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  • Report says surveillance is hampering journalists

    By DAVID BAUDER - Associated Press

    Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say. 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

  • Hearing postponed for indicted Ohio legislator

    By Associated Press

    A pretrial hearing has been postponed for a southwest Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company's financial status and using their money for personal gain. Published July 28, 2014

  • 3 New Jersey mayors announce anti-crime plan

    By Associated Press

    The mayors of New Jersey's three largest cities are looking at ways to pool resources to tackle violent crime. Published July 28, 2014

  • Witness list released in McDonnell trial

    By Associated Press

    Federal prosecutors have filed a list of 61 potential witnesses in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife. 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

  • 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

  • Former Va. governor's corruption trial begins

    By LARRY O'DELL - Associated Press

    The corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a rising star in the Republican Party, and his wife began Monday in federal court with jury selection. Published July 28, 2014

  • O'Malley meets with faith leaders

    By BRIAN WITTE - Associated Press

    Clergy members met with Gov. Martin O'Malley on Monday for the second time in a week to discuss plans to find shelter with Maryland families for unaccompanied children who have been crossing the border from Central America, as well as pro bono legal help. Published July 28, 2014

  • Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    Telegraph Herald. July 27, 2014. Published July 28, 2014

  • Rep. Mike Rogers: Lock Israel-Palestine negotiators in a room

    By Tom Howell Jr. - The Washington Times

    Rep. Mike Rogers on Monday said peace negotiators need to be locked in a room to "sit down and try to work out the issues" before the conflict between Israel and extremist Palestinian fighters from Hamas deepens with more bloodshed. Published July 28, 2014

  • Trial begins in case over Oklahoma City bombing

    By BRADY McCOMBS and TIM TALLEY - Associated Press

    The FBI has done a thorough search of its archives and found no evidence that more Oklahoma City bombing videos exist, federal attorneys told a judge on Monday during the first day of a trial that has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the devastating 1995 attack. Published July 28, 2014

  • Other officials counter Ohio mayor on immigrants

    By Associated Press

    A congressman and other southwest Ohio officials are countering the welcome Dayton's mayor offered for immigrant children. Published July 28, 2014

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