A Senate Judiciary Committee once again takes up the issue of comprehensive immigration reform today.
A bi-partisan group of senators called "The Gang of Eight" released their legislative proposal last week, amid the Boston Marathon bombings.
The almost 900 page immigration bill has faced growing questions from conservative critics.... more »
Senators in D.C. are working on a comprehensive immigration bill.
It could create a a path to citizenship for almost 11 million undocumented immigrants. Senators hope to finish work on that this week. Yesterday, tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters rallied at the U.S. Capitol hoping to... more »
A year after the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial opened to visitors in Washington, the group behind the monument is still working with the National Park Service to change an inscription quoting the civil rights leader. Harry Johnson, president of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foundation, said today the... more »
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Lottery officials say someone who played the Powerball in Rhode Island has won the $336.4 million jackpot.
The new multimillionaire has not stepped forward and the lottery has not said where the winning ticket was sold. To win, the player had to match all of... more »
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - Fort Carson's deputy commander is moving to a new job in Washington, D.C., as director of soldier fitness in the office of the deputy chief of staff. The Army announced the assignment for Brig. Gen. James Pasquarette on Monday. Pasquarette is currently in Iraq, part... more »
Some opponents of the health care overhaul headed for a mammoth House floor debate in coming days are planning Colorado protests to try to stop the bill. Members of the Colorado Tea Party anti-tax group are planning to protest outside the offices of several Democratic members of Congress. The group... more »
As the school year gets under way at Howard University, one of the new faces on campus already has done enough work to rise to sophomore standing. And he's only 14 years old.
"To me it's just normal, you know," Ty Hobson-Powell said. "I'm just in a different environment.... more »