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Reports: Texas Gov. Perry To Deploy 1,000 National Guardsmen To Border

Reports: Texas Gov. Perry To Deploy 1,000 National Guardsmen To BorderTexas Gov. Rick Perry is expected to announce on Monday that he is ordering 1,000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico, according to reports from The Monitor and The Houston Chronicle.

Federal Judge Declares Death Penalty Unconstitutional In California

Federal Judge Declares Death Penalty Unconstitutional In CaliforniaA federal judge has ruled that California's use of the death penalty is dysfunctional and violates the constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.

In Nigeria, Malala Calls For Release Of Kidnapped Schoolgirls

In Nigeria, Malala Calls For Release Of Kidnapped SchoolgirlsBoko Haram, the extremist group that kidnapped hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls last April, has released a new video mocking international calls for the girls' release.

No Criminal Charges In Senate-CIA Spat, Justice Department Says

No Criminal Charges In Senate-CIA Spat, Justice Department SaysThe Justice Department has declined to bring criminal charges against anyone at the CIA or the Senate Intelligence Committee in a dispute over access to documents about the enhanced interrogation program the U.S. deployed against detainees after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Obama Seeks $3.7B To Handle Immigration Crisis

Obama Seeks $3.7B To Handle Immigration CrisisThe White House said it's asking Congress for $3.7 billion to address the humanitarian crisis along the border with Mexico.

Ukraine And Militants Continue A Standoff In Donetsk

Ukraine And Militants Continue A Standoff In DonetskComing off of two victories this weekend, Ukraine is calling for pro-Russian separatists to lay down their arms in Donetsk before taking part in peace talks. Rebels in the city are reportedly preparing to resist Ukraine's forces.

Obama Says He Will Use Executive Action To Address Immigration System

Obama Says He Will Use Executive Action To Address Immigration SystemPresident Obama says he is going to use executive action to deal with what he says is a broken immigration system.

Ukraine Signs Trade Deal With EU, Risking Russia’s Ire

Ukraine Signs Trade Deal With EU, Risking Russia’s IreA free-trade zone between Ukraine and the European Union takes another step toward reality today, as the nation that's under pressure from pro-Russian separatists signs an economic agreement with the EU.

Suarez Ban Is ‘Excessive,’ Bite Victim Says

Suarez Ban Is ‘Excessive,’ Bite Victim SaysGiorgio Chiellini, the Italian defender whose shoulder bore teeth marks after a clash with Uruguay's Luis Suarez during a World Cup match Tuesday, says FIFA's four-month ban of Suarez is too harsh.