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Build the wall across the San Pedro River? Many say no.

Sunday  16:10,   15 september 2019
pri.org

Construction of the border could begin as early as October over Arizona's last free-flowing river, the San Pedro. But a host of groups think a wall or a fence is... >>>

California bill on 'abortion pill' access at public universities goes to governor's desk

Sunday  14:20,   15 september 2019
foxnews

California lawmakers passed a bill Friday that would require on-campus clinics at all public universities in the state to offer the “abortion pill” to students seeking to terminate their pregnancy at up to 10 weeks, according to reports. © AP... >>>

‘People Actively Hate Us’: Inside the Border Patrol’s Morale Crisis

Sunday  13:10,   15 september 2019
nytimes

One Border Patrol agent in Tucson said he had been called a “sellout” and a “kid killer.” In El Paso, an agent said he and his colleagues in uniform had avoided eating lunch together except at certain “BP friendly” restaurants because “there’s... >>>

After 18 years, Texas veterans wonder how long U.S. can stay in Afghanistan

Sunday  12:46,   15 september 2019
expressnews

If there was an unforgettable day for former Lt. Col. Dan Harris in the Afghanistan war, it was the phone call on Oct. 16, 2009 informing him that two of his Texas Army National Guard soldiers had been killed in a roadside blast, and that a third,... >>>

Newsom plans to veto bill that would have blocked Trump's rollback of endangered species protections

Sunday  09:36,   15 september 2019
latimes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to veto a bill passed by California lawmakers that would have allowed the state to impose strict endangered species protections and water pumping restrictions for the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. © >>>

After rainbow flag, Costa Mesa councilman suggests flying Blue Lives Matter flag at City Hall

Sunday  09:36,   15 september 2019
latimes

About four months after voting to fly the rainbow flag outside City Hall, the Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday will consider raising a couple of other flags: one for "Blue Lives Matter" and another for "In God We Trust." © Charles Krupa / AP FILE... >>>

Virginia marriage applicants no longer required to state race

Sunday  07:45,   15 september 2019
thehill

Virginia's attorney general announced that people seeking a marriage license in the state will no longer have to disclose their race after three couples filed a lawsuit challenging the... >>>

450 miles of border wall by next year? In Arizona, it starts

Sunday  07:40,   15 september 2019
msn

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce — for good — the flow of immigrants who... >>>

GOP senators introduce bill requiring DNA testing of migrants to curb child trafficking

Sunday  07:35,   15 september 2019
foxnews

Senate Republicans this week introduced a bill to implement DNA testing of migrants claiming to be part of a family unit as they come to the southern border -- part of an effort to crack down on child... >>>

After U.S. court ruling, Honduran newlyweds among migrants clinging to asylum dream

Sunday  07:30,   15 september 2019
reuters

After U.S. court ruling, Honduran newlyweds among migrants clinging to asylum... >>>

Three border wall projects reportedly canceled due to lack of funding amid environmental lawsuit against Trump

Sunday  07:30,   15 september 2019
washingtonexaminer

The Trump administration reportedly canceled three projects to build parts of the barrier wall at the U.S. southern border in Arizona and California. © Provided by MediaDC: Washington Newspaper Publishing Company, Inc.A Friday court filing by the... >>>

As trial approaches, lawyer in Hastert hush-money lawsuit alleges possible perjury

Sunday  07:10,   15 september 2019
chicagotribune

CHICAGO - Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert's federal criminal case is long behind him, but a lawyer representing the man who is suing him for the unpaid balance of a $3.5 million hush-money pact hopes key admissions the disgraced politician... >>>

Planned Parenthood and Fired Former Chief Mired in Escalating Dispute

Sunday  07:10,   15 september 2019
nytimes

Leana Wen, the recently fired former president of Planned Parenthood, appears headed toward an increasingly contentious exit, after accusing the organization’s leadership of trying to “buy my silence” in a dispute that threatens to prolong and... >>>

The children of Donor H898

Sunday  06:50,   15 september 2019
washingtonpost

At least a dozen children diagnosed with autism were conceived with sperm from the same donor. Many of the children have secondary diagnoses of ADHD, dyslexia, mood disorders, epilepsy and other developmental and learning disabilities. The... >>>

Decks collapse during firefighter event; at least 22 injured

Sunday  05:40,   15 september 2019
msn

WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A home's multilevel deck collapsed Saturday evening at the Jersey Shore during an event weekend, trapping people and injuring at least 22, including some children, officials said. No deaths were reported. The collapse happened... >>>