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Fewer than 2,000 Syrian refugees have been allowed to come to the U.S. The Al-Awad family in Toledo, Ohio, is among them. Local groups are helping them adjust to their new life in the U.S.

Napa State Hospital in California added safeguards to protect workers after a psychiatric technician was murdered in 2010. But violence remains a part of daily life at the facility.

Kids in America's schools are eating more local food, although it makes up only a small part of the average meal. Advocates say local food doesn't have to cost more, but buying it does take more time.

It's been a year since thousands of unaccompanied minors surged into the U.S. In the schools of Oakland, Calif., such children were seen not as a burden but as a challenge.

Faced with delays, hundreds of people are being forced to camp outdoors along the route that they hope ends in Austria, Germany and other European Union nations.

The federal government announced it will create a system requiring civilian operators of drone aircraft to register with the Transportation Department. The details are yet to be worked out.

A German anti-immigrant group marked its first anniversary with a rally in the eastern German city of Dresden. The demonstrators were met by counter-demonstrators who attempted to block their path.

Heavy rains in the Balkans add to the misery of migrants streaming through the region. Large numbers are held up at Croatia's border with Slovenia, where there is hardly any shelter for them.

In light of recent stabbing attacks by Arabs on Israelis, some supermarkets have removed knives from their shelves. Many Israelis, though, insist the best protection is more guns.

Hobby drones are becoming a new kind of headache for air traffic controllers. The future of drone traffic is such a big concern, NASA is already working on a system to manage it.




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