8:52 PM EDT, Wed June 20, 2018
23 mins ago

Housing unaccompanied and separated immigrant children now costs U.S. taxpayers more than $1B

Housing the migrant children who arrive in America unaccompanied and those who have been separated from their parents at the border is a big business -- one that now costs taxpayers more than $1 billion a year. Millions upon millions of taxpayer dollars have been poured in increasing amounts into...
37 mins ago

Ayesha Curry’s Houston restaurant flooded with negative reviews by Rockets fans before opening

All these flavors at this restaurant, and Rockets fans choose to be salty. Shortly after Steph Curry’s wife, Ayesha, announced her chain restaurant International Smoke would be opening in Houston this July, Rockets fans still upset from their team’s Western Conference Finals loss to the Warriors...
37 mins ago

Ackert: Mets should not rush back injured Noah Syndergaard, who calls trade rumors 'mumbo jumbo'

DENVER -- Noah Syndergaard is not close to returning to the rotation -- and he should not be. On his third straight day of throwing, the Mets’ big righthander stretched his program out to 120-feet Tuesday, but he is still throwing with his injured finger taped up. The plan is for him to take Wednesday...
57 mins ago

Brett Gardner says knee feels good but Aaron Boone keeps him out of Yanks' starting lineup

Brett Gardner was wearing a compression brace on his right knee in the clubhouse prior to the Yankees' game against the Mariners on Wednesday, and said he felt "good" enough to play, but manager Aaron Boone still kept the lefty-swinging outfielder out of the lineup against Seattle ace Felix Hernandez....
1 hour ago

Reunite the families: President Trump must return children to their mothers and fathers, now

Howls of outrage from decent Americans of all political stripes forced President Trump to back down from the humanitarian horror he was deliberately inflicting on thousands of immigrant children and parents. The anguish of witnessing wailing toddlers will, we hope, slowly subside. The stench of...
1 hour ago

American Media publisher David Pecker subpoenaed in Michael Cohen criminal probe

Enquiring minds want to know. American Media publisher David Pecker has been subpoenaed in connection with a criminal investigation of President Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Pecker reportedly paid $150,000 to Playboy model Karen McDougal in 2016 in...
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Judge halts deportation of Queens immigrant, orders his release

A judge on Wednesday temporarily halted the deportation of a Queens man facing expulsion to China and ordered authorities to release him. Xiu Qing You, 39, of Flushing, has been in a detention center since last month, when he was arrested at an interview for a green card. His wife and two young...
1 hour ago

Blue Ivy has absolutely no interest in seeing video of parents Beyoncé and JAY-Z in bed on 'On The Run II' tour

Imagine seeing a video of your parents rolling around scantily clad in bed. Now imagine watching it surrounded by thousands of strangers. Unfortunately for Blue Ivy, she had to do just that during Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s “On the Run II” tour. During last week’s show at London Stadium, the adorable...
1 hour ago

ICE agents: We blew it in JFK escape

They don’t make these mistakes at the border. A chagrined Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent told jurors at a federal trial in Brooklyn on Wednesday how he and his bumbling partners let a would-be deportee slip through their fingers at a local airport on May 27. While his colleagues were...
1 hour ago

3 potential players the Nets could take with the 29th overall pick

After managing to trade back into the first round as part of taking on DeMarre Carroll’s contract from the Raptors last year, the Nets will hope to find a diamond in the rough with the 29th pick. Here are three players they could potentially pick: MOE WAGNER Position: PF/C Age: 20 Height: 6-11 ...
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Brutal brother gets 19 to life for fatally stabbing sister, leaving her in tub in their Lower East Side apartment

A Lower East Side man who stabbed his sister to death and left her in a bathtub four years ago was sentenced to 19 years to life in prison Wednesday. Chuen Lau, 60, pleaded guilty in January to second-degree murder in the death of 57-year-old Mei Lin Lau, who was discovered with “gaping wounds...
1 hour ago

Trust betrayed: As decades-old church abuse comes to light, Albany again whiffs on Child Victims Act

The timing could not have been more depressing: Just as New York lawmakers got ready to wrap another session having failed to fix a statute of limitations that blocks victims of decades-old sexual abuse from seeking justice, just such an abuse allegation brought down former D.C. Cardinal Theodore...
1 hour ago

'Unite the Right' organizer seeks permit for 'white civil rights' rally next to White House on anniversary of Charlottesville violence

The white supremacist behind last year's deadly “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va. has applied for a permit to host a similar event across from the White House, records show. Jason Kessler is vying for a National Park Service permit to host a "white civil rights rally” on the one-year...
1 hour ago

Frank Isola's first-round NBA mock draft: See who is on Knicks' radar and potential lottery surprises

1 • Phoenix Suns: Deandre Ayton, Arizona C The consensus top pick said Wednesday he fully expects his name to be called first by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Versatile and athletic, Ayton is an impact player on both ends of the court. Even in a guard-driven league you just don’t pass on this type...
1 hour ago

Eggo sales waffle during 'Stranger Things' hiatus

“Stranger Things” is one of the better things to happen to Eggo waffles in a long time. Kellogg’s frozen waffles landed a supporting role on the 1980s-set sci-fi mystery as character Eleven’s preferred meal — and the company has since used the product placement to its advantage. Kellogg’s created...