line With Policies

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Defense witness Barry Brodd, a former police officer and use-of-force expert, told the court that the defendant, Derek Chauvin, followed his training as he pinned down George Floyd with his knee.

Biden To Make Historic Census Director Pick With Latinx Statistician Rob Santos

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If confirmed by the Senate, Robert Santos, president of the American Statistical Association, would be the bureau's first permanent director of color overseeing the national count and major surveys.