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National & World Mexico: Sex abuse at group home house of horror
Mexican prosecutors said Wednesday that victims told harrowing tales of sexual abuse, beatings, hunger and filth in a once well-regarded group home where authorities freed a total of 607 adults and children in a raid.
National & World Feds: Man accused in Louisiana death crossed border illegally
A Guatemalan immigrant accused of killing his girlfriend in Louisiana illegally crossed the Mexican with his children last month and was released from custody after being issued a notice to report back to immigration authorities once he got settled in the United States, the Homeland Security Department said Wednesday.
National & World Dad's heartbreaking Internet plea spurs strangers Dad's heartbreaking Internet plea spurs strangers(Photo Gallery)
Just days after his infant daughter's death, Nathen Steffel asked strangers on the Internet for only one thing: He and his wife wanted a photo of their daughter without the breathing tubes and tape that masked her little face. The response has been overwhelming.
National & World Bowe Bergdahl hires lawyer for military investigation Bowe Bergdahl hires lawyer for military investigation
The lawyer representing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl said Wednesday that his client has been vilified by some people, but the public should not leap to conclusions before the Army finishes its investigation into how and why the soldier left his post in Afghanistan.
National & World Poll: Immigration now a top problem for US Poll: Immigration now a top problem for US(Video)
One in six people now call immigration the most pressing problem facing the U.S., according to a new Gallup poll. That's up sharply since June, when just 5 percent said immigration topped their list of concerns.
National & World Typhoon kills 12 in Philippines, spares Manila Typhoon kills 12 in Philippines, spares Manila(Photo Gallery)
A typhoon roared through the Philippines, killing at least 12 people, knocking out power in many areas and damaging a parked jetliner, but the country's sprawling capital was largely spared when the storm's fierce winds shifted direction, officials said.
National & World White House defying aide's congressional subpoena
The White House is defying a congressional subpoena by keeping a top political aide to President Barack Obama from testifying at a hearing Wednesday, setting up a potential new legal battle in this midterm election year.