WASHINGTON (AP) — This spring, the Trump administration began a "zero tolerance" policy to criminally prosecute anyone caught crossing the border illegally. Because children can't be in jail with their parents, more than 2,300 families caught by Border Patrol were separated. The move prompted mass outrage in the United States and internationally. After first blaming the practice on the Democrats, Trump on June 20 signed an executive order that stopped the separation of families. A June 26 court order by a federal judge set a hard deadline to reunite the families, and that deadline is fast approaching.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After battling for more than four years to keep a comatose daughter declared brain dead from being issued a California death certificate, Nailah Winkfield forcefully told mourners at her daughter's funeral service Friday to stop letting doctors "pull the plug on your people."
British government and other donors to PA education system to review of incitement against Israel and Jews.
Starbucks was back in hot water Friday, three months after a branch manager called the police on two black men — this time for seemingly mocking a customer with a stutter. When the customer, called Sam, gave his drink order in a Philadelphia Starbucks on June 27 he stuttered over his name. The barista replied “Okay, S-s-s-sam” and, retrieving his iced coffee, found the label was marked “SSSAM,” according to friend and business school student Tan Lekwijit, who reported the incident on Facebook.
Joy Reid looks ahead to the coming news week, with embattled FBI agent Peter Strzok set to testify publicly in Congress, Trump loyalists hoping to put former Russian Alfa-Bank lawyer Brian Benczkowski in the DoJ, and Donald Trump's SCOTUS announcement.