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Peter Fonda apologizes for ‘vulgar’ Barron Trump tweet

- Associated Press

Peter Fonda apologized Wednesday for a late-night Twitter rant in which he suggested 12-year-old Barron Trump should be ripped from “his mother’s arms and put in a cage with pedophiles.”

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FILE - In this March 31, 2015, file photo, Charles Krauthammer talks about getting into politics during a news conference in Corpus Christi, Texas. The conservative writer and pundit Krauthammer has died. His death was announced Thursday, June 21, 2018, by two media organizations that employed him, Fox News Channel and The Washington Post. He was 68. (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File)

Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died

- Associated Press

Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has died at age 68.

FILE - In this March 31, 2015, file photo, Charles Krauthammer talks about getting into politics during a news conference in Corpus Christi, Texas. The conservative writer and pundit Krauthammer has died. His death was announced Thursday, June 21, 2018, by two media organizations that employed him, Fox News Channel and The Washington Post. He was 68. (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File)

Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

- Associated Press

Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has died at age 68.

Jerusalem backlash casts shadow over Eurovision contest

- Associated Press

When the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Israelis hoped other countries would follow suit. Instead, the move has created a backlash. The latest setback threatens the contested city's hopes of hosting the 2019 Eurovision song contest - an affair that has become something of a national obsession.

The Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center is shown Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Staunton, Va. The young immigrants held without their parents in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention center in the mountains of Virginia express despair. Some cling to pleasant memories from home. For a select few, there is hope. For a handful of immigrants who came to the U.S. from central America _ many as unaccompanied minors _ poetry has afforded them an opportunity to tell the world both about their journeys north _ and through the byzantine immigration system. (AP Photo/Zachary Wajsgras)

Hope, despair in poetry by immigrant children in US lockup

- Associated Press

The young immigrants held in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention center in the mountains of Virginia express despair. Some cling to pleasant memories from home. For a select few, there is hope.

Brooke Astor collection heads to research room at library

Associated Press

The New York Public Library is beginning construction on a new study and research room that will house 1,800 books and three portraits that philanthropist Brooke Astor willed to the library after her death at age 105 in 2007.

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017 file photo, former first lady Michelle Obama address the crowd during a conversation with poet Elizabeth Alexander at the second day of the Obama Foundation Summit, in Chicago. Obama will discuss her upcoming memoir "Becoming" as she kicks off the American Library Association's annual conference in New Orleans. Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden will moderate a conversation Friday, June 22, 2018, with Obama at the city's convention center. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Michelle Obama says her memoir is a 're-humanization' effort

- Associated Press

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless.

A screen shows a failure message saying a post could not be sent because "the content contains information that violates relevant laws and regulations" on Sina Weibo next to a smaller computer screen showing a "Last Week Tonight" HBO show's host John Oliver with a photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Winnie the Pooh, in Beijing, Friday, June 22, 2018. The popular Chinese social media site is blocking users from posting about the show and its HBO host Oliver after the news satire program aired a segment this week making fun of Xi. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

Associated Press

A popular Chinese social media site is censoring discussion of "Last Week Tonight" and its HBO host John Oliver after he mocked Chinese President Xi Jinping, his apparent sensitivity about being compared to Winnie the Pooh and his country's crackdown on human rights.

This photo provided by Broward Sheriff's Office shows Dedrick Devonshay Williams.  The Broward Sheriff's Office said in a news release sent Thursday, June 21, 2018, that Dedrick Devonshay Williams was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday n the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion. The 20-year-old rapper was ambushed by two suspects as he left an upscale motor sports dealership Monday afternoon. The rapper, whose stage name is pronounced "Ex Ex Ex ten-ta-see-YAWN," was shot while in his sports car. Williams is charged with first-degree murder without premeditation. He's being held without bond in the Broward County Jail.   (Broward Sheriff's Office via AP)

Days after rapper's Florida slaying, a suspect is arrested

- Associated Press

A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murder days after the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion, who was fatally shot in his luxury BMW electric car as he left an upscale motorcycle dealership in Florida.

FILE - In this March 31, 2015, file photo, Charles Krauthammer talks about getting into politics during a news conference in Corpus Christi, Texas. The conservative writer and pundit Krauthammer has died. His death was announced Thursday, June 21, 2018, by two media organizations that employed him, Fox News Channel and The Washington Post. He was 68. (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File)

Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died

- Associated Press

Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, died Thursday.