House Democrats arrested: At least eight Democratic members of the House were among about 200 people arrested during a massive rally seeking to push Republicans to vote on a stalled immigration reform bill.
In Texas some voters say they support Ted Cruz's campaign to stop government growth and Obamacare at all costs, even if that means some personal sacrifice. Texas has more than 131,500 full-time federal employees.
Global warming weakens a key ingredient for tornado-making thunderstorms, prior studies held. True, researchers now say, but the number of days in the US where the right conditions exist will increase.