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Trump admin lays out new approach to illegal immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House....

'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) -- While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesaving, for some of those caught up in the nation's opioid-addiction crisis....

Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation's largest abortion provider....

Gang member accused in officer's slaying was on probation
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A California criminal justice reform initiative played no role in the length of the prison sentence of a gang member who is accused of shooting two police officers, one of whom died, officials said Tuesday....

GOP members of Congress face Trump foes at town halls
BLACKSTONE, Va. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia....

Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A federal appeals court plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state tries to start carrying out executions once again....

Downstream communities brace for flooding as dams overflow
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) -- Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising rivers and creeks....

State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioids
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem....

Evidence of rising anti-Semitism, but data mostly elusive
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Has anti-Semitism accompanied Donald Trump's rise to power? Some organizations that monitor hate groups and hate crimes believe so, noting a rash of recent incidents. But data is elusive, and the president's supporters note his family connection - a Jewish daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren - and his comments this week condemning hate and prejudice....

Teens accused of plot to rob, kill girl found shot in ditch
LOGAN, Utah (AP) -- Two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the back of the head and leaving her wounded in a ditch lured her to the spot in a small Utah town with a plan to rob and kill her, prosecutors said....

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