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House approves $694 million border security measure

The Republican-led House of Representatives voted 223-189 Friday night for legislation authorizing $694 million to deal with the influx of unaccompanied Central American children crossing into the United States.

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Obama immigration

Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds

The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of…

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Criticism over border response as Obama leaves Austin

Fundraising and the economy remained the focus of President Barack Obama's trip to Austin, Texas, but those issues were overshadowed by mounting tensions over the growing border crisis.

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Obama lands in Austin

President Obama lands in Austin

Air Force One touched down at Austin Bergstrom International Airport around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. President Barack Obama will remain in Austin through Thursday afternoon.

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Obama discusses border crisis with Perry in Texas

President Barack Obama met Wednesday with Texas Gov. Rick Perry and other officials to discuss the influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America that has become a political liability for the president and a test of his administration's…

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Obama agrees to meet with Perry

President Barack Obama has accepted an invitation to meet with Governor Rick Perry about immigration while in Texas.

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Money, resources being sent to Texas border

As Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and a contingent of senior federal officials toured immigration facilities in South Texas, the White House announced that an influx of money and resources were being sent to the border to…

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U.S. soldier freed from captivity in Afghanistan

The only American solider held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed from Taliban captivity

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Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Sources: Mayor Annise Parker reportedly receiving death threats

Officers from the Houston Police Department have been assigned to keep watch outside Mayor Annise Parker's Montrose home after she reportedly received death threats, sources say.

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Medicare ban on sex reassignment surgery lifted

Medicare can no longer automatically deny coverage requests for sex reassignment surgeries, a federal board ruled Friday in a groundbreaking decision that recognizes the procedures are medically necessary for some people who don't identify with…

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