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Influx of immigrant children expected to last through summer

A tide of border crossings by children mostly from Central America is not expected to end soon, and some in Congress blame President Barack Obama for policies they claim opened the floodgate.

Police: Shooter kills one, then dies at Oregon high school

One student was killed at the hands of a shooter at a high school near Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday morning, police agencies said.

Miss Universe Thailand steps down after 'red shirts' slur

Less than a month after she was crowned Miss Universe Thailand, pageant winner Weluree "Fai" Ditsayabut has relinquished her title under a barrage of criticism for comments she made online against supporters of the country's ouste

Southwest aircraft hits parked JetBlue plane at Boston airport

 A Southwest Airlines plane moving on the ground collided with a JetBlue plane parked at another gate at Boston Logan International Airport Monday

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe suggests return to Antarctic whaling during 'whale week'

 Just months after being told the country's whaling expeditions in Antarctica must stop, Japan's Prime Minister has riled activists by suggesting he will push for their resumption.

Iraqi PM calls for state of emergency after gunmen storm Mosul

 Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki urged parliament to declare a state of emergency Tuesday, hours after police said militants seized control of

Audit: More than 120,000 veterans waiting or never got care

 An internal Veterans Affairs audit released Monday said tens of thousands of newly returning veterans wait at least 90 days for medical care, whi

FAA OKs first commercial drone flights -- for BP, over Alaska

A drone that just started flying for energy giant BP in Alaska is the first commercial drone operation authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration, the agency announced Tuesday.

Dairy farmers "milking" the market

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Dairy farmers are milking recent price gains for everything they're worth.

Five women sexually assaulted at Egypt's inaugural festivities

(CNN) -- Uniformed Egyptian police pull a woman in nothing but her underclothes from a frenzied mob. "Get back boy! Get back!" the officers say as one lifts his pistol into the air.