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Senate Panel Backs Bill To Allow Congressional Review Of Iran Deal

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is expected to vote Tuesday on a bill that would give Congress a role in approving the Iran nuclear agreement.
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Immigrant-Rights Activists In Seattle Claim Victory In Child Deportation Case

A federal judge in Seattle has given immigrant advocates a victory.
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Chicago Offers Reparations Package To Police Torture Victims

The city of Chicago offered a reparations package Tuesday for men who were tortured by a former Chicago police commander and his "midnight crew" of officers from the 1970s until the early 1990s.
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Thousands Of Young Women In U.S. Forced Into Marriage

Sometimes the women aren't allowed to leave their homes. Some commit suicide. Many have little recourse, advocates say, because current laws are ill-equipped to address this hidden crisis.
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Obama Pledges Support To Iraqi Prime Minister In Fight Against Islamic State

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is on his first official visit to Washington, D.C.
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Helping Bridge Congress' Iran Divide, Sen. Ben Cardin Moves Into Spotlight

After an unexpected promotion, Cardin has become the senior Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee just as it is crafting a role for Congress to weigh in on the Iran nuclear deal.

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Atlanta Educators Handed Sentences In Cheating Scandal

In a fiery sentencing hearing Tuesday, a judge in Atlanta lashed out at some of the 10 former educators convicted in a grade-changing scandal.
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Famed Mountain Lion Settles In Under Los Angeles Home

A mountain lion named "P-22," known to prowl the Hollywood Hills, is something of a local celebrity in the Los Angeles area.
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Hillary Clinton Kicks Off Presidential Campaign With First Events In Iowa

Hillary Clinton makes her first public appearances in Iowa Tuesday as a declared 2016 presidential candidate. Her campaign's strategy is to keep this first visit purposefully low key and play down any sense of inevitability.
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Tulsa Reserve Cop Turns Himself In After Accidentally Killing Unarmed Suspect

In Tulsa, Okla., a volunteer sheriff's deputy turned himself in Tuesday morning for manslaughter.

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