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Late Thursday, a federal judge in California ruled that the Trump administration cannot deport reunited families. More than 2500 migrant families were separated under the “zero tolerance” policy -- when they were caught at the border between April and June. Parents had to make a tough choice: agree to be deported alone, so their child could seek asylum in the US -- or waive their child’s right to seek asylum, so they all could stay together and be deported together.
In California, when people inherit a house from their parents, they can also get the low property taxes that came with it. That’s because of a special state law. An LA Times investigation looks at how some of the state’s wealthiest families are reaping the benefits -- at the expense of school districts, cities, and counties.
Rosé is having its day as a refreshing summer libation. But is it actually good wine, and how can you tell?
Victoria James, Sommelier at Cote Korean Steakhouse in New York; author of “Drink Pink: A Celebration of Rosé”
In New York, there’s an all-female skateboarding group called “The Skate Kitchen.” Their stories have been turned into a feature film, with some of the real members playing version of themselves.
Our critics review “Mile 22,” a CIA action thriller starring Mark Wahlberg, John Malkovich, pro wrestler Ronda Rousey; “Alpha,” an origin tale of how dogs became man’s best friend; “We the Animals,” about three brothers growing up in an unstable household; “Crazy Rich Asians,” the first major Hollywood production in 25 years with an all-Asian cast; “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” a teen romance comedy on Netflix.
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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Trailer
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