| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:21 PM
NOGALES, Ariz. — Gun runners once were so nonchalant about driving into Mexico that one smuggler stashed a .50-caliber rifle on the top of the engine block of a sedan, the weapon visible to anyone who bothered to pop the hood.
It was 2010 and word...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday praised the selection of U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as president of the University of California system, saying she has the "fresh," outside perspective to lead the universities into a new era.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:11 PM
PRESCOTT, Ariz. — They waited for a week. Then, on Monday, they waited a little longer, until authorities cleared them to go through.
Residents who wanted to see their town and the damage wrought by the Yarnell Hill fire could finally go home....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:07 AM
En los últimos cuatro años, John Morton —director del Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE)— se ha desempeñado en uno de los cargos más difíciles de Washington.
Eso se debe, en parte, a que tiene dos jefes —el presidente...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:46 PM
WASHINGTON – Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director John Morton announced his resignation Monday after more than four years at the head of the agency.
A senior Department of Homeland Security official familiar with the matter said that...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:34 PM
By William Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Toughening his stand on immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio on Wednesday accused the Obama administration of trying to scuttle a bipartisan Senate plan to overhaul the system. The Florida Republican...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 11:09 PM
With the Friday deadline for the so-called sequester fast approaching, a number of public officials have expressed concerns about potential impacts to agency personnel and operations.
Additionally, others have stated that it is too early to tell just...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 8:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pulling out all the stops to warn just what could happen if automatic budget cuts kick in. Americans are reacting with a collective yawn.
They know the drill: Obama raises the alarm, Democrats and...
| Apr 5, 2013
WASHINGTON -- Is a bipartisan immigration deal at hand? It's close. Last week, the AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce worked out a guest-worker compromise that allows in foreign workers on a sliding scale of 20,000 to 200,000, depending on the strength...
| Dec 22, 2012
WASHINGTON -- Year after year, health officials meeting at invitation-only government conferences leveled with one another about BioWatch, the nation's system for detecting deadly pathogens that might be unleashed into the air by terrorists.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Once, the mesas and canyons extending east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted across the border into San Diego, passing agents who were too busy herding others to give...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:20 AM
As his second term begins, President Barack Obama is in his comfort zone, surrounded by loyal lieutenants.
What a contrast to the captivating candidate of 2008, who told Time Magazine's Joe Klein that as president he would be surrounded "by people who...