(WASHINGTON) -- There were 302,000 encounters along the southwest border in December, marking the highest monthly total ever recorded, sources told ABC News.Sources stressed the numbers are preliminary and could change.The numbers -- a hot-button election year topic -- come as the Justice Department... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Sunday defended the country's border policies, insisting the Biden administration was taking a strong enough stance on a surge of migration while batting away claims it was being overly strict.Mayorkas took issue with criticism from progressives who... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The intersection of policing, race, and autism has the potential to result in tragic outcomes.Black Americans are two to three times more likely to be killed by cops than white Americans, according to police data. Some of the hallmarks of autism... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. officials in South Florida have seen a 400% increase in migrant encounters this fiscal year compared to the same period last year, Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz said Wednesday."In the past five days, interagency efforts in the Miami Sector led to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- There were 2.7 million migrant encounters along the southern border of the United States in the past 12 months, the highest in the nation’s history, data released as part of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s fiscal year end show.The previous record... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Max Haynes, an avid surfer and lifeguard in training, has frequently seen sharks off the coast of Long Island and they tend to stay their lane, the 16-year-old told ABC News’ “NIGHTLINE.”But last week he was rushed to the hospital after... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Top Pentagon officials told a House panel on Tuesday that there are now close to 400 reports from military personnel of possible encounters with UFOs -- a significant increase from the 144 tracked in a major report released last year by the... Read More.