One of six Americans say that immigration issues now rank as the nation's most pressing problem, a tripling in just one month, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday.
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.
The increasingly costly and divisive border crisis is pushing federal investigators to crack down on money-laundering schemes they say are being used to smuggle thousands of Central American children into the United States.
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.
Big-studio CG-animated movies "Frozen," and "Monsters University" topped the film categories for the Annie Awards nominations announced Monday, collecting 10 apiece. But a couple of little-known entries from niche distributor GKIDS also made the cut in the animated feature category, which should help them find audiences among both lovers of the medium and Oscar voters. "A Letter to Momo" and "Ernest and Celestine" are foreign-made, hand-drawn films of the type that have earned New York-based GKIDS Oscar nominations before, for movies such as "The Secret of Kells" and "Chico & Rita." "Ernest & Celestine"...