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House Cancels Vote On $659 Million Border Security Bill

Tea Party conservatives objected to sending money to the White House to address the crisis. GOP leaders said another vote was possible yet today.
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How To Order Pizza From A Nuclear Command Bunker

A trip to an underground Air Force nuclear bunker becomes a unexpectedly delicious culinary experience. Just don't order the gravy bowl.
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Leahy Aims To Patch Loopholes With A Revamp Of NSA's Data Collection

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy is introducing a bill to overhaul the way the National Security Agency collects telephone data under the Patriot Act.
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Welcome To The Nuclear Command Bunker

A small cadre of officers is responsible for keeping America's nukes on alert 24/7. Here's a peek into their world, and what it takes to do the job.
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To Stop Cheating, Nuclear Officers Ditch The Grades

A switch to pass-fail grading is curbing the "perfection" culture among U.S. nuclear missile forces. Critics of the old way say striving to be perfect invited cheating by those who launch the nukes.
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U.S.: Satellite Images Show Russian Rockets Hitting Ukraine

The State Department says the photos show burn marks from the firing of multiple rocket launchers inside Russia and resulting craters on the other side of the border.
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Libyan Conflict Rages After U.S. Shuts Embassy

Fighting in the country's east has killed at least 38 people since the U.S. on Saturday temporarily closed its embassy in the capital, citing security concerns.
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U.S. Embassy Compound In Libya Shut Down Amid Fighting

The State Department says personnel are being moved to an alternate location amid an escalation of fighting among rival militant factions in the capital, Tripoli.
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Iowa Mayor Calls For 'Caring Cities' To Take In Young Immigrants

Unaccompanied, undocumented children from Central America aren't just sparking debate in the Southwest. The question of whether to offer shelter to the minors has led to divided opinions in Iowa.
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Amid Wave Of Child Immigrants, Reports Of Abuse By Border Patrol

Dozens of children have filed complaints saying they were subjected to inhumane treatment at Border Patrol stations. The complaints center on the holding cells, referred to as "freezers" by migrants.

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