By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
The new spotlight on immigration policy gives President Barack Obama a welcome opportunity - to talk about something other than the listless economy.
Obama seized a fresh chance to energize Latino voters by the Supreme Court's
By HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jose Hernandez worked in farm fields with his Mexican-immigrant parents before becoming an astronaut. Iraq War veteran Julius Melendez is the third generation of his Puerto Rican family to serve in the military. And Tony
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Obama administration officials and House Republican staff members Tuesday failed to resolve a document dispute that could lead to a precedent-setting contempt of Congress vote Thursday against Attorney General Eric Holder
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona's police chiefs and county sheriffs hoped a U.S. Supreme Court ruling would settle their long-running debate on what role, if any, they should play in immigration enforcement. Instead, the justices' decision to uphold the state
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Hackers broke into a prominent Russian opposition leader's Twitter and email accounts, sending his followers abusive messages.
Alexei Navalny's spokeswoman, Anna Veduta, warned his quarter of a million
By LYNN DeBRUIN and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
WOODLAND PARK, Colo. (AP) - More than 2,100 residents were being evacuated from the Air Force Academy's grounds Tuesday night as heavy smoke billowed from a wildfire that has burned an unknown number of homes near Colorado
By BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated Press
ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - Debby flooded homes, an animal shelter and closed parts of the main interstate highway across northern Florida on as the storm crept closer to the state, dropping more than two feet of rain in one sparsely
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil slipped closer to $79 a barrel Tuesday amid a broad decline in global financial markets as investors worried that an EU summit this week will fall fail to provide solutions to Europe's debt and economic problems
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama spoke to Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti to discuss economic developments in Europe and the importance of promoting economic growth and stability in the eurozone.
The Monday call was a follow-up to
By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
Corn prices are skyrocketing as severe heat bakes crops in the Midwest.
December corn jumped 7.2 percent Monday to finish at $5.94 per bushel.
The searing heat comes during a critical pollination period for