The departure of one elder activist on the eve of the arrival of one so young symbolizes, bittersweetly, the passing of a torch.
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Along the U.S-Mexico border, the Sonoran Desert creates a deadly barrier to the thousands of migrants seeking a better life in "el Norte," the North.
On July 25, in a surprise announcement, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said that the federal government would be resuming executions, with five scheduled in the coming months.
Even as the U.S. reels in the wake of two mass killings this past weekend, the scourge of guns and anti-immigrant actions continue.
Over 150 environmentalists and land defenders were murdered in 2018, according to a new report titled "Enemies of the State? How governments and business silence environmental defenders."
On Wednesday, Puerto Rico's governor Ricardo Rosselló announced in a pre-recorded video message that he would resign, effective Friday, August 2. This capped close to two weeks of non-stop protests.
From his perch at the White House, Donald Trump hurls racist epithets via tweet while commanding armed agents to terrorize immigrants at the border and in communities from coast to coast.
The U.S. women's soccer players now have a global platform to highlight the struggle for women's pay equality and justice.
Donald Trump is threatening Iran with "obliteration" as he visits and showers praise on North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, while attempting to deliver nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
Until Monday, over 350 migrant children were jailed in filthy, unsafe conditions by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Clint, Texas.