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Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

WASHINGTON | Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border, straining immigration resources and causing a political firestorm i…

July 08, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas. Just since October, the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector has made more than 194,000 arrests, nearly triple that of any other s…

July 08, 2014 12:12 pm
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Immigrant families and children's advocates rally in response to President Barack Obama's statement on the crisis of unaccompanied children and families illegally entering the United States, outside the Los Angeles Federal building Monday, July 7, 2014. A top Obama administration official sa…

July 08, 2014 12:12 pm
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

In this June 20, 2014 photo, immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas. The immigrants entered the country through an area referred to as zone…

July 08, 2014 12:12 pm
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas. Just since October, the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector has made more than 194,000 arrests, nearly triple that of any other s…

July 08, 2014 12:12 pm
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

In this June 20, 2014 photo, Cindy Jimenez, 26, from Olancho, Honduras, and her son depart the bus station in McAllen, Texas. Jimenez crossed illegally into the U.S. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

July 08, 2014 12:12 pm
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June 09, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. national security surveillance and price of security

GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. national security surveillance and price of security

The U.S. government is working to restrain intelligence agencies, and Americans should applaud. On March 25, major proposals were announced. The Obama administration seeks to end government bulk collection of phone records by the super-secret National Security Agency and require court approv…

March 29, 2014 12:00 am
"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

Region views on eavesdropping

November 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

Megan Bruce, Chesterton | "I don't think so. Privacy is a good thing. It could be helpful in giving the sense of security, but a lot of people would get away anyway."

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

Cindy Koehler, Schererville | "It's kind of iffy for me. I understand why they do it, but I personally wouldn't want to be spied on. If I knew that it's keeping me safe, then I guess I'd accept it."

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

Terry Zych, East Chicago | "We want to utilize every advantage that we possibly can. Bugging, wiretapping and drones, the more high-tech the better. We should utilize our technology to its fullest."

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

Vicki Ciena, Lake Station | "No. Why would it be OK to do it to them but not to us? I feel I'm being watched all the time, but I don't think about it or I'd never leave the house."

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

Enrique Rivera, Lansing | "No. We have no business in foreign countries. We have too many problems here. It's like being a terrorist or a snitch."

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

"Do you think it helps our national security to eavesdrop on foreign countries?"

Sean O'Rourke, Portage | "No. I think we have enough situations here to focus on. We need more faith in God."

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: National security surveillance and price of security

GUEST COMMENTARY: National security surveillance and price of security

James Clapper, director of national intelligence, took a hard line on Oct. 29 in testimony before the Intelligence Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. He argued that alarm over electronic monitoring of foreign leaders and vast numbers of citizens is misplaced.

November 09, 2013 11:45 am

Lake Station police arrested 14 for DUI in holiday sweep

LAKE STATION | A recent national police crackdown aimed at impaired driving and motorcycle riding proved a success, police Lt. John McDaniel said.

September 11, 2013 12:05 am

Police: Two Hobart women stole purse, used credit cards

HOBART | Two Hobart women stole a purse from a party and later used credit cards and a gift card to buy items at a gas station, police said.

July 06, 2013 8:30 pm
YOUNG VOICES: National security can survive in 'land of the free'

YOUNG VOICES: National security can survive in 'land of the free'

Quite frankly, if the National Security Agency tapped into my phone calls it would probably be listening in on little more than one of my parents accidentally butt-dialing me.

June 24, 2013 12:00 am
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