Asylum ban may further strain immigrant detention facilities

By ELLIOT SPAGAT and NOMAAN MERCHANT, The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — A new policy to deny asylum to anyone who shows up on the Mexican...

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

By TOM HAYS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in...

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad 50 years later

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew...

Trump calls on GOP to oppose House condemnation of tweets

By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN, and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called on fellow Republicans Tuesday to stick with him,...

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans

By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a...

Pence tour of migrant center shows men crowded in cages

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of...

Barry crawls ashore in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm

By KEVIN McGILL and JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Barry rolled into the Louisiana coast Saturday, flooding highways, forcing people to scramble...

Tropical Storm Barry closes in with what could be epic rain

By KEVIN McGILL and JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Homeowners sandbagged their doors and tourists trying to get out of town jammed...

Trump says nationwide immigration raids set to begin Sunday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally will begin Sunday. The...

COMMENTARY: Playtime over for Democrats’ radicals

By FROMA HARROP, Special to the Star It was certainly no slip of the tongue when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cut a small group of her...