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A woman is helped from one boxcar to another, as Central American migrants wait atop the train they were riding north, hours after it suffered a minor derailment in a remote wooded area outside Reforma de Pineda, Chiapas state, Mexico, on June 20, 2014. Many migrants who say they are fleeing criminal violence generally are not eligible for political asylum, which is reserved for groups persecuted for their beliefs or identities. U.N. officials say there is no way of forcing the U.S. and Mexico to accept Central Americans as refugees, but a broad-based change in terminology could bring pressure on the two countries to do more. (Associated Press) **FILE**

White House announces surge for Central American refugees

- The Washington Times

The Obama administration on Tuesday invited thousands of new Central Americans to apply for refugee status in the U.S., creating a new path to bring not only the vulnerable children fleeing the region, but also their parents, adult siblings and even aunts, uncles, grandparents or others “related” to the kids.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump erases Hillary Clinton’s lead in Ohio: poll

- The Washington Times

Buoyed by increased support among Republicans in Ohio, Donald Trump has pulled even with Hillary Clinton in a head-to-head match-up in the state, and he is ahead of her in a four-way contest, according to a survey taken in the days after the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

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FILE - In this June 18, 2013, file photo, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. A spike in families and kids arriving at the Southern border from Central America has prompted fears of another border crisis like the one that dominated national news during the summer of 2014. "Having people afraid to open their doors to strangers, not going to work, etc., is not a healthy development," said Lofgren.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Obama expanding refugee program for Central Americans

- Associated Press

The Obama administration will soon expand efforts to help Central American families and children legally immigrate to the United States amid another surge of migrants caught crossing the border illegally.

Anti-abortion duo behind Planned Parenthood videos cleared

- Associated Press

A Texas judge on Tuesday dismissed the last remaining charge against two California anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood.

Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ., speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Cory Booker: 'I love Donald Trump'

- The Washington Times

Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey on Tuesday went to somewhat extreme measures to avoid responding directly to a social media taunt from Donald Trump, saying he loves the Republican presidential nominee and he's praying for him.