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This June 5, 2015, file photo, shows the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo, File
May 14, 2019 - 8:26 am
By Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting thousands of migrant families who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force, but the idea was tabled as the Trump administration grappled with straining...
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In this May 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr appears at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo, File
May 14, 2019 - 8:14 am
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was "lawful and appropriate," a person familiar with the issue...
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William "Rick" Singer, front, founder of the Edge College & Career Network, exits federal court in Boston on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, after he pleaded guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.
Steven Senne/AP Photo
March 14, 2019 - 9:33 am
By Sally Ho, Associated Press The mastermind of a wide-ranging college admissions scandal set up a charity that wove a deep web of deception and fraud to mask bribes and payoffs, funneling millions of dollars through the tax-exempt organization under the nose of U.S. officials, according to...
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Lady Gaga arrives at the American Cinematheque Award ceremony honoring Bradley Cooper in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File
February 20, 2019 - 8:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga and her fiance, talent agent Christian Carino, have split up. A representative for the singer-actress confirmed the news to The Associated Press on Tuesday. No more details were provided. Gaga, 32, and Carino, 49, began dating in 2017. Gaga was previously engaged to actor...
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.
Ariana Cubillos/AP Photo
February 15, 2019 - 11:08 am
By Joshua Goodman and Ian Phillips, Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A month into Venezuela's high-stakes political crisis, President Nicolas Maduro revealed in an Associated Press interview that his government has held secret talks with the Trump administration. He also predicted he...
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This June 2018 photo shows protesters walking along Montana Avenue outside the El Paso Processing Center, in El Paso, Texas.
Rudy Gutierrez/The El Paso Times via AP
January 31, 2019 - 12:02 pm
By Garance Burke and Martha Mendoza, Associated Press Federal immigration officials are force-feeding six immigrants through plastic nasal tubes during a hunger strike that's gone on for a month inside a Texas detention facility, The Associated Press has learned. U.S. Immigration and Customs...
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Waitress Kelcie Tipping, left, speaks with fellow waitress Mariam Touray, right, at the Modern Diner in Pawtucket, R.I.
Michelle R. Smith/AP Photo
January 29, 2019 - 10:51 am
By Michelle R. Smith and Emily Swanson, Associated Press PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The state of the union is dark. A large majority of Americans say they are pessimistic about the state of the country and few expect things will get better in the year ahead, according to a poll released Tuesday by The...
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Jacksonville Jaguars center Brad Meester
Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Photo, File
January 28, 2019 - 10:19 am
By Mark Long, AP Sports Writer ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Pro Bowl center Alex Mack rattled off all he does before the snap: Checks for blitzes, keeps an eye on the play clock, makes blocking adjustments and communicates all the changes to everyone else. All that happens in seconds — with 300-pound...
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In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, traffic along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington streaks past the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters building.
AP Photo/J. David Ake
December 05, 2018 - 10:19 am
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of emails were stolen from aides to the National Republican Congressional Committee during the 2018 midterm campaign, a major breach exposing vulnerabilities that have kept cybersecurity experts on edge since the 2016 presidential...
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Family members of victims of Sunday's mass shooting speak at a press conference Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla.
AP Photo/John Raoux
August 28, 2018 - 9:49 am
By Russ Bynum, Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A California man who played video games to earn money for college and a West Virginian whose e-sports winnings helped support his young family were slain at a Florida tournament where a gunman specifically targeted fellow gamers, authorities...
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