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As migrants overwhelm a Texas border city, others wait in Mexico for appointments to enter the US

Border Patrol agents made more 181,000 arrests on the U.S.-Mexican border in August Learn More


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3rd Republican presidential debate is set for Nov. 8 in Miami, with the strictest qualifications yet

The third Republican presidential debate will be held in Miami on Nov. 8, and candidates will be facing the most stringent requirements yet to take part More »


Judge overseeing case to remove Trump from ballot agrees to order banning threats and intimidation

The Colorado judge overseeing the lawsuit attempting to bar former President Donald Trump from The White House using a rare constitutional clause has issued an order prohibiting threats and intimidation regarding the case More »


Tropical Storm Ophelia off the mid-Atlantic coast producing winds just below hurricane force

The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Ophelia has formed off the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast and was producing winds just below hurricane force More »


Capitol rioter who attacked AP photographer and police officers is sentenced to 5 years in prison

A Maryland man who attacked an Associated Press photographer and threw a flagpole and smoke grenade at police officers guarding the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, has been sentenced to five years in prison More »


Appeals court takes up transgender health coverage case likely headed to Supreme Court

A federal appeals court is considering cases out of North Carolina and West Virginia that could have significant implications on whether individual states are required to cover health care for transgender people with government-sponsored insurance More »


Surgeons perform second pig heart transplant, trying to save a dying man

Surgeons have transplanted a pig’s heart into a dying man in a bid to prolong his life More »


A flamethrower and comments about book burning ignite a political firestorm in Missouri

A longshot Republican candidate for Missouri governor and his supporters describe his use of a flamethrower at a recent “Freedom Fest” event outside St. Louis as no big deal More »


Hawaii economists say Lahaina locals could be priced out of rebuilt town without zoning changes

Economists in Hawaii warn that residents who survived the wildfire that destroyed much of the Maui community of Lahaina might not be able to afford to live there after it is rebuilt unless officials alter the zoning laws and make other changes More »


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