Critics blast ‘P is for Palestine’ children’s book as anti-Semitic; library postpones author event

A public library in New Jersey has postponed a public reading of the alphabet book “P is for Palestine,” after some members of the town’s Jewish community claimed the book introduces youngsters to violence and anti-Semitism.

ICE to hire contractor to transport 225,000 migrants to shelters across the US

The Trump administration is looking to hire a private contractor that will be responsible for transporting approximately 225,000 migrant children and families to shelters across the country over the next five years as they wait for their asylum claims …

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown

A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S. immigration officials said.

Ex-Kasich adviser backs out of $350G Russia lobbying gig, vows ‘laser focus’ against Trump in 2020

A former campaign adviser for John Kasich announced Thursday that he’s backing out of a $350,000 contract to lobby against sanctions on a Russian state-owned nuclear energy company, vowing instead to remain focused on ensuring President Trump is not re…

NBC’s Seth Meyers a ‘useful idiot’ for some Dems’ anti-Semitism, columnist writes

After NBC “Late Night” host Seth Meyers welcomed U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib onto his talk show this week, one conservative columnist blasted the former “Saturday Night Live” cast member as a “useful idiot,” alleging that Meyers was giving the far-left Mic…

2020 Dems pull back from #AbolishICE while AOC renews call to dismantle immigration agency

Democrats seeking their party’s 2020 presidential nomination seem to be backing away from the #AbolishICE movement as a new poll shows the call to dismantle the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has failed to catch on with voters.

Former Kasich adviser takes $350G job lobbying for Russia, registers as foreign agent: report

A former campaign adviser for John Kasich has registered as a foreign agent to lobby against sanctions on Russia despite being a long-time critic of the Kremlin for interfering in U.S. politics, according to a report.

Statue of Liberty’s $100M museum opening this week after two years of construction

The new Statue of Liberty museum is set to open its doors Thursday after more than two years of construction on the $100 million publicly funded project on Liberty Island.

‘Genuine’ AOC would be Dems’ best bet against Trump; O’Rourke reset was ‘dumbest’ move: pollster

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., would be her party’s best bet against President Trump in 2020 — if only she were eligible to run for president.

As Trump takes heat on China, Pelosi plans talk with US trade rep

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is reportedly scheduled to meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday, a day after President Trump received harsh criticism from fellow Republicans who claim a trade war with China would drastically hu…

Maluma’s rep defends his controversial Mother’s Day kiss on the lips as ‘a cultural thing’

Maluma’s representative defended the Columbian singer after some fans criticized an Instagram photo of him kissing his mother in honor of Mother’s Day, explaining that the gesture is “a cultural thing.”

Historic deep dive into Pacific’s Mariana Trench yields ‘obvious human contamination’

On the deepest dive ever executed into the Mariana Trench, an American investor-turned-explorer discovered what appeared to be plastic litter nearly seven miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean.

Pennsylvania mom avoids jail time after son dies from drinking drug-laced breast milk

A Pennsylvania mother whose 10-month-old son was killed by drugs in her breast milk will not serve jail time after agreeing to a plea deal, according to a press release from the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office.

Coca-Cola heir arrested in Caribbean with $1.3M in cannabis, 5,000 plants aboard private jet: reports

A Greek billionaire and heir to the Coca Cola fortune was arrested on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts after a search of his private jet uncovered more than $1.3 million worth of cannabis on board, according to local news reports.

Parkland, Fla., principal to step down at the end of the school year

The principal of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. announced Friday that he will resign at the end of the school year, more than a year after a former student open fired on the campus, killing 17 people on Valentine’s Day in 2018.

Restrained special-needs student, 10, ‘brutally’ bitten on school bus while driver did nothing, parents allege

A Wisconsin 10-year-old girl with special needs was “brutally” bitten by another mentally disabled student while riding the school bus this week, leaving the girl in pain with severe bruising on her left arm, according to reports. 

Anita Hill slams Biden in op-ed, claims Dem might have slowed #MeToo by decades

Anita Hill took aim at Joe Biden once again Thursday, arguing that the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct might have begun sooner if the Democratic Party’s 2020 front-runner would have done a better job of handling her claims of sexual harassmen…

Trump declares ‘invasion’ at border after DHS says 1 percent of Honduras, Guatemala entered US

A day after the acting Homeland Security secretary estimated that more than 1 percent of the populations of Guatemala and Honduras had entered the U.S. since September, President Trump declared an “invasion” at the U.S.-Mexico border.