During a meeting with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, President Obama said he wants the Department of Homeland Security to see if the deportation process can be more humane.
The narrow ruling applies to defendants who were in the appeals process when Colorado legalized the recreational use of pot.
In an open letter, the Facebook co-founder said the U.S. should be "a champion for the internet, not a threat."
A unique mineral trapped inside a unique diamond bolsters the theory that oceans of non-liquid water lurk hundreds of miles below the planet's surface.
The senators used a report that details 650 ethics infractions by Justice Department lawyers to bolster their case for an independent inspector general.
A new study by Pew Research Internet Project has a surprise: people who use the old-school local library also tend to be highly engaged with technology.
The former secretary of state and decorated general told Ellen DeGeneres to eat her heart out with a self-portrait he took 60 years ago.
Announcing he intends to change the rules governing overtime, President Obama said Americans have "spent too much time working more and making less."
The crisis in Ukraine continues. On Sunday, there's a referendum in Crimea about whether to split from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.
Malaysia Airlines says it will stop using codes associated with its missing Flight MH370 as a "mark of respect" for the plane's passengers and crew. It's a long-standing industry practice.
The attorney general has endorsed a proposal to shorten sentences of nonviolent offenders in an effort to cut federal spending on prisons.
Last year, snipers nearly knocked out an electric substation in California. If just nine such facilities were put out of commission, the entire grid could go down for months, federal regulators warn.
Also: At least seven people died at site of Harlem explosion; two people were killed in Austin when a car plowed into SXSW crowd; and the Oscar Pistorius murder trial continues.
Two buildings in Harlem were leveled. Authorities say there were reports of a gas leak shortly before Wednesday's explosion and fire. Along with the deaths, there were dozens of injuries.
Two people were killed and at least 23 more were injured early Thursday when a vehicle sped through one of Austin's crowded streets. Police say the man behind the wheel fled a drunken-driving stop.
Also: adding a word to the Scrabble dictionary; a new Oprah Winfrey book; T Magazine visits The Ginger Man author J. P. Donleavy.
U.S. investigators tell The Wall Street Journal that equipment aboard the missing plane was transmitting for four hours after it is thought to have vanished. Malaysian officials say that's not true.
A federal judge said Devyani Khobragade enjoys diplomatic immunity. Her case sparked a diplomatic row between India and the U.S.
Basing his opinion on two landmark abortion cases, the judge said a woman has a stronger right over her body and her unborn child than the father. This is likely one of the first rulings of its kind.