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    Trump criticism supports far-right Germans against Angela Merkel


    President Trump's criticisms of Germany and Chancellor Angela Merkel have been latched onto by the...

    President Trump may be actively trying to alienate the U.S. from ally Germany, and his factually incorrect attacks on the country’s immigration policy have sided with the country’s rising far-right.

    Americans have seen the human face of Trump’s immigration policies as thousands of undocumented...

    Readers sound off on immigrant kids, Charles Krauthammer and Social Security


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    Fear and loathing in America

    Staten Island: I truly don’t understand how people with a conscience can back Donald Trump. He is nothing short of a bully. If he doesn’t get his way, he does despicable things and then blames the Democrats. He wanted the wall and he said Mexico would pay; Mexico said...

    Clint Frazier's latest Yankees stint will last a little bit longer


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    WASHINGTON — Clint Frazier joked about being the “26th Man of the Year.” But in reality, his latest stint with the Yankees will be for more than just one day.

    Frazier was summoned from Triple-A Scranton prior to Monday’s resumption of a suspended game against the Nationals from May 15, which Washington...

    Judge rules Kansas cannot require proof of U.S. citizenship to vote


    In this Friday, April 20, 2018, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a rally at the Statehouse in Topeka,...

    WICHITA, Kan. — A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications.

    The ruling by U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson is the latest setback...

    Eight children separated from parents at U.S.-Mexico border shipped to shelter on Long Island


    The children have been staying at MercyFirst shelter in Syosset,...

    Eight children torn from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been moved to a federal shelter on Long Island — not because they have family there, but because the agency had beds available.

    The children have been staying at MercyFirst, a nonprofit residential services agency run by the...

    Giancarlo Stanton rebounds as Yankees take down Nationals in nightcap


    The children have been staying at MercyFirst shelter in Syosset,...

    WASHINGTON — Aaron Judge to the rescue.

    With two on and two outs in the ninth inning, Judge flagged down a deep drive from Trea Turner to preserve a save for Aroldis Chapman and a 4-2 victory for the Yankees over the Nationals in Game 2 on Monday night at Nationals Park after they lost the continuation...

    The shadow across the picture: How a photo speaks volumes about President Trump


    A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen,...

    John Moore may have lost the midterm elections for the Republican Party and badly damaged the re-election prospects of President Trump. Moore is the Getty Images photographer who snapped a viral picture of a crying 2-year-old Honduran girl at the U.S.-Mexico border. It’s not clear if the girl was...

    SEE IT: Bryce Harper shaves beard just in time for Yankees game. Let the rumors continue


    A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen,...

    Number one rule of being a Yankee: A clean-shaven face, of course.

    Well, it looks like Bryce Harper is already preparing to join the Pinstripes this winter.

    The soon-to-be free agent was spotted without his iconic beard Monday ahead of the continuation of a suspended May game between his Nationals...

    With our human rights violations on the border, we have become the evil we see in the world


    Immigrant kids, torn away from their parents, are kept in cages at the federal facility in McAllen,...

    We stand up in America, at least in the America we’re still supposed to be, and point fingers about human rights violations in North Korea and China and everywhere else they occur. When we do, we talk about the shame of those countries, and the people who run them, and how their values aren’t ours....

    Homeland Security boss: We'll keep pulling kids from parents until Congress makes us stop


    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted during White House briefing Monday that children must be separated from their parents, who are now labeled "criminals" for trying to enter the country...

    The U.S. Homeland Security secretary dared Congress on Monday to change the law in order to stop the Trump administration from ripping kids from their families at the nation’s southern border.

    “It is not a policy,” Homeland Security boss Kristjen Nielsen said during a press briefing at the White...

    Juan Soto's two-run homer leads Nationals to 5-3 win over Yankees in continuation of suspended game


    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted during White House briefing Monday that children must be separated from their parents, who are now labeled "criminals" for trying to enter the country...

    WASHINGTON - Juan Soto was in the minors when this game started at 7:06 p.m. on May 15. He was the star of the game by the time it ended at 6:07 p.m. on Monday.

    Soto, just 19, belted Chad Green’s 3-1, 97-mph fastball out of Nationals Park for a 433-foot homer with one out in the sixth inning, a...

    Robert De Niro's Broadway show interrupted by Trump supporter with 'Keep America Great!' flag


    A supporter of President Trump held up a "Keep America Great!" banner during a performance of Robert De Niro's "A Bronx Tale: The Musical" on...

