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Behind the migrant surge and other headlines

Morning headlines: the seeds of the current child migrant surge may predate Pres. Obama, House Benghazi panel could cost $3 million, legal weed in Washington.
Demonstrator Alex Ferguson holds a sign reading \"No Vacancy, Try The White House\" during a protest near the entrance to the US Border Patrol facility in...

The seed for the current surge of child migrants was planted by the Bush administration. (NY Times)

U.N. pushes for child migrants to be called refugees. (AP)

House Benghazi panel may cost $3 million this year. (USA Today)

Chris McDaniel's attorney says voter fraud reports are pouring in after the Mississippi Senate Republican runoff. (Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

Only one pot store is opening for business in Seattle today. (Seattle Times)

Jump in appeals dogs the V.A.'s progress on disability claims. (Wall Street Journal)

The destruction of Syria's chemical weapons has begun aboard a U.S. ship. (AP)

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