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Court orders Trump administration to fully reinstate DACA — but new legal challenge looms

Dmonstrators outside New York City’s Federal Plaza in February
Dmonstrators outside New York City’s Federal Plaza in February Spencer Platt/Getty Images

A federal court on Friday ordered the Trump administration to fully reinstate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — but an upcoming hearing means the program’s future is still in doubt.

The BlacKkKlansman finale is the most powerful movie ending you’ll see all year

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When it screened at Cannes, BlacKkKlansman earned a standing ovation — and for good reason.

Alex Jones’ InfoWars content removed from Facebook, Apple

Alex Jones
Alex Jones Sean P. Anderson/Flickr Creative Commons

InfoWars is a right-wing web show hosted by Alex Jones that regularly peddles conspiracy theories — perhaps most infamously, calling the Sandy Hook school shooting a hoax. Facebook announced Monday it had removed four InfoWars pages, adding momentum to a growing movement among social media networks taking action against his program.

Who did Sacha Baron Cohen dupe in the latest episode of Who Is America?

Joe Arpaio, left, next to Sacha Baron Cohen in ‘Who Is America?’
Joe Arpaio, left, next to Sacha Baron Cohen in ‘Who Is America?’ Showtime/IMDb

The fourth episode of comedian Sacha Baron Cohen’s political satire Who Is America? aired Sunday night on Showtime, and much like previous episodes, this most recent one was dark, sometimes funny and often hard to watch.

Each episode features Cohen, disguised with wigs and prosthetics, interviewing unwitting participants from extreme ends of the political spectrum. This week, one of his interview subjects was former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

FBI detains teenage DACA recipient in connection to “Occupy ICE” protests

Sergio Salazar, 18, was detained by ICE and questioned by the FBI in connection to nonviolent protests he participated in.
Sergio Salazar, 18, was detained by ICE and questioned by the FBI in connection to nonviolent protests he participated in. Raices/Mic

It happened quickly on Friday morning: One moment, 18-year-old Sergio Salazar was loping around the “Occupy ICE” encampment in San Antonio, Texas, where he and a contingent of other high school and college-age kids had been staked out in nonviolent protest for weeks. The next, he was being hoisted into the back of a van, shackled and interrogated by the FBI.

Tim Mulkerin
Reporter and Social Media Editor, Hype