| Apr 11, 2012
| 3:09 PM
More than a month after George Zimmerman shot and killed Florida high-schooler Trayvon Martin, the State of Florida is expected to file criminal charges against the neighborhood watch volunteer.
Special prosecutor Angela Corey will hold a briefing this...
| Apr 12, 2012
In 2008, a mostly unknown Barack Obama ran for president on an inclusive agenda of "hope and change." That upbeat message was supposed to translate into millions of green jobs, fiscal sobriety, universal health care, a resetting of Bush foreign policy,...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 6:44 PM
America's faltering program for apprehending international fugitives got some badly needed attention Monday when Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin announced a series of measures aimed at capturing the growing numbers of criminal suspects who flee across America's...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:08 AM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down key parts of an Arizona law that sought to deter illegal immigration, but let stand a controversial provision allowing police to check a person's immigration status while enforcing other laws.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:55 PM
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A team of U.S. investigators travelled for the first time to the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday to analyze the crime scene where the U.S. ambassador was killed in an attack last month, Libyan and U.S. sources said....
| May 3, 2012
| 3:55 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Authorities charged two Orange County doctors and six other L.A.-area residents today for allegedly participating in a $14 million fraud scheme involving Medicare.
The arrests were part of a nationwide effort to investigate...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Amid solemn commemorations on Tuesday's 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama and other leaders emphasized how America has emerged stronger from the devastation that killed more than 2,900 people and forever changed the...
| May 31, 2012
| 10:21 PM
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach faced tough questioning during a visit to Wichita on Thursday.
Kobach defended the state's voter ID law passed by the legislature last year at a meeting at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center.
| May 3, 2012
We've had some unusual Cabinet secretaries in past administrations -- Earl Butz, John Mitchell and James Watt come to mind -- but never anything quite like the present bunch.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has overseen some $5 trillion in new debt....
| May 7, 2012
"The pundits like to slice and dice our country into red states and blue states … "
Barack Obama, rising star, Democratic convention, 2004
WASHINGTON — Poor Solicitor General Donald Verrilli. Once again he's been pilloried for fumbling a...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 12:58 PM
The not guilty verdict for former HPD officer Andrew Blomberg was reached a month ago. We're still talking about it.
Many Houstonians refuse to forget the white man had an all white jury when tried for the alleged beating of Chad Holley, who is a black...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:36 AM
WASHINGTON—U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder pledged under oath Tuesday that the Obama administration under no circumstances would seek to transfer Guantanamo Bay detainees to the vacant Thomson prison in northwestern Illinois.
Holder testified at a...