More than 300 amendments were submitted for possible inclusion in a sweeping immigration reform package – at least 100 of them from two Republicans, Sens. Charles Grassley of Iowa and Jeff Sessions of Alabama. Here are eight notable changes GOP lawmakers want to see in bill, as the Senate Judiciary Committee takes up amendments between now and Memorial Day.
There are patterns for when retailers release coupons. For example, many retailers release coupons on the first day of every month, or near holidays.
Unemployment for veterans who have served since 2001 has gone from 9.9 percent last year to nine percent, but it's still above the national average of 6.3 percent. Why is it hard for young veterans to find jobs?
Both Veterans Day and Memorial Day grew organically out of other holidays that commemorated the end of wars. But Nov. 11 honors a different, larger group of people than does Memorial Day.
The collapse of a 'functionally obsolete' bridge on I-5 in Washington State plunged three, later rescued, into icy water. It's also reviving a debate on how to fund billions in infrastructure repair.
This Memorial Day, brine some pork chops, fire up the grill, and coat them in a sweet tea glaze. Don't forget to brew a big pitcher of sweet tea for drinking.
Some members of Congress argue that the Senate immigration reform bill should be broken up and considered piecemeal. But only comprehensive legislation will pull together the strange-bedfellow coalition necessary to secure enough votes to pass both the House and Senate.