- House panel approves bill to overhaul sentencing laws Updated: Nov-18-15 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON - Congress is moving swiftly on a sweeping overhaul of U.S. sentencing laws that has the rare backing of both Republicans and Democrats and President Barack Obama.
- Attorney General: 'Robust' US screening for Syrian refugees Updated: Nov-17-15 5:27 pm
WASHINGTON - House Republicans pressed Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Tuesday over the Obama administration's plan to allow thousands more Syrian war refugees into the country following last week's attacks in Paris.
- Immigrants caught at border believe families can stay in US Updated: Oct-30-15 1:23 pm
WASHINGTON - Nearly a year after the Obama administration launched a massive public relations campaign to dispel rumors of a free pass for immigrant families crossing the border illegally, internal intelligence files from the Homeland Security Department suggest that effort is failing.