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Deportees To Mexicali Wait For Another Chance To Cross Into U.S.

Every day, Mexicans are deported from the U.S. and dropped off all along the border. They end up in cities like Mexicali — cities that U.S. officials say are safer than other border cities.
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When Everyone Wants To Watch 'House Of Cards,' Who Pays?

Netflix has a problem: So many people want to watch the series, there isn't enough capacity to let everyone watch at once, uninterrupted. And someone has to pay to keep the content running smoothly.
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Landslide Dangers Abound In Whatcom County, Wash.

Rescuers in Washington state are still looking for the bodies in a weekend mudslide, but the recriminations have already started. Why did local authorities allow these people to live in harm's way?
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Cracked Dam Causes Water Emergency In Washington State

The cracked Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River is causing many problems. Engineers have lowered the water upstream to relieve pressure on the dam. Farmers irrigation pipes no longer reach the river.
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Air Force To Release Results Of Cheating Probe

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Lt. General Stephen Wilson report Thursday on the results of an investigation involving aobut 100 nuclear missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base.
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Crossing The Desert: Why Brenda Wanted Border Patrol To Find Her

Initially, she ran from agents in her attempt to illegally enter the U.S. But after three days alone in the Arizona desert, Brenda lit a fire to get their attention. Her story is not uncommon.
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Senator Warns Of A Student Loan Bubble

Students are taking on record levels of debt to pay for college. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, says it's a drag on the economy and is calling for changes to the federal student loan system.
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No Sugar High For Wall Street: Candy Crush Maker's IPO Disappoints

King Digital Entertainment went public Wednesday, and the results were crushing — the stock sank. It may be a sign that investors are losing faith in the mobile gaming market.
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High Court Considers Definition Of Domestic Violence In Gun Case

Even without proof of physical force, people convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing a gun, the justices ruled Wednesday.
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For Senate Candidates, It's Gaffe Season

If a politician from Iowa is going to commit a gaffe, it's probably best if it doesn't involve farmers. And in Kentucky, stay away from college basketball-related blunders.

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