Troops, tanks and a flypast will give a military flavor to this year's Independence Day celebration in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump is re-branding the day as a "Salute to America." The shift is controversial but not unprecedented.
The European Union has a policy of sending migrants back to Libya after they're intercepted in the Mediterranean Sea. But in Libya, they're held in abysmal detention centers — and some rights groups say that makes the EU complicit in an airstrike Wednesday that killed over 40 migrants.
US Border Patrol agents used a Facebook group to make vulgar remarks about migrants and members of Congress. The group’s existence was exposed as US Representative Judy Chu toured Texas facilities recently that held migrant children in abhorrent conditions.