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U.S. To Assign Military To Fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region.

09/16/2014

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White House Backs Police Body Cameras

Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution for bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said.

09/16/2014

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The Ice Bucket Stops With Obama

Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next. But President Barack Obama won’t follow their lead.

08/21/2014

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GOP Scrambles For Border Bill Votes

There was some late maneuvering on Wednesday ahead of a planned vote on Thursday on a $659 million bill to send resources that would address the immigration crisis on the border.

07/31/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry waits during his introduction before addressing Austin's largest naturalization ceremony at the Delco Activity Center on May 11, 2007 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Taylor Jones/Getty Images)

Perry Expected To Announce National Guard Border Deployment

Gov. Rick Perry will announce the deployment of as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border to help stem the tide of immigrants surging into the country illegally, according to conservative activists and media reports.

07/20/2014

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Broad Resistance To Border Bill

The White House is meeting growing resistance from both the left and the right as it pushes a multibillion-dollar emergency spending bill for the southern border.

07/17/2014

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Dems Seek Edge In Contraception Ruling

Democrats see a political winner in the defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for contraceptives.

07/16/2014

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Texas Woman Faces Ricin Letters Sentencing

A Texas woman who had minor acting roles in film and television faces sentencing for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and now-former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

07/16/2014

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Obama Envisions Cars That Talk To Other Cars

President Obama imagines a time when cars will be able to talk with other cars, or with the road. He said that such technology could prevent crashes and cut down on traffic.

07/15/2014

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Perry: Israel Has Absolute Right; Responsibility To Defend Its People

Governor Rick Perry of Texas released a statement Friday supporting Israel in its ongoing conflict with Hamas.

07/11/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a press conference at the Dirksen Federal Building on June 13, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Johnson Says Immigrant Kids Draining Funds

The agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally could run out of money in August unless additional funding is approved by Congress.

07/11/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a press conference at the Dirksen Federal Building on June 13, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Johnson Presses $3.7 Billion Border Request

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is going to Capitol Hill to make the case for President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to help with unaccompanied child immigrants.

07/10/2014

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