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Trauma Plagues Many Immigrant Kids In U.S. Illegally

Social service agencies and nonprofits are scrambling to figure out what they need to do to help the thousands of immigrant children who have come to the U.S. in recent months.

Pentagon Says U.S. Aircraft Strike Sunni Militant Artillery In Iraq

President Obama has authorized humanitarian drops and airstrikes against militants in the country. But administration officials say this does not signal a broader war against the Islamic extremists.

Deal’s Top Staff Take Leave To Help Campaign

In an email to the heads of Georgia’s state agencies, Governor Nathan Deal’s Chief of Staff, Chris Riley, announced Friday that he and two other top staffers will take a leave of absence to work on the Governor’s reelection campaign.

China's President Says His Anti-Corruption Drive Is Deadlocked

Ordinary Chinese rejoiced when a powerful ex-security czar came under investigation. But recent remarks by President Xi Jinping hint at internal strife that challenges his anti-graft campaign.

Education Reform Is Becoming A Celebrity Cause

"I don't like bad teachers, so I don't think bad teachers should be given the gift of teaching forever badly," Whoopi Goldberg says.

Savannah-Chatham Police Partnering With State To Search For Signs Of Gangs

Officers from the state Department of Juvenile Justice are helping local police assess gang activity in Savannah.

Sen. Lamar Alexander Overcomes Tea Party Challenge

The two-term Tennessee senator's win marks a milestone for the Republican establishment: a Senate primary season in which every serious Tea Party challenge to an incumbent was fended off.

In Gaza, Cease-Fire Expires As Rockets Fly

It's still unclear whether the renewed fighting is a sign of something broader. Meanwhile, the peace talks in Cairo appeared to have stalled because of the rocket fire.

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