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James Comey returns to Capitol Hill for second part of House probe interview
Federal Reserve expected to hike interest rates Wednesday, a move Trump calls 'foolish' and 'incredible'
Land transfer bill signed by President
Sobriety checks set for Stutsman, Barnes counties
'Justice' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year, beating out 'lodestar' and 'nationalism'
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The NFL's highest paid quarterbacks will be watching some of the cheapest in the playoffs
Mosloski, Jimmies power past Flames
Foles again steps in to lead Eagles to win over Rams
Jon Nowacki: Vikings, Cook on the run
Vikings show dramatic offensive improvement in first game under Kevin Stefanski
Rob Port: Prisons aren’t jobs programs
Port: Heitkamp’s angry goodbye
Veeder: Maybe mothers aren't all that different from spider that gives everything to its kids
Hauser: Distraction can lead to inaction during Christmas season
Salonen: Hubby celebrates ‘first’ birthday with heart
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Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
More kids than ever: Toys for Tots holds distribution event
Calendar for Dec. 17, 2018
Red Kettle giving is down
Community calendar of events for Dec. 15, 2018
Births for Dec. 4, 2018
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December 14, 2018
White House: Administration takes no responsibility for death of girl in Border Control custody
WASHINGTON - A White House spokesman on Friday called the death of a 7-year-old girl in Border Control custody a "tragic situation" but said...
December 14, 2018 - 1:49pm
In custody of Border Control, 7-year-old Guatemalan dies of dehydration
A 7-year-old girl from Guatemala died of dehydration and shock after she was taken into Border Patrol custody last week for crossing from Mexico...
December 14, 2018 - 11:55am
December 6, 2018
‘We’re trying to fix a real immigration problem’: SD Sen. Rounds among 4 who back border wall funding plan
PIERRE, S.D. — U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., is one of four Republican senators to propose fully funding President Donald Trump’s long-requested...
December 6, 2018 - 8:44pm
November 8, 2018
Federal judges block an immediate end to DACA
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that President Donald Trump cannot immediately end the so-called "dreamers act" that shields from deportation...
November 8, 2018 - 2:45pm
November 3, 2018
Army assessment: 'small percentage' of migrants will reach U.S. border
Military planners anticipate that only a small percentage of Central American migrants traveling in the caravans President Donald Trump characterizes...
November 3, 2018 - 10:39am
October 31, 2018
Trump lashes out at Ryan over birthright citizenship comments
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., over Ryan's comments on birthright citizenship,...
October 31, 2018 - 2:02pm
October 21, 2018
Migrant caravan swells to more than 5,000 as group marches toward US
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico - As the caravan of Central American migrants left the Mexico-Guatemala border, walking north in the heat, it became clear...
October 21, 2018 - 6:28pm
October 18, 2018
Trump threatens to summon military to close US-Mexico border in response to migrant caravan
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to summon the military to close the U.S.-Mexico border and upend a trade deal, expressing...
October 18, 2018 - 8:26am
October 4, 2018
Federal judge, citing Trump racial bias, says administration can't strip legal status from 300,000 Haitians, Salvadorans and others - for now
A federal judge in California temporarily blocked the Trump administration's plans to terminate the legal status of about 300,000 immigrants...
October 4, 2018 - 8:16am
September 24, 2018
An Illinois priest living legally in the U.S. for 14 years is being deported - over a single vote he shouldn't have cast
The Rev. David Boase has presided over enough baptisms and funerals in Alton, Illinois, that the town began to feel smaller than it really was,...
September 24, 2018 - 7:11am
September 13, 2018
Settlement reached in family separation cases: More than 1,000 rejected asylum seekers to get second chance if court approves
As many as 1,000 asylum seekers whose claims were heard and rejected by the government under traumatic circumstances of family separation will...
September 13, 2018 - 9:28am
September 12, 2018
With visas being denied, International Visitors Program drops in size at Big Iron
WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Big Iron International Visitors Program received more applications than ever from international buyers who wanted...
September 12, 2018 - 9:13pm
Trump administration diverted nearly $10 million from FEMA to ICE detention program, according to DHS document
The Trump administration appears to have diverted nearly $10 million in funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, to U.S....
September 12, 2018 - 7:41am
September 6, 2018
Trump administration seeks to circumvent court limits on detention of child migrants
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration took the first official step Thursday toward withdrawing from a court agreement limiting the government's...
September 6, 2018 - 10:57am
August 31, 2018
Still separated: Nearly 500 migrant children taken from their parents remain in US custody
Lawyers are cold-calling phone numbers in far-flung Central American villages, and enlisting church pastors and schoolteachers to help. They...
August 31, 2018 - 7:12am