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A Strange Political Dustup Clouds Kansas Governor's Future  |   

An open revolt among moderate Kansas Republicans has clouded Gov. Sam Brownback's re-election hopes and focused national attention on the tax-cutting experiment at the heart of his "red-state model."

Amid Wave Of Child Immigrants, Reports Of Abuse By Border Patrol  |   

Dozens of children have filed complaints saying they were subjected to inhumane treatment at Border Patrol stations. The complaints center on the holding cells, referred to as "freezers" by migrants.

How High Debt From The Housing Collapse Still Stifles Our Economy  |   

Seven years after the subprime mortgage crisis, the U.S. economy has not yet fully recovered. Now two economists have come up with new evidence about what's holding the economy back.

Military Dogs' Advocates Say The Canines Aren't Pets — They're Vets  |   

Military war dogs serve combat tours, save lives and suffer injuries like the soldiers they serve. On Capitol Hill this week, dogs and their handlers made the case that all dogs should be brought home from war and treated with the respect they've earned.

Complications During Ariz. Inmate's Execution Reignite Controversy  |   

An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die after receiving a lethal injection Wednesday.