The Obama administration says its new deportation policy will focus only on the worst criminals, not college kids and maids. But that could make the jobs of law enforcement – from local cops to federal agents – much more complicated.
Patents involving technology in rival set-top boxes are at heart of the companies' suits. EchoStar's suit has been whittled down from four patents to just one.
Canada earthquake: Parliament building in Ottawa evacuated. Workers also left buildings in Toronto
College acceptance: At Chicago's Urban Prep charter school, all male and all black, every member of the first graduating class got into a four-year college.
Illinois is starting projects such as the renovation of Chicago's Union Station to prepare for the $1.2 billion infusion of federal money for high-speed rail.
As the leading democracy of the Western Hemisphere, the US should be proud of its efforts to assist Haiti as it emerges from the rubble.
Putting small trains in an outdoor garden setting is growing in popularity and is an especially popular display at holiday time.
The Democrat's qualifications, not race, sealed his victory, African-Americans say.
Obama seems to be benefiting so far, but McCain forces are hustling to get their supporters out, too.