Official: Hundreds Of Kids Reunited With Families Since May

By NOMAAN MERCHANT, SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN and COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press McALLEN, Texas (AP) — About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted over the “zero tolerance” policy that called for…

In Reversal, Trump Orders Halt To His Family Separation Rule

By JILL COLVIN and COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration’s policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border. It was a dramatic turnaround for…

Trump Administration Pulls US Out Of UN Human Rights Council

By MATTHEW LEE and JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution. Haley,…

Trump, GOP To Meet As Outrage Builds Over Border Policy

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump and House Republicans are set for a crucial meeting as lawmakers push to end the policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border. Members of both parties are decrying the administration’s “zero tolerance” approach to migrant detention. Many of them are demanding that the administration act…