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With dream act shelved, illegal immigrants look beyond 2012

With dream act shelved, illegal immigrants look beyond 2012

The illegal immigrants who more than a decade ago were just teens hoping to forge a legal path to citizenship are vowing to make the Dream Act a campaign issue…

Are you ready for an eight-state blizzard?

Are you ready for an eight-state blizzard?

Much of the upper Midwest braced for frigid temperatures and heavy snowfall Sunday as the National Weather Service warned of blizzard conditions spanning parts of eight states. The heavy storm…

Vatican bank mired in money laundering scandal

Vatican bank mired in money laundering scandal

This is no ordinary bank: The ATMs are in Latin. Priests use a private entrance. A life-size portrait of Pope Benedict XVI hangs on the wall. Nevertheless, the Institute for…

Bernie Madoff’s son dead in apparent suicide

Bernie Madoff’s son dead in apparent suicide

The eldest son of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff hanged himself by a dog leash in his Manhattan apartment on Saturday, the second anniversary of his father’s arrest in a multibillion-dollar…

New revelations into Ike’s farewell address

New revelations into Ike’s farewell address

For nearly two years, President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his aides searched for the right words to describe at the end of his presidency his fear that the nation’s burgeoning…

U.S. to push Mideast peace: Clinton

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Friday that Washington would push Israeli and Palestinian leaders to solve the core issues standing in the way of peace,…

Alaska judge rejects Miller appeal in vote challenge

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Tea Party candidate Joe Miller lost a crucial battle on Friday in his legal challenge to the write-in re-election victory claimed by Alaska Republican Senator Lisa…

Obama calls in Clinton to help with tax fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday called on a battle-scarred dealmaker, former President Bill Clinton, to help convince reluctant Democrats to back a compromise tax plan before rates…

In his element, Bill Clinton returns to White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Clinton basked in the spotlight again at the White House on Friday, holding court with the press and trying to use his popularity to help the…

U.S., China discussed North Korea, maritime security in talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and Chinese military officials met on Friday for “frank” and “candid” talks that included North Korea, maritime security and Iran, part of a bid to restart…