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Sanctuary movement growing in Arizona

Sanctuary movement growing in Arizona

On her 27th day of living in a tiny room at a Tucson church known for pioneering the popular immigrant sanctuary movement in the 1980s, Rosa Robles Loreto swept a…

New VA boss promises improvements

New VA boss promises improvements

The Veterans Affairs Department has reached out to all veterans on official and unofficial waiting lists at the VA’s troubled Phoenix medical center, where a whistleblower first exposed long delays…

Clinton joins Obama to salute AmeriCorps

Clinton joins Obama to salute AmeriCorps

Former President Bill Clinton will join President Barack Obama at the White House this week to mark the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, officials said Tuesday. Clinton launched the first crop…

Obama still setting Islamic policy

Obama still setting Islamic policy

President Barack Obama plans to begin laying out his strategy for defeating Islamic State militants expanding their grip in Iraq and Syria. He’ll outline his evolving tactics when he meets…

Indiana govenor pissing off right wingers

Indiana govenor pissing off right wingers

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has been ticking off some of his tea party backers as he positions himself to possibly run for president in 2016, and that may be just…

Court set to hear more gay marriage legality cases

Court set to hear more gay marriage legality cases

For the first time since it declared California’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the federal appeals court in San Francisco is readying to hear arguments over same-sex weddings in a political…

Treasury will try to limit tax evasion overseas shifts

Treasury will try to limit tax evasion overseas shifts

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Monday the Obama administration will decide “in the very near future” what actions it can take to make it less profitable for U.S. companies to…

Congress’ mission: Take little action, go home

Congress’ mission: Take little action, go home

Congress returns to work Monday with a basic task — act fast to keep the government open and then race home to campaign. After a five-week summer break, lawmakers face…

SEAL’S bin Laden raid shirt in 9/11 museum display

SEAL’S bin Laden raid shirt in 9/11 museum display

The shirt a Navy SEAL wore in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and a special coin given to a CIA officer who played a key role in finding…

Lots of jabs in Colorado Senate debate

Lots of jabs in Colorado Senate debate

Health care and the partial government shutdown underscored the first debate Saturday between U.S. Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, who are deadlocked in a pivotal…