Heavy rain continues to fall across Northeast as region braces for more flooding

(CNN)Heavy rain is forecast to continue falling in Pennsylvania and New York, with flood warnings in place Tuesday through Wednesday in some areas. Radar estimates suggest that the region that stretches from Baltimore to Philadelphia and up toward Wilkes-Barre have experienced rainfall of 2-4 inches since Saturday with locally higher…

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A child’s anguish meets America’s indifference on new TIME cover

(CNN)The Trump administration’s policy that effectively separated families crossing the US border has held up a big, glaring mirror to America’s moral character. In TIME magazine’s latest cover, the reflection is met with indifference in the face of human suffering. The cover is for the July 2 edition of the…

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Initiative to break California into 3 states to go on November ballot

(CNN)An initiative that would divide California into three separate states qualified Tuesday to appear on the ballot in November’s general election. The reasons for wanting to split California up? Draper has said that partitioning California into three states would allow regional communities to make better and more sensible decisions for…

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She says federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center

McAllen, Texas (CNN)The undocumented immigrant from Honduras sobbed as she told an attorney Tuesday how federal authorities took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center, where she was awaiting prosecution for entering the country illegally. “The government is essentially torturing people by doing this,” Cornelio said.…

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