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Obama honors Aretha Franklin with letter

President Barack Obama said singer Aretha Franklin "rocked the world of anyone who had the pleasure of hearing her voice" in a letter that was read during her funeral service Friday to honor the "Queen of Soul."

Senators ask DHS to crack down on alleged coerced labor

Six US senators are asking the Department of Homeland Security to take immediate steps to ensure private-prison operators aren't using forced labor at immigrant detention centers, after allegations that detainees feel coerced to work for $1 per day or less to get sufficient food and basic services.

Trump letter to Kim Jong Un delivered at ASEAN meeting

A letter from US President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was given Saturday to North Korea's foreign minister at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted.

Black female leaders say Maxine Waters treated unfairly

Nearly 200 black female leaders and allies outside of Congress have signed a letter calling on top congressional Democrats to defend Rep. Maxine Waters after she was criticized by members of her own party for urging people to protest President Donald Trump's Cabinet members in public spaces.

Trump cancels Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump will not meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, he announced in a letter to Kim released by the White House Thursday morning, scrapping plans for what would have been a historic diplomatic summit.

Democrats: Anti-abortion group helped draft HHS letter

House Democrats say a whistleblower inside the Department of Health and Human Services told them that the Trump administration relied on a right-wing anti-abortion rights group to draft the letter it sent to states reversing Obama-era guidance that it's against the law to terminate Planned Parenthood as a Medicaid provider.

Officials investigate claims in body-burning letter

Man convicted of mutilating teen's corpse says another man killed her

It's been almost a year since the death of Aprina Paul. As her family plans an anniversary to celebrate her life, the man convicted of burning her body wrote to the family to claim he is innocent.