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Trump lays out tougher approach to illegal immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House....

'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) -- While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesaving, for some of those caught up in the nation's opioid-addiction crisis....

Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation's largest abortion provider....

Gang member accused in officer's slaying was on probation
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A California criminal justice reform initiative played no role in the length of the prison sentence of a gang member who is accused of shooting two police officers, one of whom died, officials said Tuesday....

Thousands flee, freeway shut in flooding near San Francisco
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Rising floodwaters sent at least 14,000 residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose, California, and forced the shutdown of a major freeway Wednesday....

GOP members of Congress face Trump foes at town halls
BLACKSTONE, Va. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia....

APNewsBreak: College Board to boost SAT security globally
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The firm that owns the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years....

The Latest: Pipeline protesters burn structures as camp ends
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The Latest on plans to close a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota (all times local):...

Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A federal appeals court plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state tries to start carrying out executions once again....

State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioids
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem....

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