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John Burnett

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Deadlocked Supreme Court Fails To Revive Obama's Immigration Plan

Friday, June 24, 2016

The court's tie vote blocked the administration's controversial attempt to help millions of unauthorized immigrant families. The case goes back to the court of a conservative federal judge in Texas.

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LGBT Self-Defense Site 'Pink Pistols' Gains Followers After Orlando Massacre

Thursday, June 23, 2016

An "LGBT self-defense" website called Pink Pistols run by a disabled man in Philadelphia has taken off since the Orlando massacre. The group's founder says his Facebook page has quadrupled in likes, and gun instructors all over the country have stepped forward to offer instruction for concealed carry licenses.

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Families Of Undocumented Victims Of Orlando Face Unique Challenges

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Families of the 49 dead in the Orlando shooting are holding services, saying good-bye and arranging to bring bodies back home. But what happens if the person killed was living in the U.S. illegally?

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Love And Mourning Hang Over Orlando

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Vigils, memorials and funerals are now happening several times a day around central Florida after last weekend's shooting. Nineteen of the 53 people injured remain hospitalized.

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Obama, Biden Visit With Victims Of Orlando Mass Shooting

Thursday, June 16, 2016

President Obama and Vice President Biden traveled to Orlando Thursday to visit with victims of the nightclub shootings as well as police and hospital workers.

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Legal Medical Abortions Are Up In Texas, But So Are DIY Pills From Mexico

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Women seeking an abortion in restrictive Texas now often pick the medical version, thanks to FDA rules making it easier. Others seek cheaper pills in Mexico, and aren't getting guidance from a doctor.

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In Texas, Strict Laws On Clinics Drive Demand For Abortion Pill

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

The abortion pill is booming in Texas. Since the FDA loosened restrictions, more women are circumventing strict state laws on Texas abortion clinics by taking the pill as an alternative to surgery.

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U.S.-Mexico Border Sees Resurgence Of Central Americans Seeking Asylum

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Despite U.S. efforts to stanch the flow, numbers are approaching the crisis of two years ago. U.S. Border Patrol agents say it's diverting resources away from catching drug and human traffickers.

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Amid Much Hissing, Texas Could Impose Ban To Rattle Snake Hunters

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Texans are obsessed with the Western diamondback rattlesnake. They catch thousands of them each year for snake festivals. Now, a possible ban of gassing snakes by the state jeopardizes those fiestas.

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Texas Judge Refuses To License Child Care Facility In Immigrant Detention Center

Friday, May 06, 2016

The judge blocked a state agency from licensing the facility inside a private detention facility for undocumented mothers and children who have crossed the Texas-Mexico border.

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Concerns Over Mass Shootings Spark Rise In Concealed Carry Permits

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The United States is awash with concealed handguns. Nearly 13 million Americans have permits to conceal carry mainly over concerns about crime and mass shootings.

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Does Carrying A Pistol Make You Safer?

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Even as violent and property crimes fall, more Americans are carrying concealed handguns. Many think having a gun makes them safer, but the decision to shoot is a serious one with grave consequences.

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Mexican Candidates No Longer Have To Be Tied To Traditional Parties

Monday, April 11, 2016

The U.S. is not the only country where voters are tired of politics as usual. For the first time, Mexican ballots will be full of independent candidates free from the established parties.

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Seeking Adventure And Gold? Crack This Poem And Head Outdoors

Sunday, March 13, 2016

An eccentric millionaire from Santa Fe hid a chest full of gold and precious gems in the Rocky Mountains six years ago. Today, thousands of treasure hunters are obsessed with finding it.

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U.S., Canada Pledge To Lower Methane Emissions In Oil And Gas sectors

Friday, March 11, 2016

Methane leaks are bad news. We'll fly over a South Texas oilfield with a leak detection crew and witness — with the aid of an infrared camera — how much methane gushes into the atmosphere.

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Cubans' Free Ride After Crossing Into U.S. Riles Mexican-Americans

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Cuban migrants are getting in to the U.S. through Laredo, Texas. Some lawmakers say it's time to remove the special status Cuban migrants have, saying it's unfair to others who face worse hardships.

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Mexican Border City Plagued By Drug Cartel Violence Awaits Pope Visit

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which was until recently one of the world's murder capitals, will present Pope Francis with a panoply of Mexico's intractable problems: rampa...

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U.S. Churches Offer Safe Haven For A New Generation Of Immigrants

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

A dozen congregations are harboring immigrants facing deportation. It echoes the sanctuary movement of the 1980s, when hundreds of churches sheltered Central Americans escaping war and violence.

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Crazy For Jerky: An Ancient Trail Food Finds New Fans

Monday, February 01, 2016

Jerky sales are soaring, thanks in part to millennials, who are snacking more than ever. Meat snacks are lightweight, high in nutrition and can travel long distances without spoiling.

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Texas' New Open-Carry Law Unpopular Among Some Gun Owners

Friday, January 15, 2016

Gun-loving Texans fought hard for the right to strap handguns openly on their belts. Now that open carry is the law, some gun owners look down at the open-carry crowd as unsafe and uncouth.

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