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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017 file photo, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin speaks in Washington. Federal authorities have launched dozens of new criminal investigations into possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the problem isn't going away despite new prevention efforts. Data obtained by The Associated Press show 36 cases opened by the VA inspector general's office from Oct. 1 through May 19. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
AP Exclusive: Suspected drug thefts persist at VA centersAP Exclusive: Suspected drug thefts persist at VA hospitals after 'zero tolerance' announced
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Rosario, right, and Marichuy, second from right in the back, demonstrate with family against a new Texas immigration law on Monday, May 29, 2017, in Austin, Texas. Opponents call Texas' anti-sanctuary cities law a "show your papers" law since it empowers police to inquire about peoples' immigration status during routine interactions such as traffic stops. (AP Photo/Meredith Hoffman)
Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violenceImmigrants from Arizona and elsewhere are urging grassroots resistance against Texas' recently passed crackdown on "sanctuary cities."
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Zealous prosecutor leading review of violent crime in citiesUnabashed drug warrior now turning his attention to fighting violent crime in cities
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The Latest: Republican says shooting threat was self-defenseA Republican Texas state lawmaker accused of threatening gun violence during an immigration protest on the House floor says his life was threatened, not the other way around
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Brittany Jacobs, left, and her 6-year-old son Christian Jacobs meet President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Arlington, Va. Jacobs father, Marine Sgt. Christopher Jacobs, was killed in 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day addressPresident Donald Trump honors the fallen and families in first Memorial Day address, calling them "special, special people."
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FILE - In this May 10, 2017, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee member Ted Cruz of Texas, questions witnesses on Capitol Hill in Washington. For Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, writing a Republican-only health care bill that can pass the Senate boils down to this question: How do you solve a problem like Dean, Lisa, Patrick, Ted, Rand and Susan?  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
McConnell juggling diverse demands on Republican health billMajority Leader Mitch McConnell has juggling act as he tries to write a Republican health care bill that can pass the Senate
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A sampling of VA drug-theft prosecutionsA sampling of VA drug-theft prosecutions
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Judges weigh law cutting governor's elections oversight roleLawyers for North Carolina's new Democratic governor say a new law could increase confusion during future elections, leave unethical politicians unpunished and allow campaign finance tricks to continue unabated
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 21, 2017, file photo, Republican gubernatorial candidate, Ed Gillespie, listens to a question during a kitchen table discussion at a private home in Toano, Va. Gillespie has vowed to be "very strong" on immigration enforcement, promising greater cooperation between Virginia law enforcement officials and federal immigration officers. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Trump's immigration views cast shadow on Virginia racePresident Donald Trump's hardline position on immigration is casting a long shadow over Virginia's race for governor, with candidates in both parties adjusting their focus to more closely match or oppose the president
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French leader Macron accuses 2 Russian media _ Russia Today and Sputnik _ of being "propaganda" outletsFrench leader Macron accuses 2 Russian media _ Russia Today and Sputnik _ of being "propaganda" outlets
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EU expands sanctions against Congo to 16 peopleThe European Union has extended sanctions over the deteriorating situation in Congo and imposed travel bans and asset freezes on nine more senior security officials
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the Jimmy Gomez For Congress campaign shows California state Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez in Los Angeles. Two Democrats, Gomez who is Hispanic and one Korean-American, Robert Lee Ahn, are in a runoff for a U.S. House seat that is testing the boundaries of racial politics. (Mary Hodge/Jimmy Gomez For Congress Campaign via AP, File)
California House race is a test of Latino, Korean influenceA June 6 special election for a U.S. House seat from Los Angeles could be a breakout moment for Korean-Americans
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