The mother of an 8-year-old migrant boy who died in Border Patrol custody says he wasn’t sick on his journey to the US

The mother of an 8-year-old migrant boy who died in Border Patrol custody says he wasn’t sick on his journey to the US

The mother of a boy who died while in US custody says her son was healthy when he left Guatemala with his father on their journey hoping to migrate to the United States. The mother of 8-year-old Felipe Gomez Alonzo, Catarina Alonzo, spoke Saturday with Associated Press journalists at the family’s home in a remote…

An 8-year-old Guatemalan child died on Christmas while in Border Patrol custody, agency says

An 8-year-old Guatemalan child died on Christmas while in Border Patrol custody, agency says

An 8-year-old migrant child from Guatemala died at a hospital in Alamogordo, New Mexico, shortly after midnight on December 25 after being apprehended by US Customs and Border Protection, the agency said in a statement that was first reported by the San Antonio Express News. The statement said a Border Patrol agent noticed the child…

Jakelin Caal, the 7-year-old who died in DHS custody, isn’t the first immigrant child to pass away after government detainment. Her death shows not much has changed

Jakelin Caal, the 7-year-old who died in DHS custody, isn’t the first immigrant child to pass away after government detainment. Her death shows not much has changed

Border officials and facilities are under renewed scrutiny after 7-year-old Jakelin Caal died last week in US Customs and Border Protection custody. The Guatemalan child died at an El Paso, Texas hospital eight hours after CBP took her into custody. According to a timeline released by CBP, agents first became aware of the girl’s symptoms…

The family of a 7-year-old migrant girl who died in Border Patrol custody is disputing US officials’ account of her death

The family of a 7-year-old migrant girl who died in Border Patrol custody is disputing US officials’ account of her death

The family of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in US Border Patrol custody is disputing an account from US officials who said she had not been given food or water for days. In a statement released by lawyers, the parents of Jakelin Caal said the girl had been given food and water and appeared…

Meet the 24-year-old who’s the youngest female broker in the New York Stock Exchange

Meet the 24-year-old who’s the youngest female broker in the New York Stock Exchange

Lauren Simmons: I don’t want to be just an anomaly. I don’t want to be, you know, the only one breaking ceilings. I want there to be other women, minority, anybody. Narrator: Lauren Simmons is the youngest woman to be a full-time broker on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Simmons: Well, usually…

Meet 20-year-old Tenshin Nasukawa, Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent who loves anime, aliens, and Harry Potter

Meet 20-year-old Tenshin Nasukawa, Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent who loves anime, aliens, and Harry Potter

Tenshin Nasukawa may well be the most interesting 20-year-old in combat sports. Last week, Nasukawa was a relatively obscure fighter, globally-speaking. Though he is a rising star in Japanese mixed martial arts, he competes in the Rizin Fighting Federation, a promotion that is only three years old and receives little press in the US and…

How a 14-year-old turned his plastic-free shampoo idea into a waste-free product business

How a 14-year-old turned his plastic-free shampoo idea into a waste-free product business

Nohbo Drops has developed an environmentally friendly shampoo that is being sold online. The product is made from all-natural ingredients, and each pod holds 5 milliliters of shampoo, and can wash hair any length. Produced by Amanda Villa-Lobos

A 29-year-old cancer patient accidentally labelled herself as a terrorist right before a bucket list trip to New York City

A 29-year-old cancer patient accidentally labelled herself as a terrorist right before a bucket list trip to New York City

A 29-year-old cancer patient was forced to postpone her bucket list trip to New York city after accidentally labelling herself as a terrorist. The BBC reported that Mandie Stevenson accidentally answered „yes” when an online Esta (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) form asked if she was seeking to, or had ever, engaged in terrorist activities…