Quote of the Day

George Eliot
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us. Discuss

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places.

H.G. Wells
There is—though I do not know how there is or why there is—a sense of infinite peace and protection in the glittering hosts of heaven.

EXCLUSIVE:Tesla layoffs cloud its solar business
Job cuts recently announced at Tesla are hitting its solar business hard, according to an exclusive Reuters report based on internal documents and current and former Tesla solar employees.

Supreme Court favors state online sales tax
States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals.

GOP compromising “with the devil”: Pelosi
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says Republicans are compromising "with the devil", not Democrats on two immigration bills that are up for a vote in the chamber on Thursday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Nielsen on immigration: It’s up to Congress now
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says the Trump administration has done everything it can do in regards to fixing immigration and it's now Congress' turn to act. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Solstice yoga comes to Times Square
Hundreds of yoga enthusiasts filled Times Square on Thursday to usher in the summer solstice and celebrate International Yoga Day. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

911 call reveals alleged “house of horrors” abuse
A 911 call played during a preliminary hearing for a California couple accused of starving and shackling their 13 children reveals their 17-year-old daughter telling a dispatcher, "I've never been out." Linda So reports.

Sohae: the test site Kim Jong Un might destroy
During the Singapore summit, U.S. President Donald Trump claimed that Kim Jong Un had promised to destroy one of North Korea's major missile test sites, but didn't say which one. A U.S. official revealed it to be the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground, one of the country's most famous facilities.

Trump tells rally that U.S. border will be 'just as tough'
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign-style rally for supporters in Duluth, Minnesota, speaking out on immigration after signing an executive order to end his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents on the U.S.-Mexico border. No reporter narration.

Top NBA prospects get excited for draft day
Top NBA prospects, including Marvin Bagley III, Deandre Ayton and Miles Bridges, said they were ready to play professional ball at a media preview event in New York on Wednesday, the day before the 2018 National Basketball Association (NBA) draft. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Trump says will act to keep families together
President Trump said on Wednesday he would sign an executive order to solve the problem of immigrant families being separated at the U.S. southern border, which has sparked outrage in the United States and abroad. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

"I fired to stop the shooter": Walmart bystander
Pastor David George opens up about his role in stopping a shooting spree at a Walmart in the Seattle area on Sunday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Trump signs immigrant family executive order
President Donald Trump, addressing what his administration has characterized as an unwanted side effect of his zero-tolerance policy on illegal immigration, signed an executive order on Wednesday to keep families who illegally cross the U.S. southern border together as they await immigration proceedings. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Trump signs order on family separations
U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on immigration on Wednesday to end the separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, which has sparked outrage in the United States and abroad.

Teen shot, covered with sheet, but still alive
Police say a Chicago teen presumed dead and covered with a sheet after he was shot in the head was still alive and died a day later. Linda So reports.

Pope joins criticism of Trump immigration policy
Pope Francis has joined critics of the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families at the Mexican border, saying populism is not the answer to the world's immigration problems.

Family separations keep some migrants in Mexico
Josue Bermudez was already on his journey to the United States from Honduras with his family when he heard stories about children getting separated from their parents at the border. That stopped him cold in his tracks and he's now planning to stay in Mexico instead. At least for now.

Protesters flock to immigrant children camps
Demonstrators decrying “internment camps” protested the Trump administration’s policy of detaining immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

U.S. quits U.N. Human Rights Council
The United States is withdrawing from another multilateral engagement - this time it's the United Nations Human Rights Council, which UN ambassador Nikki Haley called hostile toward Israel.

Prison care falling increasingly to inmates
America's prison population is aging fast and with it comes the challenges of caring for those in their last days. Reuters photographer Lucy Nicholson visited some of these prisons in California where increasingly inmates are helping out with the care.

Elon Musk: Tesla sabotaged by employee
Tesla CEO Elon Musk emailed staff Monday saying that an unnamed Tesla employee had conducted "extensive and damaging sabotage" to the company's operations including allegedly making unspecified code changes to its manufacturing operating system and sending what the email said was sensitive Tesla data to unnamed third parties.