• Colorado ICE Encampment Issues Three Demands

    Eric Galatas Public News Service CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Coloradans are joining protesters in California, Florida, Kentucky, Michigan, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Texas against actions taken by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. Nearly a dozen tents have been set up outside ICE’s Denver field office in Centennial, and demonstrators say...
  • Wealthiest Americans Get Richer as Income Gap Widens

    Soundbite Services WASHINGTON – The gap between the richest and poorest Americans continues to widen, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute. It analyzes tax data going back to 1917 and shows that, since the 1970s, the majority of Americans have taken home an ever smaller portion...
  • Trump says meeting with Putin was better than NATO summit

    EFE Washington D.C.- US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his controversial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin was even better than the annual NATO summit in Brussels, at which he demanded a greater contribution to defense funding by America’s allies. “While I had a great meeting with NATO,...
  • US Arrests Russian Woman Accused of Being Kremlin Agent

    EFE   Washington, Jul 16 – A Russian woman was arrested in Washington on charges of being an unregistered foreign agent for the Kremlin, the US Justice Department announced Monday. Maria Butina was taken into custody Sunday in the US capital, the government said. She was charged with the...
  • Lobster-hauling off Maine becoming a less popular livelihood

    CJ Gunther EFE Cape Porpoise, USA – Chipper Zeiner has been hauling American lobsters off the East Coast of the United States since 1973, when he was just 11 years old, but in recent years he has noticed a decline in the number of people taking up the practice...
  • Lopez Obrador promises smooth transition to Mexico’s new gov’t

    EFE Mexico City – Mexico’s president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, said Tuesday that the transition to his government will be orderly and peaceful without anything to be afraid of, after meeting with current President Enrique Peña Nieto at the National Palace. “Throughout this period we must come to an...
  • Immigration Confusion, Trauma Continues at Southern Border

    Roz Brown Public News Service ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The immigration crisis at the southern border continued over the weekend, with politicians angry over being denied access to holding facilities. The government has released a fact sheet for how it plans to reunite the thousands of families separated, but the...
  • AZ Groups Condemn Separation of Children, Parents at Border

    Katherine Davis-Young Public News Service PHOENIX — Immigration rights advocates in Arizona and around the country are continuing to speak out against the Department of Homeland Security’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents. About 2,000 children were separated from their families at the U.S./Mexico border this spring,...
  • Civil Rights Groups Blast Cruel Immigration Bills Disguised as ‘Compromise’

    SCC WASHINGTON—The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and more than 118 civil and immigrants’ rights groups urged members of the U.S. House of Representatives to oppose two immigration bills under consideration this week: The Border Security and Immigration Reform Act (the “Ryan bill”) and the Securing America’s Future...