HOUSTON | Advocates say US still separates migrant families needlessly

HOUSTON (AP) — Months after the Trump administration announced an end to its widescale separation of migrant parents and children, the policy remains a heated issue in the courts and at the border as critics contend the government is still needlessly breaking up immigrant families. The Texas Civil Rights Project released a report Thursday that … Continue reading HOUSTON | Advocates say US still separates migrant families needlessly

TRENTON, N.J. | Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins lottery

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a $29.5 million lottery jackpot. The New Jersey Lottery on Wednesday announced Judith Smith had purchased the winning Dec. 17 Pick-6 ticket days before the shutdown closed the Fort Wadsworth recreation area in Staten Island, New York. The Bayonne, … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins lottery

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: ‘EMPIRE’ ACTOR GOES FROM VICTIM TO ACCUSED FELON “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett turns himself in to face accusations that he filed a false police report when he told authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men. FIRE … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

CHICAGO | The Latest: ‘Empire’ actor turns self in to face charge

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local): 5:50 a.m. Chicago police say “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has turned himself in to face a charge of making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: ‘Empire’ actor turns self in to face charge

CHICAGO | Police: ‘Empire’ actor turns self in to face charge

CHICAGO (AP) — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in early Thursday to face accusations that he filed a false police report when he told authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, police said. Smollett turned himself in at central … Continue reading CHICAGO | Police: ‘Empire’ actor turns self in to face charge

CHONBURI, Thailand | Eun-Hee Ji leads LPGA Thailand by 2 after opening 63

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Eun-Hee Ji of South Korea led the LPGA Thailand by two shots after opening with a 9-under-par 63 on Thursday. Ji won her fifth U.S. LPGA Tour title in her previous event last month, the season-opening Tournament of Champions in Florida. She picked up right where she left off, in Chonburi. … Continue reading CHONBURI, Thailand | Eun-Hee Ji leads LPGA Thailand by 2 after opening 63

A captain without the armband, Herrera key to United revival

Ander Herrera strode up to Alexis Sanchez after the final whistle, clasped his teammate’s hand forcefully, pushed him aggressively in the chest and squeezed him tight. The final whistle had just blown on Manchester United’s latest impressive win under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer — 2-0 at Chelsea in the FA Cup on Monday — but Herrera’s … Continue reading A captain without the armband, Herrera key to United revival