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CORRECTS CITY TO MISSION FROM MCALLEN -  Migrants board a van at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission, Texas, on Palm Sunday, March 28, 2021. U.S. authorities are releasing migrant families at the border without notices to appear in immigration court and sometimes, without any paperwork at all.

U.S. to keep migrant families in hotels as amid rush for space

CORRECTS CITY TO MISSION FROM MCALLEN -  Migrants board a van at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission, Texas, on Palm Sunday, March 28, 2021. U.S. authorities are releasing migrant families at the border without notices to appear in immigration court and sometimes, without any paperwork at all.

April 9, 2021, 5:32pm Latest News

Migrant families will be held at hotels in the Phoenix area in response to a growing number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, authorities said Friday, another step in the Biden administration's rush to set up temporary space for them. Read story

Mosque member Asie Late's granddaughter Emma watches as a Northwell Health registered nurse inoculates her with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at a pop up vaccination site inside the Albanian Islamic Cultural Center, Thursday, April 8, 2021, in the Staten Island borough of New York.

Islamic leaders battle misconception about vaccines, fasting

Mosque member Asie Late's granddaughter Emma watches as a Northwell Health registered nurse inoculates her with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at a pop up vaccination site inside the Albanian Islamic Cultural Center, Thursday, April 8, 2021, in the Staten Island borough of New York.

April 9, 2021, 4:45pm Churches & Religion

PORTLAND, Maine — Islamic leaders are using social media, virtual town halls and face-to-face discussions to spread the word that it’s acceptable to be vaccinated for the coronavirus during daily fasting that happens during Ramadan, the most sacred month of the year for Muslims. Read story

Jordan's Prince Hamza left, with his mother Queen Noor, right, stand together May 27, 2004, during his wedding ceremony in Amman, Jordan.

Jordan rift snares U.S.-born queen

Jordan's Prince Hamza left, with his mother Queen Noor, right, stand together May 27, 2004, during his wedding ceremony in Amman, Jordan.

April 9, 2021, 4:07pm Nation & World

At age 27, she married a king. By 47, sooner than she had thought possible, she was a royal widow. Read story

FILE - In this April 1, 2020, file photo, a man wearing a mask walks past posters encouraging participation in the 2020 Census in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. A delay in census data is scrambling plans in some states to redraw districts for the U.S. House and state legislatures. The Census Bureau has said redistricting data that was supposed to be provided to states by the end of March won't be ready until August or September. (AP Photo/Ted S.

EXPLAINER: What the release of 2020 census numbers means

FILE - In this April 1, 2020, file photo, a man wearing a mask walks past posters encouraging participation in the 2020 Census in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. A delay in census data is scrambling plans in some states to redraw districts for the U.S. House and state legislatures. The Census Bureau has said redistricting data that was supposed to be provided to states by the end of March won't be ready until August or September. (AP Photo/Ted S.

April 9, 2021, 2:35pm Nation & World

After a decade of planning and a head count that took place against the backdrop of an unprecedented pandemic, natural disasters and partisan legal battles, the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing the first numbers from the 2020 census before the end of the month. The state population count conducted every… Read story

In this image from video, Dr. Martin Tobin testifies as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides Thursday, April 8, 2021, in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd.

Medical examiner blames police pressure for Floyd’s death

In this image from video, Dr. Martin Tobin testifies as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides Thursday, April 8, 2021, in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd.

April 9, 2021, 1:30pm Nation & World

MINNEAPOLIS — The chief medical examiner who ruled George Floyd’s death a homicide testified Friday that the way police held him down and compressed his neck “was just more than Mr. Floyd could take,” given the condition of his heart. Read story

Sister Rose Nellivila sits for morning prayer at St. Anne Home in Greensburg, Pa., where she serves as a nurse for residents of the nursing facility, on Thursday, March 25, 2021. Nellivila contracted the coronavirus last fall and made a full recovery, but a fellow nun, Sister Mary Evelyn Labik, died in October.

‘How many of us will be left?’ Catholic nuns face loss, pain

Sister Rose Nellivila sits for morning prayer at St. Anne Home in Greensburg, Pa., where she serves as a nurse for residents of the nursing facility, on Thursday, March 25, 2021. Nellivila contracted the coronavirus last fall and made a full recovery, but a fellow nun, Sister Mary Evelyn Labik, died in October.

April 9, 2021, 11:40am Churches & Religion

GREENSBURG, Pa. — At the front desk, the kindly nun who greeted visitors is missing, and in the chapel, where stained glass paints the walls with pastels, she no longer waves hello from the last pew on the left. In the convent’s living room, Sister Mary Evelyn Labik isn’t resting… Read story

FILE - This undated photo provided by Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar shows Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky.  Gov. Andy Beshear has signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants, Friday, April 9, 2021,  a year after the fatal shooting of Taylor.

Kentucky limits no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor death

FILE - This undated photo provided by Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar shows Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky.  Gov. Andy Beshear has signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants, Friday, April 9, 2021,  a year after the fatal shooting of Taylor.

April 9, 2021, 11:35am Nation & World

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants Friday after months of demonstrations set off by the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in her home during a botched police raid last year. Read story

Patricia Sain visits with her husband Clyde Sain, who is in long term care, at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus, N.J., Thursday, April 8, 2021. This was the first visit since early March 2020 that Patricia has been able to touch her husband and visit with him indoors.

No region in the world spared as virus cases, deaths surge

Patricia Sain visits with her husband Clyde Sain, who is in long term care, at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus, N.J., Thursday, April 8, 2021. This was the first visit since early March 2020 that Patricia has been able to touch her husband and visit with him indoors.

April 9, 2021, 11:33am Health

WARSAW, Poland — Hospitals in Turkey and Poland are filling up fast. Pakistan is restricting domestic travel to bring a surge in coronavirus infections under control. Even Thailand, which has weathered the coronavirus pandemic far better than many nations, is now struggling to contain a new COVID-19 surge. Read story

FILE - In this Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 file photo, Britain's Prince Philip, in his role as Captain General of the Royal Marines, attends a Parade on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace, in central London. Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died aged 99.

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

FILE - In this Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 file photo, Britain's Prince Philip, in his role as Captain General of the Royal Marines, attends a Parade on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace, in central London. Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died aged 99.

April 9, 2021, 11:30am Nation & World

LONDON — Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99. Read story

FILE- DMX performs during the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta on Oct. 1, 2011.  The family of rapper DMX says he has died at age 50 after a career in which he delivered iconic hip-hop songs such as "Ruff Ryders' Anthem." A statement from the family says the Grammy-nominated rapper died at a hospital in White Plains, New York, "with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days. He was rushed to a New York hospital from his home April 2.

Rapper-actor DMX, known for gruff delivery, dead at 50

FILE- DMX performs during the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta on Oct. 1, 2011.  The family of rapper DMX says he has died at age 50 after a career in which he delivered iconic hip-hop songs such as "Ruff Ryders' Anthem." A statement from the family says the Grammy-nominated rapper died at a hospital in White Plains, New York, "with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days. He was rushed to a New York hospital from his home April 2.

April 9, 2021, 10:02am Entertainment

NEW YORK — DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)” and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks and “What!” as an ad-lib, has died, according to a statement from his family. He… Read story