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The family sold everything to come to the United States, only to be stopped at the airport on Friday.

January 29 2017 11:37 AM

Rudolf Brazda, who died six years ago, recounted his experiences surviving Buchenwald. Watch him tell his story as we honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

January 27 2017 2:23 PM

President Trump says it was a mutual decision to cancel the first visit of Mexico's president to the White House since his inauguration. But that's not how it played out on Twitter. 

January 26 2017 9:23 PM

Dimitrious "Jimmy" Gargasoulas, 26, stabbed his gay brother in a fight over his sexuality, and hours later crashed his car into a crowd, killing five people, including two children. Fifteen were injured.

January 25 2017 9:43 PM