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Remembering The Emotional Fallout From Nixon's Resignation

Forty years ago Friday, President Richard Nixon resigned because of the Watergate scandal. He made a speech and got on a helicopter to head back to California.
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Jury: Mich. Man Guilty In Shooting Death Of Girl On His Porch

The white Detroit-area homeowner who said he felt threatened when he shot and killed an unarmed black female teenager on his front porch has been found guilty of second-degree murder.
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Trauma Plagues Many Immigrant Kids In U.S. Illegally

Social service agencies and nonprofits are scrambling to figure out what they need to do to help the thousands of immigrant children who have come to the U.S. in recent months.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Overcomes Tea Party Challenge

The two-term Tennessee senator's win marks a milestone for the Republican establishment: a Senate primary season in which every serious Tea Party challenge to an incumbent was fended off.
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At Africa Summit, South Sudanese President Resents Pressure From U.S.

The world's newest country has been roiled by ethnic and political clashes, as well as famine. The U.S. and other African heads of state are pressing the country's president to make peace with rebels.
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White House Seeks Ways To Go It Alone In Keeping Companies Stateside

The Obama administration is exploring ways to prevent U.S. businesses from relocating abroad to save money on taxes. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew indicated that Congress would need to act, but now the administration says it is looking for ways to act on its own.
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In Texas Borderland, Security Is No Simple Goal

Calls for security at the border have intensified as an unprecedented number of migrant children have started crossing into the U.S. Texas Gov. Rick Perry is sending 1,000 National Guard troops to the area, but border security is more complex than it appears.
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U.S. Considers Taking To Air To Aid Iraqis Marooned On Mountaintop

The White House is considering several military options to address an emergency humanitarian crisis in northern Iraq. The administration may approve either air strikes or airdrops of food and medicine to help tens of thousands of refugees stranded on a mountaintop.
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A Pair Of Approaching Storms Promise Hawaii A 1-2 Drench

The National Weather Service is forecasting that for the first time in 22 years, Hawaii will be hit directly by a hurricane — two, in fact. Hurricane Iselle is expected to make landfall soon, and Hurricane Julio is right on its tail.
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Michigan Man Found Guilty In Shooting Death Of Girl On His Porch

The white homeowner said he shot the 19-year-old because he'd felt threatened when she pounded on his door after 4 a.m. She had crashed her car about half a mile from his house.

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