At Washington exhibit, the toll of the immigrant journey becomes art

A large part of the exhibit at a Washington museum known as The Phillips Collection, focuses on the emotional toll as well as the dangers of such immigration journeys, and one experienced in modern times by a record 70.8 million around the world, fleeing war, persecution and conflict.

Recalling the harrowing trip to and across the border as a child

In 1990, Bessy Jovel traveled across three countries, sometimes on foot, sometimes in cargo trucks, sleeping in stuffy warehouses and banana fields, hungry and sweaty, en route to the border with her mother and almost 3-year-old sibling Johnny.

Pennsylvania authorities arrest priest accused of stealing more than $98,000

Authorities have arrested a 56-year-old priest from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who is facing accusations that he stole more than $98,000 from a parish and used some of it to finance what the archdiocese says were "personal expenses of an inappropriate nature."

New rules could extend time migrant children, families spend in detention

The Trump administration has moved to cast aside an agreement that previously limited the amount of time the government could detain migrant children.