May 1, 2013 Almost half of all undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. came legally — but then overstayed their visas. In an effort to curb those "overstays," the Senate is considering a bill that mandates tracking visitors' visas when they leave the country, not just when they arrive.
May 1, 2013 What if the Web had been patented?
April 30, 2013 California Gov. Jerry Brown is trying to end federal oversight of his state's prison system, with little success. Legal experts have compared his position to those of Southern governors who defied court orders to integrate public facilities in the 1950s.
April 30, 2013 After sustaining what seemed to be minor injuries, the official later lost consciousness. The teenager was arrested Monday on suspicion of aggravated assault.
April 29, 2013 WOIIf and when immigration reform passes in Washington, thousands of immigrants are going to need trained immigration lawyers. But advocates say there's a dearth of them even now, leaving a void for untrained or unscrupulous attorneys to mislead clients seeking to navigate the system.
April 29, 2013 Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is the sole dissenter in a case that sought to reinstate the law that would have allowed police to check a driver's immigration status.
April 29, 2013 J. Everett Dutschke, 41, is accused of sending tainted letters to President Obama and other government officials. Dutschke was arrested Saturday, several days after another Mississippi man, former suspect Paul Kevin Curtis, was released.
April 29, 2013 KUNCWith several gun control measures now law in Colorado, four gun-related companies say they will make good on plans to move some or all of their operations out of the state. Hunting outfitters are also worried about fallout from a boycott by out-of-state clients.
April 28, 2013 Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev "vaguely discussed" jihad during a 2011 phone conversation with his mother, a U.S. official tells the Associated Press. The call, taped by the Russian government, reportedly did not include any mention of a plot in the U.S.
April 27, 2013 Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is recovering in a Georgetown hospital Saturday, following surgery for a fractured shoulder. The 74-year-old justice fell while riding his bike along Washington's National Mall on Friday.