Bob and Barbara Schmidt dashed to their home on a dirt road in a heavily wooded area northeast of Colorado Springs as smoke from what would become the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history filled the air.
After secretive talks, key senators expressed optimism Wednesday night that they were closing in on a bipartisan agreement to toughen the border security requirements in immigration legislation that also offers a path to citizenship to millions living in the country illegally.
It's described in detail in the State Department's annual human trafficking report that shows the problem getting worse in a number of countries, including China and Russia.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee, addresses members of The American Legion 2013 Washington Conference at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC.
Supporters of a far-reaching immigration bill in the Senate see fresh momentum from a report by the Congressional Budget Office that the measure would boost the economy and reduce federal deficits by billions of... After secretive talks, key senators express optimism they are closing in on a bipartisan agreement to toughen the border security ... (more)
The U.S. Naval Academy has charged three Navy football players with sexually assaulting a female midshipman more than a year ago.
Bloomberg News has a good read on the courting of the New Jersey Republican, who will be a U.S. senator for about four months -- until an Oct. 16 special election is held for the remainder of the late Frank Lautenberg's term.
You can try to put "conservative" lipstick on the lawless amnesty mob. In the end, however, it's still a lawless mob.
It seems fecundity is emerging as the best argument for public office, policy or even citizenship.
Fred Wah, this country's parliamentary poet laureate, seems to be the equivalent of TV's never-needed Maytag repairman.
About 8 million immigrants living unlawfully in the United States would initially gain legal status under sweeping legislation moving toward a vote in the Senate, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday, adding the bill would push federal deficits lower in each of the next two decades.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said with a grin that "maybe" he'll lose his job if he brings a comprehensive immigration reform bill to the House floor without the backing of his conference.
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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Monday he has asked state officials to investigate an immigration reform rally that was held outside his Wyandotte County home.
Chilean nanny Felicitas del Carmen Villanueva Garnica, 50, says she was forced into "involuntary servitude" by a Manhattan couple who denied her food, medicine and fair pay.
States can't demand proof of citizenship from people registering to vote in federal elections unless they get federal or court approval to do so, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision complicating efforts in Arizona and other states to bar voting by people who are in the country illegally.
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