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Report: 4 journalists detained in Iran

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Concern is growing for the well-being of four journalists, three of them American citizens, apparently detained in Iran this week, according to The Washington Post.

The newspaper reported Thursday that its Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian, a U.S. ci...

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Obama, Central American leaders meet on immigrant youth

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Central American leaders signaled to President Barack Obama they're working on a "comprehensive plan" to address the underlying reasons for the surge of immigrant youth from their countries who are entering the United States illegally.

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Lawmaker mistakes US officials for representatives of India

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Rep. Curt Clawson, a congressman for all of one month, made an embarrassing mistake this week when he confused two Obama administration officials with representatives from India.

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Clinton blames Putin in MH17 shootdown

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Russian President Vladimir Putin bears at least some responsibility for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday.

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Mary Poppins won't work for minimum wage

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You'd think magical powers would entitle Mary Poppins to more than $7.25 an hour.

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Morgan Freeman inhales helium on Fallon show

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You know the voice of Morgan Freeman: commanding, firm, resonant. He's even played God. What if it's on helium?

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House GOP will vote on border bill next week

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House Republicans are fashioning a scaled-down bill to address the southern border crisis that would provide less than $1 billion and include an immigration policy change that most Democrats strongly oppose.

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Obama weighs sending guard troops to border

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The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House official...

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Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor

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Rep. Paul Ryan will lay out his plan Thursday to fight poverty, a pilot program that would combine 11 federal programs into one pool of money for participating states.

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Fake applicants got Affordable Care Act subsidies

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Nearly a dozen fake applicants were able to obtain coverage subsidies under the Affordable Care Act during undercover testing of enrollment controls, a government watchdog said.

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