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Veterans Used In Secret Experiments Sue Military For Answers

The U.S. military exposed tens of thousands of troops to chemical and biological agents before 1975. Today, those vets are seeking health care and details on what substances they were given.
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Week In Politics: Iran Nuclear Deal, Trump's Loyalty Pledge

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Yuval Levin, editor for National Affairs, about the secured Iran nuclear deal votes, Donald Trump's recent loyalty pledge to the eventual Republican Party candidate, and more updates on Hillary Clinton's emails.
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Texas Created Its Own Border Patrol Police, But Is It Necessary?

Texas is the first state to create its own police force along the U.S.-Mexico border, even though the area is already patrolled by federal agencies. Some question whether state police is needed.
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Obama Hosts Saudi King To Ease Concerns Over Iran Nuclear Deal

The Iran nuclear deal has strained Obama's relations with allies in the Middle East. The visit comes just before Congress begins debating the Iran deal.
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Unbeknownst To His Family, Virginia High School Student Recruited For ISIS

Renee Montagne talks to Andrew McCabe of the FBI about the case of the 17-year-old Virginia student, who was sentenced to 11 years in a federal prison for aiding the Islmaic Sate, also known as ISIS.
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Southern U.S. Border Sees A Slowdown In Unaccompanied Minors From Central America

A new study from the Migration Policy Institute shows a slowdown in apprehensions at the U.S. border, thanks in part to increased efforts by Mexico.
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Obama Clinches 34th Vote To Secure Iran Nuclear Deal

Winning over its 34th member of the Senate, the Obama administration now has enough votes to block Congressional efforts to derail the nuclear deal with Iran. Secretary of State John Kerry also boosted the deal in a speech Wednesday in Philadelphia.
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Sen. Mikulski's Vote Clears The Way For Obama's Deal With Iran

With the approval of Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski, announced Wednesday, President Obama has secured enough support in Congress to sustain his nuclear deal with Iran.
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California Prisons To Limit Number Of Inmates In Solitary Confinement

Under a new settlement, state authorities will send inmates to isolation only if they commit new and serious crimes in prison, like murders or violent assaults. The move could have wide effects.
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An Unanswered Question About Iran's Nuclear Program

Congress plans to address the Iranian nuclear deal this month. One unresolved issue: How much work might Iran have done previously on weaponizing its program?

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