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A federal judge has ordered that the deportation of recently reunited migrant families be stopped for one week following the American Civil Liberties Union's complaint of rumored plans for family "mass deportations," the AP reports.

Big picture: Health and Human Services and the Department of Homeland Security are rapidly reuniting families in compliance with an earlier court order. The ACLU argued that if families are hurriedly deported, parents may not have sufficient time to decide whether to take their kids back to their home country or leave them in the states to seek asylum. The government has the week to respond.

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Janet Yellen confirmed as Treasury secretary

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The Senate voted 84-15 to confirm Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary on Monday.

Why it matters: Yellen is the first woman to serve as Treasury secretary, a Cabinet position that will be crucial in helping steer the country out of the pandemic-induced economic crisis.

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The parent company of the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool F.C. has ended talks to sell a minority ownership stake to RedBall Acquisition, a SPAC formed by longtime baseball executive Billy Beane and investor Gerry Cardinale, Axios has learned from multiple sources. An alternative investment, structured more like private equity, remains possible.

Why it matters: Red Sox fans won't be able to buy stock in the team any time soon.