After sixteen hours of debate, the Texas House approved a bill that allows local police to ask individuals to prove their immigration status. The bill still faces several legislative hurdles before it becomes law.
Turkey detained more than 1,000 people and suspended over 9,100 police in a vast new crackdown against alleged supporters of the US-based preacher accused of orchestrating the coup bid against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The decision of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to stop standing for the national anthem has provoked a lot of debate, to say the least. One part of the argument is about the anthem's little-known third stanza, and whether it is racist.
Sarmad Assali, an Orthodox Christian in Allentown, Pennsylvania, supported Donald Trump for president. She was stunned this weekend when his refugee and immigration restrictions meant her relatives were deported back to Damascus.