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Trump's immigration pivot: Will he be the latest Republican to alienate the base?

Donald Trump’s surprising pivot on illegal immigration  — a policy shift that remains in flux — could bring one of the greatest risks he’s faced in an already turbulent campaign. Trump’s recent rethinking about whether to deport all 11 million immigrants in the country illegally, a signature issue...

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FDA advises Zika screening for all U.S. blood centers

The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus. The new advisory means all U.S. states and territories will need to begin testing blood donations for Zika. Previously,...

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  • Murder charge for Tulsa man in slaying of Lebanese neighbor

    Murder charge for Tulsa man in slaying of Lebanese neighbor

    Prosecutors charged a Tulsa man Tuesday with first-degree murder and committing a hate crime in the killing of his Lebanese neighbor — a culmination of what authorities said was the man's violent feud with the family that spanned several years and included a regular barrage of racial insults and...

  • Mom killed newborn by putting him in refrigerator, deputies say

    Mom killed newborn by putting him in refrigerator, deputies say

    A South Carolina mother charged with killing her newborn son by putting him in the refrigerator was expected to appear before a judge Tuesday. Angela Blackwell was expected to have a bond hearing at 2 p.m. at the Chester County jail, according to Sheriff's Chief Deputy Robert Sprouse. Blackwell,...

  • Homeless woman proves Social Security owes her $100,000

    Homeless woman proves Social Security owes her $100,000

    For years, Wanda Witter has lived on the streets in Washington, D.C., trying to persuade officials that Social Security owes her more than $100,000. For years, the 80-year-old woman says people dismissed her as crazy. But finally someone listened — and now, her attorney says, she's about to get...

  • Church shooting suspect Dylann Roof was 'self-radicalized,' authorities say

    Church shooting suspect Dylann Roof was 'self-radicalized,' authorities say

    A white man charged with the shooting deaths of nine black churchgoers in Charleston "self-radicalized" in the months before the attack and grew more entrenched in his beliefs in white supremacy, according to court papers prosecutors filed this week in federal court. The information filed Monday...

  • Trump sticks to hard line on deporting 11 million immigrants

    Trump sticks to hard line on deporting 11 million immigrants

    Donald Trump declined Monday to back down from his vow to deport 11 million immigrants in the country illegally, despite a top advisor’s signal that he might take a more moderate approach. The Republican presidential nominee said that he would enforce the law more rigorously than other presidents...

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