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  • U.S. to put child migrants on fast track in deportation hearings: official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to give priority to child migrants over adults in deportation hearings as part of a broader initiative to deal with a surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the border illegally, a Justice Department official...
  • A clueless attack on Andy Harris [Letter]

    A clueless attack on Andy Harris [Letter]
    The clueless writer of your editorial "The Harris boycott" (July 7) totally blew off the fact that Washington, D.C., exists on federal money, and possession of marijuana is still a federal crime. You accused Rep. Andy Harris of not caring for the...
  • Customs under fire for sweeping scans of employees' personal data

    WASHINGTON A troubled division of Customs and Border Protection whose leader was recently ousted by the Obama administration is now accused of improperly scrutinizing the personal information of the agency's 60,000 employees for evidence of potential...
  • Obama seeks $3.7 billion to ease border crisis

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama asked Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to help cope with the growing number of unaccompanied children from Central America who are illegally crossing the southern border. The money would pay...
  • Crumbs closing all its cupcake shops

    Crumbs closing all its cupcake shops
    Gourmet cupcake shop Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. is closing all stores, including two in Chicago, and ceasing operation following years of financial trouble. The company was delisted from the Nasdaq Stock Market on July 1 for failure to meet certain...
  • Congress looks for ways to combat sex trafficking of children

    WASHINGTON When a group of California school districts teamed up with law enforcement agencies and others to share information about child sex trafficking, it took only days before they were helping the first victim of the crime. Since the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital Represented At Award Presentation To U.S. Rep. DeLauro

    The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) was represented during an award presentation to U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro in Washington, D.C. at the 14th annual Wenger Awards ceremony hosted by WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease....
  • World Cup hits sweet spot in changing Orlando, U.S.

    World Cup hits sweet spot in changing Orlando, U.S.
    The World Cup remains red-hot as a global phenomenon, but in Orlando reaction to this year's soccer tournament reveals a changing culture and a booming audience bolstered by nationalism, technology and the sport's personalities. Shawn Bartelt has...
  • Obama pide fondos y busca acelerar audiencias para resolver crisis de inmigración

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El Gobierno de Estados Unidos presentó el martes una iniciativa para frenar el flujo de niños inmigrantes procedentes de Centroamérica que cruzan la frontera y pidió al Congreso 3.700 millones de dólares en fondos de emergencia para...
  • Obama increasingly taking his message beyond Washington

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is often seen this summer outside the White House, strolling down a city street, joking with ordinary Americans, grabbing a burger or a waffle cone. Just a regular guy. This week it's in Denver. A few weeks ago, in St....
  • U.S. Democrats aim to turn contraception into campaign drive

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats hope to turn their legal setback on Obamacare and contraception into a winning autumn campaign issue by pushing legislation requiring employers to include birth control in healthcare coverage. Democrats in the Senate...