A federal judge on Friday commended the Trump administration efforts to reunify families separated at the border but also planned to keep a close watch as another big deadline nears.
U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said at a hearing in San Diego that the government has demonstrated good faith and largely complied with a deadline this week to reunite families with children under 5 years old.
A Massachusetts woman has been given a remarkable gift from a stranger: her late father's World War II uniform.
Before the uniform was found, the only possessions Marcia Salamon had of her father, Stanley Kawa were his dog tags, an army ring, a photo, and the engagement ring he gave his wife.
Salamon never met her father. He died from cancer in July 1950, a few months before she was born. Kawa's wife, Salamon's mother, found the memory too painful to talk about after he passed away at 31-years-old.
For months, Ryan and Emilie Matthias watched their 5-year-old son Garrett fight a rare form of cancer.
Before his death last week, amid a battle no family wants to face, their son did something out of the ordinary - he wrote his own obituary.
"We didn't necessarily talk about his funeral, so we never had the conversation with him that he was going to die, but we did a lot of conversations around, 'When I die, I want to do this,'" his mom, Emilie Matthias, said through tears.
The head of Build-a-Bear Workshop is apologizing after a special "pay your age" sale drew "extreme crowds" to malls and shopping centers, forcing the company to close lines during the promotion and turn away customers across the U.S, Canada and the U.K.
"There was really no way for us to have estimated those crowds," CEO Sharon Price John said Friday on the "Today" show. "We were fully stocked, fully staffed. If I could do it over though — if there was a way to extend the day to just make sure we service everyone, I would have loved to have seen everyone get a bear."
The popular kids' toy store on Thursday offered customers the chance to pay their age for any stuffable animal. But after kids and adults flocked to their local workshops in hopes of getting a customizable animal for cheap, Build-a-Bear said local authorities asked it to shut down lines and stop accepting new customers over safety concerns.
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Papa John's, which has featured founder John Schnatter as a spokesman in logos and TV ads, has begun pulling his image from its marketing and pledged to assess its diversity practices in response to his use of a racial slur.
Schnatter's face was off some materials by Friday, though the pizza chain said there are no plans to change its name. Schnatter is still on the board and is the company's largest shareholder — meaning he remains a key presence.
CEO Steve Ritchie said Friday the company will retain an outside expert to audit its processes related to diversity and inclusion.
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Surveillance video caught the moment when a man fell through the ceiling of a New Hampshire supermarket for the second time, authorities said.
Thirty-year-old Eric Lombari faces multiple charges in connection with the incident, including criminal mischief and trespassing.
Officers were responding to the scene of a bank robbery in Dover Thursday afternoon when they heard a commotion at the nearby Shaw's supermarket.
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United States military leaders sprang into a full-scale "damage control" operation just hours after President Donald Trump departed NATO headquarters Thursday, NBC News reported.
Officials sought to reassure their counterparts in Europe that the U.S. will continue to abide by its defense commitments in the region. The outreach came after the president threatened to reassess those commitments during a gathering with NATO allies in Brussels, current and former diplomatic and military officials familiar with the calls said. The efforts were directed by Pentagon leadership.
The overall message has been that U.S. military bases in NATO countries will remain open, and that American troop levels in the region will not be reduced.
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Heads, you're under arrest. Tails, you're free to go.
Body camera video shows Georgia police officers laughing as they use a coin-flip app to decide whether to detain a woman during a traffic stop in April.
The video obtained by WXIA-TV shows Roswell police Officer Courtney Brown asking Sarah Webb whether she knew how fast she was going. Webb apologizes, saying she was late for work, and Brown tells her to turn off the car and hand over her keys.
A grand jury convened by special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russian officers for allegedly hacking into the Democratic National Committee and the Hilary Clinton presidential campaign. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein detailed the charges during a press conference on July 13.
When the Emmy nominations were announced, Netflix surpassed HBO, which had held the number one slot for the last 17 years. Take a look at this interactive to see how the competition has played out through the years, and click on any dot for more information.
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To say that Kevin Anderson won this interminable Wimbledon semifinal, and that John Isner lost it, didn't really seem fair. To Anderson, anyway.
They had played on and on, through 6 1/2 hours of ho-hum hold after ho-hum hold, during the second-longest match in the history of a tournament that began in 1877, all the way until the never-ending serving marathon did, finally, end at 26-24 in the fifth set Friday, with Anderson claiming the most important of the 569 points — the last.
So when Anderson left Centre Court, well aware that his 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9), 6-4, 26-24 victory earned him the chance to win his first Grand Slam title at age 32, the South African said: "At the end, you feel like this is a draw between the two of us."
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A judge on Friday dismissed two bids by men claiming to be sons of Charles Manson to administer the mass killer's estate, leaving two other men competing for the appointment in a trial that will likely begin in 2019.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Clifford Klein granted Michael Brunner's request that his petition be dismissed. He also said he was tossing Matt Lentz's bid because the man waited too long to hire an attorney. The judge denied Lentz's request for more time to get a lawyer.
President Donald Trump, along with first lady Melania Trump, met with 92-year-old Queen Elizabeth II Friday afternoon at Windsor Castle.
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High school students across the country are upset with June's SAT exam — not because it was too hard but because it was too easy, NBC News reported.
Students are demanding that the College Board rescore the test after they got lower-than-expected scores even if they answered more questions correctly than the first time they took it.
"I was really shocked and sad," said Ashley Kim, a rising senior from Fort Lee, New Jersey, whose math score dropped 20 points despite five more correct questions.
A College Board spokesperson said more points were taken off of the June exam because it was easier than others. That is done to make the scores comparable with prior exams.
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The officials are accused of hacking into top Democratic organizations, including the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign, ahead of the 2016 election.