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  • 2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

    By Associated Press

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. Published July 22, 2014

  • Counterprotest emerges amid child migrant plans

    By Associated Press

    A counterprotest has emerged in a small Michigan community where people have been rallying against a social services organization's proposal to house child immigrants from Central America. Published July 22, 2014

  • To fight crime, Chicago tries wiping away arrests

    By Associated Press

    Desperate to curb the gun violence wracking their city, Chicago lawmakers are leading the way toward a counterintuitive idea - fighting crime by making it easier for young people to wipe away minor arrest records. Published July 22, 2014

  • Gun safety activists plan rally at Statehouse

    By Associated Press

    Police chiefs are joining with gun safety activists to press lawmakers to give them discretion over issuing firearms identification cards needed to buy rifles or shotguns. Published July 22, 2014

  • Kansas considering new rules for no-gun signs

    By Associated Press

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt plans to have a public hearing in September on new regulations for signs that businesses and groups must post if they want to ban guns from their premises. Published July 22, 2014

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    By Associated Press

    Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on and truce efforts continue Published July 22, 2014

  • Obama, Biden overhaul job training programs

    By Ben Wolfgang - The Washington Times

    Through executive action and new legislation, President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden on Tuesday announced a sweeping set of changes to the nation's job training programs, calling the steps a crucial step forward in the effort to build a stronger, more accessible middle class. Published July 22, 2014

  • 5 Things to Know in Montana for July 22

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. Published July 22, 2014

  • Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success

    By Associated Press

    A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers. Now it's time to see whether it can just do the basics. Published July 22, 2014

  • Feds want October start trial for NY congressman

    By Associated Press

    Federal prosecutors want to start Republican New York Rep. Michael Grimm's tax evasion trial in October, a month before Election Day. Published July 22, 2014

  • Md. gun law debated in federal court

    By Associated Press

    Lawyers for the state of Maryland have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit against a gun-control law, but attorneys who filed it say parts of the law should be overturned. Published July 22, 2014

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