WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic members of California's congressional delegation have sponsored bills to establish four national monuments. Supporters are also pushing for President Barack Obama to establish the national monuments if Congress declines to act on the bills. The proposed national monuments include:
Afghan refugees in Pakistan say a new wave of resentment against them is pushing them to flee. Almost 1,000 Afghans a day have been streaming through the border crossing at Torkham, many saying they were forced out, others worried enough to pick up and leave.