A tearful plea / Chicago cops sued / Happy birthday, Divvy

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A tearful plea in Congress. Chicago Police sued. And happy birthday, Divvy. This is your Chicago Public Square Newscast.

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(Photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, showing people taken into custody in cases of illegal entry into the U.S., held in cages at a McAllen, Texas, facility June 17, 2018.)