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Christian Science Monitor
1 hour ago
Written by
Patrik Jonsson
Congress passed a bipartisan bill to allow customers to unlock their cellphones and use them with any carrier. President Obama says he'll sign the bill.
New law would allow customers to 'unlock' cell phones from different carriers
Cellphone unlocking bill sails through Congress
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On border, Obama prods GOP while citing progress

San Jose Mercury News  - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - With one week left before Congress' August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families from Central America.

Widow: Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Wasn't Violent

ABC News  - ‎15 minutes ago‎
The widow of a New York City man who died this month in a videotaped confrontation with New York City police demanded justice on Saturday, saying the victim wasn't asking for trouble.

Latin Post  - ‎2 hours ago‎
MISSION, TX - JULY 24: Salvadorian immigrant Stefany Marjorie, 8, watches as a U.S. Border Patrol agent records family information on July 24, 2014 in Mission, Texas.

2 guns found at hospital shooting suspect's home  - ‎25 minutes ago‎
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities found two more guns at the home of a man suspected of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist in suburban Philadelphia before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back.

Toledo Blade  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ohio State fired Jon Waters amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

Fox News  - ‎4 hours ago‎
NORTH CONWAY, N.H. - Since 15-year-old Abigail Hernandez returned home last week, her photo has been taken off the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's website.

Gifts, favors listed in former governor's case  - ‎27 minutes ago‎
A look at the gifts and loans former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, received from businessman Jonnie Williams, and some of the favors they did for him and his company dietary supplement company, according to court papers: GIFTS TO ...

FBI: No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids  - ‎45 minutes ago‎
FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, a temporary shelter for unaccompanied minors who have entered the country illegally is seen at Lackland Air Force Base, in San Antonio.

New York Daily News  - ‎10 hours ago‎
These creepy dolls were supposed to be a cute surprise. Officers have found the person responsible for leaving spooky porcelain dolls in front of little girls' Southern California homes, Orange Count Sherriff's Department said in a statement Thursday.

Fox News  - ‎2 hours ago‎
PHILADELPHIA - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.

John McCain calls botched execution torture. What do you think?
46 minutes ago
Written by
Charles J Dean
Sen. John McCain, who endured years of torture as a prisoner during the Vietnam War, called the botched execution of an Arizona death row prisoner on Wednesday "torture.

New racketeering charges against suspended state Sen. Yee, others

Pleasanton Weekly  - ‎1 hour ago‎
A federal grand jury in San Francisco issued an expanded corruption and organized-crime indictment Friday that includes new racketeering charges against suspended state Sen. Leland Yee, Chinatown.

The Guardian  - ‎1 hour ago‎
walking dead comic-con Emily Kinney, left, and Norman Reedus take a selfie on stage at AMC's The Walking Dead panel at Comic-Con International.

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

Kansas City Star  - ‎11 hours ago‎
The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.

Boy, 3, Among 14 Shot Overnight in Chicago

NBC Chicago  - ‎40 minutes ago‎
A 3-year-old by was critically wounded in a shooting Friday night. Emily Florez reports. Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 • Updated at 1:19 PM CDT.

Congress Gets Banned from Editing Wikipedia

TIME  - ‎47 minutes ago‎
If you—like me—use Twitter religiously, you've probably noticed a new account popping up in and around your mentions: Congress Edits, a recently-created bot that tweets anonymous edits made from Congressional IP addresses.

Sports World News  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sign Up for Sports World News' Newsletter and never miss out on our most popular stories. Daniel Bryan. Injured WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan will appear on the pre-show for Money in the Bank, and it is unlikely he'll be pushed heavily again when he returns ...

In Border Crisis, Texas Taking Costly Measures To Deter Migrants

Fox News Latino  - ‎2 hours ago‎
MISSION, Texas (AP) - Three heavily armed Texas patrol boats rounded a bend in the Rio Grande on a recent afternoon and came upon two young men paddling an inflatable raft full-speed ahead toward the Mexican shore.

Slate Magazine  - ‎3 hours ago‎
Paul Ryan. House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan wants poor families to work with government agencies or charitable nonprofits to craft “life plans” as a condition of receiving federal assistance.
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