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The Casa Padre facility in Brownsville, Texas, is one of more than two dozen shelters for immigrant children operated by Southwest Key Department of Health and Human Services hide caption

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A Latino Nonprofit Is Holding Separated Kids. Is That Care Or Complicity Or Both?

Southwest Key has, for many years, operated shelters that house unaccompanied migrant children. The family separation policy shined a spotlight on that work -- and raised uncomfortable questions.

A 2-year-old Honduran girl cries as an official searches her mother near the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this month in McAllen, Texas. For many, the image has become indelibly associated with a Trump administration policy that for weeks separated migrant children from their parents — but the girl's father says she was not separated from her mother. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Crying Toddler On Widely Shared 'Time' Cover Was Not Separated From Mother

The image has been tied to a border policy separating migrant families. But in this case, daughter and mother were detained together — and the White House says it's proof the controversy is overblown.

A young girl waits for care in a medical clinic. A growing number of citizen children of immigrant parents are losing out on Medicaid because their parents fear deportation. Jonathan Kirn/Getty Images hide caption

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Fearing Deportation, Some Immigrants Opt Out Of Health Benefits For Their Kids

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A growing number of American children are losing out on Medicaid — and other programs — because their parents are undocumented immigrants and fear detainment and deportation.

Fearing Deportation, Some Immigrants Opt Out Of Health Benefits For Their Kids

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Demonstrators shout slogans Friday in Madrid, a day after a court ordered the release on bail of five men sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually abusing a young woman at Pamplona's bull-running festival. Javier Sorianoo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protests Erupt In Spain As Men Held In 'Wolf Pack' Sex Assault Get Bail

Judges freed five men convicted of sexual abuse of an 18-year-old woman during Running of the Bulls festivities as they appeal the verdict. The move sparked a call for an overhaul of sex crimes laws.

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John Coltrane's Lost Album A 'Buried Treasure' For Jazz Fans

Never-before-heard John Coltrane recordings from a 1963 session are being released as a new album. John Coltrane's son, Ravi Coltrane, discusses Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album.

John Coltrane's Lost Album A 'Buried Treasure' For Jazz Fans

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Hepatitis C virus is typically transmitted through blood, but an infected person who spits at someone can run afoul of the law in some jurisdictions. James Cavallini/Science Source hide caption

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Laws That Criminalize Spread Of Infectious Diseases Can Increase Their Stigma

Kaiser Health News

About a dozen states have added hepatitis C to the list of medical conditions for which people can face criminal prosecution if they knowingly engage in activities that could spread the disease.

U.S.-made bourbon whiskey is now under a 25 percent tariff in the European Union, in retaliation for the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum. Stefano Rellandini/Reuters hide caption

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EU Tariffs Take Effect, Retaliating For Trump's Taxes On Imported Steel And Aluminum

More than $3 billion worth of U.S. goods — from bourbon and peanut butter to Harley-Davidson motorcycles — are now under a 25 percent tariff in Europe.

EU Tariffs Take Effect, Retaliating For Trump's Tariffs On Steel And Aluminum

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