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Republican senators are bringing new momentum to the bid to boost support for immigration reform, even as the GOP-controlled House strikes a harsher tone.
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Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who was allegedly caught on video smoking crack cocaine, has been joined by Montreal's interim mayor, charged with corruption, fraud, and extortion.
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House Republicans passed legislation Tuesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks' pregnancy. The party's social conservative base is happy, but Democrats see a political boon.
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The summit leaders agreed to crack down on money laundering and illegal tax evasion, but Russia and the West remain at odds over how to resolve the Syrian civil war.
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NSA Director Keith Alexander, responding to critics, tells Congress that surveillance programs disrupted plots to bomb the New York Stock Exchange and subway system.
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The Lebanese town Arsal, a Sunni stronghold surrounded by Shiite villages, is a haven for refugees and a weapons depot for rebel fighters. Its loss would be devastating.
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The 2008 Times Square bombing damaged a military recruiting center but didn't hurt anyone. Law enforcement is renewing its efforts to find a suspect it is calling the bike bomber.
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The key to the success of Egypt's 'Rebel' campaign may be its modest scope: Collecting signatures on a petition calling for early elections to replace President Morsi.
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The defense for crime boss James 'Whitey' Bulger might have poked some holes in the testimony of key witness John Martorano, but it still faces an uphill battle.
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Authorities are treating Colorado's Black Forest wildfire as the site of a criminal probe. At issue: the start of the fire and the deaths of two people as they were apparently trying to evacuate their house.
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Spain's conservative government is considering dramatic restrictions on abortion and has already increase the Catholic Church's role in education, revealing a divided society.
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Newly elected Uhuru Kenyatta, with Microsoft's help, wants universal e-literacy for students in this East African nation. Critics call it ill-conceived, costly.