Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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680 arrested in immigration raids

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/08/19, 01:45 pm

Immigration officials have released dozens of the 680 people arrested Wednesday at Mississippi food plants. A large-scale raid targeted illegal immigrants at seven chicken processing facilities. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement said it would release detainees who met certain conditions such as pregnant women or those who hadn’t faced immigration proceedings previously.

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Puerto Rico swears in another governor

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/08/19, 10:39 am

Puerto Rico just got its third governor in a week. Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office Wednesday, replacing Pedro Pierluisi, the handpicked successor of former Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.

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Trump visits shooting survivors

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/07/19, 12:56 pm

Public debates about racism and gun control heated up across the country as President Donald Trump visited shooting survivors in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday. Weekend mass shootings in those cities claimed 31 lives and injured dozens of others. The Dayton shooter, 24-year-old Connor Betts, had known violent tendencies, leading some to call for laws that would allow the government to take away guns from dangerous individuals.

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