    A Trump supporter sneaked a “Keep America Great!” flag into Saturday night’s performance of “A Bronx Tale: The Musical,” co-directed by Robert De Niro, after the actor bashed the President last week at the Tonys.

    A theatergoer posted a photo of the protester, who held up the “Re-elect Trump 2020”...

    The un-American way: Family separations are motivated by President Trump's irrational hostility toward immigrants


    U.S. Border Patrol agents detain a group of Central American asylum seekers near the U.S.-Mexico...

    The President of the United States, expert in politicizing the Stars and Stripes and our national anthem, has not the slightest respect for genuine American values.

    That is the only way to make sense of his devotion to a policy so cruel it has separated more than 2,000 children and counting from...

    LISTEN: Border agent mocks migrant children crying for parents at detention center


    Immigrant children, many of them taken away from their families, sit in a cage at a facility in McAllen,...

    A cold-hearted border agent can be heard mocking migrant children taken from their parents in a shocking audio released Monday.

    Locked away at the U.S. border, the 10 kids can be heard crying for “Mami” and “Papa,” according to audio obtained by ProPublica.

    A man believed to be a U.S. Customs and...

    STASI: Women of the Trump White House, just imagine if these were your kids


    Youths sit in a cage in McAllen, Texas, in one of many heartbreaking photos from inside immigration detention...

    This is a plea to all the mothers in and of the Trump administration—most especially Melania, Ivanka, Kellyanne Conway, Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Nikki Haley.

    You can save the children locked up in cages in our United States. The bully in the White House listens to you.

    So please, before you run...

    Cynthia Nixon rolls out ethics plan as Gov. Cuomo administration corruption trial begins


    Democratic candidate for governor, Cynthia Nixon, holds a press conference at Tweed Courthouse in New York on Monday, June 18, 2018 to discuss her plans to curb the corrupting influence of big money and amplify the voices of everyday New...

    On the day a Cuomo administration corruption trial began, gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon stood nearby outlining ethics reform plans she says will tackle Albany’s pay-to-play culture.

    Nixon, who is challenging the governor in the upcoming Democratic primary, stood Monday in front of the Tweed...

    Conservative commentator Ann Coulter sneers that crying children separated from parents at the border are 'child actors'


    Right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, cheering on President Trump's border policy in a Fox News interview, dismissed children sobbing after being separated from their parents as "child...

    Conservative commentator Ann Coulter has come under fire for describing the crying boys and girls who have been separated from their families at the border as “child actors.”

    Coulter in an appearance Sunday on Fox News, gave the Trump administration’s controversial policy a thumbs up, and urged...

    Mets more likely to deal Noah Syndergaard than Jacob deGrom, whose price in terms of prospects 'probably too high' for trade any time soon


    Right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, cheering on President Trump's border policy in a Fox News interview, dismissed children sobbing after being separated from their parents as "child...

    The Mets are open for business, but do not expect a discount for their top pitchers.

    Sources from one NL team that had made preliminary contact with the Mets confirmed a report that the Mets are more opening to listening to deals for hard-throwing righthander Noah Syndergaard — who has been on...

    Norman Pearlstine dubbed Los Angeles Times’ executive editor


    Norman Pearlstine is the new executive editor at the Los Angeles Times on June...

    Norman Pearlstine, who has spent 50 years in journalism helping shape some of the nation’s most prominent publications — including Time Inc. magazines, Bloomberg News, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal — on Monday was named executive editor of the Los Angeles Times.

    It was the first major move...

    U.S. whisky producers already feeling effects of possible trade war: 'It’s definitely going to be painful'


    Kentucky bourbon helped fuel a boom in U.S. whisky exports over the last decade, but that growth industry is now in...

    Makers of American whisky worry the increasing likelihood of retaliatory tariffs, particularly from the European Union and China, could hurt business after years of booming growth abroad.

    The Trump administration announced Friday that it was moving forward with 25% tariffs on $50 billion worth...

    President Trump directs Pentagon to create 'space force,' says U.S. must have 'dominance in space'


    President Trump on Monday directed the Pentagon to create “Space Force,” a branch of the U.S. military he claims will ensure “American dominance” beyond planet...

    In a galaxy not so far away…

    President Trump on Monday directed the Pentagon to create “Space Force,” a branch of the U.S. military he claims will ensure “American dominance” across the universe.

    “In defending America, it is not enough to merely have an American presence in space, we must have...