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  • Undocumented Worker in South Carolina Refuses to Live in Fear

    SPARTANBURG, S.C.—At the grocery store, Erik notices how the cashiers sometimes smile at the customers ahead of him in line, but not at him.

  • George W. Bush Finishes His Latest Masterpiece: A Biography Of His Father

    NEW YORK (AP) — His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. Bush has been working on another, highly personal project since leaving the White House: He has quie …

  • Children's Deaths Prompt New York Governor's Bold Medical Marijuana Move

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Wednesday called for faster implementation of the state’s medical marijuana law, which passed last month but won’t take effect for another year and a half. In a lette …

  • World Bank Faces Pushback Over Leaked Safeguards

    WASHINGTON -– The World Bank has been working to update safeguards intended to ensure that development projects it backs don’t hurt people or the environment. But environmental and civil activists are …

  • Bob McDonnell's Legal Team Unfurls Genius 'It's-All-The-Woman's-Fault' Defense Strategy

    Remember former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell? He was once thought of as a possible Republican presidential candidate by the people who evaluate such matters in their free time. Now, however, he is spen …

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  • House GOP in border-crisis chaos

    This strategy could help the GOP lock up more conservative support.

  • At-risk Dems to Obama: Slow down on immigration

    Senate Democratics are urging Obama to restrain his executive powers to slow deportations.

  • House votes to sue Obama

    The 225-201 vote authorizes Speaker John Boehner to take Obama to court.

  • Lerner email: Some in GOP 'crazies'

    “It’s our own crazies that will take us down,” the ex-IRS official says.

  • Senate advances border bill

    The $2.7 billion measure still faces significant barriers before it can win final passage in the Senate.

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