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Report: Immigrants improve in fighting deportation

02/14/2014 1:30am
Immigrants facing deportation are increasingly finding success in immigration courts, according to a new analysis of court data.

In China, Kerry talks NKorea, regional tensions

02/14/2014 5:48am
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he had won a commitment from China to help bring a belligerent North Korea back to nuclear disarmament talks, even as he butted heads with Chinese leaders over a series of increasingly aggressive steps Beijing has taken to assert itself in territorial disputes with its smaller neighbors.

Career diplomats eye credentials for ambassadors

02/14/2014 4:58pm
A group of professional diplomats wants to make sure that American ambassadors have street cred before they are sent to run U.S. embassies overseas _ and not just big money or high status.

US: Taliban struck shortly after insider attack

02/14/2014 6:40pm
The Pentagon says that shortly after two U.S. soldiers were gunned down by two men wearing Afghan army uniforms in eastern Afghanistan, Taliban insurgents attacked the district center where the Americans had been operating.

Feds let banks and marijuana sellers do business

02/14/2014 8:39pm
The Obama administration on Friday gave banks a road map for conducting transactions with legal marijuana sellers so these new businesses can stash away savings, make payroll and pay taxes like any other enterprise. It's not clear banks will get on board.