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US sees 1st detained immigrant death from coronavirus
A family representative identified the deceased as Carlos Ernesto Escobar, a diabetic who left El Salvador with his mother and sisters in 1980 and lived in the Los Angeles area.
By Elliot Spagat, The Associated Press
Shanahan predicts expanded role at border for Pentagon
The military isn't leaving the border anytime soon, the acting secretary expects.
By Aaron Mehta
House fails to override Trump veto in border emergency battle
President Trump has been handed a victory in his drive to spend billions of dollars more for constructing barriers along the Southwest border than Congress has approved.
800 active-duty troops to be sent to Mexican border
The military is preparing to send at least 800 more troops to the Mexican border to help the Border Patrol, as a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants continues to move north.
By Stephen Losey and Tara Copp, Associated Press
Pentagon says it’s looking at ways to ‘expand’ border duties
The president has looked to the military to pay for, and now man, a US-Mexico border wall.
By Tara Copp, Associated Press