Melanie immigrated with her two children from Guatemala to escape gang violence. Now she seeks asylum for her family. (McClatchy is not identifying Melanie and her son by their real names because she fears it could affect their legal case.)
President Trump accused fellow NATO ally Germany of being "captive to Russia" because of the payments it makes to Moscow for energy. Trump said the payments make it harder for the U.S. to defend Germany from Russia.
President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Monday night. Born in Washington, D.C., Kavanaugh has served as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit since 2006.
From the White House on Monday night, President Donald Trump announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his choice for the seat opened up by Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement. Kavanaugh would be less receptive to abortion and gay rights than Kennedy was.
Protests took to the streets Saturday, June 30, 2018 in downtown Sacramento as part of "Families Belong Together" a coast to coast rally to protest the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy.