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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Fort Hood shootings

Apr 9, 2014 — For the second time in five years, President Obama delivered a message of resilience and service at a memorial service for slain soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas.
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Apr 7, 2014 — Army officials say Spc. Ivn Lpez opened fire after a dispute over his request for leave. Within eight minutes, Lpez allegedly fired 35 shots.
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Apr 5, 2014 — The soldier who is believed to have killed three others in a shooting spree at Fort Hood, Texas, reportedly argued with fellow soldiers over paperwork shortly before violence erupted.
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Apr 4, 2014 — Authorities said an argument may have led to the shooting rampage. The family of Spc. Ivn Lpez issued a statement saying they were troubled and surprised by his alleged actions.
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Apr 4, 2014 — Wednesday's shooting rampage, which left three victims dead and another 16 wounded, ended when Spc. Ivan Lopez reportedly killed himself. The officer had drawn her weapon and engaged the gunman.
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Apr 3, 2014 — In Killeen, Texas, another mass shooting had some asking, "Again?" The flags flew at half staff as the community began to pick up the pieces.
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Apr 3, 2014 — The soldier who has been identified as the man who killed three people and wounded 16 before apparently taking his own life Wednesday was an Army truck driver who was being treated for depression.
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Apr 3, 2014 — Also: Secretary of the Army says background checks on the soldier who killed at least three people and wounded 16 before taking his own life showed "no involvement with extremist organizations."
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Apr 2, 2014 — The suspected shooter at the Texas Army post is Ivan Lopez, a Pentagon official tells NPR. Authorities say he was being evaluated for PTSD and treated for depression.
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Aug 28, 2013 — Former Army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan was found guilty last week of killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009. During his trial, Hasan represented himself and called no witnesses.
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