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First lady urged President Trump to keep families together Video included

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President Donald Trump says he'll be signing something "in a little while" to address the spike in the number of migrant children being separated from their families at the border.

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Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

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Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening allies' deterrence against North Korea. More>>

New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents Video included

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Calls mount for Trump to end family separations ahead of meeting with House Republicans. More>>

Gov. Cuomo plans to sue federal government over immigration policy Video included

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Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo is speaking out about the “no tolerance” immigration policy by calling it “un-American” and says he's planning to take legal action against the federal government.

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New online toolbox to help keep kids safe in disasters

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A new set of online tools is designed to help families and communities keep children safe in disasters.

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In letter to Pence, Cuomo condemns mistreatment of immigrant families

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Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued an open letter to Vice President Mike Pence on his visit to New York condemning the mistreatment of immigrant families at the border.

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VIDEO: Inside the Centralized Processing Center in McAllen, TX

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Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the Trump administration amid a growing uproar over its policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

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NY health department to call for marijuana legalization

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New York's top health official says a long-awaited state report on marijuana will recommend state legalization.

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President Trump tells Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

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The Latest on President Donald Trump announcing new "Space Force," other space initiatives.

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The Latest: Melania Trump says US should govern 'with heart'

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First lady Melania Trump is wading into the emotional controversy over policies enacted by her husband's administration that have increased the number of migrant children being separated from their parents.

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NY Assembly OKs universal health care; bill halted in Senate

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The New York state Assembly has again endorsed a single-payer universal health care system.

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The Latest: Trump says no to `moderate' immigration plan

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President Donald Trump says he won't sign a "moderate" immigration bill written by House Republicans.

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The Latest: Trump says FBI was 'plotting against' me

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President Donald Trump says the Justice Department watchdog report on the Clinton email probe shows the FBI was biased against him "at the top level" and was "plotting against my election."

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Trump voices reservations about doing a Mueller interview

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President Donald Trump says he thinks the Russia probe is "very biased" and has reservations about being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller.

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New York representatives weigh in on North Korea summit Video included

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Federal representatives in Washington, D.C. have weighed in on the meetings between President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jung Un and what we can expect in the future. 

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Cuomo: Cashless tolling set at more Thruway toll barriers

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New York state officials say cashless tolling will begin by the end of this year at the Thruway Authority's toll barriers in the lower Hudson Valley.

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The Latest: UN praises summit as 'important milestone'

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The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore.

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Trump, North Korea's Kim Jong Un sign unspecified document Video included

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Final preparations are underway in Singapore for Tuesday's unusual and historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. More>>

How your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends

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Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change - though not right away - following Monday's official repeal of Obama-era internet protections.

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NY senator: Cameras can catch cars illegally passing buses

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A New York state senator wants to use cameras to catch motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses.

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The Latest: Trump arrives in Singapore for historic summit

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President Donald Trump has arrived in Singapore where he will meet with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un.

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The Latest: Trump rates relations with world leaders 'a 10'

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President Donald Trump is pushing back on the idea that the U.S. is increasingly isolated on the world stage under his presidency, insisting his relationship with fellow word leaders is "a 10."

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Trump says Kim summit all about attitude, not preparation Video included

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President Donald Trump is welcoming Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House for consultations before the U.S. leader sits down with North Korea's Kim Jong Un next week in Singapore. More>>

How to recognize a suicidal crisis and what you can do to help

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Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced New York will be the first state in the nation to launch an innovative pilot program with the goal of reducing new suicide attempts among people who have previously attempted suicide. 

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The Latest: Trump says Russia should be allowed in G-7

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President Donald Trump is digging in on his threat to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement if he can't make a better deal with America's neighbors.

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GOP candidate: I'll serve only 2 terms if elected governor

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Republican candidate for New York governor Marc Molinaro says he'll push term limit legislation for statewide office holders and state lawmakers if he's elected in November.

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Trump commutes term of Kardashian-championed drug offender

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President Donald Trump is commuting the life sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a woman convicted of drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West in a recent visit to the White House. More>>

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  • Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of elections

    Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of elections

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:24:34 GMT
    Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of long-delayed presidential elections.
    Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of long-delayed presidential elections.
  • Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

    Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:24:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.
  • Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

    Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:24:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, center, listens to Vice President Mike Pence, right, address members of the media before signing an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval Office...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, center, listens to Vice President Mike Pence, right, address members of the media before signing an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval Office...
    President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention,...
    President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families.
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