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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.

FBI Says It Freed 168 U.S. Children In Sex-Trafficking Raids

FBI Says It Freed 168 U.S. Children In Sex-Trafficking RaidsThe authorities rounded up 281 pimps and freed 168 juveniles last week, targeting child sex-trafficking operations in more than 100 U.S. cities.

Under Attack By ISIS, Iraq Agrees To Give U.S. Troops Immunity

Under Attack By ISIS, Iraq Agrees To Give U.S. Troops ImmunityRemember last week when President Obama said he planned to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq? Well, the U.S. couldn't do it until the Iraqi government gave U.S. soldiers immunity from prosecution, through what's called a "diplomatic note."

U.S. To Open Immigrant Family Detention Centers In Response To Influx

U.S. To Open Immigrant Family Detention Centers In Response To InfluxCiting a rise in the number of children and families attempting to immigrate into the Southwestern U.S. illegally, the Obama administration says it will use new detention facilities to house the families.

In A Stunning Finish, Portugal Ties U.S.

In A Stunning Finish, Portugal Ties U.S.With 30 seconds left and despite astronomical odds, the United States men's national soccer team was about to qualify for the second round of the World Cup.

Video: Caught In Crossfire As ISIS Claims More Iraqi Cities

Video: Caught In Crossfire As ISIS Claims More Iraqi CitiesTo get a good feel for what exactly is happening on the ground in Iraq, watch this video of BBC correspondents who were caught in the crossfire.

Married Same-Sex Couples To Receive More Federal Benefits

Married Same-Sex Couples To Receive More Federal BenefitsThe Family Medical Leave Act's benefits will soon extend to married same-sex couples in all of the U.S., under a White House plan that will be formally announced today.

Obama: U.S. Forces Won’t Return To Combat In Iraq Crisis

Obama: U.S. Forces Won’t Return To Combat In Iraq CrisisPresident Obama says the U.S. will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help it cope with the Sunni extremist group ISIS, which has won several key battles in recent days.

Wis. Gov. Scott Walker Accused Of Illegal Fundraising

Wis. Gov. Scott Walker Accused Of Illegal FundraisingProsecutors believe that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was at the center of a "criminal scheme" to illegally coordinate fundraising with outside conservative groups in violation of state law.

Number Of Displaced People Hits A High Last Seen In World War II

Number Of Displaced People Hits A High Last Seen In World War IIAt least 51.2 million people are now living under forced displacement, a UN agency says, announcing its tally of people who are seeking refuge or asylum, or who are internally displaced.