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FILE - In this Monday, June 4, 2018 file photograph, baker Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colo., manages his shop after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that he could refuse to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because of his religious beliefs did not violate Colorado's anti-discrimination law. Attorneys for Phillips are in federal court in Denver Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, to seek to overturn a Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruling that the baker discriminated against a transgender person by refusing to make a cake to mark the person's transition from male to female. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Colorado baker back in court over 2nd LGBT bias allegationAttorneys for a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds say the state is punishing him again for not baking a cake celebrating a gender transition
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Claudia Maquin, 27, shows a photo of her daughter, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin in Raxruha, Guatemala, on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. The 7-year-old girl died in a Texas hospital, two days after being taken into custody by border patrol agents in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
Officials baffled by large migrant groups at remote crossingLarge numbers of Guatemalan families and unaccompanied children are turning themselves in to U.S. immigration agents in an extremely remote stretch of New Mexico desert, a new smuggling route that has baffled authorities
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro, center left, chairman-elect of the congressional hispanic caucus, walks out of the Border Patrol Station after a tour of the facility in Lordsburg, N.M., Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. Jakelin Caal, 7, and her father were found Dec. 6 along with more than 160 others in a desolate New Mexico region, some 90 miles away from the Border Patrol facility where they were taken into custody. Caal later died. (Josh Bachman/The Las Cruces Sun News via AP)
Lawmakers call for probe into Guatemalan child's deathLawmakers visiting the Border Patrol station where a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl was taken hours before her death are demanding an investigation into the response by federal agents
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Yemeni mom wins travel ban waiver to see dying son in USA Yemeni mother has won her fight for a waiver from the Trump administration's travel ban that would allow her to go to California to see her dying 2-year-old son
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood and Trump’s charitable foundation reached a deal on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, to dissolve the foundation and distribute its remaining assets to other nonprofit groups. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Trump Foundation reaches deal to dissolve amid lawsuitPresident Donald Trump's charitable foundation has reached a deal to dissolve while Trump fights allegations he misused assets for business and political purposes
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Scarlett Lewis holds up a photo of her son Jesse Lewis, who was killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting, during a meeting with President Donald Trump on the Federal Commission on School Safety report, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump's safety panel seeks to revoke school discipline rulesPresident Donald Trump's school safety commission is proposing a rollback of Obama-era guidance that critics say discouraged schools from reporting violent students to police
The Associated Press16 hours ago
The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks.
Trump administration moves to ban bump stocksThe Trump administration is moving forward to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms
The Associated Press16 hours ago
CORRECTS BYLINE TO GEOFF FORESTER, NOT ELIZABETH FRANTZ  - Owen Labrie, followed by his attorney Jaye Rancourt, leaves Merrimack County Superior Court after his amended sentence hearing, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, in Concord, N.H. A judge has refused to shorten the jail term for Labrie, a New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate in 2015, saying he has to report to jail for the remaining 10 months of his sentence the day after Christmas. (Geoff Forester/The Concord Monitor via AP, Pool)
Sex offender Owen Labrie ordered to jail after ChristmasA judge has declined to shorten the jail term for a New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate in 2015 as part of a game of sexual conquest
The Associated Press17 hours ago
This undated photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Chicago Police Officer Conrad Gary. Gary and another officer Eduardo Marmolejo were fatally struck by a train as they investigated a report of gunshots on the city's far South Side, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Chicago. (Chicago Police Department via AP)
Chicago officers likely didn't see train that killed themChicago police say two officers likely didn't see or hear a train that fatally struck them because they were focused on another train coming the opposite direction
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. With drought continuing and reservoirs shrinking, several Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the Colorado River had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018. Officials now say they're not going to make it, at least not in time for upcoming meetings in Las Vegas involving representatives from Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and the U.S. government. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Correction: Colorado River Water-Drought storyCorrection: Colorado River Water-Drought story
The Associated Press18 hours ago
File - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, a man sleeps on the sidewalk as people behind line-up to buy lunch at a Dick's Drive-In restaurant in Seattle. A new federal report says the number of people living on the streets in Los Angeles and San Diego, fell this year, suggesting possible success in those cities' efforts to combat the problem. Meanwhile, homelessness overall was up slightly across the country, including Seattle, although the report did not provide a complete picture of the problem. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Correction: Homeless Count storyCorrection: Homeless Count story
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018 file photo, taken from the Tijuana, Mexico, side of the border, Honduran migrants react as they surrender to the U.S. Border Patrol after crossing the border wall in to the United States. Federal judges in California have challenged more of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy on illegal immigration. Their decision in Sept. 2018 to no longer accept pleas at initial appearances led to the dismissal of many cases because the government deported defendants before they could return to court. The judges' stance is another example of how the judiciary, in ways large and small, has put the brakes on some of the administration's efforts to curb immigration. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
Judges push back against 'zero-tolerance' immigration policyCalifornia judges push back against Trump administration's 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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