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Obama Goes It Alone, Shielding Up To 5 Million Immigrants From Deportation

Obama Goes It Alone, Shielding Up To 5 Million Immigrants From DeportationTo wrap up his 15-minute speech, President Obama did what he often does in major speeches: He appealed to American exceptionalism.

Amid Scandal, Mexican First Lady Decides To Sell Mansion

Amid Scandal, Mexican First Lady Decides To Sell MansionAngélica Rivera and her husband, President Enrique Peña Nieto, have been under heavy scrutiny lately: first, because of the way the government has handled the case of 43 students who went missing after they were detained by police

Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, In A Close Vote

Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, In A Close VoteThe vote came after President Obama stopped short of saying he would veto the bill, but he encouraged Congress not to take action before a long-awaited State Department review of the project is fully complete.

Ahead Of Ferguson Decision, Governor Declares Emergency

Ahead Of Ferguson Decision, Governor Declares EmergencyNixon's decision clears the way for the National Guard and state agencies to work together to help quell any potential unrest.

ISIS Issues Video Showing Beheading Of American Aid Worker

ISIS Issues Video Showing Beheading Of American Aid WorkerThe White House has confirmed that a video released by the self-declared Islamic State that shows the beheading of hostage Peter Kassig, an American aid worker in Syria who was kidnapped in 2013, is authentic.

Congress Will Vote On Keystone XL Pipeline, With An Eye On Louisiana

Congress Will Vote On Keystone XL Pipeline, With An Eye On LouisianaEnergy company TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline would carry tar sands oil from Canada to Texas.

Afghanistan’s Opium Harvest Sets New Record

Afghanistan’s Opium Harvest Sets New RecordIn 2014, more than 550,000 acres of Afghan land were cultivated — that's approaching the total land area of Rhode Island.

John Doar Remembered As A Civil Rights Pioneer

John Doar Remembered As A Civil Rights PioneerDoar for paved the way for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Bombing At Nigerian High School Kills Dozens

Bombing At Nigerian High School Kills DozensA suicide bomber who was reportedly dressed in a student uniform detonated explosives at a large boys' high school in northeastern Nigeria, killing as many as 48 students.

U.S. Will Send Up To 1,500 More Military Personnel To Iraq

U.S. Will Send Up To 1,500 More Military Personnel To IraqThe move is the latest U.S. attempt to counteract the extremist group ISIS, which has made significant gains in Iraq and neighboring Syria in recent months.
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