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The Trump administration is sending hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border to help with the flow of migrants who are crossing, reports AP.

Why it matters: Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told a group of border personnel over the weekend: “We’re going to put all DHS hands on deck ... You’re going to see more HSI, you’re going to see more TSA, you’re going to see Coast Guard team of secret service. We’re going to send all available professionals down here to help manage this problem,” Axios' Stef Kight reports.

Details: The TSA is requesting volunteers from across its workforce, but it is not anticipated to impact air travel, per the AP. The plan reportedly will affect less than 1% of TSA's employees An agency official said nearly 100 TSA employees are the process of moving to the border.

Go deeper: On the scene: The Pentagon commits to the border crisis

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Updated 6 hours ago - World

Mexican President López Obrador tests positive for coronavirus

Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador during a press conference at National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, on Wednesday. Photo: Ismael Rosas/Eyepix Group/Barcroft Media via Getty Images

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced Sunday evening that he's tested positive for COVID-19.

Driving the news: López Obrador tweeted that he has mild symptoms and is receiving medical treatment. "As always, I am optimistic," he added. "We will all move forward."

6 hours ago - Politics & Policy

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to run for governor of Arkansas

Sarah Huckabee Sanders at FOX News' studios in New York City in 2019. Photo: Steven Ferdman/Getty Images

Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will announce Monday that she's running for governor of Arkansas.

The big picture: Sanders was touted as a contender after it was announced she was leaving the Trump administration in June 2019. Then-President Trump tweeted he hoped she would run for governor, adding "she would be fantastic." Sanders is "seen as leader in the polls" in the Republican state, notes the Washington Post's Josh Dawsey, who first reported the news.

Coronavirus has inflamed global inequality

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

History will likely remember the pandemic as the "first time since records began that inequality rose in virtually every country on earth at the same time." That's the verdict from Oxfam's inequality report covering the year 2020 — a terrible year that hit the poorest, hardest across the planet.

Why it matters: The world's poorest were already in a race against time, facing down an existential risk in the form of global climate change. The coronavirus pandemic could set global poverty reduction back as much as a full decade, according to the World Bank.