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The Associated Press

Miami, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Ben:

Why effort to help Afghanistan is falling short

As winter deepens, a grim situation in Afghanistan is getting worse. Freezing temperatures are compounding misery from the downward spiral that has come with the fall of the U.S.-backed government and the Taliban takeover. → Read More

Why the effort to help Afghanistan is falling short

WASHINGTON (AP) — As winter deepens, a grim situation in Afghanistan is getting worse. Freezing temperatures are compounding misery from the downward spiral that has come with the fall of the U. S. -backed government and the Taliban takeover. Aid groups and international agencies estimate about 23 million people, more than half the country, face severe hunger and nearly 9 million are on the… → Read More

Families separated at border now fear extortion attempts

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the 30-year-old Honduran woman, the worst seemed to be over. She's been reunited with her son who, as a 6-year-old, was separated from her under the Trump administration. She's working construction in North Carolina. And attorneys were negotiating a payment for families like hers that endured separations. But reports about those negotiations have created a new worry:… → Read More

Families separated at border now fear extortion attempts

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the 30-year-old Honduran woman, the worst seemed to be over.... → Read More

Biden's low profile on Guantanamo rankles as prison turns 20

WASHINGTON (AP) — Advocates for closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center were optimistic when President Joe Biden took office. And they were relieved this summer after the U. S. released a prisoner for the first time in years. Many are now increasingly impatient. In the months since that release, there have been few signs of progress in closing the notorious offshore prison on the U. S. base… → Read More

Investigation of journalists by Customs unit is under review

An internal review has been launched into the actions of a special Customs and Border... → Read More

US has reunited 100 children taken from parents under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Biden administration effort to reunite children and parents who were separated under President Donald Trump's zero-tolerance border policy has made increasing progress as it nears the end of its first year. → Read More

US has reunited 100 children taken from parents under Trump

President Biden issued an executive order on his first day in office to reunite families separated under the Trump administration's widely condemned practice. → Read More

US has reunited 100 children taken from parents under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Biden administration effort to reunite children and parents who were separated under President Donald Trump's zero-tolerance border policy has made increasing progress as it nears the end of its first year. The Department of Homeland Security planned Thursday to announce that 100 children, mostly from Central America, are back with their families and about 350 more… → Read More

ICE agents will test wearing body cameras, Homeland Security says

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says dozens of agents will wear body cameras for the first time as part of six-month pilot project. → Read More

ICE agents will test wearing body cameras, Homeland Security says

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says dozens of agents will wear body cameras for the first time as part of six-month pilot project. → Read More

US Homeland Security agents to test use of body cameras

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says dozens of agents will wear body cameras for the first time as part of six-month pilot project. → Read More

US Homeland Security agents to test use of body cameras

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says dozens of agents will wear body cameras for the first time as part of six-month pilot project. → Read More

US Homeland Security agents to test use of body cameras

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says dozens of agents will wear body cameras for the first time as part of six-month pilot project. → Read More

US Homeland Security agents to test use of body cameras

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says dozens of agents will wear body cameras for the first time as part of six-month pilot project. → Read More

US Homeland Security agents to test use of body cameras

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says dozens of agents will wear body cameras for the first time as part of six-month pilot project. → Read More

US Homeland Security agents to test use of body cameras

WASHINGTON (AP) — Agents with an investigative unit of the Department of Homeland Security will wear body cameras for the first time as part of a six-month pilot program that will focus on the costs and benefits of using the technology in federal law enforcement, officials said Tuesday. The cameras will be used during the test by 55 members of the SWAT-like special response teams at Homeland… → Read More

U.S. ends talks over compensation for families separated under Trump, lawyers say

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U. S. government withdrew Thursday from settlement negotiations to end lawsuits filed on behalf of parents and children who were forcibly separated under the Trump administration's zero-tolerance border policy. → Read More

US pulls out of settlement talks in family separation suits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U. S. government withdrew Thursday from settlement negotiations to end lawsuits filed on behalf of parents and children who were forcibly separated under the Trump administration's zero-tolerance border policy, the American Civil Liberties Union said. → Read More

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AP seeks answers from US government on tracking of journalists

The Associated Press sought answers Monday from the Department of Homeland Security on its use of sensitive government databases to investigate as many as 20 American journalists. → Read More