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Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules

The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims.

Health care enrollment hits 8 million, Obama says

More than 8 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, a triumphant President Barack Obama announced Thursday.

Big guns brought out to mark 1814 ‘Burning of Washington’

It was one of the dark hours in U.S. history. Two hundred years ago this summer, British soldiers overwhelmed American battalions, took the nation’s capital and burned the White House.

Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games

Vietnam has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games, saying it lacked funds and the country's reputation could be at risk if the event flops.

Iowa Democrats consider expanding caucus access

Iowa Democrats are looking to expand access to the state's presidential caucuses to people who are typically unable to attend them, a tricky task with these local political meetings that rely on the in-person interplay of party activists.

2 long-time friends discuss the First Amendment

The legality of government surveillance is likely to come before the Supreme Court someday, and Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg appear less than thrilled at the prospect.

Alderman: New arena might need regional sales tax

Seated at a table on the Milwaukee Bucks' home court, Peter Zehren looked around the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Thursday and acknowledged that the facilities look out of date. But the Milwaukee resident was firm when he said taxpayers shouldn't have to pay for an upgrade.

Attorney general rejects wording of alcohol item

The Arkansas attorney general's office has rejected the wording of a ballot proposal that would make alcohol sales legal in all 75 of the state's counties.

All eyes will be on trade when Obama heads to Asia

President Barack Obama will travel next week to Asia with the centerpiece of his planned focus on the region still in limbo amid opposition from his own party and thorny tangles with powerhouse Japan over trade.

Aereo CEO speaks on future of company, industry

The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court next week.

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.

IRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnerships

The Internal Revenue Service audits fewer than 1 percent of large business partnerships, according to a government report released Tuesday.

Gov't: Case against a Blackwater guard in jeopardy

The government says its criminal case against a former Blackwater security guard is in jeopardy as a June 11 trial looms on charges stemming from the shootings of dozens of Iraqi citizens in an incident in Baghdad nearly seven years ago.

Some California congressional races rack up out-of-state bucks

Outside money is pouring into San Joaquin Valley congressional races, a potentially mixed blessing for candidates and a sure sign of more to come.

Governor, but not opponent, to speak to Democrats

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie was invited to speak at the state Democratic convention in May, but his primary opponent David Ige was not, which has left the state senator feeling slighted.

Dodgers' Puig focuses on baseball despite issues

Yasiel Puig believes he has the support from his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates and the club to help him keep his focus on baseball despite challenges off the field.

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby.

Obama: No US military involvement in Ukraine

President Barack Obama is repeating his position that involving the U.S. military in Ukraine is not an option he is considering.

Rio Mayor says no sports 'mausoleum' like Beijing

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes is viewed as the key person to speed up the city's delayed Olympics Games preparations. He has been the point man when all three levels of Brazilian government have debated expenditures for the 2016 Games.

Obama disputes GOP version of immigration call

President Barack Obama says he's surprised that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is accusing him of failing to work with Congress on immigration.

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