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U.S. allies as explained by ‘Mean Girls’

With all the war and turmoil happening, it can be difficult to believe that countries can be friends, because sometimes countries can really hate on the red, white and blue. But just like a teenage girl, the U.S. has enemies, frenemies and, of course, their “besties for the resties” — what ...

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Obama defends decision to delay immigration action

JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that the surge of immigrant children entering the U.S. illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led him to put off a pledge to use executive action that could shield millions of people from deportation. ...

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Effort to build gay marriage support heads South

CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Less than two weeks after a federal judge declared Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, a new effort has been launched in the South seeking to build wider acceptance of gay and lesbian couples in the hope of overturning similar bans across ...

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Anti-gay legislations circulate in multiple states

By David Harris Staff Writer Recently, there have been several anti-gay legislations and court rulings on same-sex marriage in the U.S. On Tuesday, Feb. 11, the Kansas House of Representatives passed Bill 2453. The bill would have given anyone the right to refuse service to “any domestic partnership or marriage ...

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The search is on for new APSU president

The Presidential Search Committee met Monday, Feb. 17, to discuss the process of selecting nominees for the next APSU president. The purpose of the committee is advisory, meaning the members will collectively pick three to five satisfactory candidates to send to Chancellor John Morgan, who will choose one name to ...

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Obama visits Nashville, talks education and jobs

» By Lauren Cottle News Editor President Barack Obama visited McGavock High School in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday, Jan. 30, to speak about education and jobs. Two days prior to Obama’s visit, a 15-year-old McGavock student, Kevin Barbee, was killed when another student shot him. Obama mentioned this when addressing ...

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