President Obama is designating three more national monuments Friday totaling about 1.8 million acres of Southern California desert, nearly doubling the amount of public land that he has given the status with the stroke of his pen since taking office.
Top Senate Democrats announced legislation Thursday to grant government-funded lawyers to tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children and mothers who surged into the U.S. from Central America over the last few years, opening another front in the thorny immigration battle.
An internal email unearthed by House Republicans shows that the Environmental Protection Agency on-site coordinator knew that there was “a lot of water” behind the plug at the Gold King Mine — but didn’t check to see how much before removing loose dirt.
More arrests and indictments came Thursday after the 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge ended with the dramatic surrender of the four remaining protesters, including one who threatened to commit suicide rather than go to prison.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson emphasized across the board active-shooter training by local law enforcement as one of the best ways to limit damage inflicted in an attack carried out by a self-radicalized terrorist, noting the difficulty of predicting the next U.S. city that might be targeted.
Rick Snyder’s standing as one of the GOP’s most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the crisis over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. Democrats, especially those running for president, have pointed to his administration’s mishandling of the city’s switch to a cheaper water supply as an example of Republican cost-cutting run amok.
With Valentine’s Day falling on Sunday, many singles are looking for the tips and tricks needed to pick up a date. Not to worry, Uncle Sam has done the leg work for lonely Americans, using their own tax dollars.
Cliven Bundy, the father of the jailed leader of the Oregon refuge occupation and who was the center of a standoff with federal officials in Nevada in 2014, was arrested in Portland, the FBI said.
Two years ago, news headlines blared that the nation’s oldest army, the National Guard, was awash in one of the biggest defense fraud investigations ever, destined to reach nearly $100 million in stolen bonus money.
Five hundred illegal immigrants paid as much as $10,000 apiece to try to buy their way into U.S. citizenship through a fraudulent adult adoption program, federal prosecutors said Thursday as they unveiled an indictment against the man they said ran the scheme.
A New York policeman has been found guilty in the shooting death of an unarmed black man in a dark stairwell in a Brooklyn housing project.
Sheriff’s association asks public to wear blue for slain officers, airs concerns over Beyonce’s show
Following a string of fatal attacks on law enforcement officers this week, the National Sheriffs’ Association is encouraging first responders and supporters to wear blue on Friday in a sign of solidarity.