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Lawmakers face a deadline to fund federal highway and mass transit repair. One option is to increase a gas tax. Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talks to Steve Inskeep about his ideas.
When a child is adopted by a U.S. citizen, they become a U.S. citizen. But that process didn't become automatic until 2000, and adoptees that had aged into adulthood were excluded.
The president said in Camden, N.J., that the government will put limits on the military-style equipment it makes available to police. The goal is to improve relations between police and residents.
President Obama announced restrictions on military-style hardware police may get from the federal government. Critics say the rules will have little impact on the trend toward military-style raids.
The delay in installing the automated control system that may have prevented last week's Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia is being blamed on not enough funding and complex design issues.
Inflation is coming down and the foreign trade deficit is shrinking but Turks aren't seeing any relief at the pumps. Lower fuel costs have been undermined by the country's declining currency.