At the request of the United Nations, Israel and Hamas say they will cease attacks for five hours on Thursday. On Wednesday, an Israeli gunboat shelled a beach off Gaza's coast, killing four young boys.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus and organized labor are pressing Obama to use his executive authority to ease deportations. But the child migrant crisis is making 'prosecutorial discretion' unpopular.
It's not enough to come from a dangerous place. Child migrants seeking to stay in the US must show they face persecution due to a specific group affiliation. That's why so many apply instead for Special Immigrant Juveniles Status.
Kerry’s assessment of the state of negotiations between world powers and Iran suggests he is likely to recommend some extension in the talks when he meets with Obama and congressional leaders this week.