House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to President Barack Obama's intention to spare millions of illegal immigrants from being deported, a use of executive powers that is setting up a fight with Republicans in Congress over the limits of presidential powers, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, duri…
WASHINGTON — United against President Barack Obama but uncertain how to stop him, outraged Republicans struggled for a response on immigration Friday that would check the president without veering into talk of impeachment or a government shutdown. Their remedy was far from clear.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's unilateral actions on immigration stand out from those of his predecessors because of the sheer scope of what he's doing and the political tenor of the times.
President Obama says his actions will focus on “felons, not families,” and that if lawmakers don’t like it, they should “pass a bill.”
Portman-Shaheen legislation deserves a chance — without poison-pill amendments this time.
Israeli mayor of the costal city of Ashkelon Itamar Shimoni joins a rally in his support in Ashkelon, Israel, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Shimoni has suspended Israeli Arab laborers from work, renovating bomb shelters at local day-care centers. The move drew widespread criticism on Thursday, in…
FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, file photo, Palestinians inspect the demolished apartment of Abdel Rahman al-Shaludi in east Jerusalem, as a punitive measure after al-Shaludi's deadly attack with his car on a Jerusalem train station in October, which left five people dead. Israeli p…
A Palestinian works on a building at the costal city of Ashkelon, Israel, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Itamar Shimoni, Israeli mayor of the costal city of Ashkelon has suspended Israeli Arab laborers from work, renovating bomb shelters at local day-care centers. The move drew widespread criticis…
Itamar Shimoni, Israeli mayor of Ashkelon, visits a kindergarten in his town on Thursday. He has barred Israeli Arab laborers from work renovating bomb shelters in local kindergartens on the heels of an attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM — The mayor of a southern Israeli city sparked a national uproar Thursday by barring Israeli Arab construction workers from jobs in local preschools, citing security concerns after a rash of attacks by Palestinian assailants elsewhere in the country.
2006 Arizona law denying bail to illegal immigrants has been thrown out.
Jim Tobin, a lobbyist for the Catholic Conference of Ohio, asks lawmakers to reject a bill that would shield the source of execution drugs, on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. Tobin called moves to make executions more secret "a new and troubling aspect of the death penalty." (AP P…
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The names of companies providing lethal injection drugs to Ohio would be shielded for at least two decades under fast-tracked legislation approved Wednesday by a House committee.
WASHINGTON — Years before Edward Snowden sparked a public outcry with the disclosure that the National Security Agency had been secretly collecting American telephone records, some NSA executives voiced strong objections to the program, current and former intelligence officials say.
WASHINGTON — In a broad test of his executive powers, President Obama said Wednesday that he will sidestep Congress and unveil administrative actions on immigration — measures that could spare from deportation as many as 5 million people illegally in the U.S. and set up one the most pitched …
The room fell silent for seven minutes as Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth upbraided a government contractor.
If House Republicans won't consider national interest, Obama must act.
Revenue loss places increasing pressure on states to raise other taxes.
The long-awaited authority for federal workers to phase into retirement officially began Thursday.
Obama's most important legacy could be meaningful action against climate change.