The stark rift between progressive Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren and the more moderate candidates in the crowded Democratic primary field was the theme of the night as candidates battled over health care, immigration and how to beat President Donald Trump.
Play by play: Here's how Night 1 of the second Democratic debate unfolded.
Analysis: Warren and Sanders tried to demonstrate that it would take big, bold ideas to beat Trump — but instead, they looked vulnerable to the friendly fire of fellow Democrats, NBC News' Jonathan Allen writes.
A Monday ruling by Attorney General William Barr that limited the ability of migrants to seek asylum in the U.S. is the latest example of the Trump administration's use of a singular power of the attorney general's office to reshape immigration law.
Barr used a process called "certification" to close the door on most asylum seekers who fear persecution due to family ties, overturning years of precedent.
Court documents show that more than 900 children have been separated from their parents since the practice was ordered to be stopped last year.
"It is shocking that the Trump administration continues to take babies from their parents," said Lee Gelernt, the lead attorney in the family separation lawsuit and deputy director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project.
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"If you think any of this wonkiness is going to deal with this dark psychic force of the collectivized hatred that this president is bringing up in this country, then I'm afraid that the Democrats are going to see some very dark days."
A conservation organization said it was the first successful artificial insemination birth of a southern white rhino in North America.
"Not only are we thankful for a healthy calf, but this birth is significant, as it also represents a critical step in our effort to save the northern white rhino from the brink of extinction," said Barbara Durrant, director of reproductive science at San Diego Zoo Global.
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