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(Washington, DC) -- Senators are seeking answers about the southwest border crisis. Customs chief Gil Kerlikowske said many of the migrant children are in an "incredibly vulnerable" situation. He and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate said everything possible is being done to keep...
(Washington, DC) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is supporting President Obama's request for nearly four-billion dollars to deal with the immigration crisis on the southern border. The Nevada Democrat tells the "Las Vegas Review-Journal" it's, quote, "something we have to...
(Moscow) -- Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden wants to extend his stay in Russia. A lawyer for the American fugitive said he filed the necessary documents today in Moscow. Russia granted Snowden a one-year visa last August despite objections from Washington. The Obama...
(Undated) -- A new report shows government agents spied on prominent Muslims here in America. "The Intercept" published a new report overnight based on documents obtained by NSA leaker and international fugitive Edward Snowden. The article published the names of some of the...
(New York, NY) -- Stocks are up a bit at the open as investors await the minutes from the Fed's latest meeting. The data will be released at 2 p.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq were all slightly higher at the opening bell.
(Lexington, VA) -- Washington and Lee University is apologizing for its past ownership of slaves and is promising to remove Confederate flags that have long stood in the school's chapel. The "Washington Post" reports the move comes after a group of black students protested. The...
(Washington, DC) -- Today in Dallas, President Obama and Texas Governor Rick Perry meet to discuss the southwest border crisis. Perry has called for National Guard troops to help curb a surge of Central American nationals into the U.S. The White House is working to fast-track...
(Hilla, Iraq) -- Iraqi security forces say they've found more than 50 bodies, handcuffed and blindfolded, in a primarily Shiite village. The victims were killed execution style, apparently at the hands of militant Sunni jihadists. Iraq's government has been fighting the ISIS...
(Undated) -- At least five people are dead after fierce weather swept through a number of eastern states. One boy died and eight other children were injured when a storm slammed into a church camp in northern Maryland on Tuesday. In Upstate New York, four people were killed when...