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Lawmakers Look To Change U.S. Visa Waiver Program

U.S. senators point to the program as a potential security risk that poses a bigger threat than admitting Syrian refugees.
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White House Appeals Immigration Case To Supreme Court

The president's executive actions on immigration — announced one year ago — have been caught up in a legal battle for months. Now the administration is taking the fight to the high court.
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What The 2016 Candidates Would Do About ISIS, In One Chart

There has been a flurry of candidate promises about ISIS and the U.S. accepting Syrian refugees in the wake of the attacks in Paris a week ago.
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18 Rules Of Behavior For Young Ladies In 1831

In the spirit of American self-reliance, Charles Varle penned a personal guidebook for 19th century Americans.
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Mali Hotel Attack Strikes Home For France

France has historic ties with Mali, where gunmen took hostages at a luxury hotel in the capital Bamako. Renee Montagne talks to Gerard Araud, France's ambassador to the United States.
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Mothers Who Lost Children To Addiction Unite To Change Laws

Women whose children have become addicted to opioids are working to change laws around the country. They seek improved access to treatment and reduced stigma.
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U.S. Releases Convicted Spy Jonathan Pollard After 30-Year Prison Term

Pollard, 61, is a former U.S. Navy analyst who was arrested for stealing secrets for Israel. He eventually reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, and he received a life sentence in 1987.
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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser Welcomes Visiting Ohio Students

Some schools have canceled trips to the nation's capital amid threats by the Islamic State. The 250 visitors from Claggett Middle School traveled anyway and got a welcome from the mayor.

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Governor Who Started Stampede Against Refugees Says He Only Wants Answers

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a self-described pro-immigration Republican, was the first to ask for a pause on Syrian refugees to be relocated to his state.
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4 Things To Know About Visa Waivers And Security

The visa waiver program allowed 20 million travelers into the U.S. last year. Many say it poses a bigger threat than the refugee resettlement program.

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