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Reports: Texas Gov. Perry To Deploy 1,000 National Guardsmen To Border

Reports: Texas Gov. Perry To Deploy 1,000 National Guardsmen To BorderTexas Gov. Rick Perry is expected to announce on Monday that he is ordering 1,000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico, according to reports from The Monitor and The Houston Chronicle.

Death Toll Rises To 120 In Israeli Airstrikes On Gaza

Death Toll Rises To 120 In Israeli Airstrikes On GazaAt least 120 people in the Gaza Strip have been killed in Israeli airstrikes as both sides exchange fire across the tense border. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports that Israeli tanks and reserve troops are poised for a possible ground invasion.

No Criminal Charges In Senate-CIA Spat, Justice Department Says

No Criminal Charges In Senate-CIA Spat, Justice Department SaysThe Justice Department has declined to bring criminal charges against anyone at the CIA or the Senate Intelligence Committee in a dispute over access to documents about the enhanced interrogation program the U.S. deployed against detainees after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Signs Emerge Of A Compromise On Obama’s $3.7B Immmigration Request

Signs Emerge Of A Compromise On Obama’s $3.7B Immmigration RequestA compromise appears to be emerging between Congress and the White House that would lead to the swift deportation of thousands of minors from Central America who have illegally crossed the border into the U.S.

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.

U.S. Spying Allegations Chafe An Already Angry India

U.S. Spying Allegations Chafe An Already Angry IndiaMcCain's two-day visit was overshadowed by reports that the U.S. National Security Agency was granted permission in 2010 to spy on Modi's political party.

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.

Report Blames ‘Corrosive Culture’ For Problems In VA System

Report Blames ‘Corrosive Culture’ For Problems In VA SystemA White House investigation into the problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals across the country found that "there are significant and chronic systematic failures" that need to be addressed.

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.

Iraq Battles Militants For Key Oil Refinery In Beiji

Iraq Battles Militants For Key Oil Refinery In BeijiIn an attempt to stop the juggernaut advance of the Sunni extremist group ISIS, Iraq's central government says the fight for the country's largest oil refinery is far from over.