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  • Obama aims to shift border crisis political debate

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Faced with a potentially awkward scene at the Texas-Mexico border, President Barack Obama sought to recast the political debate o ...
    July 10, 2014 - 7:39 am
  • Border surge overwhelming, officials tell Congress

    WASHINGTON – Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government’s abilit ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Improper payments by federal government top $100B

    WASHINGTON – Tax credits for families that don’t qualify. Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary. Unemployment benefits for peop ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Army leaders defend flawed intelligence system

    WASHINGTON – Gen. John Campbell, the army’s vice chief of staff and nominee to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan, cited his son’s experiences as a soldi ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • In New Orleans, a 10-year sentence for Ray Nagin

    NEW ORLEANS – When Ray Nagin was elected mayor in 2002, there was real hope that he was a break from the city's sleazy past.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Rift over religious exemption in anti-bias order

    In the intensifying debate over religious liberty, President Barack Obama faces pressure from opposite flanks as he prepares to issue an executive ord ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Iraqi leader accuses Kurds of hosting militants

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The ethnic and sectarian tensions that threaten to tear Iraq apart flared Wednesday as the prime minister accused the Kurdish self-rule ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Germans probe 2nd spy case reportedly involving U.S.

    BERLIN (AP) — German authorities are investigating a second spy case reportedly involving the United States, a week after the arrest of a German intel ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • American author gored at Spain's Pamplona festival

    PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — An American who co-authored the book "Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona" became one of their victims Wednesday when ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Both rivals claim victory in Indonesian election

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The rival candidates in Indonesia's presidential election each claimed victory Wednesday, raising uncertainty about the poli ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Brazil's World Cup dream turns to nightmare

    SAO PAULO (AP) — It wasn't just a bad dream.Brazilians woke up Wednesday to dreadful headlines descr ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Indiana won't recognize same-sex marriages

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana won't recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed before a federal court halted a lower-court's decision ...
    July 9, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • Cleanup from deadly storm starts in Eastern states

    SMITHFIELD, N.Y. — Residents of this rural central New York town on Wednesday picked through debris from homes battered by a deadly tornado, and utili ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • Senate OKs San Antonio mayor as housing secretary

    WASHINGTON — The Senate easily confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Wednesday to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, boostin ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Ukrainian charged with Russian journalists' deaths

    MOSCOW — A Ukrainian air force pilot who was captured by separatist rebels last month has been arrested in Russia and charged with abetting the killin ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:47 am
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