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Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed DeportationsPresident Obama will ask Congress for about $2 billion in emergency funds and for a change in the law in an effort to stem the tide of Central American immigrants flooding the Southern border, according to a White House official.

Closely Held Companies Can Refuse To Cover Contraception, Supreme Court Says

Closely Held Companies Can Refuse To Cover Contraception, Supreme Court SaysThe Supreme Court has ruled that Hobby Lobby and other family owned and closely held for-profit companies can opt out of the Affordable Care Act's provisions for no-cost prescription contraception in most health insurance plans.

Ukraine Signs Trade Deal With EU, Risking Russia’s Ire

Ukraine Signs Trade Deal With EU, Risking Russia’s IreA free-trade zone between Ukraine and the European Union takes another step toward reality today, as the nation that's under pressure from pro-Russian separatists signs an economic agreement with the EU.

Pot Use On The Rise In U.S., Report Says

Pot Use On The Rise In U.S., Report SaysMarijuana use in the United States has gone up as the public perception of the drug's risk has gone down, according to a new United Nations report. The potency of the drug has also increased

U.S. Advances In World Cup Despite 1-0 Loss To Germany

U.S. Advances In World Cup Despite 1-0 Loss To GermanyThe U.S. men's soccer team has finished second in its World Cup group, after a 1-0 loss to Germany on Thursday. The Americans will advance after Portugal beat Ghana 2-1.

Reports Of New Fighting Rattle Ukraine’s Truce As Kerry Urges Russia To Help

Reports Of New Fighting Rattle Ukraine’s Truce As Kerry Urges Russia To HelpAn exchange of mortar fire has been reported in eastern Ukraine, where government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces had been observing an uneasy ceasefire in the past week. The news comes as Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia could face sanctions if it doesn't help end the violence.

Report Questions U.S. Policy On Overseas Drone Strikes

Report Questions U.S. Policy On Overseas Drone StrikesU.S. strategy that relies on armed drones to kill terrorism suspects overseas "rests on questionable assumptions and risks increasing instability and escalating costs," according to a year-long study by a group of prominent military, intelligence and foreign policy experts.

Weather, History Muddy The Field For U.S.-Germany Showdown

Weather, History Muddy The Field For U.S.-Germany ShowdownThe U.S. team plays its final game in group play against world No. 2-ranked Germany at noon EDT in the Brazilian seaside city of Recife. The stakes couldn't be higher, and the intrigue is all here, folks.

NTSB: Too Much Technology, Too Little Training Caused Asiana Crash

NTSB: Too Much Technology, Too Little Training Caused Asiana CrashPilot misjudgment and an over-reliance on automated systems were the main causes of last year's crash of Asiana Flight 214 in San Francisco that killed three people, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded Tuesday.

On Capitol Hill, A Debate Over What’s Driving Central American Exodus

On Capitol Hill, A Debate Over What’s Driving Central American ExodusDuring the last fiscal year, Border Patrol apprehended more than 24,000 unaccompanied children. But by mid-June of this fiscal year, that number had already doubled to more than 52,000.