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House Cancels Vote On $659 Million Border Security Bill

House Cancels Vote On $659 Million Border Security BillHouse GOP leaders pulled the plug on a $659 million bill to deal with the influx of tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors entering the U.S. from Central America.

Bankrupt California City May Turn To Taxing Pot

Bankrupt California City May Turn To Taxing PotLots of people are making money off marijuana sales. Officials in San Bernardino, a Southern California city that filed for bankruptcy in 2012, are suggesting that it might as well profit too.

Conflict In Gaza: What You Need To Know Today

Conflict In Gaza: What You Need To Know TodayPerhaps signaling a widening of its offensive in Gaza, Israel called up 16,000 reservists on Thursday. That means Israel has activated 86,000 reservists since the conflict started.

White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost Billions

White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost BillionsIn a report issued Tuesday, the White House warned that the cost of inaction when it comes to climate change outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.

Margot Adler, An NPR Journalist For Three Decades, Dies

Margot Adler, An NPR Journalist For Three Decades, DiesMargot Adler, one of the signature voices on NPR's airwaves for more than three decades, died Monday at her home in New York City.

GM Recalls Nearly 718,000 Vehicles For ‘Varying Safety Issues’

GM Recalls Nearly 718,000 Vehicles For ‘Varying Safety Issues’Announcing six different safety recalls Wednesday, GM said it needs to fix problems that range from a turn-signal bug to an unpredictable loss of power steering. The flaws were found in vehicles from model years 2011 to 2015.

Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of Minors

Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of MinorsPresident Obama met with the leaders of three Central American countries at the White House on Friday, telling them that they share responsibility with Washington for stemming an influx of children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

Central American Presidents Say U.S. Shares Responsibility For Migration Crisis

Central American Presidents Say U.S. Shares Responsibility For Migration CrisisThe presidents of Honduras and Guatemala said the U.S. shares responsibility for the crisis and they also called for more aggressive cooperation with the U.S.

Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela’s Vertical Slum

Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela’s Vertical SlumVenezuela's government began to evacuate a famous "vertical slum" in Caracas Tuesday, bringing an end to a self-made community that became famous for its apocalyptic image, symbolic overtones and appearance in the Showtime series Homeland.

Flight MH17: U.S. Builds Its Case; Plane Wreckage Reportedly Cut Apart

Flight MH17: U.S. Builds Its Case; Plane Wreckage Reportedly Cut ApartAmerican analysts say they've verified several pieces of evidence that show pro-Russian separatist rebels shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, according to U.S. intelligence officials who briefed reporters Tuesday.