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Judith Kennedy is the mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts.Lynn, Massachusetts is 1,500 miles from the U.S. border with Mexico, but the old factory city has found itself strained because of the recent surge of Central American minors into the country. Mayor...
Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison, seen here giving remarks in 2012, was demoted to a one-star ranking for his handling of a sexual assault case. Photo from U.S. Army WASHINGTON — A two-star Army general faulted for failing to properly investigate...
WASHINGTON — The federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges’ union said Wednesday. Judge Dana Leigh...
Bobby Jindal, governor of Louisiana, speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Thursday, March 6, 2014. CPAC, a project of the American Conservative Union (ACU), runs until Saturday,...
Georgia Institute of Technology is the first elite institution to offer an entire computer science graduate program in a MOOC-style format. Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images ATLANTA – Dary Merckens was in the Outer Banks of North...
An Iraqi Yazidi girl who fled with her family the violence in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, stands at at a school where they are taking shelter in the Kurdish city of Dohuk in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region, on August 5, 2014. Photo...