A dentist at an immigration detention facility told inspectors he doesn’t have time for cleanings or fillings — but suggested immigrants floss with string from their socks if they’re ‘dedicated to dental hygiene’

Getty Images/John Moore A scathing watchdog report accused an immigration detention facility in California of providing substandard medical and dental care. One of the two dentists overseeing the 1,700 detained immigrants said he doesn’t provide cleanings or fillings because he doesn’t have time. The dentist suggested that immigrants who can’t afford floss from the commissary […]

Probe finds restraining immigrant teens at U.S. detention facility isn’t abuse

A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens at a Virginia detention centre has confirmed the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing mesh bags over their heads, but concluded their treatment doesn’t amount to abuse or neglect.

The 6-year-old immigrant girl heard on a secret recording from a detention facility has finally been reunited with her mother

The Houston Chronicle/Marie D. De Jes’s via Associated Press A little girl whose voice was heard in a recording from a detention facility has been reunited with her mother after they were separated under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. Six-year-old Alison Jimena Valencia Madrid could be heard on the recording persistently asking officers to […]

Protesters temporarily blocked a bus carrying immigrants from a Border Patrol facility in Texas

Associated Press/David J. Phillips Hundreds of demonstrators rallied in McAllen, Texas, on Saturday to protest the Trump administration’s recently halted practice of separating immigrant families at the US-Mexico border. Some 2,300 children were taken from their parents since May under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy. Democratic lawmakers said they aren’t convinced that the government has […]

Photos show Border Patrol’s largest processing facility, a former warehouse where families are separated and hundreds of migrant children are kept in cages

Customs and Border Protection’s Rio Grande Valley Sector via Associated Press The Trump administration has been under fire for weeks over its new “zero-tolerance” policy that has resulted in the separation of thousands of migrant children from their parents. On Sunday, a handful of reporters were permitted to tour Border Patrol’s largest processing facility in […]

Where 747s Go to Die (and Live Again): Touring Tupelo’s Aircraft Recycling Facility

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The most fascinating details and secrets from inside Singapore Airline’s food facility

“Mega Food”/Netflix How airplane food is made can depend on the airline. For Singapore Airlines, they contract an airline catering firm called Gate Gourmet in Switzerland to produce more than 50,000 meals a day. Some of the most fascinating details and secrets from inside Singapore Airline’s food facility include that the kitchen has only five hours […]

Want to demolish a uranium enrichment facility? Ask a pipe-crawling robot first

Enlarge / “RadPiper is a robot developed by the Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute for the Department of Energy,” the university wrote. “The treaded robot moves within the pipes of uranium-enrichment facilities to determine areas where radiation levels may pose a hazard.” (credit: Carnegie Mellon University) A government facility in Piketon, Ohio produced enriched uranium […]

Israeli defense chief ‘regrets’ declassifying details of 2007 strike on Syrian nuclear facility

Israel’s Defense Minister expressed regret for approving the release of details on the 2007 airstrike on a Syrian nuclear reactor, calling the media fallout and officials’ rush to claim credit for the operation an “embarrassment.” After a decade of censorship, on Wednesday morning Avigdor Lieberman finally decided to lift the veil of secrecy, allowing the […]

3 hostages and gunman found dead after daylong standoff at California veterans’ facility

Napa Valley Register/JL Sousa via Associated Press An armed man and three hostages were found dead at a veterans’ home in Northern California after a daylong standoff with police. The suspected gunman and hostages were inside a room in one of the buildings at the facility, and hostage negotiators had been unable to make contact […]