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Border Patrol’s checkpoints overlooked in debate over wall

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Agents who work at one of the Border Patrol’s checkpoints in South Texas, north of the U.S.-Mexico border, say that the checkpoint is undersized and sometimes overwhelmed by traffic.

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The Latest: Germany, France press Putin on cease-fire deal

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The Latest: Germany, France press Putin on cease-fire deal

The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 4 p.m.

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California Democratic Party doesn’t endorse Feinstein re-election bid

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California Democratic Party doesn’t endorse Feinstein re-election bid

The California Democratic Party will not endorse Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s re-election bid this year, with delegates at the party’s annual convention giving the majority of votes to her top primary challenger, progressive State Sen. Kevin de Leon.

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Billy Graham played complicated role in US race relations

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Billy Graham played complicated role in US race relations

The Rev. Billy Graham had a complicated role in race relations, particularly when confronting segregation in his native South.

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Thousands march in memory of slain Russian opposition leader

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Thousands march in memory of slain Russian opposition leader

Thousands of people have marched down a central Moscow boulevard to mark the third anniversary of the slaying of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

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Tourist infected with measles went to New York art museum, area hotels, health officials say

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Tourist infected with measles went to New York art museum, area hotels, health officials say

An Australian tourist infected with measles visited several locations in New York City, included the famed The Metropolitan Museum of Art, health officials warned Saturday.

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Pakistan: Blasphemy suspect who jumped off building healing

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A Pakistani official says a blasphemy suspect who suffered serious injuries after jumping off a federal building is now in stable condition.

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North Korea willing to hold talks with US, ex-spy chief says

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North Korea willing to hold talks with US, ex-spy chief says

North Korea has “enough” willingness to hold talks with the U.S., a former intelligence chief from the rogue country believed to be the mastermind behind a deadly attack on South Korea told the country’s president on Sunday.

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12 texting tips you didn’t know the iPhone could do

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12 texting tips you didn’t know the iPhone could do

“Hey, can I call you?” I bet millions send this text every day. It’s common etiquette. You text first and see whether someone is busy. If you get a “Sure,” or “Y,” or “K,” you can ring that person up.

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Supreme Court case seeks disclosure of credit card fees to benefit consumers

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Supreme Court case seeks disclosure of credit card fees to benefit consumers

Every time a consumer swipes his or her credit card, the credit card company collects a fee.

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