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Police rescued after six officers wounded in Philadelphia shootout

15 Aug 2019

A SWAT team rescued two police officers and three civilians trapped inside a Philadelphia house with an active gunman after a shootout in which six officers were wounded, police said on Wednesday. | Video

'Without fear': U.S. bill aims to protect athletes after Nassar sex-abuse scandal

30 Jul 2019

Two U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday to prevent sexual assaults against athletes by increasing oversight and legal liability for U.S. Olympic and sports officials following the Larry Nassar scandal.

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest

22 Jul 2019

Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over offensive chat messages. | Video

U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island

21 Jul 2019

Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as thousands on the Caribbean island staged a seventh day of protests to seek his resignation. | Video

U.S. launches small-scale immigration raids as families hide

15 Jul 2019

U.S. authorities launched small-scale operations seeking to arrest undocumented immigrants over the weekend in an apparent start to President Donald Trump's vow to launch mass deportation round-ups across the United States. | Video

Trump says immigration raids coming 'fairly soon'

06 Jul 2019

President Donald Trump said on Friday mass deportation roundups would begin "fairly soon" as U.S. migrant advocates vowed their communities would be "ready" when immigration officers come. | Video

Seven migrant deaths reported in 'extreme heat' at U.S. border

25 Jun 2019

Authorities in Texas reported seven migrant deaths on Monday, including those of a woman, two babies and a toddler, showing the danger of extreme summer heat as Central American families surge across the U.S.-Mexico border.

Parents of girl from India who died in U.S. desert 'desperate' for asylum

24 Jun 2019

The parents of a 6-year-old migrant girl from India who died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert said they sought asylum in the United States because they were "desperate."

U.S. ramps up returns of asylum seekers to Mexico, adding Cubans

21 Jun 2019

EL PASO, TEXAS/TAOS, N.M. The United States is more than doubling the number of asylum seekers it returns to Mexico in one city and adding groups like Cubans as it rapidly expands a policy to make migrants wait out claims south of the border, Mexican and U.S. officials said.

In warming West, Rio Grande roars back to life, for now

20 Jun 2019

TAOS, N.M. After years of drought, no one in Rio Grande County, Colorado, can remember the last time their namesake river was closed to the public because it was running too high.

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