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Deal between big business, labor clears way for new immigration bills

Big business and labor have struck a deal on a new low-skilled worker program, removing the biggest hurdle to completion of sweeping immigration legislation...

Texas DA, wife found murdered in home; assistant killed in January

A Texas prosecutor and his wife were found killed in their house two months after one of his assistants was gunned down near their...

GOP Rep. Young calls Hispanics ‘wetbacks,’ then bows to pressure and issues ‘apology’

Alaska Republican Rep. Don Young, a long-time Congressman with a reputation for typical GOP bigotry, opened his mouth and inserted his rancid foot Thursday...

Congress finds budget cuts can hit home

Members of Congress are traveling less and worrying more about meeting office salaries. Their aides are contending with long lines to get inside their...

Ousted Nevada lawmaker arrested after high speed police chase

Police chased a former lawmaker on a freeway between Las Vegas and Los Angeles and arrested him at gunpoint following a struggle, hours after...

North Korea: More ‘bark” than ‘bite’?

Across North Korea, soldiers are gearing up for battle and shrouding their jeeps and vans with camouflage netting. Newly painted signboards and posters call...

After 40 years, Vietnam memories, nightmares remain

The last U.S. combat troops left Vietnam 40 years ago Friday, and the date holds great meaning for many who fought the war, protested...

Domestic use of drones raises privacy questions

It's a good bet that in the not-so-distant future aerial drones will be part of Americans' everyday lives, performing countless useful functions. A far cry...

Nevada State Assembly throws out lawmaker after two arrests

The Nevada State Assembly expelled Democratic Assemblyman Steven Brooks on Thursday after he was arrested twice this year, in the first time the chamber...

North Korea threatens to ‘settle accounts’ with United States

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned Friday that his rocket forces were ready "to settle accounts with the U.S.," unleashing a new round...