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Marchers go from White House to ICE offices to protest DACA decision

Hundreds of demonstrators marched peacefully in Washington Tuesday to protest the Trump administration’s decision to “wind down” deferred deportation protections for illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.... Read more»

Nationalist group wants Texas secession on primary ballot

Texas already seceded once — in 1861. But the Texas Nationalist Movement wants a repeat a century and a half later, and thinks the March GOP primary is the place to start. ... Read more»

Federal pot ban leaves states to craft their own MMJ rules

Every state regulates medical marijuana differently. The result is wide disparities across the country, including everything from lab testing to costs. ... Read more»

IRS chief promises stricter rules for 'dark money' groups

Expect a new round of proposed regulations during early 2015. ... Read more»

Az company shows off ‘bio-based’ products at event in Capitol

Phoenix-based Yulex Corp.was one of 35 companies, from 25 states, invited by Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., to show the promise of bio-based manufacturing at a congressional event in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday.... Read more»

Just 2 percent of Latin Americans are rated as having free media

Independent journalism in the Americas is backsliding again, Freedom House says.... Read more»

Az ranks poorly in nat'l 'educational opportunity' report

Arizona's public schools do not fare well when it comes to access to experienced and certified teachers, or to advanced math and science classes, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education. ... Read more»

Busting into a bomb plant

An 82-year-old nun has upended the lax regulation of the U.S. nuclear weapons establishment.... Read more»

House committee approves Franks bill to limit abortions in Washington

The House Judiciary Committee Wednesday approved a bill by Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, to ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Rededicating ourselves to Dr. King’s 'Dream'

I plan to be among the thousands of people who will celebrate Sunday's dedication of the national memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. And how could I avoid it? It's taking place in my adopted hometown and on my birthday.... Read more»