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As Senate Leaves For Recess, House Keeps Working On A Border Bill

The House work week got a little longer when Republican leaders were unable to pass a bill to deal with the border crisis. A new caucus meeting is planned for this morning to sort out a plan forward.
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Inquiry Shows CIA Spied On Senate Panel That Was Investigating The Agency

CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
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Big Data Firm Says It Can Link Snowden Data To Changed Terrorist Behavior

For months, U.S. officials have said secret data from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden was affecting the way terrorists communicate. A Massachusetts company says it has found proof.
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Congress Approves $16.3 Billion VA Health Care Bill

A 91-3 vote in the Senate will send the landmark VA legislation, meant to address widespread problems in the VA health care system, to President Obama for his signature.
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Ebola Patient Will Be Treated In Atlanta Hospital

An isolation unit at Emory University's hospital will be used to treat a patient infected with Ebola, the virus that has killed more than 700 people in a recent outbreak in West Africa.
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Most Of California Reported To Be In 'Extreme Drought'

About 58 percent of California is currently in the worst of the four drought levels used by experts, in conditions normally seen only once every 50-100 years.
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Three Years On, Utah's Immigrant Guest Worker Law Still Stalled

In 2011, Utah decided to let some people in the state illegally apply for work permits. But the law, pending a federal waiver, still hasn't gone into effect — and now, some want to repeal it.
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When China Spurns GMO Corn Imports, American Farmers Lose Billions

China has been a big and growing market for U.S. corn. But then farmers started planting a kind of genetically engineered corn that's not yet approved in China, and the Chinese government struck back.
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To Find America's Nuclear Missiles, Try Google Maps

Some people were concerned about an NPR series that gave the locations of some missile facilities. In truth, the nation's intercontinental ballistic missiles are hiding in plain sight.
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Facing Conservative Opposition, House Republicans Nix Border Bill Vote

House GOP leaders have abruptly canceled a vote on their own bill meant to address the surge of unaccompanied minors at the Mexican border. An effort to pass a pared down version of President Obama's request was blocked by a group of Tea Party conservatives. NPR's Senior Correspondent Ron Elving discusses the state of play.

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