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Border Patrol agents show reporters the floor plan of an immigration holding facility, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in El Paso, Texas. The complex of modular buildings can house and process 1,040 and will replace tents hastily erected for processing last spring.  (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
Migrant detention center to open after conditions stir angerImmigration detention centers on a part of the U.S.-Mexico border are being upgraded or expanded after U.S. officials were overwhelmed by a surge in migrants last year
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Italian Army soldiers check transit to and from the cordoned areas near Turano Lodigiano, Northern Italy, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. Civil protection officials on Tuesday reported a large jump of cases in Italy, from 222 to 283. Seven people have died, all of them elderly people suffering other pathologies. (Claudio Furlan/Lapresse via AP)
'Time is everything': World braces for spread of new virusChina bought the world valuable time with its travel restrictions and huge lockdowns
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wave as they depart after a "Namaste Trump," event at Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Ahmedabad, India. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
While India seems to love Trump, the reality isn't so simpleIndia, it seems, loves Donald Trump
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Congresswoman: Science should guide nuclear storage decisionA member of New Mexico's congressional delegation says science _ not economics, fear or political bias _ should guide any decisions about whether to allow a multibillion-dollar temporary storage facility for spent nuclear fuel to be built in the state
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
This undated photo provided by the U.S. Department of Justice shows Michael Carvajal. Attorney General William Barr has named a new director of the beleaguered federal Bureau of Prisons, months after shaking up the agency’s top leadership following the death of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein. That's according to three people familiar with the matter who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press. Barr named Michael Carvajal as the new director on Tuesday, replacing Kathy Hawk Sawyer, who he had personally asked to return to run the agency in the wake of Epstein’s death.  Carvajal is currently the assistant director of the department’s correctional programs division, which handles the daily oversight of the bureau’s correctional services. (U.S. Department of Justice via AP)
AP Exclusive: AG Barr names new fed prison system directorAttorney General William Barr has named a new director of the beleaguered federal Bureau of Prisons, months after shaking up the agency’s top leadership following the death of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Ben Lerner, Zadie Smith on list for Rathbones Folio PrizeWorks of fiction by Ben Lerner and Zadie Smith are among eight books contending for Britain’s Rathbones Folio Prize for literature
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
Player reps, NFL negotiators meet to hash out CBA contrastsPlayers union representatives and members of the NFL's negotiating committee will meet late Tuesday afternoon to hash out their differences in a new labor agreement the owners approved last week
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
A sign identifies the existence of a buried oil pipeline under a corn field in rural Milford, Neb., Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. In a dramatic rollback of environmental oversight, President Donald Trump took action Thursday to clear the way and speed up development of a wide range of commercial projects by cutting back federal review of their impact on the environment. The aim of the planned overhaul of the National Environmental Policy Act is to streamline environmental approvals for major construction efforts like highways, airports, pipelines and power plants. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Opponents fault Trump proposal to cut environmental reviews A Trump administration proposal to roll back environmental reviews for big projects is drawing heavy objections from African American and Latino communities
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, Ohio State coach Ryan Day watches during the second half of the team's Big Ten championship NCAA college football game against Wisconsin in Indianapolis. Ryan Day, who led Ohio State to a 13-1 record and a College Football Playoff appearance in his first year as head coach, is being rewarded with a three-year contract extension and a salary bump, the university said Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
Ohio State's Day gets 3-year contract extension, salary bumpOhio State football coach Ryan Day is getting a three-year contract extension and a raise
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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