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Juneteenth celebrates end of slavery in the US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A holiday that is spreading across the U.S. and beyond, Juneteenth is considered the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of...

Trump, in 2020 campaign mode, calls Democrats ‘radical’

ORLANDO, Fla. — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off...

Jenni Rivera biopic in the works with her family’s support

LOS ANGELES — The late Mexican-American singer and activist Jenni Rivera always dreamed of a biopic about her turbulent and inspirational life. Now, seven...

Trump says US will begin deporting millions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is threatening to deport millions of people living in the United States illegally, heralding a plan that could help...

‘Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming in 2020

NEW YORK — A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64...

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas courthouse dies

DALLAS — A masked gunman opened fire Monday on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire...

Mexico reinforces checks amid US pressure over migrant flow

COMITAN, Mexico — Mexican authorities increased immigration enforcement along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off...

US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie

A U.S. Border Patrol facility in McAllen came under new scrutiny Saturday after a teenage mother was found there with a premature baby. Immigrant advocates...

Premature baby found in Border Patrol facility in Texas

ASTRID GALVAN AND GARANCE BURKE | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt...

Schlitterbahn, Cedar Fair enter $261M water park sale deal

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas-based water park company on Thursday announced an agreement to sell two of its attractions and will also give...