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3 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Battle lines set in immigration debate

Less than one week after President Barack Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the tens of thousands of immigrant children who have crossed the southern border in recent months, Congress is now tasked with doing something about it.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Michael McCaul

5 hrs ago | KLKN

Obama may hold fix to flood of immigrant kids

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" thumped its chest at the box office with a $73 million opening weekend.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, us Travel, Travel, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

10 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

See how they run: The 2016 presidential checklist

Here's the latest presidential prep checklist: Vice President Joe Biden: "If I decide to run, believe me, this would be the first guy I talk to.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

14 hrs ago | The News Tribune

'Share' economy to bring sweeping changes

David Pavel has been a classic limo driver, chatting up his passengers as he gets them where they're going - in his car.


Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Pittsburgh, PA, US Politics, US News, Duquesne University

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Christie blames Obama in part for Mideast unrest

The Republican governor's remarks came as Israel targeted civilian institutions with suspected ties to the militant organization Hamas and declared it would step up its bombardment of northern Gaza.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News

WTEN-TV Albany

Well-known humpback whale killed in boat collision

Delta Air Lines says a flight leaving Israel for New York developed a mechanical problem and had to return to Tel Aviv and make an emergency landing.


Related Topix: Delta Galil Industries, Apparel, US News, US Politics, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Daily Kos

Cartoon: Animal Nuz #207

Animal Nuz appears weekly on Saturdays at 11am ET on the Recent Diaries list, then at 8pm ET on the Front Page, only on Daily Kos.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michelle Obama, Liberal Political News

Washington Examiner

His agenda in gridlock, Obama relishes roadshow

This combination image of President Barack Obama shows him, left, talking about the economy during a visit to Denver on July 9, 2014, and right, talking at the White House in Washington about the situation in Iraq on June 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Denver, CO, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO)

WSET-TV Lynchburg

2 more charged in death of girl riding scooter

A man charged with killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, was the subject of a restraining order obtained by his own mother less than a week before the attack and faced previous... A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston ... (more)


Related Topix: Tennessee, US News, US Politics, Joe Biden


Senate candidate records GOP address, then deploys

Col. Joni Ernst's checklist as she packed up for two weeks of annual training with the Iowa National Guard: denounce the health care law in the weekly Republican radio address.


Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Kerry meeting again with Afghan candidates

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was meeting with rival Afghan presidential candidates for a second day as the United States struggles to find a path out of the crisis enveloping the nation's elections.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Hamid Karzai, Terrorism

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Head of US pension agency resigning

Joshua Gotbaum, a former investment banker, was appointed by President Barack Obama as director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. in July 2010.


Related Topix: Pension, US Politics, US News


Udall: Problems with Gardner's birth control plan

Udall made the remarks in response to a question at a news conference to highlight his latest foray into the volatile politics of birth control.


Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, US Politics, US News, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology


Florida's political landscape upended with ruling

A circuit judge ruled late Thursday that the state Legislature illegally drew Florida's congressional districts to primarily benefit the Republican Party.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative David Rivera, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Union leader derides Obama education chief

The president of the nation's second-largest teachers union has harsh words for President Barack Obama's education chief, but stops short of calling for his ouster.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News


White House puzzled over health care lawsuit

White House officials are scratching their heads over the decision by Republicans to sue President Barack Obama over his decision to delay a requirement in the health care law for businesses to provide coverage to employees.


Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Fresno Bee

Indian prime minister to meet Obama in September

At a meeting in New Delhi, Modi told U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns that he was accepting an invitation from Obama, the prime minister's office said in a statement Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, World News, India,

KTEN-TV Denison

Cholera threatens thousands in South Sudan: agency

A company official says the path of saltwater that spilled from a pipeline in western North Dakota extends for nearly 2 miles and has left behind a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation.


Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Inventions, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News

Prince George Citizen

Obama official says border control funds drained by flood of immigrant children

The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of child immigrants crossing the border illegally without their parents, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics

Thu Jul 10, 2014


GOP's Baker amends comment on contraceptive ruling

Baker, who supports the state law that includes contraceptive coverage, corrected his previous comments to say it's possible given the court decision that a small segment of employers could qualify for the narrow exemption to the contraceptives mandate.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, US Politics, US News, Health Insurance, Health