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Mike Huckabee, April 2014

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Huckabee straddles line on immigration

Mike Huckabee says deporting immigrants who were brought into the United States as children is like ticketing a child riding in the back seat of a car when the child's father is pulled over for speeding.

"You don't punish a child for something his pa...

Kendrick Johnson GA teen gym mat death

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Kendrick Johnson's parents could be jailed

Still seeking justice in their son's death, Kendrick Johnson's parents will face the justice system themselves Monday on misdemeanor charges related to a 2013 protest, their attorney said.

Kenneth and Jacquelyn Johnson, along with five family members...

Bradley Cooper, 2013 Oscars

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'American Sniper' hauls in $200 million at box office

"American Sniper" is on track to make $200 million in its first ten days of nationwide release, a feat matched by only a few R-rated films in Hollywood history.

The Oscar-nominated Iraq War movie, starring Bradley Cooper as the legendary sniper Chris ...

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Sanders: 7-point plan for saving 'disappearing middle class'

How would the federal government spend if a Democratic Socialist were in charge?

A new outline from Sen. Bernie Sanders tells us how.

He points to several priorities -- including "a major federal jobs program" and raising taxes on the wealthy -- t...

Boko Haram Cameroon

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Boko Haram in fierce battle with troops

Hundreds of Boko Haram gunmen on Sunday launched a predawn attack on the city of Maiduguri and were locked in a fierce battle with troops on the outskirts of the city, according to the military, residents and vigilantes.

The Islamists attacked the vil...

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Netanyahu visit continues to stir emotion

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough says the United States shouldn't wade into Israeli politics -- even if the country's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, plans to weigh in on American policies.

His comments come days after House Speaker Joh...

Barack Obama serious expression

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Obama on Russia: 'Large countries don't bully'

The military option is out, President Barack Obama said Sunday, but the U.S. will be looking at all other options to "ratchet up the pressure on Russia" on the issue of Ukraine.

"We have no interest in seeing Russia weakened or its economy in shamble...

Yemen

Obama: Yemen unrest won't halt drones

Taking militants out with drones isn't simple, but it's the best strategy available to eliminate the threat of terrorists in Yemen, U.S. President Barack Obama said Sunday.

The administration's policy in the increasingly unstable country has come unde...

Obama's meeting with India's leader shortened

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Expectations high for Obama in India

The leaders of India and the United States, testing the diplomatic extent of their personal friendship, said on Sunday they'd made progress on a deal allowing U.S. firms to cooperate on civilian nuclear power plants in India.

U.S. companies are reluct...

Stocks tank Jan 5

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Look out: Big week ahead for stock market

Buckle up for a big week in the stock market. Investors get to check Corporate America's pulse as over 140 S&P 500 companies report earnings this week and the Federal Reserve meets for the first time in 2015.

The market has swung wildly up and down si...

Joe Franklin TV talk show host

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Late-night pioneer Joe Franklin dies

Longtime New York City radio and television personality Joe Franklin has died. He was 88.

"Joe went unexpectedly and passed away Saturday night," friend and former producer Steve Garrin said.

Franklin was a fixture on late-night radio and TV in New Yo...

Ambulance

Michigan girl, 4, calls 911, saves pregnant mother

Calise Manning is being called a hero for helping her pregnant mother and calling 911 operators in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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On this day: January 25

Battle of the Bulge, World War II, Allied tanks

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The Winter Olympics are born, the Battle of the Bulge comes to an end, Charles Manson is found guilty, the Iran hostages arrive home, and Egypt begins rising up, all on this day.

On this day: January 24

old Eskimo Pie ice cream advertisement

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The California Gold Rush begins, the Eskimo Pie is patented, Jackie Robinson is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the first Apple Macintosh goes on sale, all on this day.

On this day: January 23

USS Pueblo, 1967 file photo

U.S. Navy

The deadliest earthquake in recorded history hits China, Duke Ellington plays Carnegie Hall, North Korea captures a U.S. Navy ship, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first class, all on this day.

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