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    GOP lawmakers asked Nieto for release of American marine

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto lauded California on Tuesday for its relatively favorable treatment of undocumented immigrants, telling a joint session of the Legislature that the state has taken the "ethically correct" position in a national debate over immigration. While Peña Nieto received a ... Read More

    In high crime Chicago, police shootings rarely protested

    If anything was unusual about the shootings of two people by Chicago police last weekend, it was that one of the incidents sparked a protest. A sudden rainstorm scattered the 80 or so people who gathered Monday on the West Side to protest the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Roshad McIntosh in the Lawn ... Read More

    Report blasts Phoenix VA health system

    Veterans seeking treatment in the Phoenix VA Health Care System endured "unacceptable and troubling lapses" in their care, a report released Tuesday said. But the Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general found no definitive proof that anyone died while on a "secret wait list." The report was ... Read More

    Democrats fear Obama amnesty plan

    WASHINGTON -- Panicked Democrats locked in tight midterm races as the party tries desperately to hold onto control of the Senate fear President Obama's anticipated executive amnesty for about 5 million illegal immigrants may doom their re-election campaigns. New Hampshire U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, w ... Read More

    American jihadi killed in Syria

    A 33-year-old American man named Douglas McCain from California allegedly traveled to Syria to fight as a jihadi, where he was killed last weekend. A relative of Douglas McCain, 33, said his family was "devastated" and "just as surprised as the country" to learn that McCain had joined the Islamic St ... Read More

    Metro Detroit Muslim leaders denounce ISIS as 'crazy criminals'

    Muslim leaders gathered Monday on the steps of Dearborn City Hall to strongly condemn ISIS, saying the militant group in Iraq and Syria doesn't represent Islam or Muslims. ISIS members are "crazy criminals who are abusing our religion," said Imam Mohammed Elahi of the Islamic House of Wisdom in Dear ... Read More

    Jimmy Carter to be keynote speaker at Muslim convention

    The Islamic Society of North America or ISNA, the nation's largest Muslim group, will hold its 51st annual convention in Detroit's Cobo Center Friday through Sept. 1, and will feature former President Jimmy Carter as the keynote speaker. President Carter will talk on the subject of his latest book, ... Read More

    Purported audio of Ferguson gunshots surfaces

    Newly surfaced audio may reveal a pause in the gunshots fired by Officer Darren Wilson at Michael Brown, providing some insight into the sequence of events on August 9 in Ferguson. The FBI has reportedly interviewed a man who lives nearby where Brown was killed, who says he was speaking to a friend ... Read More

    Pastors avoid Biblical positions on today's issues to keep tithes up

    Few pastors preach about today's most challenging political and social issues because they worry about losing members of their flocks and the money they donate, according to a researcher who focuses on issues of Christianity. "Controversy keeps people from being in the seats. Controversy keeps peopl ... Read More

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