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Puente Arizona speaks out against separation of families at border

Demonstrators in Phoenix decried the Trump administration's new policy of separating more migrant children from their families.... Read more»

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Border & immigration

Who's in charge of Customs & Border Protection?

When high-ranking officials travel to Mexico on Tuesday to discuss that country's role in combating border violence, one key member of the team will be missing: the commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection... Read more»

Sudan's 'Lost Boys' return home

A health clinic is one of a dozen initiatives inspired by a group of former “lost boys’’ who returned to southern Sudan to build schools, wells and provide health care in the villages they fled in 1987.... Read more»

Google departs China: the view from Beijing

Google has finally made its move, shifting searches from China to Hong Kong more than two months after threatening to quit China over hacking and censorship. ... Read more»

Health care debate

Both parties gear up for message battle over health care reform

Democrats and Republicans are preparing for a long political battle that will turn on the ramifications of health reform. ... Read more»

Ban on texting while driving passes Az Senate

A ban on texting behind the wheel came a step closer to becoming law Monday when the state Senate approved the bill, sending it over to the House.... Read more»

Border crime

Mexico's drug war spills over border

Lawmakers from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border were in Mexico City last week discussing plans to combat growing border drug violence (Audio report).... Read more»

Health care debate

Giffords office vandalized after health care vote

Hours after a key vote on health care legislation, the Tucson office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was vandalized.... Read more»4

One World Film Festival

Imbuing human rights with the glitz of a film fest

What started out 12 years ago as a modest film festival devoted to human rights has grown into the largest festival of its kind in Europe, run under the auspices of one of Europe's leading human rights advocates, Vaclav Havel.... Read more»

Health care debate

House passes historic health care reform

House Democrats scored a historic victory in the century-long battle to reform the nation's health-care system Sunday night.... Read more»

Comic: Arrant Nonsense

Gay Dutch soldiers to blame for Bosnian massacre, says retired U.S. general

Retired U.S. army general John Sheehan said the Dutch policy of allowing openly gay men and women to serve in the military enabled a Serb massacre of Bosnian Muslims... Read more»2

Arizona health care roll call

Arizona's U.S. House delegation split along party lines on Sunday night's health insurance reform vote.... Read more»

How will health care reform impact you?

The health overhaul package passed by the House Sunday and sent to the Senate for final action is the most far-reaching health legislation since the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid programs.... Read more»1

As Congress OKs health care bill, Americans divided on legislation

Americans remain divided over health care legislation, with 46 percent supporting the proposals, 42 percent opposing them and 12 percent unsure, according to a new poll. ... Read more»

Afghanistan war

Trouble strikes Afghan peace talks

Former Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Salaam Zaeef is not an optimist when it comes to reconciliation with the Afghan government. Among the many reasons to be skeptical, he sees last month's arrest in Pakistan of a former brother-in-arms, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.... Read more»

Russia's 'day of wrath' calls for Putin to step down

Cries of "Freedom!" and "Putin resign!" filled Kaliningrad's dilapidated main square, as up to 5,000 people gathered to take part in a nationwide "Day of Wrath." Dozens of protests were held Saturday in the largest show of discontent since Putin came to power more than a decade ago.... Read more»

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