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Tractor-trailer survivor says people cried, asked…

Mexican laborer Adan Lara Vega says he was told the $5,500 he was being charged to be smuggled into the United States would include an air-conditioned truck ride, but instead it was pitch black and lacked ventilation

Woman convicted of taking baby at mall gets 1½ to 7 years

A woman convicted of befriending another woman at a suburban Philadelphia shopping mall and then taking her baby has been sentenced to 1½ to seven years in prison

Man faces possible life sentence for human…

10 of the almost 100 illegal immigrants crammed in the back of the truck died and police say the death toll could still rise; Casey Stegall has the story for 'Special Report'

At Least 9 Found Dead Inside Hot Tractor-Trailer…

Emergency responders pulled dozens of people from a sweltering tractor-trailer parked outside a San Antonio Wal-Mart on Sunday.

Personnel records out for Minnesota officer who…

Personnel records released for Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Australian woman

Maker of panels in London fire says builders…

The leader of a U.S. company that manufactured panels on a London apartment tower where at least 80 people perished in a fire says the firm quit making it available for high-rises because it doesn't control how the material is installed on buildings

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Former LA County sheriff asks to stay free during…

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca will avoid prison for a little bit longer as his attorneys have asked a federal court to let him remain free while his corruption conviction is appealed

What are sanctuary cities?

What are sanctuary cities and why are they so controversial in the illegal immigration debate?

US Airstrike Kills Several Afghan Security Force…

Afghan officials say a U.S. airstrike killed 16 police officers Friday.

The Latest: Rescuer held boy he plucked from flash flood

The rescuer who hung from a chopper wrapped his arms around the 4-year-old boy, fearing the harness wouldn't secure the boy's smaller frame

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Among 10 Things to Know for Tuesday: President Trump's son-in-law tells a Senate panel he has 'nothing to hide' from investigators looking into Russia connections; Mitch McConnell plans initial vote on GOP health plan.

Last orca calf born in captivity at a SeaWorld…

Last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld's former orca-breeding program has died at its San Antonio park

Thomas Homan: Illegal immigration is not a…

Acting ICE director speaks out about the truck tragedy

Republicans Are More Likely To Think Poorly Of…

Pew found that most Republicans think higher education is bad for the country. But that wasn't always the case.

Trump selects ambassador for the Netherlands, Bahrain

President Donald Trump will nominate former Republican Congressman Peter Hoekstra to serve at the U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands.

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Charges dropped in Ohio police shooting of…

A judge in Cincinnati has dismissed charges against a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist, after a prosecutor declined to pursue a third murder trial

Lawsuit seeks details on suppliers of death…

News organizations will clash with Arizona prison officials over the First Amendment at a trial to determine whether the public has a right to know who supplies execution drugs and the qualifications of people who carry out the death penalty.

Wisconsin company ready to implant microchips in…

Employees can use microchip to purchase market kiosk items

Sailors Manning The USS Fitzgerald May Be At…

U.S. officials told CNN that the Fitzgerald's crew failed to act on avoiding an approaching cargo ship.

Texas activist targeted, beaten amid 'bathroom bill' debate

Police say a Texas transgender activist beaten in a carjacking was targeted because of her gender identity, further raising tensions as state lawmakers advance a revived anti-LGBT "bathroom bill."

UN envoy: Jerusalem crisis could have…

The UN Mideast envoy warned Monday that the crisis at Jerusalem's holiest site affects millions if not billions of people around the world and has "the potential to have catastrophic costs" well beyond the Middle East

US soldier pleads not guilty to support for…

A U.S. Army soldier based in Hawaii is pleading not guilty to charges of attempting to support the Islamic State group

Cortes: Truck tragedy is a 'national security…

9 illegal immigrants are dead in a smuggling attempt

Scaramucci Emphasizes There's Lots Of 'Love' In…

Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci used the term 20 times to describe his feelings for his colleagues and the president.

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Judge indefinitely halts deportation of 1,400-plus Iraqis

A federal judge in Detroit has indefinitely stopped the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqis who fear physical harm if kicked out of the U.S.

Reinforcements arrive to help with destructive…

Reinforcements from 34 states have arrived to help deal with massive wildfires that have destroyed a dozen homes in eastern Montana.

Hikers rescued from trees after another Arizona…

A helicopter have rescued hikers clinging to tree branches and perched on boulders as a flash flood tore through a normally quiet creek in Arizona