Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 150-mile trip north to San Antonio.

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  • Written by By FRANK BAJAK and NOMAAN MERCHANT , Associated Press

Kushner returns to Capitol Hill for 2nd day of interviews


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators, this time for a closed-door conversation with lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee.

  • Written by By MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press

Trump asks about firing Sessions, calls his position 'weak'


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions and launched a fresh Twitter tirade Tuesday against the man who was the first U.S. senator to endorse his candidacy.

  • Written by By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN , Associated Press

Police: Driver heavily armed during interstate shootout

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man who died following a shootout with police on a busy stretch of interstate near St. Louis was heavily armed, wearing a bulletproof vest, and had threatened to kill a relative and co-workers, investigators said Monday.

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  • Written by By JIM SALTER , Associated Press