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A US Border Patrol agent stands near a crossing to Mexico. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Court: Teen In Mexico Shot By US Agent Had Rights

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a Mexican teenager killed by a Border Patrol agent was protected by the U.S. Constitution, even though the teen was on Mexican soil when he was shot.

06/30/2014

The Harris County District Attorney's Office, in conjunction with the Texas Department of State Health Services, says it is in the early stages of investigating a local Houston doctor who is accused of performing late-term abortions in 2011. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Abortion Clinic Owner Committed Despite Pressure

Abortion clinic owner Diane Derzis has stared down protesters, laughed off those who call her “baby killer” and smiled through clenched teeth while bantering with people who want to close her centers in the South.

11/23/2013

File photo of a gun.(credit: Getty Images)

Gun Rights Rally To Break Long Alamo Tradition

Several hundred gun-rights advocates have converged on the Alamo with rifles and shotguns in a rally that shatters a taboo on public demonstrations on the hallowed ground.

10/19/2013

File photo of Gov. Rick Perry. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Gov. Rick Perry: Texas To Make Abortion As Rare As Possible

Gov. Rick Perry told a crowd of more than 3,000 people Saturday at rally decrying the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion that he wants to restrict the procedure as much as possible in Texas.

01/27/2013

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