50 migrants die in trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat

By Eric Gay, Paul J. Weber and Elliot Spagat (AP)

Fifty people died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer in the sweltering Texas heat, one of the worst tragedies to claim the lives of migrants smuggled across the border from Mexico to the U.S. More than a dozen people had been taken to hospitals, including four children.

Shooting at school in Uvalde, TX the second deadliest school shooting in U.S. history

An elementary school in Uvalde, Texas is now the scene of the second deadliest school shooting in our nation’s history. 19 children and two teachers were killed. A state public safety official now says all those killed were in one classroom. We’re learning more now about those victims, mostly third and fourth graders, senselessly gunned down just two days before the end of the school year.