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Boehner talks Obamacare, immigration, legacy

House Speaker John Boehner vowed Republicans would continue to keep trying to put the brakes on Obamacare, saying the president's sweeping health care reform is "not good for the country."

Cruz tries to sidestep 2016 question

He's not saying yes. He's not saying no. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas danced around questions in a recent interview about whether he plans to run for president in 2016.

6 men convicted of raping Swiss tourist in India

 As India grapples with how to better protect women and girls from sexual assault, a court over the weekend convicted six men in the gang rape of a Swiss tourist.

McCain: Rolling Stone cover was 'stupid'

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, didn't hold back in expressing how he felt about Rolling Stone magazine's cover featuring accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

For those living on border, security is complicated subject

Joe Metz, a straight-talking Texas rancher on the U.S.-Mexico border, awoke recently to find 50 cows roaming freely in his front yard. Undocumented immigrants, he says, left a gate open as they crossed his land, which abuts the Rio Grande.

3 bodies discovered in East Cleveland

Three bodies have been discovered in East Cleveland, police say -- and a man is in custody in connection with the case.

Clingy rescued sea turtle finally gets new home

She's the sea turtle that didn't want to get away.

Republicans pass 'No Child Left Behind' replacement

 A Republican-backed attempt to give local and state governments greater power over their school systems, while reducing federal education funding, passed the U.S.

California wildfire 49% contained, evacuation orders remain From Christine Theodorou

 Firefighters worked Saturday to get the upper hand on a mountain wildfire in Southern California that forced the evacuation of thousands and destroyed a number of homes and vehicles.

Court renews secret U.S. surveillance program

A top-secret court has renewed the authority of U.S. national security officials to collect telephone data as part of an anti-terror surveillance program that was exposed by intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.