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In this March 21, 2021, file photo, a 7-year-old migrant girl from Honduras, left, walked with Fernanda Solis, 25, center, also of Honduras, and an unidentified man as they approached a US Customs and Border Protection processing center to turn themselves in while seeking asylum moments after crossing the US-Mexico border in Mission, Texas.

US makes concessions to ease asylum restrictions, attorney says

The Biden administration has agreed to let about 250 people a day through border crossings with Mexico to seek refuge in the United States, part of negotiations to settle a lawsuit over pandemic-related powers that deny migrants a right to apply for asylum, an attorney said Monday.

Lt. Ryan Graves, a former F/A-18 Super Hornet pilot who described a 2014 close encounter with an unidentified flying object off Virginia Beach on May 22, 2019.

For some Navy pilots, UFO sightings were an ordinary event: ‘Every day for at least a couple years’

Pilots detailed their experiences in a “60 Minutes” episode devoted to unidentified flying objects, signaling a new development: UFOs have gone mainstream.

Black Lives Matter activists said a man tried to hit them with his car. The suspect turned out to be a judge

A North Carolina court of appeals judge was summoned by a criminal court Friday after being accused of nearly hitting Black Lives Matter protesters at a demonstration in downtown Fayetteville on May 7.

A woman in Ashdod, Israel, held her dog as she ran for a shelter after hearing sirens warning of rockets fired from the Gaza Strip on Monday.

Biden calls for cease-fire in Israel-Hamas fighting as pressure mounts to halt violence

President Biden on Monday urged both sides to “protect innocent civilians” in a statement that amounted to a subtle rebuke of the Israeli government, a close ally of the United States.

‘We can’t indulge these insane lies’: Arizona GOP split on vote audit

For weeks, election professionals and Democrats have consistently called the Republican-backed review of November voting results in Arizona a fatally flawed exercise, marred by its partisan cast of characters and sometimes bizarre methodology. Now, after a week in which leaders of the review suggested they had found evidence of illegal behavior, top Republicans in the state’s largest county have escalated their own attacks on the effort, with the county’s top election official calling former president Donald Trump “unhinged” for his online comments falsely accusing the county of deleting an elections database.

In this Jan. 5, 2021, file photo, voters waited in line to cast their ballots in Georgia's Senate runoff election in Atlanta.

Georgia election law threatens voting, speech rights, federal lawsuit says

Georgia’s sweeping new overhaul of election laws threatens the fundamental right to vote, freedom of speech, and the separation of powers, says a federal lawsuit filed Monday.

Joel Greenberg left a federal courthouse in Orlando after making a first appearance following his indictment on a federal stalking charge on June 23, 2020.

Former Gaetz confidant pleads guilty and agrees to cooperate

Joel Greenberg, the former confidant of Representative Matt Gaetz, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Orlando to a range of charges, including sex trafficking a 17-year-old girl, as part of a plea deal that will require him to help in other Justice Department investigations.

A person waved a pride flag while celebrating the US Supreme Court ruling regarding same-sex marriage in 2015 in San Francisco.

‘Horrific’ attack on LGBTQ house sparks university investigation

The crowd of men showed up at Fran's House — an on-campus home for LGBTQ students at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa. — on Thursday night, banging on the doors and windows and yelling: “Let us in!,” “This isn’t your home!,” “This is our home!”