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  • US drops search for new shelters to house child immigrants

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration has quietly abandoned its aggressive monthslong search for emergency shelters across the nation as the number of children illegally crossing the southern border alone continues to drop. At the same time, three...
  • Venture firm tries telling others how to invest in private companies

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Washington, D.C.-area company that invests in startup companies is moving into a new line of business: advising others on how they too can invest in startups. Disruption Corp., which runs the Crystal Tech Fund in Crystal City,...
  • Obama may seek new funds to battle Islamic State: Senate aide

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama could ask the U.S. Congress in coming weeks to approve new funds for airstrikes against Islamic State targets, according to a congressional aide, following the militants' beheading of an American journalist...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' tour coming to Norfolk

    'So You Think You Can Dance' tour coming to Norfolk
     The finalists are set for Season 11 of Fox-TV's "So You Think You Can Dance." We don't know who will win it yet - though everyone has his or her own best guess - but we know who the top 10 finalists are.  That means we know who is going to be on the...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas
    SeaWorld has decided it will not seek to overturn a court ruling that has kept its trainers from getting into the water with the parks' killer whales. The company's decision not to appeal the orca ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court was found in a filing...
  • Republican efforts to rein in Washington on pot, guns draw protests

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Efforts by congressional Republicans to block new laws in Washington, D.C., decriminalizing marijuana possession and tightening restrictions on guns have provoked a summer tempest between residents of the capital and U.S. lawmakers....
  • Inside conservative fold, Perry talks of indictment, immigration

    WASHINGTON Texas Gov. Rick Perry, fresh from his recent indictment on charges of abusing the powers of his office, told a conservative audience Thursday that the "porous" southern border provides an entry point for Islamic terrorists to strike in the...
  • City or tropics? Obama ponders where to put presidential library

    WASHINGTON As he embarks on his final years in office, President Barack Obama has begun to look beyond the White House to his next task: solidifying his legacy. A group of longtime friends and supporters, including his former campaign manager and...
  • Economy is focus of US-African summit, but Ebola casts a shadow

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will welcome the leaders of nearly all of Africa's nations to Washington this week as part of a first-of-its-kind summit designed to boost economic ties between the United States and Africa. The U.S.-Africa Leaders...
  • California water agency wins damage suit against feds

    WASHINGTON A federal appeals court has delivered a big victory to a small water district in California's parched San Joaquin Valley. Judges concluded that the government owes additional damages for the Bureau of Reclamation's failure to deliver enough...
  • Former Blackhawk Troy Brouwer sells Roscoe Village home

    Former Blackhawk Troy Brouwer sells Roscoe Village home
    Former Chicago Blackhawks right wing Troy Brouwer has a contract pending to sell his three-bedroom, 2,900-square-foot duplex penthouse condominium unit in Roscoe Village, which is on the market for $750,000. The Vancouver-born Brouwer, 29, was with...