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A year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt

At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border last year.

Utility drones could inspect equipment, scan for outages

When tornadoes and hurricanes topple power lines in the future, flying drones might be the first to pinpoint the damage.

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Ohio community seeks clues, fights fear after 6 women vanish

The fate of six women — four of them dead, two missing for months — has people on edge in this small southern Ohio city as relatives seek clues, seemingly in vain, to whatever happened to their loved ones.

Excommunicated founder of Mormon women's group steps down

The founder of a Mormon women's group who was excommunicated last year is stepping down from the organization.

Union denounces release of officer names in police shootings

The union representing Philadelphia police officers is challenging the department's decision to make public the names of officers in police-involved shootings.

Exhibit opens about black experience in WW2

About to be overrun by Germans, a young black lieutenant called in an artillery barrage on his own position, knowing he'd be killed. It was the only way to hold off the enemy.

Gay marriage opponents propose 2 Colorado ballot measures

Opponents of gay marriage have proposed two Colorado ballot measures in response to the Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide.

Draft accords of sanctions relief at Iran nuke talks in hand

World powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on Iran's nuclear program, advancing on one of the most contentious issues at their negotiations, diplomats told The Associated Press on Saturday.

Arizona prison hit with 3rd disturbance by inmates in 4 days

A third disturbance within four days broke out Saturday in a private prison in Kingman, authorities said.

2 homes burn near town as Washington wildfires grow

Wildfires across Washington state burned through brush, forest and grassland amid 100-degree heat as the region braced for more hot weather and the onset of Fourth of July fireworks.

Blatter: French, German presidents tried influence WCup vote

FIFA president Sepp Blatter said in a Sunday newspaper interview that French and German presidents applied political pressure before the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively.

At least 14 hurt in deck collapse at North Carolina beach

A deck collapsed at a North Carolina beach house as a family got set to take a group photo Saturday evening, leaving at least 14 people injured with two of those in critical condition, authorities said.

Greeks mull consequences of crucial bailout referendum

With the crucial austerity referendum a day away, Greeks contemplated Saturday how their vote will shape their future and the impact a "yes" or "no" will have on the country's youth.

Smoke from Canadian fires blows as far south as Tennessee

After almost of a week, smoke from Canadian wildfires continued to blanket parts of North Dakota on Saturday and some residents said they're growing tired of the hazy skies.

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits Oregon, no damage reported

Some Oregonians woke on the Fourth of July to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene.

Parades, hot dogs, cold beer: America celebrates July 4

Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday.

Gay rights activists mark landmark 1965 demonstration

Gay rights activists gathered in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July to mark the progress of their movement and pay tribute to those who launched it a half-century ago — but also made it clear that the fight for equality was far from over.

Gov. Walker and Wisconsin GOP retreat on open records limits

In a sudden reversal amid a stinging backlash, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and GOP legislative leaders said they agreed Saturday to completely remove a part of the proposed state budget that would severely roll back open records laws.

Immigrant children given adult dose of hepatitis A vaccine

About 250 immigrant children were given an adult dose of a hepatitis A vaccine at a Texas detention facility where they were being held with their mothers, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials.

Slain woman's parents focused on healing, not sanctuary law

The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they are focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times.

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