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      • Do you think the president should repeal DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)?

      • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

        Yes, all people here illegally should be deported
        41%
        145 votes
        No, children brought here by their parents had no say, they should stay
        47%
        166 votes
        Only those serving in the military should be allowed to stay
        7%
        25 votes
        Not sure, I'll decide after the six-month stay.
        5%
        19 votes
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      • Cleanup begins after Nate

        Hurricane season 2017

        Hurricane season 2017

        Residents in Puerto Rico, Florida, the Gulf Coast states and Texas rebuild after an active hurricane season.

        Residents in Puerto Rico, Florida, the Gulf Coast states and Texas rebuild after an active hurricane season.

      • Gun violence, mass shootings in the U.S.

        Gun violence & mass shootings

        Police search for the gunman’s motive for opening fire on an open-air concert that killed 59 people and injured more than 500 more, making it the worst mass shooting in modern history. 

        Police search for the gunman’s motive for opening fire on an open-air concert that killed 59 people and injured more than 500 more, making it the worst mass shooting in modern history. 

      • Civil unrest

        Civil unrest

        With the rise of the alt-right and communities debating and removing Confederate monuments, protests and counter protests are growing in number.

        With the rise of the alt-right and communities debating and removing Confederate monuments, protests and counter protests are growing in number.

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      • Political Stories from the Associated Press

        Political Stories from the Associated Press

        Get the latest news on national politics.

        Get the latest news on national politics.

      • Supreme Court decisions

        The US Supreme Court news & decisions

        The US Supreme Court news & decisions

        In the first decisions released since Justice Neil Gorsuch joined, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it would hear the case for President Trump's travel ban and allowed some parts of it to go into effect.

        In the first decisions released since Justice Neil Gorsuch joined, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it would hear the case for President Trump's travel ban and allowed some parts of it to go into effect.

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      • Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre

        Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre

        Wednesday, October 18 2017 12:24 PM EDT2017-10-18 16:24:55 GMT
        Wednesday, October 18 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-10-19 01:52:38 GMT

        The hotel security guard who is a witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history says he was shot while walking down a hotel hallway outside where Stephen Paddock was holed up in a suite.

        The hotel security guard who is a witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history says he was shot while walking down a hotel hallway outside where Stephen Paddock was holed up in a suite.

      • Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession scheme

        Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession scheme

        Wednesday, October 18 2017 1:20 AM EDT2017-10-18 05:20:54 GMT
        Wednesday, October 18 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-10-19 01:52:53 GMT
        A convicted sex offender who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of the way he strangled his multiple victims is set for execution Wednesday.
        A convicted sex offender who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of the way he strangled his multiple victims is set for execution Wednesday.
      • Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area

        Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area

        Wednesday, October 18 2017 3:11 AM EDT2017-10-18 07:11:07 GMT
        Wednesday, October 18 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-10-19 01:52:28 GMT
        The many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in wildfires burning in Northern California will not only have to find or build a new place to live. They'll have to do it in one of the toughest...
        The many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in wildfires burning in Northern California will not only have to find or build a new place to live. They'll have to do it in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation.
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