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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement effective July 31. President Trump is planning to nominate a replacement soon. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Garry Mead, assistant director of detention and removal for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, answers a reporter's question in 2007 in front of cells that housed immigrant families at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, Texas. After a suit by the ACLU, the center ended family detention, and ICE mostly avoided it until 2014. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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The U.S. Has A Long, Troubled History Of Detaining Families Together

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The portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung (left) and Kim Jong Il are displayed in Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. A succession of rulers have held talks with U.S. officials. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A U.S. official told NPR that a camp for families would be housed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. Juan Carlos LLorca/AP hide caption

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Military Bases To Start Building Tents After July 4 To House Migrant Families

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told lawmakers Thursday that he objected to personal attacks about purported Justice Department stonewalling on the Russia investigation. With him is FBI Director Christopher Wray. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Lawmakers Interview FBI Agent Who Sent Anti-Trump Texts

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Senior FBI Agent Peter Strzok outside his home in Fairfax, Va., in January. Strzok is scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday to discuss text messages sent during the 2016 presidential campaign. Ron Sachs/picture-alliance/DPA/AP hide caption

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Reality Winner, shown exiting the Augusta Courthouse on June 8, 2017, has pleaded guilty to violating the Espionage Act. She was an intelligence industry contractor accused of leaking National Security Agency documents to a news site. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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Miguel Angel Corea Diaz (center), suspected to be the East Coast leader of the MS-13 gang, is led by Drug Enforcement Administration officers. A new report found that women in the DEA and other federal law enforcement agencies are underrepresented at the leadership level. AP hide caption

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In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump's travel ban. The court's majority ruled the ban is "squarely within the scope of Presidential authority under the INA,'" referring to the Immigration and Nationality Act. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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National Association Of Immigration Judges Says It Needs Help With Backlog Of Cases

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Comedian and radio host Randy Credico says he suspects a request from special counsel Robert Mueller's office connects to his on-again, off-again relationship with Roger Stone. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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