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US to start collecting DNA from people detained at border

HOUSTON (AP) – The U.S. government on Monday launched a pilot program to collect DNA from people in immigration custody and submit it to the FBI, with plans to expand nationwide. The information would go into a massive criminal database [...]

Border stops for people of Iranian descent spark outrage

Customs and Border Protection agents. | Mario Tama/Getty Images */ ]]> Reports of Iranians and Iranian-Americans being detained for questioning upon entering the U.S. kicked off a furor on Sunday from Washington state to Washington, D.C., [...]

Kazakhstan Plane Crash Kills at Least 12 People

In 2018, the C.I.S. region saw 1.19 aircraft losses per one million departures, compared to zero in Europe, Africa, and North America and 0.32 in the Asia-Pacific region. From 2013 to 2017, the C.I.S. ranked second worst, just ahead of [...]

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019

A sharecropper’s son who rose through the seats of power to become one of the nation’s most influential voices. A Republican who went on to lead the U.S. Supreme Court’s liberal wing. A lauded writer who brought to light stories overshadowed [...]

Volunteers help people released from immigration detention

DENVER (AP) – Gurwinder Singh Aujla was unsure of what to do after winning his asylum case and being released from the privately owned Federal ICE Processing Center in Aurora. The 19-year-old from India was legally allowed to reside in [...]

‘People have real questions about this’: Hunter-Ukraine questions cloud Biden tour

*/ ]]> ELKADER, Iowa — Joe Biden has two methods of responding to questions about his son’s controversial business dealings in Ukraine: denial and anger. But so far, Biden doesn’t have a clear and cogent message — and Iowa voters [...]

Joy Reid: White people with ‘Trumper’ uncles blind to ‘imminent danger’ posed by White House

MSNBC’s Joy Reid says America faces an uphill battle on unity as long as white people with “Trumper” uncles ignore the “imminent danger” posted by President Trump. The “AM Joy” host told colleagues and left-wing filmmaker Michael [...]

Deval Patrick cancels presidential campaign stop after two people attend

Deval Patrick, former Massachusetts governor and a recent entry into the 2020 Democratic presidential race, canceled a campaign event on Wednesday after only two people showed up. Mr. Patrick was slated to speak at the historically black Morehouse [...]

Meet the people who woo big donors for Elizabeth Warren

*/ ]]> Elizabeth Warren prohibits special access for big donors — but her campaign treasurer and another close ally are organizing wealthy supporters for Warren behind the scenes while she rips on the rich. The pair, Boston businessman [...]

U.K. Police Release Names of 39 People Found Dead in Essex Truck

LONDON — The police on Friday released the names, ages and home provinces of the 39 Vietnamese people who were found dead in a refrigerated trailer in southeastern England last month, after dozens of families had waited weeks for [...]