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Ten years ago: In Houston, Vice President George Bush formally launched his quest for the Republican presidential nomination. Former Kansas Gov. Alfred “Alf” M. Landon, who ran for president against Franklin Roosevelt, died at his Topeka home at age 100.

Five years ago: Several hundred people were killed when an earthquake struck Cairo, Egypt.

One year ago: President Clinton signed into law the Water Resources Development Act, which authorized federal water projects across the country. Thousands of Hispanic Americans marched in Washington to push for simplified citizenship procedures and a seven-dollar minimum wage.


 
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Confusion and uncertainty at the border after Trump acts

UPDATED: 8:40 p.m.

About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted along the U.S.-Mexico border over the “zero tolerance” policy that called for the prosecution of anyone caught entering the country illegally.