Minors from El Salvador make up 21 percent of the 52,000 unaccompanied minors who’ve crossed into the US since October. The inability of Central American governments to control gangs has played a central role.
Court documents unsealed Wednesday reveal Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, was arrested in April, trying to board a flight she hoped would take her to Syria, where she allegedly planned to wage a holy war overseas.
Some of the original Freedom Riders took a bus trip Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, and to teach young people about activism in those days. If you've forgotten their backstory, here it is.