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    Immigration vote halted

    On what was supposed to be the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress.

    House Republican leaders called off a vote Thursday on their $659 million emergency response to the border influx from Central America overwhelming immigrat...

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Obama: 'Is the economy doing well for ordinary folks?'

President Barack Obama delivered remarks in in Kansas City, Missouri on whether or not the economy is "doing well for ordinary folks who are working hard every single day"

Congressman saves choking boy

Congressman saves choking boy on flight

A Texas congressman is being hailed as a hero for saving a choking boy aboard his flight.

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Obama: 'I had a crush on Linda Ronstadt'

President Obama admits he "had a little crush on Linda Ronstadt" during the Medal of Arts ceremony on Monday night.

Beit Hanoun damage, Gaza

Hopes dim for a Mideast cease-fire

As the violence continues to rage in Gaza, hopes for a cease-fire are dimming.

US evacuates embassy in Libya

US embassy in Libya evacuated

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated about 150 personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

Putin on Victory Day Ukraine

Is Putin in panic mode? Some say yes

International powers are turning up the heat on Russian President Vladimir Putin, and some say he may be panicking.

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Health law battle takes new legal turn

Two federal appeals courts weigh in on the Affordable Care Act. Both with different opinions.

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Immigration debate

Immigration in America: A history

With Texas Gov. Rick Perry sending National Guard troops to the border, look back at the tumultuous history of immigation in America.

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

Who is ISIS?

Learn more about ISIS, the Islamic militant group that's taken over parts of Iraq and is advancing toward Baghdad.

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George H.W. Bush through the years

Look back at the life and career of former President George H.W. Bush, who is celebrating his 90th birthday.

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America's most corrupt states

These states are hotbeds for public corruption, according to a new study.

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10 big political upsets

Eric Cantor's stunning loss in Virginia's GOP primary is among the biggest political upsets in history.

War, Soldiers, Afghanistan

Timeline of the war in Afghanistan

President Obama now wants to keep 10,000 troops in Afghanistan through 2016. Here's a look back at the longest conflict in U.S. history.

Monica Lewinsky

The women of political sex scandals

Monica Lewinsky is back in the spotlight for the first time since the media blitz surrounding her highly publicized affair with President Clinton in 1998. Take a look at other women involved in steamy political scandals.

Chris Christie apologizes

Chris Christie's bridge scandal explained

What started with days of traffic jams in an obscure New Jersey town has now become a major scandal for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie -- one of the most prominent U.S. politicians. Here's what you need to know.

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