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GOP hopefuls avoid immigration specifics

GOP hopefuls avoid immigration specifics

The rhetoric is barbed, but Republican presidential hopefuls generally fell in line behind the voices of restraint in the wake of President Barack Obama’s order blocking deportation for millions of…

Obama on the defensive over immigration

Obama on the defensive over immigration

President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States. In an interview…

Speculation, uncertainty over Ferguson decision

Speculation, uncertainty over Ferguson decision

The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand…

Kissing under the…err…pot branch?

Kissing under the…err…pot branch?

That’s not mistletoe. From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the…

Does Hillary Clinton smell like a new car?

Does Hillary Clinton smell like a new car?

President Barack Obama says voters want a “new car smell” in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be “a great president.” But would Clinton pass…

Islamic militants recruit, exploit children

Islamic militants recruit, exploit children

Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq’s second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police.…

Former DC mayor Marion Berry dead at 78

Former DC mayor Marion Berry dead at 78

A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation’s capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for…

GOP not sure how to stop Obama on immigration

GOP not sure how to stop Obama on immigration

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…

Calls for calm as Ferguson awaits grand jury decision

Calls for calm as Ferguson awaits grand jury decision

Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But it was unclear whether…

Obama’s bumpy road on immigration orders

Obama’s bumpy road on immigration orders

President Barack Obama’s sweeping immigration executive orders cap a turbulent, six-year quest to make headway on a thorny issue that has at times put the White House at odds with…