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Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed DeportationsPresident Obama will ask Congress for about $2 billion in emergency funds and for a change in the law in an effort to stem the tide of Central American immigrants flooding the Southern border, according to a White House official.

Vladimir Putin Asks Parliament To Revoke Power To Use Force In Ukraine

Vladimir Putin Asks Parliament To Revoke Power To Use Force In UkraineRussian President Vladimir Putin has asked his parliament to revoke his authorization to use force in Ukraine.

House Republicans To Vote On Cantor’s Replacement Today

House Republicans To Vote On Cantor’s Replacement TodayRepublicans will vote by secret ballot today in the House of Representatives, as they choose a new majority leader and majority whip to lead them.

U.S. Patent Office Cancels Washington Redskins’ Trademark

U.S. Patent Office Cancels Washington Redskins’ TrademarkThe U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has revoked the trademark of the NFL's Washington Redskins, after ruling in a case brought by five Native Americans that the name disparages a minority.

ISIS Rebels Drive Closer To Baghdad; U.S. Considers Options

ISIS Rebels Drive Closer To Baghdad; U.S. Considers OptionsThe U.S. is sending up to 275 military personnel to bolster its embassy in the capital; President Obama is also reportedly weighing air strikes.

Legendary Actress Ruby Dee Dies At 91

Legendary Actress Ruby Dee Dies At 91Ruby Dee, an actress and civil rights activist who built a career on stage and screen at a time when African-Americans had few such opportunities, has died at age 91.

Eric Cantor Says He’ll Quit Majority Leader Post After Primary Defeat

Eric Cantor Says He’ll Quit Majority Leader Post After Primary DefeatHouse Majority Leader Eric Cantor, fresh from a stunning primary upset at the hands of a Tea Party rival, said today that he would vacate his leadership post by the end of July to make room for a successor.

‘Stunning’: Reactions To Eric Cantor’s Election Loss In Virginia

‘Stunning’: Reactions To Eric Cantor’s Election Loss In VirginiaFew saw the historic collapse coming, although the final tally shows Brat won handily, with 56 percent of the vote to Cantor's 44 percent.

Obama: Country Needs To Do Some ‘Soul Searching’ On Gun Control

Obama: Country Needs To Do Some ‘Soul Searching’ On Gun ControlJust hours after another school shooting left two dead and one injured, President Obama was asked what he's going to do about these kinds of incidents.

Insurgent Group Claims Large Part Of Major Iraqi City

Insurgent Group Claims Large Part Of Major Iraqi CityOvernight in Iraq, the al-Qaida splinter group ISIS overtook large parts of Mosul, one of the country's most populous cities.