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  • Guatemala to Sioux Falls: A long immigration road

    By PETER HARRIMAN - Associated Press

    Jacky Van Loh's journey began when she left Guatemala and illegally crossed the border into Arizona. Published July 28, 2014

  • Minneapolis police investigate activist's arrest

    By Associated Press

    Minneapolis authorities are investigating an injury sustained by a community activist in relation to his arrest. Published July 28, 2014

  • California governor to meet with Mexican president

    By JUDY LIN - Associated Press

    Gov. Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday and will discuss immigration in separate sit-downs with President Enrique Pena Nieto and Central American diplomatic and religious leaders. Published July 28, 2014

  • After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

    By MATTHEW DALY - Associated Press

    House and Senate negotiators have finally agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records. Published July 28, 2014

  • List of proposed new VA medical facilities

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    Proposed new Veterans Affairs medical facilities, part of an agreement reached Sunday between House and Senate leaders negotiating a bill to reform the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' access to health care. CBOC stands for community based outpatient clinic, or a walk-in clinic. Published July 28, 2014

  • Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing

    By TIM TALLEY and BRADY McCOMBS - Associated Press

    A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved. Published July 28, 2014

  • Proposed West Texas shelter would be largest in US

    By Associated Press

    Authorities are considering a bid to build a shelter in West Texas that would be the largest in the U.S. to hold unaccompanied children who enter the country illegally. Published July 28, 2014

  • Golf outings, steaks among gifts to Heineman

    By GRANT SCHULTE - Associated Press

    For Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman, every week is like the Christmas holidays. Published July 27, 2014

  • Activists stage protest against foie gras in Reno

    By Associated Press

    About 20 activists gathered outside a Reno museum to protest the serving of duck and goose liver pate in a public building. Published July 27, 2014

  • Democratic House bios for Michigan's 11th District

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    NAME: Anil Kumar Published July 27, 2014

  • Churches hold day of prayer for child immigrants

    By Associated Press

    A number of churches in Michigan have joined in a day of prayer for the tens of thousands of child immigrants who have been flooding across the nation's southern border. Published July 27, 2014

  • Texas nonprofit serves churches serving immigrants

    By RONALD W. ERDRICH - Associated Press

    When the truck lurched, Danny Sims knew it wasn't good. Published July 27, 2014

  • Libya now nation at risk with weak U.S. influence

    By Ben Wolfgang and Jacqueline Klimas - The Washington Times

    With violence spreading across Libya and the U.S. Embassy closing in Tripoli, Republican lawmakers over the weekend blasted the Obama administration for failing to stop yet another troubled Middle Eastern nation from descending into complete chaos, and even some Democrats conceded that America's influence in the world has waned considerably. Published July 27, 2014

  • Coloradans rally to support Israel's fight with Hamas

    By Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times

    A crowd of more than 1,500 rallied Sunday on behalf of Israel at the Colorado state capitol, calling on Americans to support the Jewish state's ability to defend itself in its conflict with Hamas in Gaza. Published July 27, 2014

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