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2 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

SC receives 350 children caught at US border

New federal data show at least 350 children caught at the U.S. border this year have been sent to stay with relatives or other sponsors in South Carolina.


Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Nikki Haley

6 hrs ago |

Walsh campaign: Senator won't withdraw from race

Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid allegations he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this year.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, United States Army War College, Steve Bullock, US National Guard, US Military

10 hrs ago | CBS Local

SF-Based Charles Schwab To Create 1,200 Jobs In Texas After Getting Incentive Package

Charles Schwab Corp. is getting nearly $6 million in incentives from Texas to open an El Paso operations center and increase its presence in Austin, creating more than 1,200 jobs.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Charles Schwab, Investment Services, Rick Perry

15 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15

But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Steve Bullock

19 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

Shelby County Recognized For Employee Health

Healthier Tennessee is a nonprofit agency associated with Governor Bill Haslam's office.


Related Topix: Shelby County, TN, Bill Haslam

23 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems

Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks to the media before speaking to a meeting of local party activists, in this July 19, 2014 file photo taken in Algona, Iowa.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, Algona, IA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

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Related Topix: Prison, Arizona, Arizona Government, Death Penalty, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jan Brewer

Some lethal injection problems in US executions

Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. 7, 1982, some problems have been reported during the process nationwide.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Ted Strickland, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio

Federal Judge Rules Colorado Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional, Issues Temporary Stay

A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling to give the state a chance to appeal.


Related Topix: Denver, CO, Gay/Lesbian, John Hickenlooper, US Politics


US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else.


Related Topix: Prison, Air Accidents, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry

The Modesto Bee

CBS says Colbert keeping CBS' 'Late Show' in NYC

This Jan. 31, 2014 file image released by Starpix shows Stephen Colbert at the Shape Magazine and Men's Fitness Super Bowl Party in New York.


Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Andrew Cuomo

Bellingham Herald

APNewsBreak: Medicaid enrollees strain Oregon

In this July 11, 2014 photo, patient Amanda Thornton, left, of Aloha, Ore., speaks with primary care doctor John Guerreiro at a clinic run by the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in Beaverton, Ore.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Medicaid, Health, Medicine, Aloha, OR, John Kitzhaber

CBS Local

Poll: Governor's Race Gets Close Amid Attacks

With the campaign dominated by a barrage of back-and-forth attacks, Democrat Charlie Crist's lead over Republican incumbent Rick Scott has narrowed in the race for Florida governor, a new poll shows.


Related Topix: Charlie Crist, Rick Scott, Florida, Florida Government

With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

Perdue emerged the winner of Tuesday's runoff against longtime Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah, claiming nearly 51 percent of the vote in unofficial returns.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Georgia, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia Government, Sonny Perdue

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio

Vice President Joe Biden's scheduled speech Thursday headlines the lineup of participants at the conference Wednesday through Sunday in downtown Cincinnati.


Related Topix: Ohio, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Joe Biden, Steve Beshear, Barack Obama


Lead foot: Palin gets speeding ticket

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was ticketed last week in her hometown of Wasilla, where she once served as mayor, for going 10-19 mph over the speed limit.


Related Topix: Sarah Palin, US Politics, US News

CBS Local

Beretta: Gun Law Forcing Move Out Of Maryland

Beretta U.S.A. announced Tuesday that company concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee.


Related Topix: Maryland, Accokeek, MD, Bill Haslam, Martin O'Malley

General: Guard to take observation role at border

Texas Adjutant General John Nichols said the troops will help deter illicit traffic while U.S. Border Patrol agents deal with a record spike of unaccompanied minors entering the country.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry

WFAA-TV Dallas

Lawsuit filed against Gov. Jindal over Common Core

Parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards are suing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing him of illegally meddling in education policy.


Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican

The Town Talk

Wisconsin GOP files complaint against Trek over Walker ad

In this combination of undated file photos is Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, left, and his Democratic gubernatorial opponent Mary Burke.


Related Topix: Scott Walker