02 General News

1st. Brian Snyder/Reuters

A U.S. Border Patrol agent holds one year-old Melanie Moran while her mother makes her way through the razor wire after crossing the Rio Grande into the United States after a one year long journey from Venezuela, in Eagle Pass, Texas, U.S., September 27, 2023. After a journey of weeks, months and even a year to get there, migrants wade across the Rio Grande near a railroad bridge in Eagle Pass, Texas, only to face coils of sharp razor wire laid along the banks. Eventually Border Patrol agents cut an opening in the razor wire allowing the migrants to be taken into custody.

2nd. Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe

Woburn, MA — 11/13/2023 – Kneeling on the floor in a hotel room she cannot pay for, Stacey struggled through her second application for emergency shelter, sorting through an overwhelming pile of forms and documents. Unable to qualify for shelter the first time she applied because of a daunting application process and an already spent inheritance Stacey and her 12-year-old daughter (who didn’t want to be photographed for fear that her friends would find out) have been homeless for 18 months.

3rd. John Tlumacki/Boston Globe

Dedham -05/03/2023 Karen Read, a Mansfield woman charged with murder for allegedly murdering her Boston cop boyfriend, John O’Keefe, appeared in Norfolk County Superior Court for a pre-trial hearing. She stands on the front steps with her lawyers after the hearing as the lawyers talk to the press.

HM. Brian Snyder/Reuters

Guatemalan asylum seeker Leslie holds her six year-old daughter Michelle and becomes emotional after they successfully crossed the Rio Grande into the United States in Eagle Pass, Texas, U.S., September 27, 2023. After a journey of weeks, months and even a year to get there, migrants wade across the Rio Grande near a railroad bridge in Eagle Pass, Texas, only to face coils of sharp razor wire laid along the banks. Eventually Border Patrol agents cut an opening in the razor wire allowing the migrants to be taken into custody.

HM. John Tlumacki/Boston Globe

Lisbon, Maine 10/27/2023 Sisters Stephanie Desrosier(left), Emma, 8 (center) and Zoe stand in the doorway of their Lisbon Street home as police swarmed a farm across the street searching for the mass shooting suspect. Stephanie said they all slept on the floor Wednesday night with no lights on as they sheltered in place. Stephanie and Zoe go to Lisbon High School which has cancelled classes. Emma goes to Lisbon Elementary School and has not attended school. Police take aim in a farm on Lisbon Street along with a homeland security agent. A mile from the Lisbon boat launch where suspect Robert Card abandoned his car Wednesday night. People in the area heard a gunshot in the farm. The search continues for the shooter, Robert Card wanted in the mass shooting at two locations in Lewiston that killed 18 people.

HM. Carlin Stiehl/Freelance

Donkor Minors ties his daughter, N.A. Minors’, 10, shoe while instructing David Vazquez-Parker, 10, how to properly load and unload a handgun at The Don Firearms training in Mattapan Square in Boston, Mass. on April 15, 2023. Minors runs a youth firearm training program in order to better educate children who will inevitably encounter firearms in their community, his way of tackling America’s gun issue.