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Rand Paul Calls Canada Border Wall Idea 'Pretty Dumb'

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The idea of constructing a massive wall along the Canadian border won’t win any prizes for ingenuity, according to Sen. Rand Paul...

Propane Train Derailment Causes Evacuation Of Nearby Homes

AP | Posted 10.27.2014 | Green

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying unscented propane derailed near Canada's border with Minnesota and North Dakota...

New England's Ultimate Road Trip: Rolling Along Route 7

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Rout 7 is U.S. highway, but it doesn't read like it was ever a road for moving goods or getting where you need to go.

Living in a Constitution-Free Zone

Todd Miller | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Todd Miller

There is still no wall on what was once dubbed the "longest undefended border in the world." But don't let that fool you. The U.S.-Canadian border is increasingly a national security hotspot watched over by drones, surveillance towers, and agents of the Department of Homeland Security.

Investigators Find Body In River Near Home Of Missing New Hampshire Girl

AP | WILSON RING | Posted 10.01.2011 | Crime

STEWARTSTOWN, N.H. — The body of an 11-year-old girl who disappeared almost a week ago was discovered Monday in a river less than half a mile fr...

Sci-Fi Author Peter Watts Avoids Jail Time With Heavy Fines

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

PORT HURON, Mich. — A Canadian science fiction writer who refused to comply during a U.S. customs inspection has avoided jail in Michigan. Fift...

Sci Fi Author Beaten And Maced By Border Guard Found Guilty Of Felony 'Resistance'

io9 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A jury finished deliberating in the contentious Peter Watts case. The Canadian author of Blindsight was beaten by US border guards when returning home...

Sci Fi Author Peter Watts Arrested At US Border

The Star | Kristin Rushowy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For author Peter Watts, life can be stranger than science fiction. Watts - who has written six books in the genre - was on his way back to Toronto Tu...

New Rules For Laptop Searches At U.S. Border

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday put new restrictions on searches of laptops at U.S. borders to address concerns that federal a...