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After Thor, Marvel Announces Big Change To Captain America

After Thor, Marvel Announces Big Change To Captain AmericaSam Wilson will carry Captain America's shield. It's the second major announcement from comics publisher Marvel, which also said this week that the new Thor will be female.

Obama Seeks $3.7B To Handle Immigration Crisis

Obama Seeks $3.7B To Handle Immigration CrisisThe White House said it's asking Congress for $3.7 billion to address the humanitarian crisis along the border with Mexico.

The One American On The Field At Today’s World Cup Semifinal

The One American On The Field At Today’s World Cup SemifinalThe United States will have a presence at today's semifinal World Cup match between Brazil and Germany. It won't be the U.S. National Team on the field, but American referee Mark Geiger.

U.S. Privacy Board Says NSA Internet Spying Is Constitutional

U.S. Privacy Board Says NSA Internet Spying Is ConstitutionalA bipartisan privacy board that was appointed by President Obama following the disclosures made by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has released a report (PDF) that says the security agency's Internet spying is legal and constitutional.

Pentagon Decides To Dig Up Remains Of Long-Lost Soldier

Pentagon Decides To Dig Up Remains Of Long-Lost SoldierAfter years of refusing to act, the U.S. military has decided to disinter the possible grave of Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder, a POW from World War II who is buried anonymously in an American war cemetery in the Philippines.

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.

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.

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.

World Cup Ratings Spike: How Popular Is Soccer In The U.S.?

World Cup Ratings Spike: How Popular Is Soccer In The U.S.?Sunday's thrilling and frustrating World Cup match between the U.S. and Portugal drew an average of 24.7 million viewers, according to the Nielsen ratings company, a result that puts the game above the recent NBA finals.

Report Points To ‘Dangerous Militarization’ Of U.S. Law Enforcement

Report Points To ‘Dangerous Militarization’ Of U.S. Law EnforcementU.S. law enforcement at all levels has undergone a dangerous militarization in recent years the American Civil Liberties Union says in a new report.