Published: Tue, 12 Apr 2016 21:29:46 GMT Video shows a horde of seals off Chatham - A Norwell man has taken stunning video of the horde of seals that has taken up residence on Monomoy Island, the seal haven off Chatham at the outer elbow of Cape Cod... [read more]
Published: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:00:00 +0000 Illinois Lawmakers Demand Child Welfare Officials Better Serve Spanish-Speaking Families -
by Duaa Eldeib and Melissa Sanchez
Illinois lawmakers and advocates are calling on state child welfare officials to better comply with a federal court order to serve Spanish-speaking families, an issue they say has become more critical amid heightened fear among immigrants of interacting with government agencies.
The calls come in response to a ProPublica Illinois investigation last month that found th... [read more]
Published: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:05:02 +0000 Trump Cheers as Pakistan Rounds Up the Usual Suspect in Mumbai Case -
by Sebastian Rotella
As the news broke Wednesday that Pakistani police had arrested the leader of an Islamist militant group blamed for the terrorist attacks that killed 166 people in Mumbai, India, in 2008, President Donald Trump hailed it as a breakthrough for his tough policy toward Pakistan.
â€œAfter a ten year search, the so-called â€˜mastermindâ€™ of the Mumbai Terror attacks has been arrested in... [read more]
Published: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:00:00 +0000 Deadly Delays in Jail Construction Cost Lives and Dollars Across California -
by Jason Pohl, The Sacramento Bee, and Ryan Gabrielson, ProPublica
MERCED, Calif. â€” Last June, Fabian Cardoza headed to the shower in the dilapidated Merced County Main Jail. The 20-year-old had spent a month there awaiting trial on a robbery charge. Two cellmates boxed him in. One pinned Cardoza to the floor. The other slipped a braided bedsheet around his neck and tightened it.
It was just past noo... [read more]
Published: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0000 A Border Patrol Agent Reveals What Itâ€™s Really Like to Guard Migrant Children -
by Ginger Thompson
The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agencyâ€™s detention center in McAllen, Texas, for close to a month when the team of court-appointed lawyers and doctors showed up one day at the end of June.
Taking in the squalor, the stench of unwashed bodies, and the poor health and vacant eyes of the hundreds of children held there, the group m... [read more]