A New York judge's order blocking parts of Republican President Donald Trump's travel ban is expiring, but a Brooklyn jurist is considering whether the government must help get back travelers it turned away.
Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 2:49pm
Benjamin McDowell will remain in jail for at least a little while after the FBI said the convicted felon wanted to buy a gun to use in a hate crime similar to the South Carolina church shootings two years ago.
Kyle Potter, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 2:49pm
In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem.
Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 2:49pm
Many more people living in the United States illegally could face rapid deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under a sweeping rewrite of U.S. immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration.
Barbara Rodriguez, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 2:15pm
Iowa's top attorney wants an outside lawyer to defend a new law that eliminates most collective bargaining rights for public sector workers, saying in a letter released Tuesday that he wants to avoid a potential conflict of interest.
Nearly 1 million people applied to become U.S. citizens the fiscal year through September 2016. Advocates say interest in naturalization jumped again after President Trump issued executive orders that legal immigrants fear could affect their standing in the country.