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AUDIO: Will $3.7B work at U.S.-Mexico border?
AUDIO: Will $3.7B work at U.S.-Mexico border?

Cornell immigration and law expert Steve Yale-Loehr takes a closer look at a broken immigration system in the U.S., and whether the White House’s call for nearly $4 billion for help at the border will be a productive investment.

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Six Fort Drum soldiers injured in lightning strike

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All injuries were considered non-life-threatening, according to authorities

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U.S. keeper Howard to take year off from international duty

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U.S national team goalkeeper Tim Howard says he will take a year off from international duty in order to spend more time with his family.

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Watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

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This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.

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Pentagon: Islamic State threat ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’

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The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.

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Violence-weary Missouri town sees second night of calm

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Ferguson, Missouri saw a second night of relative calm after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen nearly two weeks ago.