Amita Kelly

Amita Kelly appears in the following:

Opposing Family Separation, Governors Cancel National Guard Troops On The Border

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Opposing the Trump administration's practice of separating immigrant families, Maryland brought back its troops from the U.S.-Mexico border and Massachusetts is canceling a planned deployment.

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Washington Capitals Fans Fill The Streets With Red To Celebrate Stanley Cup Win

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

They're showing up in commemorative Capitals T-shirts and carrrying signs, flags and — of course — Stanley Cup replicas.

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Most Of 8 Shots Hit Stephon Clark's Back, Independent Family Autopsy Finds

Friday, March 30, 2018

The city has experienced nearly two weeks of protests since 22-year-old Clark was killed by two police officers.

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'He's Not A Psychopath,' Says Friend Of Austin Bombings Suspect

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A friend of the suspect, Jeremiah Jensen, describes Conditt as shy, smart and thoughtful. "He was an intense person and could be hard to love but he was a person," he says.

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'Deport Them': Arpaio Departs From Trump On DACA Recipients

Thursday, January 11, 2018

"When we come across these kids, or some are older than just kids, then deport them," Joe Arpaio told NPR. "They can do a lot of good in those countries."

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Baltimore Schools Closed After Outrage Over Frigid Classrooms

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Parents and educators say some schools that remained open earlier this week had major heat and plumbing issues.

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Suspect In NYC Blast Was Wearing 'Low-Tech' Device

Monday, December 11, 2017

New York City was rocked Monday by an explosion in the subway beneath the Port Authority. Authorities report a single suspect in custody, and no life-threatening injuries.

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Update From New York City

Monday, December 11, 2017

Now, we're giving you an update on the story of an explosion in midtown Manhattan. Reports shortly before 8 this morning came about an explosion close to the New York Port Authority.

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Texas Family Mourns 'Beautiful Daughter' Joann Ward And Her Two Kids

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

"She lived for her children, and she died for 'em," says Ward's father.

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Trump Administration Declares Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The move stops short of declaring a national emergency, which the president had pledged to do.

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After Heavy Damage, Florida Keys Residents Anxiously Wait To Return Home

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Some residents of Key Largo are now being allowed back in, but the Florida Keys are still largely without power, water, medical service and cell service.

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FACT CHECK: Have Immigrants Lowered Wages For Blue-Collar American Workers?

Friday, August 04, 2017

White House policy adviser Stephen Miller said the "numbers of low-skilled [immigrant] workers in particular is a major detriment to U.S. workers."

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'Shame On Ted': Health Care Protests Greet Ted Cruz In Texas

Thursday, July 06, 2017

At a veterans event Wednesday night, about 150 protesters showed up to oppose the Senate's efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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New York Police Officer Killed In 'Unprovoked Attack' On Patrol Car

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

The NYPD described the killing as an assassination "on cops assigned to keep NYers safe."

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Chicago, Feds Create 'Strike Force' To Curb Gun Violence

Friday, June 30, 2017

The force will target "violent offenders who have no regard for human life," said the Illinois State Police director.

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Texas Supreme Court Rules Against Benefits For Same-Sex Couples

Friday, June 30, 2017

At issue is the city of Houston's benefits policy, which is taxpayer-subsidized and had been extended to married same-sex couples.

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'America's Toughest Sheriff' Joe Arpaio Goes On Trial

Monday, June 26, 2017

A criminal trial begins Monday in which Arpaio is accused of ignoring a federal judge's order to curtail his crackdown on illegal immigration. His lawyer argues that the order wasn't clear.

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Trump Administration Faces Pressure To Not Deport Detained Iraqi Christians

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Many of the nearly 200 Iraqis currently under detention are from the minority Chaldean Christian community, which faces severe persecution in Iraq.

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Planes, Road Burns And Snakes: 5 Things That Extreme Heat Brings

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Parts of the Southwest and West are suffering through excessive heat, which is bringing problems beyond sweating and bad hair.

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Michigan Health Chief Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In Flint Water Crisis

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Nick Lyon is the highest-ranking state official to be charged in the crisis.

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