| Aug 14, 2014
With just a few legislative days left for the 113th Congress before the November elections, it is clear that House Republicans will ignore the bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the Senate last year. Even when the business, labor,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:05 PM
FERGUSON, Mo. Tension stayed high and raw Monday as the St. Louis region continued to wait for answers in the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager by a municipal police officer.
In another day of fast-moving events, the FBI promised to investigate the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Federal prosecutors expect to know by mid-November whether they'll seek the death penalty against the 24-year-old man accused in last year's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.
Prosecutors told a judge Monday that their case...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 11:22 PM
Michael Brown was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy found, a Brown family attorney said Sunday night.
This mostly black St. Louis suburb has been racked by unrest since Brown was shot by a Ferguson...
| Aug 20, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. Another day of peaceful protests turned tense late Tuesday as protesters again clashed with police on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson.
As midnight approached, the street scene grew chaotic when someone threw a plastic water bottle at...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:20 PM
WASHINGTON After nearly two years of sending conflicting signals on the legalization of marijuana, the Obama administration finds itself under increased pressure from all sides to deliver a consistent message on where it stands.
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:21 AM
A Libyan militia leader pleaded not guilty in a U.S. federal court on Saturday to a terrorism charge in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi that killed four Americans.
Ahmed Abu Khatallah was transferred to the U.S. District...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:05 AM
President Barack Obama said Monday he would take executive action to revamp the U.S. immigration system and move additional resources to protect the border after hopes of passing broad reform legislation in Congress officially died. Republican John...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Two Democratic state senators from Orlando warned Gov. Rick Scott to take seriously a recent letter from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and make no efforts this fall to suppress voting in the 2014 elections.
State Sens. Darren Soto and Geraldine...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Bank of America has agreed in principle to pay between $16 billion and $17 billion to settle with the U.S. Justice Department over the sale of faulty mortgage bonds, a person familiar with the talks said Wednesday.
The news came the same day the bank...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Bank of America Corp. has agreed to fork over nearly $17 billion to settle government claims over toxic mortgage securities that helped trigger the Great Recession, according to people close to the negotiations with the Justice Department.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Vice President Joe Biden recently advised that "hope and change" may be dead. Given that the lack of presidential leadership is causing some commentators to worry that President Obama has checked out, this is accurate. I would suggest a new slogan of...