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  • White House adviser on 2016: Rand Paul more viable than Ted Cruz

    By Ben Wolfgang - The Washington Times

    Sen. Ted Cruz "is deeply out of step" with the American people and would face an uphill battle for president in 2016, while Sen. Rand Paul and his libertarian message may present a challenge for Democrats, White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer told reporters Friday. Published July 25, 2014

  • Feds send 117 immigrant children to Del.

    By Associated Press

    Gov. Jack Markell says 117 children who immigrated alone to the United States have been placed with families in Delaware. Published July 25, 2014

  • Group to protest housing of immigrants

    By Associated Press

    A nonprofit organization based in Kansas that focuses on immigrant rights says it plans to travel to Oklahoma and protest the housing of unaccompanied minors at Fort Sill. Published July 25, 2014

  • Central American leaders convening at White House

    By JOSH LEDERMAN - Associated Press

    President Barack Obama will urge Central American leaders to help slow the influx of unaccompanied children fleeing their countries for the United States, even as Congress remains deeply divided over proposals to stem the crisis at the border. Published July 25, 2014

  • Indicted Alabama legislator seeks to bar call

    By Associated Press

    An indicted Alabama legislator is asking a judge to keep prosecutors from using a recording of a phone call he had with his primary election opponent. Published July 25, 2014

  • APNewsBreak: Gun law based on flawed estimate

    By IVAN MORENO - Associated Press

    A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report. Published July 25, 2014

  • Kentucky has 237 of the children crossing into US

    By Associated Press

    Kentucky has received less than 1 percent of the unaccompanied children crossing into the United States. Published July 25, 2014

  • Tennessee has 760 of the children crossing into US

    By Associated Press

    Tennessee has received about 2.5 percent of the unaccompanied children crossing into the United States. Published July 25, 2014

  • US weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras

    By JOSH LEDERMAN and JULIE PACE - Associated Press

    The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday. Published July 25, 2014

  • Madison proposes 2 sites for immigrant children

    By Associated Press

    The city of Madison has proposed two sites to federal officials looking for places to house unaccompanied children crossing into the United States on the Mexican border. Published July 25, 2014

  • Ethics complaint filed over New York fundraiser

    By Associated Press

    A former state lawmaker says a New York City event billed as a fundraiser for Georgia's Democratic Party was unethical and illegal. Published July 25, 2014

  • Cincinnati charity wants to house immigrant kids

    By Associated Press

    A charity said it has applied for a federal grant aimed at bringing to Ohio some of the immigrant children who have flooded across the U.S. border recently. Published July 25, 2014

  • Malaysian cyclist reprimanded for Gaza protest

    By ROB HARRIS - Associated Press

    A Malaysian cyclist at the Commonwealth Games who wore gloves with "Save Gaza" written on them has been reprimanded by his team and warned he will be expelled if he does it again. Published July 25, 2014

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