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FILE- In this March 9, 2016, file photo, a bottle of maple syrup are displayed at the Merrifield Farm and Sugar Shack in Gorham, Maine. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to label pure maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars. Maple syrup producers had rallied against the plan, saying FDA’s upcoming requirement to update nutrition labels to tell consumers that pure maple syrup and honey contain added sugars was misleading, illogical and confusing and could hurt their industries. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honeyThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration reconsiders its plan to label pure maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars
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Chart shows carbon dioxide emissions by state in U.S. tons. Colors show the state’s 2016 presidential election choice.
Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture warsThree decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars
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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association convention in New Orleans, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Methodists, prosecutors scold Sessions over border policyMore than 600 members of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' church are denouncing him over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy
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Germany: Merkel's Bavarian allies critical on euro budgetChancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies warned the German leader Wednesday against offering financial concessions to other European countries to resolve a conflict over migration that has shaken her government
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FILE - This photo taken June 13, 2018, shows a gravesite of Herbert Littlehawk at the cemetery at the Carlisle Indian School in Carlisle, Pa. Littlehawk, an American Indian student who was taken from his family, is buried at the site. The forced separation of Latino migrant children from their parents has generated strong condemnation of President Trump's immigration policies but it's not the first time the U.S. government or authorities have been involved in separating children from their families. (Sean Simmers/The Patriot-News via AP)
AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its historyAP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history
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FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks at a National Space Council meeting in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story about his investment in the company. Ross reported on a government form released Monday, as required by federal ethics rules, that he shorted stock in Navigator Holdings in October. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Commerce chief denies transactions involved insider tradingCommerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies that transactions of stock in shipping company involved insider trading
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
This undated photo provided by HHS’ Administration for Children and Families shows the shelter used to house unaccompanied foreign children in Tornillo, Texas. (HHS’ Administration for Children and Families via AP)
No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with childrenTrump administration officials have no clear plan on how to reunite some of the 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy of criminally prosecuting anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally
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Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Slammed for 'Surreal Moment'Corey Lewandowski has weighed in on the controversial border separations mandated by President Trump, and the reaction hasn't been a warm one. The former Trump campaign manager appeared on Fox News' evening broadcast Tuesday, where he squared off against former senior DNC adviser Zac Petkanas, Time reports. Petkanas started to...
Newser1 hour ago
Maddow Apologizes for Losing It Over Migrant Kids"Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border to at least three 'tender age' shelters in South Texas," reads the first line of an AP story that proved too much for Rachel Maddow on Tuesday. "I apologize for...
Newser2 hours ago
Homeland Security Chief Heckled in Mexican RestaurantHomeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, one of the main defenders of the administration's harsh border policies , decided to dine at a Mexican restaurant Tuesday night. It did not go well. Protesters entered the MXDC restaurant in Washington and confronted Nielsen and her dinner companion about the family separation policy, the...
Newser3 hours ago
Despite the odds, Turkey's opposition mounts tough challengeTurkey's airwaves and billboards are dominated by speeches and campaign ads for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of Sunday's presidential and parliamentary elections
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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