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Ruling leaves immigrants who newly applied for DACA in limbo

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NEW YORK — When the text message popped up on his phone, Samuel Alfaro didn't want to believe it. ...

Free money for all? Mayors hope local tests bring big change

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By triggering $1,400 stimulus checks for millions of people and expanding the child tax credit for many families, the pandemic offered a clear takeaway...

As Herschel Walker eyes Senate run, a turbulent past emerges

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ATLANTA — At first glance, Herschel Walker has a coveted political profile for a potential Senate candidate in Georgia. ...

US seeks to drop Chinese researcher’s visa fraud case

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — U.S. prosecutors sought Thursday to drop their case against a Chinese researcher accused of concealing her ties to the Chinese military...

US women tell 9th Circuit trial court didn’t factor success

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SAN FRANCISCO — Players on the U.S. women’s national soccer team urged a federal appeals court to reinstate their equal pay lawsuit, saying their...

Russia designates media outlet, reporters, as foreign agents

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MOSCOW — Russian authorities designated an investigative media outlet and several journalists as “foreign agents" Friday, raising pressure on the country's independent media ahead...

Haitian president’s hometown holds funeral amid violence

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CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — The hometown of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse received his body on Friday for a private funeral amid heavy security following...

Haitian president’s hometown holds funeral amid violence

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CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — The body of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was returned to his hometown Friday for a private funeral amid heavy security...

Activist who helped desegregate Birmingham library dies

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Black Army veteran who helped peacefully desegregate an Alabama city's library with a sit-in protest in 1963 has died, according...

The Latest: European agency OKs Moderna vaccine for children

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LONDON — The European Medicines Agency has recommended clearing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 17, the first time the shot has...