The heady sense of victory immigrant rights activists had last year after President Obama announced his deportation amnesty has faded in recent weeks as the advocates sense they’ve lost ground among the very Democratic leaders they were counting on to deliver at the national and state levels.
Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 terror attack.
Elected officials in Connecticut and Illinois throwing stones at Indiana’s religious freedom law are running up against those who say they live in glass houses.
The Department of Veterans Affairs failed to administer a drug test to about 70 percent of employees hired in 2013 who were supposed to be tested, according to an inspector general report released Monday.
The Rev. Frank Pavone, a pro-life leader, was one of the few able to visit Terri Schiavo in the final days of her life 10 years ago as she lay in a hospital bed, fixed to a feeding tube, the subject of an intense national debate over euthanasia.
Eight people were killed and 10 others injured early Monday when a church van crashed into a ditch in Glades County, Florida.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called “religious objection” legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business.
The president of Northeastern University is reacting angrily to the discovery of swastikas on campus.
On the last day of its session, the New Mexico Legislature unanimously passed a landmark bill to limit civil forfeiture. Now, the bipartisan House Bill 560 is on the desk of Gov. Susana Martinez, a Republican, and state residents are waiting to see whether she will sign it.
Imagine if the president were a Republican, and if during the second half of his second term, after having been elected both times with record turnout by blacks, the black unemployment rate remained stagnant at 11 percent while the black poverty rate hit a record high of 27 percent. What would black politicians be saying about that Republican president?
The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Inspector General is investigating the nearly $300,000 relocation bonus paid to a senior VA official when she was transferred from Washington to lead the Philadelphia regional office last year.
A Massachusetts church that can trace its roots to the Pilgrims has been damaged by a fire police say was arson.