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The National Park Service is considering relocating some goats and shooting others. They say the animals are damaging the environment and threatening people at Olympic National Park.

Olympic National Park Targeting Mountain Goats For Removal

The mountain goats at Olympic National Park in Washington have worn out their their welcome and park officials are moving ahead with plans to get rid of them.

On Monday the National Park Service released a mountain goat management plan, laying out three methods of dealing with the population, which park officials say not only is damaging the environment but is dangerous to people.

In this February photo released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, agents arrest foreign nationals. According to a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruling Monday, local law enforcement cannot honor ICE "detainers," which request that a person remain in custody who would otherwise be released.

Mass. High Court: Local Authorities Can't Detain People Without Charges For ICE

The highest court in Massachusetts ruled Monday that local law enforcement cannot keep people in custody solely at the request of federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The practice, often known as an "ICE detainer," enabled federal authorities to take a longer look at the immigration status of people whom they suspect might be in the country illegally, even if they were otherwise free to leave.

Rep. Mo Brooks with reporters in Alexandria, Va., following the June 14 shooting by a rifle-wielding gunman at a congressional baseball practice.

New Senate Campaign Ad For Mo Brooks Features Baseball Practice Shooting

A new Senate campaign ad for Rep. Mo Brooks uses audio from last month's shooting at a congressional baseball practice that left Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., gravely wounded.

Brooks was among the congressmen practicing at the Alexandria, Va., baseball diamond and highlights the experience as he competes in the GOP Senate primary in Alabama, a traditionally conservative state.

The ad opens with sounds of gunshots being fired and shouts of, "Stay down!" The accompanying text says, "June 14: A Bernie Sanders supporter fires on Republican Congressmen."

The Senate Health Care Vote, Simplified

The Senate is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to advance health care legislation to the Senate floor. That would open up debate on an Obamacare repeal and/or replacement plan.

The importance of the vote was highlighted by Sen. John McCain's decision to return to Washington to take part. He announced last week that he had been diagnosed with brain cancer.

Palestinian Muslim worshippers pray outside an entrance to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday. They gathered to protest new Israeli security measures implemented at the holy site following an attack that killed two Israeli policemen the previous week.

Israel: Metal Detectors Will Be Removed From Jerusalem Holy Site

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White House senior adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner reads a statement Monday in front of the West Wing of the White House after meeting behind closed doors with the Senate Intelligence Committee about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Jared Kushner's Statement To Congress About Russia, Annotated

Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, told lawmakers in a statement on Monday that he "did not collude ... with any foreign government."

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif, speaks in Berryville, Va., Monday, to unveil the Democrats' new agenda. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y. is by her side.

Democrats' 'Better Deal' Aims To Reclaim A Populist Image

Six months after Republicans gained control of the White House and both houses of Congress, Democrats have outlined a plan to improve their chances of methodically taking it all back.

They are leaning heavily on a re-branding of their greatest hits — more and better-paying jobs, lowering health care costs and cracking down on the what are seen as the abuses of big business.

Tara Lang was pregnant with her daughter when her fiance was killed in a motorcycle crash. A pregnancy center in Metairie, La., helped her sign up for Medicaid coverage.

How Crisis Pregnancy Center Clients Rely On Medicaid

When Taylor Merendo moved to Bloomington, Ind., nearly two years ago, fleeing an abusive marriage, she needed help.

"I was six months pregnant and at that point in time, I really didn't have a stable place to live," Merendo says.

<em>Hamilton</em>-inspired cupcake toppers. It was only a matter of time before fans of the Broadway hit sought out culinary tributes to their most treasured folk hero.

Feeling 'Young, Scrappy And Hungry'? Have A 'Hamilton'-Inspired Meal

There's nothing like a fandom to encourage innovation, and the devotees of the Broadway hit Hamilton: An American Musical are no exception — whether they've actually seen the show in person or have memorized every lyric of the 46 songs on the soundtrack album. So it was only a matter of time before enthusiastic fans were going to search out culinary tributes to their most treasured folk hero.

James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, (center) is escorted out of the federal court house following a hearing Monday in San Antonio. Bradley was arrested in connection with the deaths of 10 people packed into a broiling tractor-trailer.

Truck Driver Charged With Human Smuggling After 10 Die In Stifling Conditions

Federal prosecutors have charged a Florida man with "transporting illegal aliens" after at least 10 people died crammed into the back of a tractor-trailer in San Antonio. The truck, which had been parked in a Walmart parking lot in blistering heat, contained 39 people in total, all of whom were immigrants in the U.S. illegally.

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