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A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador, who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, are stopped in Granjeno, Texas, on June 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday. Rep. Terry […]

07/21/2014

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California man arrested in plot to fight in Syria

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A college student who allegedly discussed attacking the Los Angeles subway system was arrested today on suspicion with attempting to provide material assistance to a foreign terrorist organization — al-Qaida, authorities […]

03/18/2014

A patient believed to be one of the National Guardsmen injured near the naval base in Millington, Tenn., was taken to The Med in Memphis, Tenn., early Thursday afternoon, Oct. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Karen Pulfer Focht)

2 shot at Nat’l Guard armory; gunman in custody

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (AP) — A member of the National Guard opened fire at an armory outside a U.S. Navy base in Tennessee, wounding two soldiers before being subdued and disarmed by others soldiers, officials said […]

10/24/2013

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Military practice bomb lands in parking lot

SUDLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — An electronic failure may be to blame for a practice bomb that was dropped from a jet onto a tavern’s parking lot, a Maryland National Guard official said Friday. An A-10 […]

08/30/2013

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Boxer views National Guard as boost for school safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is proposing to give schools more money for security improvements and to make greater use of the National Guard.

12/19/2012