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  • Illegal immigrant in Fla. fights for law license

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man’s bid to become the first illegal immigrant to obtain a law license in the United States met skepticism Tuesday from most of the …


  • Fla. justices question law license for immigrant

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Most of the Florida Supreme Court justices appear skeptical of granting a law license to an illegal immigrant. The seven justices heard oral arguments Tuesday in …


  • Romney presses foreign policy criticism anew

    BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Amid violent flare-ups in the Middle East, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is trying to prove his own readiness to be commander in chief and force …


  • Romney criticizes Obama foreign policy record

    BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is arguing America needs new foreign policy leadership, using President Barack Obama’s handling of the Middle East as an opening to criticize the …


  • Calif. gov. OKs bill on illegal immigrant licenses

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some illegal immigrants could get California drivers licenses under a bill that Gov. Jerry Brown announced he signed into law late Sunday. AB2189 by Assemblyman Gil …


  • Gay couples may get reprieve in deportation cases

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security is planning to issue a policy memo stating that illegal immigrants with American same-sex partners are eligible to have their deportations …


  • Egypt’s Morsi assumes major role in Mideast

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Egypt’s new President Mohammed Morsi assigned himself the heavyweight’s role in the Middle East on Wednesday, declaring in his first speech to the United Nations that …


  • AP-GfK Poll: Most see health law being implemented

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It still divides us, but most Americans think President Barack Obama’s health care law is here to stay. More than 7 in 10 say the law will …


  • AP-GfK Poll: Most see health law being implemented

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans may not be all that crazy about President Barack Obama’s health care law, but a new poll shows they don’t see it going away. The Associated …


  • Suu Kyi tells Ind. crowd to look back to Burma

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Myo Myint lost most of his right arm and right leg and several fingers fighting for the Burma army before he began working against Myanmar’s …


  • Suu Kyi urges end to US sanctions against Myanmar

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi reiterated a call Tuesday for the lifting of sanctions against her impoverished country, and vowed to use her …


  • Immigrant requests strain consulates, schools

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Schools in Yakima, Wash., are taking nearly a month to deliver transcripts to former students. The Mexican consulate in Denver introduced Saturday hours last month after …


  • Romney: Foreign policy shouldn’t react to events

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says U.S. foreign policy should not be conducted “at the mercy of events” overseas. He also says the death of a …


  • Groups protest Ariz. immigration law’s enforcement

    PHOENIX (AP) — A day after the most contentious provision of Arizona’s immigration law took effect, rallies were held around Phoenix to protest the mandate that civil rights activists say …


  • Arizona immigration law spurs education campaign

    PHOENIX (AP) — A day after the most contentious provision of Arizona’s immigration law took effect, rallies were planned around Phoenix to protest the law that civil rights activists contend …


  • Texas town’s rental ban to get second hearing

    DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas suburb’s long, expensive fight to ban illegal immigrants from renting homes will have perhaps its most important hearing before a largely conservative group of judges …


  • Judge: Police to enforce Ariz. immigration law now

    PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Arizona ruled Tuesday that police can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state’s immigration law, marking the first time officers can …


  • Myanmar’s Suu Kyi supports easing of US sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi began her landmark visit to Washington by declaring Tuesday that she supports the easing of the remaining U.S. economic sanctions …


  • Romney makes fresh appeal to Latino voters

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is making a fresh appeal to Latino voters and trying to cut into President Barack Obama’s advantage with a key portion of the …


  • Obama touts new auto case against China

    CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama says when it comes to unfair Chinese auto subsidies, he’s fighting back — but Mitt Romney’s mostly talk. Campaigning in Ohio, Obama announced a …


  • Young illegal immigrants may get driver’s licenses

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — When 17-year-old Alondra Esquivel needs to get from her rural central California home to classes at Fresno State University 20 miles away, she must rely on …


  • Ryan criticizes Obama’s foreign policy leadership

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is aggressively criticizing President Barack Obama’s foreign policy leadership and says the U.S. needs “moral clarity and firmness of purpose.” The …


  • Shutdown averted but ‘fiscal cliff’ awaits

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is moving to quash the threat of a government shutdown, but the prospect of a one-two punch of tax increases and slashing, automatic spending cuts will …


  • House passes 6-month spending bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Thursday to put the government on autopilot for six months, precluding a shutdown through the election and postponing a potential showdown on GOP vice …


  • Romney tones down criticism over diplomatic crisis

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Facing criticism, Republican White House nominee Mitt Romney on Thursday muted his barbed attacks against President Barack Obama’s handling of a diplomatic crisis and tried to …


  • McCain: Obama pursues a ‘feckless foreign policy’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain is accusing President Barack Obama of pursuing “a feckless foreign policy” that has compromised American influence around the world. The Arizona Republican, who lost …


  • Arpaio the last of Arizona’s immigration troika

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio is gearing up for what he expects will be the toughest of his five re-election campaigns. He is facing a determined effort from …


  • House to pass 6-month spending bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As its last major act before leaving Washington for the fall campaign, the House is voting to put the government on autopilot for six months. The temporary …


  • Chris Stevens: US envoy to the Arab world

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At the height of Libya’s civil war, Chris Stevens dashed off to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi by cargo boat to help shape an assortment of Libyan …


  • Romney criticizes Obama in wake of embassy attacks

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney slammed the Obama administration’s handling of foreign affairs after attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in Egypt and Libya as foreign policy pushed to …

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