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My Family Immigrated to the U.S. and Sought Asylum When I Was 8: A PEOPLE Reporter's Personal Story

I was 8 when my mom and dad told me to pick my favorite toys and pack them into one of six suitcases. They didn’t see a future for our family in Venezuela, and they were willing to risk everything to find it in the U.S. 1,004 more words

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Inside Ivanka Trump's Go-To Response to Wrenching Crises: Tone-Deaf Instagrams and Noteworthy Silences

President Donald Trump‘s daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, has often been criticized amid national crises as “complicit” for her public silence, and “tone-deaf” for her social media choices. 1,252 more words


Special Needs Teacher Dies with a Secret Fortune — and Leaves $1 Million to Her Former School

For decades, Genevieve Via Cava rarely dined in restaurants, bought new clothes or splurged on movies or musicals, choosing instead to dutifully deposit the checks she’d earned from her job as a special needs teacher in the bank. 626 more words


33 Children Hospitalized After Mysteriously Falling Ill at Florida Summer Camp on Same Day

More than two dozen children fell ill, suffering nausea and vomiting, on Thursday at a Florida summer camp — and no one knows why.

Officials tell PEOPLE that 33 children mysteriously became sick at Camp Cloverleaf 4-H in Lake Placid, on the same day and were rushed to local hospitals. 398 more words


Lawyer for Immigrant Mother Separated from 3 Children Says There's 'No' Guarantee of Reunion

One immigrant mother’s three young children are now in New York after being detained and separated from her at the Texas border over a month ago — and, … 715 more words