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Politics
4:53 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Obama Actions Would Likely Protect Vast Majority Of Undocumented Immigrants

Originally published on Thu July 23, 2015 5:14 pm

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Politics
4:43 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Donald Trump Explores Border Reform Measures In South Texas

Originally published on Thu July 23, 2015 5:14 pm

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Africa
4:43 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Nigerian President: U.S. Refusal To Provide Weapons Aides Extremism

Originally published on Thu July 23, 2015 6:10 pm

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Middle East
4:43 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

As Iran Awaits Sanctions Relief, U.S. Raises Concerns About Lost Leverage

Originally published on Thu July 23, 2015 5:14 pm

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Politics
4:43 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Obama Administration Officials Defend Iran Nuclear Deal Before Senate

Originally published on Thu July 23, 2015 6:02 pm

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It's All Politics
3:21 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Obama's First Trip To Kenya As President Is Less About His Roots This Time

A man in Nairobi, Kenya, stands in front of a mural of President Obama, created by the Kenyan graffiti artist Bankslave, ahead of Obama's trip to Kenya and Ethiopia.
Ben Curtis AP

Originally published on Thu July 23, 2015 4:19 pm

President Obama leaves Thursday night on a trip that will take him back to his father's homeland, while at the same time making him the first sitting president to visit two key East African nations: Kenya and Ethiopia.

The president's first stop is Kenya. He will not visit his father's ancestral village, administration officials say, citing security and logistical reasons. But he will meet privately with relatives, who may well include his father's second wife; Obama's step-grandmother, known as Mama Sarah; and his half-sister Auma Obama.

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Shots - Health News
2:38 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Why Disability And Poverty Still Go Hand In Hand 25 Years After Landmark Law

After a long day, Emeka arrives home to the apartment in South Tulsa that he shares with his father.
Kenneth M. Ruggiano for NPR

Originally published on Sun July 26, 2015 9:28 am

If you have a disability in the U.S., you're twice as likely to be poor as someone without a disability. You're also far more likely to be unemployed. And that gap has widened in the 25 years since the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted.

"Every man, woman and child with a disability can now pass through once-closed doors into a bright new era of equality, independence and freedom," President George H.W. Bush said when he signed the bill into law on July 26, 1990.

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It's All Politics
2:13 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

How Democratic-Leaning Detroit Helped Shape Ben Carson's Conservative Views

Ben Carson is the only African-American major candidate running for president in 2016. He grew up poor in Detroit in the 1960s and paved his own path.
Jonathan Bachman AP

Originally published on Thu July 23, 2015 2:39 pm

Long before Benjamin Carson was a Republican presidential candidate, he was a hero and a role model.

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It's All Politics
1:46 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Think America's Roads Are Crumbling? Not Quite

High-profile events like bridge collapses or road sinkholes (like this one in Maryland in 2010) could make you think America's roads are crumbling. That's not quite true.
Logan Mock-Bunting Getty Images

Originally published on Fri July 24, 2015 10:22 am

Congress is one tiny step closer to funding America's highways, as the Senate decided Wednesday night to open debate on their transportation bill as the July 31 deadline looms. The Highway Trust Fund has been in dire straits the last few years, spending more than it's taking in. Because it gets its money from the federal gas tax, the trust fund has suffered as cars have grown more fuel-efficient and some Americans have cut back on their driving.

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It's All Politics
1:30 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

How Much Is Donald Trump Worth? We Still Don't Know

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at his South Carolina campaign kickoff rally in Bluffton, S.C.
Stephen B. Morton AP

Originally published on Fri July 24, 2015 1:06 pm

Donald Trump's massive 92-page financial disclosure released Wednesday still didn't answer the most burning question — exactly how much is the boisterous billionaire businessman worth?

The GOP presidential candidate boasted last month he's worth $10 billion, though before he has said it was about $9 billion and Forbes magazine has pegged his net worth at $4 billion.

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Politics
4:16 am
Thu July 23, 2015

Ben Carson, A Man Made In Detroit

Originally published on Thu July 23, 2015 8:40 am

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It's All Politics
4:03 am
Thu July 23, 2015

Is Hillary Clinton 'Likable Enough'?

New polls show that voters in key swing states view Clinton unfavorably — by a wide margin.
Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Originally published on Thu July 23, 2015 10:09 am

Barack Obama said before the New Hampshire primary during his contentious primary with Hillary Clinton in 2008 that she was "likable enough." The quip got him in trouble with Clinton supporters, but Clinton's likability is at the heart of her candidacy in 2016.

Clinton has a massive lead among Democratic candidates, but polls out in key swing states Wednesday raise warning signs for her candidacy.

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Media
4:33 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

'Washington Post' Urges U.N. To Help Free Reporter Held In Iran

Originally published on Wed July 22, 2015 6:26 pm

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Arts & Life
4:33 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

The Story Of South Korea Told Through One Cartoonist

Originally published on Wed July 22, 2015 5:40 pm

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Politics
4:33 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

Political TV Advertising Expected To Cost $4.4 Billion In 2016

Originally published on Wed July 22, 2015 5:26 pm

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