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CNN - 18 min 47 sec ago

A Renewed View of Some of the World’s Oldest Trees

NY Times - 21 min 36 sec ago
After a three-year restoration project, the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias in Yosemite National Park has reopened, with less asphalt and more concern for the health of the trees.

England’s World Cup Soap Opera Arrives Right on Time

NY Times - 29 min 5 sec ago
Harry Kane scored two goals, including one in stoppage time, as heavily favored England won, 2-1, over Tunisia.

The Bugs of Volgograd: England-Tunisia Match Attracts Pests

NY Times - 35 min 44 sec ago
Mosquitoes and other tiny insects leave World Cup players and fans waving their arms futilely in front of their faces.

Trump Repeats Falsehood That Democrats Are to Blame for Separating Migrant Families

NY Times - 36 min 34 sec ago
In a series of Twitter posts on Monday, the president also railed against Europe’s immigration issues, especially in Germany, as his own policies come under enhanced scrutiny and criticism.

While two-thirds of Americans disapprove of the practice, there is strong support among Republicans

CNN - 38 min 53 sec ago
Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of the Trump administration's practice of taking undocumented immigrant children from their families and putting them in government facilities on US borders, according to a CNN poll conducted by SSRS. Only 28% approve.

These Republicans criticized Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

CNN - 46 min 3 sec ago
The Trump administration's immigration "zero tolerance" policy that result in the separation of thousands of children from their families stoked outrage over the weekend, and several prominent Republicans sounded off.

In Texas Governor’s Race, Lupe Valdez Faces Resistance From Fellow Democrats

NY Times - 55 min 51 sec ago
Ms. Valdez is a Latina, a lesbian and the Democratic nominee for governor. But some activists on the left say she’s not worthy of their support, particularly because of her record on immigration.

Secretary of State Pompeo Faces Questions On Growing Number Of Trade Disputes

NPR All Things Considered - 56 min 36 sec ago

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is guilty of an "unprecedented level of larceny." He made his comments to a business group in Detroit. It comes amid increased trade tensions with China, the European Union, Canada and Mexico.

When It Comes To A New 'Space Force,' Only Congress Has The Power To Create It

NPR All Things Considered - 56 min 36 sec ago

President Trump called on the Department of Defense to create a new, sixth branch of the military, a "space force." However, only Congress can do so and there is considerable opposition to the idea.

Pediatric Doctor Says She's Worried About Trauma Migrant Children Are Experiencing

NPR All Things Considered - 56 min 36 sec ago

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, about her visit to a shelter where children who have been separated from parents after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border are being housed.

Justice Department Inspector General Testifies Before Senators

NPR All Things Considered - 56 min 36 sec ago

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz takes questions from lawmakers, for the first time since he issued the internal review of the departments handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation.

Trump Administration Says It Has No Choice In Separating Migrant Families

NPR All Things Considered - 56 min 36 sec ago

President Trump continues to blame Democrats for the separation of parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Though a policy shift by his administration is what led to these actions.

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