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  • The uncertain future of undocumented children

    On a warm day last spring, 16-year-old Hugo Pascual Tomás and his older brother Francisco left their home in Guatemala and set off on a 2,700-mile quest to find their mother. The boys had been left in the care of their elderly grandparents in 2001,...
  • Judge declares Obama immigration action unconstitutional

    President Barack Obama's new plan to ease the threat of deportation for 4.7 million undocumented immigrants violates the U.S. Constitution, a federal judge found on Tuesday, handing down the first legal ruling against the plan. The ruling has no...
  • Poll: Democratic, GOP bases disenchanted with their parties

    WASHINGTON Congress heads home for the holidays with a hearty good riddance from voters. Even partisans have soured on their own parties. Republicans are disenchanted with Republicans in Congress, according to a new McClatchy-Marist Poll. Democrats are...
  • U.S. asks Vatican for help with Guantanamo inmates

    The United States, which is seeking ways to close Guantanamo Bay prison camp and to transfer inmates to third countries, asked the Vatican on Monday for help finding "humanitarian solutions" for inmates, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said....
  • White House task force takes aim at illegal seafood trade

    A White House task force on Tuesday issued proposals to tighten the grip on the illegal global seafood trade, which the group said causes billions of dollars in losses to the legal fishing industry annually. Under the plan, the United States would...
  • Russia says arms for Kiev won't help solve Ukraine crisis: RIA

    A deputy Russian foreign minister declared on Tuesday that supplying weapons to Kiev would not help solve a crisis in east Ukraine, after the White House said U.S. President Barack Obama would sign corresponding legislation this week. Russia and the West...
  • Ruble plunges to new depths despite massive interest rate hike

    MOSCOW The Russian ruble plunged to record lows Tuesday, defying a massive 6.5-point interest rate hike by the central bank. The euro soared to 100 rubles in afternoon trading while the dollar rose to 80 against the ruble, meaning that the Russian...
  • U.S. to unveil plan to curb oil and gas sector methane soon: sources

    The Obama administration as soon as Wednesday will announce its plans for curbing methane emissions from the oil and gas sector, which the United States must do to meet its 2020 target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, people familiar with the issue...
  • New federal budget bill lets political parties cash in

    WASHINGTON A provision in the $1.1 trillion omnibus budget bill that President Barack Obama is expected to sign into law this week will open up new sources of cash for the nation's two political parties. Eleven paragraphs added to the bill as a last-...
  • Senate approves Sarah Saldana as chief immigration enforcer

    WASHINGTON The Senate narrowly approved Sarah Saldana, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Texas, on Tuesday as head of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, despite opposition from her home state senators. The 55-39 vote in her favor...
  • U.S. officials expect stiffer Pakistani resolve in wake of Taliban attack

    The United States offered further counter terrorism help to Pakistan on Tuesday after a deadly Taliban attack on a school, and U.S. officials said privately they expect stronger Pakistani resolve in fighting the insurgents. President Barack Obama said...