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  • House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home. The election-year measure would allow Republicans to say they tried to solve...

  • Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million Tuesday in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. On the sixth day of deliberations, the federal jury decided that the 2012 best-selling book defamed Ventura in its...

  • Coast Guard finds missing boaters off Texas shore

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it has found a missing charter boat with four people aboard about 40 miles off the Texas coast. A Coast Guard air crew spotted the boat Tuesday morning in the Gulf of Mexico. Officials say all four people are in good condition and have had...

  • Fort Bragg soldier dies in pedestrian accident

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Fayetteville police say a Fort Bragg soldier is dead after he was struck by a vehicle as he tried to cross a local street. A statement from the Army post said 23-year-old Spec. Fernando Rodriguez of Brownsville, Texas, was attempting to cross Morganton Road...

  • Perry: NH should be embarrassed by Shaheen

    Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry says New Hampshire voters should be embarrassed by Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's record on border security. The Republican governor weighed in on New Hampshire's Senate race on Tuesday in a conference call with reporters. Shaheen will likely...

  • Body of child stowaway found in US cargo plane

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The body of a teen stowaway was found and removed from a compartment above the rear landing gear of a U.S. Air Force C-130J cargo aircraft after it landed at a military base in Germany, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. The fact that an unauthorized person managed to...

  • Top Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Authorities say the top doctor treating Ebola in Sierra Leone has died from the disease. Dr. Shek Umar had been hospitalized in quarantine since he contracted the virus that has killed more than 670 people across West Africa this year. His death...

  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports....

  • Florida Medical Association backs Medicaid growth

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The powerful Florida Medical Association has come out in support of expanding Medicaid to roughly 1 million Floridians, choosing sides in a controversial political issue that has divided state lawmakers. The organization passed a resolution at its annual...

  • Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting U.S. surgeon general is asking Americans to give up their love of sunbathing and indoor tanning beds, citing an alarming 200 percent jump in the number of deadly melanoma cases diagnosed since 1973. Rear Adm. Boris Lushniak says in a new report that...

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