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FILE - In this Friday, March 17, 2017, file photo, a sign advertises a program that allows food stamp recipients to use their EBT cards to shop at a farmer's market in Topsham, Maine. President Donald Trump’s administration is proposing to end an option that has allowed states to exceed federal eligibility thresholds for food stamps. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
July 28, 2019 - 4:06 am
Residents signing up for food stamps in Minnesota are provided a brochure about domestic violence, but it doesn't matter if they even read the pamphlet. The mere fact it was made available could allow them to qualify for government food aid if their earnings or savings exceed federal limits. As odd...
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FILE - In this May 3, 2018, file photo State Sen. Sylvia Allen keeps warm during a late-night session as the Arizona Legislature prepared to adjourn for the year in Phoenix. The veteran Arizona legislator is apologizing while defending herself from criticism for comments she made on immigration and birth rates. The Phoenix New Times posted audio of a July 15, 2019, speech during which Allen said a flood of immigration and low birth rates among whites amid a lack of cultural assimilation mean "we're going to look like South American countries very quickly." The Republican from Snowflake, Arizona, who is white, also said the U.S. has to regulate immigration so the country can provide jobs, education, health care and other needs. (AP Photo/Bob Christie, File)
July 27, 2019 - 9:13 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A veteran Arizona legislator is apologizing while defending herself from criticism for comments she made on immigration and birth rates. The Phoenix New Times posted audio of a July 15 speech during which state Sen. Sylvia Allen said a flood of immigration and low birth rates among...
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This undated photo provided by the FBI shows 2-year-old Aiden Salcido, who authorities are searching for after his parents were involved in an apparent murder-suicide in Montana. The boy's parents were found dead Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Kalispell, Montana, after police stopped them following a chase because they had felony burglary warrants for their arrest. (FBI via AP)
July 27, 2019 - 4:09 pm
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The Medford Police Department and the FBI are searching for a 2-year-old boy whose parents were involved in an apparent murder-suicide in Montana. Officers are trying to find Aiden Salcido, the son of Daniel Salcido and Hannah Janiak, the FBI said in a news release Friday night...
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David Ortiz
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
July 27, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has reportedly been released from a hospital nearly 50 days after he was shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic.
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Hot water
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July 27, 2019 - 12:05 pm
And you thought the "Tide Pod Challenge" was bad. The "Hot Water Challenge" is now all over the internet and has a mother facing criminal charges.
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Jogger flashed
Massachusetts State Police
July 26, 2019 - 11:22 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A runner captured on video chasing down a man who exposed himself to her says she turned the tables on him to make him feel afraid. Aia Polansky says she didn't hesitate to run the man down after he pulled down his pants as she ran along the Charles River in Cambridge,...
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Donald Trump
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July 26, 2019 - 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will travel to Williamsburg, Virginia, on Tuesday to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first representative legislative assembly in America. The event comes at a time of heightened election-year partisanship in Virginia, and some...
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Border wall
AP Photo/Elliott Spagat, File
July 26, 2019 - 6:43 pm
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico.
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President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2019. Trump announced that Guatemala is signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 26, 2019 - 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In President Donald Trump's view, even the inadequate air conditioning at the White House is Barack Obama's fault. Trump offered the new gripe about his predecessor as he explained in the Oval Office Friday why he'll be spending some time at his New Jersey resort in August. The...
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US President Donald Trump
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July 26, 2019 - 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Guatemala is signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The so-called "safe third country" agreement would require migrants, including Salvadorans and Hondurans, who cross into Guatemala on their way to the U...
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