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The Trump Administration’s Shifting Story on Family Separations

The Trump administration struggled to contain the fallout as outrage over migrant children being separated from their parents at the border accelerated on Monday. As more and more disturbing stories and images have come out in recent days ...
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A Choice Between Cruelty and Mercy

“The man the city sets up in authority must be obeyed in small things and just but also in their opposites,” declares the tyrannical king in the ancient Greek tragedy Antigone. The plan to which he demands obedience ...
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Watch the U.S. Turn Away Asylum Seekers at the Border

“The [narcos] threatened to kill every last person in our house—even the dog,” says Wayner Berduo, a young Guatemalan asylum seeker at the U.S.-Mexican border, in a new documentary from The Atlantic. Berduo says he lost his left ...
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-Written by Elaine Godfrey (@elainejgodfrey) Today in 5 Lines During a meeting of the National Space Council, President Trump ordered the Pentagon to create a “space force,” which would be the sixth branch of the U.S. military. Department ...
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What We’re Following Immigration Policy: The Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S–Mexico border continued to provoke outrage over the weekend. Evangelical leaders, members of Congress, and former First Lady Laura Bush ...
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How Exactly Do You Establish a Space Force?

At about 8 a.m. on Monday, reporters called into a press conference with White House officials to discuss the day’s main event: a meeting of the National Space Council at noon. The conference was convened to discuss a ...
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Last week in tech: Look at all these new video games

Technology E3 2018 is in the books. Catch up on all the cool new game titles and the rest of the tech news you may have missed. Check out the latest episode of the Last Week in Tech ...
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The Unlabelling of an ‘Anti-Muslim Extremist’

The Southern Poverty Law Center, the venerable civil-rights organization, has issued a formal apology to British political activist Maajid Nawaz and will make a $3.4 million payment over his inclusion in a 2016 list of “anti-Muslim extremists.” The ...
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Inside the controversial new surgery to transplant human wombs

Science Pioneering surgeons have made it possible to transplant a human uterus that can bear children, offering hope to millions of women who never thought they could give birth. Pioneering surgeons have made it possible to transplant a ...
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