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(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says the lives of thousands of Central American children are being jeopardized during long trips to the U.S. After a Friday White House meeting with the presidents of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, Obama said the four nations have a "...
(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest accuses lawmakers of moving at a snail's pace on the southwest border crisis. In a White House briefing, Earnest said time is running short. Earnest noted that it has been three weeks since President Obama asked Congress...
(Undated) -- Underground water supplies in the southwestern U.S. are dropping rapidly as the region's severe drought continues. A new University of California-Irvine study shows groundwater in the multi-state Colorado River basin has fallen by about 13 trillion gallons in the...
(Darby, PA) -- The man accused of killing one person and wounding a psychiatrist in a shooting at a Philadelphia-area medical center faces a charge of first-degree murder. Prosecutors say Richard Plotts appeared agitated when he entered the Dr. Lee Silverman's office yesterday...
(Atlanta , GA) -- An elections study strongly suggests Democracy is not served well when citizens do not sample a variety of news and information outlets but rather rely on those they already agree with. Dr. Barry Hollander, Professor at Grady College of Journalism in Georgia,...
(Cairo) -- The violent conflict between Israel and Hamas is expected to continue after Israel rejected a U.S. ceasefire proposal. Speaking in Cairo, Secretary of State John Kerry vowed to continue efforts to end the fighting. The U.S. plan called for a week-long halt in fighting...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. is increasingly concerned about the flow of weapons from Russia to rebels in eastern Ukraine. White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters today that the weaponry has fueled the ongoing violence there. He also cited "tragic consequences" after...
(Undated) -- Earth may be heading toward mass extinction. That's the startling conclusion of a series of articles appearing today in the journal "Science." A special section on "Vanishing Fauna" notes the steady decline of the world's forests and animal species because of human...
(Washington, DC) -- The Obama administration is keeping an eye on the situation involving three Americans, including a "Washington Post" reporter, who are being held in Iran. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf was pressed about the matter Friday. The "Post" says Jason...