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GOP goes back to the immigration well in ArizonaFor a decade, the fight against illegal immigration has helped Republicans win every statewide election in Arizona
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Administration sends states $1B in grants to battle opioidsThe Trump administration is awarding more than $1 billion in grants to help states confront the opioid epidemic, with most of the money going expand access to treatment and recovery services
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Prosecutors: 3 charged in $364 million Ponzi schemeFederal prosecutors in Maryland say three men are facing charges in a $364 million investment scheme that entrapped more than 400 victims nationwide
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5 things for businesses to know about disaster recoverySmall businesses hit by Hurricane Florence are embarking on what will be for many an uncertain path, recovering and getting up and running again
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Medics and protesters evacuate a wounded youth during a protest at the entrance of Erez border crossing between Gaza and Israel, in the northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Gaza's Health Ministry says two Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire at a protest near a crossing point between the enclave and Israel. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Gaza protests escalate after deal to ease blockade failsPalestinian protests are escalating after the failure of Egyptian-led efforts to broker a deal between the Islamic militant group Hamas and Israel to ease the Gaza blockade
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This Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 photo shows rising flood waters in the Pee Dee area in Marion County, S.C. Two female mental health patients detained for medical transport drowned Tuesday, Sept. 18, when a sheriff's department van was swept away in rising floodwaters, according to authorities.  Officials said that the transport van was near the Little Pee Dee River, one of the bodies of water that state officials are watching following the heavy rains of Florence.  (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
2 'detainees' drown as van swept into floodwatersTwo women who were being transported to a mental health facility drowned when a sheriff's department van was swept away in rising South Carolina floodwaters
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President Donald Trump gestures as he talks to media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base en route to Havelock, N.C. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: Grassley says FBI doesn't need to investigateSenate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley says the FBI does not need to look into the sexual-assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh because Republicans are conducting their own investigation
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Zimbabwe inquiry into post-election killings beginsZimbabwe inquiry into post-election killings begins as commission members sworn in
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Washington. Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump says 'hard to imagine' Kavanaugh assaulted womanPresident Donald Trump says Republicans would have to decide their next move if Brett Kavanaugh's accuser seems credible
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Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wait for his release, outside a prison in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday set him and his daughter and son-in-law free on bail pending their appeal hearings. The court made the decision on the corruption case handed down to the Sharifs by an anti-graft tribunal earlier this year. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif frees after court suspends sentencePakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law have been released from a prison after a court suspends their prison sentences sets them free pending appeal hearings
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US tags Iran anew as top terror sponsor, global attacks fallThe United States has once again named Iran as the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, accusing it of intensifying numerous conflicts and trying to undermine governments throughout the Middle East
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, author Ta-Nehisi Coates attends the The Gordon Parks Foundation Annual Awards Gala in New York.   Coates' "We Were Eight Years in Power" and Hala Alyan's "Salt Houses" been named the winners of the annual Dayton Literary Peace Prize.  (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
Hala Alyan, Ta-Nehisi Coates win Dayton Literary Peace PrizeNovel about a displaced Palestinian family and book of essays exploring race and identity during Barack Obama's presidency win Dayton Literary Peace Prize
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