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Immigrants recently processes and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection wait at the the Catholic Charities RGV, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained Friday by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Separations end, but foster care, shelters remain overwhelmed

An estimated 2,300 children are flooding a system that was designed for older teens and was not ready for the special challenges of small children in a crisis.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/c66b85a734854ff5a97176ef84be255c-c66b85a734854ff5a97176ef84be255c-0.jpg Trump reverses course after outcry over separating children from parents

Instead of separating children from their parents, President Trump declared that his administration will now detain entire families together.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/4_Comp.jpg Bezos, Buffett, Dimon health venture will be based in Boston

Formed by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, and JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, the company will be led by Brigham and Women’s surgeon Dr. Atul Gawande.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/08/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/turner050818BIZ09rally43.jpg $15 minimum wage, mandatory paid leave remain rare

The wide-ranging “grand bargain’’ bill would also impose a small payroll tax on workers and employers to pay for the leaves.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_14seagulls4_MET.jpg The gull next door: Some Gloucester residents can’t stand all the seabirds

Gloucester has a lot of seagulls. But does it have a seagull problem?