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President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at "Healing Our City: An Interfaith Service" for the Boston Marathon bombing victims at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. (AP Photo)

Feds hunt bomb suspects; Obama offers reassurance

BOSTON (AP) — Investigators in the Boston Marathon bombing pressed the search Thursday for suspects spotted on video, while President Obama paid a visit under heavy security to reassure the city and warn those responsible for the attack: “We will find you.”


President Barack Obama speaks about the Boston Marathon explosions. (AP Photo)

Obama says Boston bombings an act of terrorism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Tuesday the deadly Boston Marathon bombings were an act of terrorism but investigators do not know if they were carried out by an international or domestic organization, or perhaps by a “malevolent individual.”


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Gov’t acknowledges thousands released from jails

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration contradicted itself Thursday, acknowledging to Congress that it had, in fact, released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants from immigration jails due to budget constraints during three weeks in February.


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White House, Congress face cuts; details lacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Congress won’t be immune to the automatic cuts in federal spending scheduled to kick in Friday. But for all the grim warnings, the consequences are much sketchier.


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What does a ‘secure’ border look like?

(AP) — Once, the mesas and canyons extending east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted across the border into San […]


Crowd on Bourbon Street, New Orleans

New Orleans’ challenge: policing 2 huge parties

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The big game poses a challenge for the New Orleans police force. It coincides with the often raucous buildup to the Feb. 12 Mardi Gras celebration.


Where will housing be found for Sandy's victims?

NEW YORK (AP) – Government leaders are turning their attention to the next crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy: finding housing for potentially tens of thousands of people left homeless. The Federal Emergency […]


DHS approves 29 for delayed deportation

WASHINGTON (AP) – With less than two months to go before the Nov. 6 election, the Obama administration has approved applications from 29 illegal immigrants hoping to avoid deportation and get a work permit, the […]


Obama to observe 9/11 anniversary in Washington

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) – President Barack Obama will mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with a series of commemorations in and near Washington. Obama and first lady Michelle […]


Days after Isaac, thousands still in the dark

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tens of thousands of customers remained in the dark Monday in Louisiana and Mississippi, nearly a week after Isaac inundated the Gulf Coast with a deluge that still has some low-lying […]




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