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U.S. Army Is Discharging Immigrant Recruits Who Were Promised Citizenship

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| Dozens of immigrant recruits who joined the military through a special Defense Department program, promising a path to citizenship, have been abruptly discharged with little or no explanation.

Lawmaker In 'Canvassing While Black' Incident: 'You Can't Legislate Humanity'

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A neighborhood resident called 911 on Oregon state Rep. Janelle Bynum, who is a black woman, while she was canvassing. Bynum does not think legislation is the fix for reducing such police encounters.

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Peach Wars: Southern States Spar Over Which Has The Most Juice

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Which state really deserves the title of Peach State? The departments of agriculture in Georgia and South Carolina squared off on Twitter this week.

Trump Administration Seeks More Time To Reunify Migrant Families

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Facing a court deadline to reunite families separated at the border, the government described efforts to verify relationships and assess parents' "fitness" to claim their children.

Black Oregon Lawmaker Says Police Were Called As She Knocked On Constituents' Doors

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Democratic state Rep. Janelle Bynum was visiting voters in her district on July 3. The legislator says one of them thought she was casing the neighborhood and called law enforcement.

Stamp-Sized Mistake Costs Postal Service $3.5 Million

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A Las Vegas sculptor's version of Lady Liberty mistakenly ended up on a U.S. postal service stamp. He won a lawsuit last week.

GOP Lawmakers Hope Russia Visit Sets Stage For 'New Day' Ahead Of Trump-Putin Summit

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Ahead of President Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, "We certainly don't want to do anything to adversely impact that meeting, we want to try to enhance it," said a GOP senator.

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Trump Administration Says It Will Comply With Family Reunification Deadlines

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At the same time, HHS Secretary Alex Azar criticized the deadlines as "artificial" and said that they prevent the government "from completing our standard or even a truncated vetting process."

Minnesota Teen Drives Straight Into Gaping Chasm In The Ground, Survives

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A 16-year-old in southwestern Minnesota drove into an unexpected cleft that had opened up in the earth; he escaped safely by crawling out of the back window of his car.