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Power Breakfast: Losing Past DREAM Act Supporters

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Once upon a time, the DREAM Act had bipartisan support and seemed like the easiest sell in a batch of deeply controversial immigration reform measures. Under the DREAM Act, children who were brought to the U.S. illegally could earn legal status by going to college or serving in the military. Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch has supported the measure in the past. But if it comes up for a vote today, as planned, Hatch says "not at this time."

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Writer James Alan McPherson, Winner Of Pulitzer, MacArthur And Guggenheim, Dies At 72

McPherson, the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has died at 72. His work explored the intersection of white and black lives with deftness, subtlety and wry humor.
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QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Presidents And Food?

It's week two of the party conventions, and all these speeches are making us hungry. So we made a quiz to test your savvy about presidents and our favorite topic, food.
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Your Turn: Ronald Reagan's Shooter, Freddie Gray Verdicts And More

Have opinions about the Democratic National Convention, or the verdicts from the Freddie Gray cases? It's your turn to talk.

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Police Use Fingertip Replicas To Unlock A Murder Victim's Phone

Michigan State University engineers tried 3-D-printed fingertips and special conductive replicas of the victim's fingerprints to crack the biometric lock on his Samsung Galaxy phone.

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