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Migrants released across US in record numbers

U.S. border facilities have a record number of migrants in custody as border agents try to release migrants as fast as possible to avoid overcrowding and local nonprofit groups scramble to keep up with the need, according to three Department of Homeland Security officials. Many migrants in Arizona’s Tucson sector, one of the busiest, are […]

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U.S. blocks U.N. calls for Gaza cease fire

The United Nations (U.N.) secretary-general decried the situation in Gaza as a “spiraling humanitarian nightmare” on the same day the U.S. blocked a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for a cease-fire in the war between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas. “The people of Gaza are being told to move like human pinballs – ricocheting […]