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The 55 miles of new barriers authorized under the new government spending bill will be built in the easternmost section of the border, the Rio Grande Valley Sector. But there are some caveats.

  • Feb 16, 2019

Efforts are already underway to shore up sections of the southern border in two Texas counties

  • Feb 11, 2019

On Thursday, record-setting cold will park itself atop the Midwest. Chicago is looking at one of its coldest days in city history and, along with Minneapolis, will be colder than Siberia, Mount Everest, and the McMurdo research station in Antarctica.

  • Jan 30, 2019

Following President Trump’s nationally televised plea to build a border wall, we look at the modern history of the arrest of migrants attempting to enter the United States without authorization.

  • Jan 9, 2019

This map shows where federal workers in affected agencies account for a relatively high share of jobs.

  • Jan 5, 2019

U.S. troops will now stay in Syria indefinitely, controlling a third of the country and facing peril on many fronts

  • Dec 14, 2018

The Camp Fire ignited Nov. 8 in Northern California and quickly blew through the small town of Paradise, becoming the deadliest and most destructive fire in the state’s history.

  • Nov 21, 2018

As the ice melts, U.S. prepares for possible threats from Russia and China

  • Nov 20, 2018

The Camp Fire, near Chico, started early Nov. 8 and has already burned more than 100,000 acres. The Woolsey Fire northwest of Los Angeles is threatening Malibu and Thousand Oaks.

  • Nov 12, 2018

Fewer people are dying in terrorist attacks. But the Islamic State continues to be the world's deadliest group.

  • Jan 18, 2018
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