Six Migrant Children Die in US Custody in Eight Months


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This week, federal officials acknowledged that a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in September after being detained by border authorities. That is now six migrant children known to have died in U.S. custody in the past year. Authorities did not report the unnamed girl's death until CBS News broke the story earlier this week, prompting critics to accuse the administration of covering up the incident. Federal officials say they're committed to protecting children in their custody, while Democrats are calling for investigations and changes to Trump administration policy. We'll bring you the latest.

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