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  • Schumer pushes Pentagon on NY WWI hero's behalf

    By Associated Press

    Sen. Charles Schumer has met with a top-ranking Pentagon official in an effort to get a Medal of Honor awarded to a World War I hero from Albany. Published July 30, 2014

  • Woman sues Border Patrol agent accused of assault

    By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN - Associated Press

    A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a Border Patrol agent guarding her at a South Texas hospital has filed a federal lawsuit against him, alleging he violated her constitutional rights. Published July 30, 2014

  • Marshall faculty member conducting NASA research

    By Associated Press

    A Marshall University faculty member is conducting NASA research that's aimed at better understanding how microgravity will impact crew members on extended missions. Published July 30, 2014

  • Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools

    By KIMBERLY HEFLING - Associated Press

    Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations. Published July 30, 2014

  • Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

    By HOPE YEN - Associated Press

    The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrorists, congressional investigators say. Published July 30, 2014

  • House approves VA health care overhaul

    By MATTHEW DALY - Associated Press

    The House has approved a compromise bill to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care. Published July 30, 2014

  • Senate reprieve for highly contested border bill

    By ERICA WERNER - Associated Press

    A bill to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border won a temporary reprieve in the Senate Wednesday as lawmakers maneuvered to offer some response to the crisis before adjourning for the summer. Published July 30, 2014

  • South Korea says North Korea fires 4 projectiles

    By YOUKYUNG LEE - Associated Press

    North Korea fired four short-range projectiles toward the ocean off its east coast on Wednesday in its latest in a series of missile and artillery tests, officials said. Published July 30, 2014

  • Jesse Ventura's image and legal battles not over

    By STEVE KARNOWSKI - Associated Press

    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura got the legal vindication he craved when a jury agreed he had been defamed in slain military sniper Chris Kyle's autobiography. Published July 30, 2014

  • Japanese search U.S. archives for WWII MIA info

    By Chris Carola - Associated Press

    Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan. Published July 30, 2014

  • Dubai, European airlines divert flights over Iraq

    By VIVIAN SALAMA and SAMEER N. YACOUB - Associated Press

    European airlines and a Dubai-based carrier are rerouting flights over Iraqi airspace as a security precaution amid fears that militants with the Islamic State group have weapons capable of shooting down planes, despite Iraq saying its skies are safe. Published July 30, 2014

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