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Even illegal child immigrants face deportation

Even illegal child immigrants face deportation

A top Obama administration official says no one, not even children trying to escape violent countries, can illegally enter the United States without eventually facing deportation proceedings. But Homeland Security…

Heading for America? Turn on your cell phone

Heading for America?  Turn on your cell phone

Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will soon be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights. The measure is intended to…

Ordinary Americans trapped in NSA data sweeps

Ordinary Americans trapped in NSA data sweeps

When the National Security Agency intercepted the online accounts of legally targeted foreigners over a four-year period it also collected the conversations of nine times as many ordinary Internet users,…

Feds, sheriff agree: Hold Cliven Bundy accountable

Feds, sheriff agree: Hold Cliven Bundy accountable

U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff’s position that rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable for his role in an April standoff between…

America is, and always has been, a nation of immigrants

America is, and always has been, a nation of immigrants

Celebrating the ethnic diversity of America, President Barack Obama said more than two dozen foreign-born service members who became U.S. citizens at the White House on the Fourth of July…

Corporations are people? Really? Since when?

Corporations are people? Really? Since when?

There may be more to that “we the people” notion than you thought. These are boom times for the concept of “corporate personhood.” Corporations are people? Mitt Romney got mocked…

Benghazi suspect lawyer cites ‘lack of evidence’

Benghazi suspect lawyer cites ‘lack of evidence’

A lawyer for a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Wednesday that she had seen no evidence tying her client to the violence, but a judge nonetheless…

Enhanced airport security for overseas flights

Enhanced airport security for overseas flights

U.S. intelligence officials are concerned that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb that could go undetected through airport security. There is no indication that such a…

Obamacare hampered by unverified personal data

Obamacare hampered by unverified personal data

Many of the 8 million Americans signed up under the new health care law now have to clear up questions about their personal information that could affect their coverage. A…

What is private? Well, that depends

What is private? Well, that depends

Supreme Court justices found more common ground than usual this year, and nowhere was their unanimity more surprising than in a ruling that police must get a judge’s approval before…