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He Wants To Help The Army Fight Terrorism, But Was Discharged Before He Got A Chance

This summer, the Pentagon forcibly discharged Army recruits and reservists living legally in the U.S., who have been waiting to be cleared for active duty. (Image credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

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The Pope Lands In Ireland, Overshadowed By Church Scandals

Pope Francis said the failure to address abuse remains “a source of pain and shame for the Catholic community.” His visit comes at a time when the church’s influence is greatly diminished. (Image credit: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

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Elderly Mexican Parents See Their Children In The U.S. For The First Time In Decades

A program started by a Mexican state has been reunifying elderly parents with their children living illegally in the U.S. Recently more than 30 families were reunited near Austin.

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Emails Reveal DHS Sought 'Positive Gems' To Justify Ending Immigrant Protections

Department of Homeland Security emails show Trump officials portrayed war-torn countries as safer than they are to justify ending temporary protective status for their citizens living in the U.S.

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Air Guitarists Compete For Fame And Glory At World Championships

They (air) plucked, (air) riffed and head banged at The Air Guitar World Championships in Finland on Friday. Nothing would ever be the same again. (Image credit: EEVA RIIHELA/AFP/Getty Images)

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200 Nicaraguans Claim Asylum Daily In Costa Rica, Fleeing Violent Unrest

For over four months, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has responded forcefully to nationwide protests. As many as 23,000 are seeking refuge next door. (Image credit: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters)

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Pope Speaks In Ireland

On the second day of his visit to Ireland, Pope Francis celebrates Sunday Mass in Dublin.

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Inside A Battle For An Afghan City

Melissa Block speaks with William Hennigan, national security correspondent for Time magazine, who embedded with U.S. forces during a battle over the Afghan city of Ghazni.

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Archbishop Alleges Pope Francis Long Knew About Abuse, Calls On Him To Resign

In an 11-page letter, an ex-Vatican diplomat calls for Pope Francis to resign, alleging he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s abuses for years. (Image credit: Matt Dunham/AP)

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