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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 06:11 PM CDT

Judge in Hawaii Blocks Latest Trump Travel Restrictions

Judge in Hawaii Blocks Latest Trump Travel Restrictions

A federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the revised order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 07:27 AM CDT
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By Elizabeth Chavolla

An Up-Close Look at the US-Mexico Border Wall Prototypes

Construction is underway in San Diego of eight prototypes for a proposed border...View gallery

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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 12:08 PM CDT

Sessions Targets Four 'Sanctuary Cities' for Punishment

Sessions Targets Four 'Sanctuary Cities' for Punishment

Four U.S. cities have a "last chance" to prove to the Justice Department that they aren't "sanctuary cities," before losing millions of dollars in funding, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday. NBC...

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 03:08 PM CDT

Undocumented Immigrant Leaves Philly Church After 11 Months

Undocumented Immigrant Leaves Philly Church After 11 Months

Under the watchful eye of William Penn near Philadelphia City Hall, Javier Flores Garcia stepped into fresh air for the first time in almost 11 months Wednesday morning. “It was painful watching parents with...

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 10:41 AM CDT

Most Americans Don't Want Young Immigrants Deported: Poll

Most Americans Don't Want Young Immigrants Deported: Poll

Just 1 in 5 Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally, the focus of a politically fraught debate between the White House and Congress. Americans...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 07:15 PM CDT

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

Trump's Immigration Demands Threaten DACA Deal

President Donald Trump's long list of immigration demands has landed with a thud among lawmakers hopeful for a deal to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The list of demands...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 02:14 PM CDT

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA

President Donald Trump has told congressional leaders that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted in exchange for extending protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants,...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 09:27 PM CDT

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

ICE Official: Agency Will Arrest at California Worksites

In another sign of escalating tensions between President Donald Trump's administration and California, the nation's top immigration official said Friday his agency will have "no choice" but to arrest immigrants...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 10:28 PM CDT

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed sanctuary state legislation Thursday that extends protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally — a move that gives the nation's most populous state another...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 02:51 PM CDT

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

DACA Deadline Day: Thousands Yet to Renew Applications

Thursday marks the deadline for some 154,000 recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program to renew their applications, but many have not done so. DACA protects undocumented...

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Retired Evanston Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse By Alumnus
Retired Evanston Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse By Alumnus

An alleged victim of sexual abuse posted on Facebook that he met with police in Evanston Thursday morning and plans to cooperate with the investigation. He hopes that coming forward will give others courage...

Nonprofit, Cook County to Bring Veteran's Remains Home
Nonprofit, Cook County to Bring Veteran's Remains Home

The body of a homeless 48-year-old Desert Storm veteran remained at the Cook County medical examiner's office Monday as his family in Florida struggled to bring him home. But when the Cook County commissioner...

More Turnover for Cubs' Staff as Hinske Leaves
More Turnover for Cubs' Staff as Hinske Leaves

The Chicago Cubs are busy reshaping their coaching staff, and yet another member of that staff is headed to another team.

Katy Perry Crashes Couple's Wedding in St. Louis
Katy Perry Crashes Couple's Wedding in St. Louis

Talk about the ultimate wedding crasher.

As Focus Turns to Taxes, Trump Lunches With GOP Senators
As Focus Turns to Taxes, Trump Lunches With GOP Senators

President Donald Trump is planning lunch with GOP senators after sparring with several of them, as congressional Republicans turn to overhauling the tax code. It will be Trump's first appearance as president at...

Target Says Customers Want It to Pause the 'Christmas Creep'
Target Says Customers Want It to Pause the 'Christmas Creep'

Target says customers want it to pause the "Christmas creep." It says it wants to be more in tune with customers' mindset, so it plans to ease in holiday promotions this year while better recognizing Thanksgivi...