Police in the southern U.S. state of Texas say eight people have been found dead in the back of a tractor-trailer in what police are calling a horrific case of immigrant smuggling.
San Antonio police chief William McManus said at least 28 survivors, including two school-aged children, were hospitalized early Sunday, 20 in critical condition. McManus called it "a human trafficking crime."
San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood said the survivors likely would not have lasted another night in the trailer, with the city's temperatures Saturday reaching 38 degrees Celsius.
Trump's Position Uncertain as US Congressional Leaders Reach Accord on Russia SanctionsThe U.S. Congress is moving toward adoption of new sanctions against Russia for its interference in the 2016 election, but it was unclear Sunday whether President Donald Trump would sign the legislation.
Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House communications director, told CNN, "You've got to ask President Trump. My guess is he's going to make that decision soon."
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told ABC News "the White House supports where the legislation is now.
National Weather Outlook: 7-23-2017
Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain over the Mid-Atlantic; Excessive Heat For Central/Southern U.S. to Mid-Atlantic
Severe thunderstorms are possible Sunday across the Mid-Atlantic region. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will continue through Sunday across the central and southern U.S. into the Mid-Atlantic.
Short Range Forecast Discussion
NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD
Sun Jul 23 2017
Valid Sun Jul 23 2017 - Tue Jul 25 2017
RECALL: Activity Toys
Manhattan Toy Recalls Activity Toys Due to Choking Hazard
Name of product:
Winkel Colorburst activity toys
The colored plastic tubes on the product can become brittle and break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard to infants.
Growing HIV Drug Resistance Posing Threat to TreatmentThe World Health Organization (WHO) reports a survey of 11 countries finds evidence that HIV drug resistance is growing, posing a potential threat to the prevention and treatment of AIDS.
According to the WHO, 36.7 million people are living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. More than half that number are on life-saving antiretroviral therapy.
In what it calls a wake-up call, the WHO says more than 10 percent of people starting antiretroviral therapy in six of the 11 countries surveyed in Africa, Asia and Latin America were resistant to the drugs.
Trump Blames New York Times for Ruining Plans to Kill IS Leader
U.S. President Donald Trump criticized The New York Times on Saturday on Twitter for allegedly ruining a U.S. attempt to assassinate Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
The president did not provide details or explain how the Times supposedly ruined plans to kill Baghdadi, but his tweet was posted minutes after a Fox News Channel segment about information leaks was broadcast.
A Times spokesman, meanwhile, has asked the White House for details about Trump's tweet, according to a Times statement provided to Politico.