Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced plans Monday to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the state?s border with Mexico, faulting federal officials for ?empty promises? in dealing with an influx of Central American children and families.
Smoke hung like a cataract obscuring the pale-blue sky. It was hard to breathe Monday, hard to see, hard to envision a workable way forward.
Throughout American history, Congress has often been at odds with the president. But so far, the legislative body has not turned to the third government branch ? the judiciary ? with a lawsuit claiming the chief executive violated the Constitution.
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper said Tuesday that the work of the intelligence community has been made more difficult in the last year by a "perfect storm" of events.
Tom Blake, like thousands of his neighbors in this coastal town, is used to living alongside the oil industry. Tank farms cluster in neighborhoods, by the park where families watch the movie "Frozen" on a summer night, next to schools and senior citizens apartment buildings. As a...
The number of children arriving at the border unaccompanied has dropped sharply so far this month, according to preliminary data released by the White House.
Daniel Zamarripa loaded his police dog into the back of his patrol car and set out to track his quarry ? immigrants circumventing the local Border Patrol checkpoint.
In a move designed to ward off a potential hostile takeover, Time Warner Inc. approved a provision that would make it difficult for dissident shareholders to force a vote on a sale or attempt a change in the board of directors. The change in the company bylaws, approved unanimously and disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, eliminates the ability of shareholders to convene a special shareholder meeting. The next annual meeting of Time Warner shareholders will be in a year. The move, which is a common ploy for a company resisting a suitor, comes in the wake of 21st Century Fox's $80-billion offer for Time Warner. Although Time Warner's board of directors...