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A federal judge in San Diego has ordered the government to reunite families separated at the border by the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy.

Why it matters: The controversy over the separation of more than 2000 migrant children from their parents forced the White House to issue an executive order reversing its policy last week, but the fate of the already separated families has remained unclear.

The details: U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw's preliminary injunction requires younger children to be returned to their parents within two weeks and older children within 30 days. The ruling comes in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.

You can read the decision below. The San Diego Tribune has more background on the case.

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U.S. pushes homegrown drone industry amid China battle

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Alarmed at the prospect of relying on Chinese-made drones for public safety and monitoring critical industries, U.S. investors and the federal government are newly backing a domestic drone industry of hardware and software companies.

The big picture: The moves come as the industry continues to be led by DJI, a Chinese hardware maker — and as concerns grow both in China and the U.S. about reliance on the other country's technology.

Exclusive: The N.Y. Times doubles down on TV and film ambitions

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One of the country's oldest and most established media companies is starting to look more like a Hollywood studio than a traditional newspaper.

Driving the news: The New York Times has 10 scripted TV show projects in development, as well as 3 feature documentaries coming out this year and several other documentary projects in development and production, executives tell Axios.

Electric vehicle companies are reeling in cash without producing a car

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These are heady days for electric vehicle companies, with a lack of actual car production becoming a popular norm.

Why it matters: The capital infusion is the latest in a busy stretch of deals and market moves that suggest private investors and equity markets see big potential in technologies that now represent a tiny slice of the global vehicle fleet.