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The demonstrations follow an announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that an Obama administration policy protecting some children brought to the U.S. illegally would be ended.
Sept. 5, 2017
Robert W. Lee IV said some members of his congregation were uncomfortable with the media attention he received after his speech against racism and hate on MTV's Video Music Awards last month.
Sept. 5, 2017
Roughly 7,500 people have sought shelter after Hurricane Harvey at state parks in Texas.
Sept. 5, 2017
Dozens of CEOs, from companies like Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Best Buy and AT&T, are calling on the president to preserve DACA, and on Congress to pass an immigration bill to help immigrant youth.
Sept. 5, 2017
Simeon Wright was just 12 years old when his 14-year-old cousin was taken at gunpoint from the bed they shared, before Till was brutally beaten and killed.
Sept. 5, 2017
Former President Obama criticized the Trump administration's decision to phase out protection for young people who came to the U.S. illegally as children. He urged Congress to pass a permanent fix.
Sept. 5, 2017
A small project started in 2014 to replace dirt floors, which can make people sick, with sealed earthen floors. Demand has only grown — but not exactly in the way the CEO had imagined.
Sept. 5, 2017
Speaking at a news conference in China, the Russian leader also said the "military hysteria" whipped up between Washington and Pyongyang "could cause a global catastrophe."
Sept. 5, 2017
Reported to be an NBA record $2.2 billion, the sale still must get the league's OK. Leslie Alexander, the team's owner since 1993, is selling it for about $1.5 billion more than what he bought it for.
Sept. 5, 2017
A 20-square-mile blaze burned the historic Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park last week. In California's Sierra National Forest, an ancient grove of sequoias was scorched, but the trees survived.
Sept. 5, 2017
Dr. Ruth Berggren spent six days struggling to keep patients alive in in New Orleans' Charity Hospital after Hurricane Katrina hit. She's now caring for evacuees from Hurricane Harvey.
Sept. 5, 2017
The long-struggling tabloid, rival of The New York Post, will reportedly go for just $1 and the assumption of operational and pension liabilities.
Sept. 5, 2017
Also: Tens of thousands of Muslims continue to flee violence in Myanmar; publisher Tronc is buying the New York Daily News; and today's the 40th anniversary of the Voyager II launch to deep space.
Sept. 5, 2017
President Trump suggested in a tweet that he will end protections for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, but give Congress time to act.
Sept. 5, 2017
Hurricane warnings are issued from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to Montserrat. Irma is predicted to maintain winds of at least 150 mph for the next five days.
Sept. 5, 2017
"Law enforcement who come to the hospital for any reason involving patients will be required to check in to the front desk of the hospital," the chief nursing officer says.
Sept. 5, 2017
Michael Twitty's enslaved ancestors witnessed the Confederate general's surrender, the significance of which weaves through his new memoir as he seeks 'culinary justice' for African Americans.
Sept. 5, 2017
The Army wanted a new, small device that could pull a person rapidly up a rope. The invention they eventually got has uses far beyond the military.
Sept. 5, 2017
The word — at the heart of a suit about the Trump D.C. hotel — now seems obscure and technical. It was more common, and had a more general meaning, when the Constitution was drafted, a scholar said.
Sept. 5, 2017
Lawmakers have less than two weeks of legislative days to head off a government shutdown, raise the nation's borrowing limit and provide financial assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Sept. 5, 2017

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