A Senate panel on Tuesday gave a nod to a set of bills that deny 'birthright citizenship' to children born to illegal immigrants in Arizona. Other measures to continue the state's illegal immigration crackdown are also moving ahead.
02/23/2011 07:00 pm
An Arizona jury on Tuesday handed down a death sentence for Shawna Forde, leader of Minutemen American Defense. She was convicted in the killings of two border residents in 2009 – a case Latinos say should have prompted greater outcry from political leaders.
02/23/2011 12:56 pm
Sen. Jon Kyl (R) of Arizona announces his retirement, opening the door to candidates for his Senate seat as well as his position as the No. 2 Republican in the Senate.
02/10/2011 03:09 pm
The commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection sought to counter the widespread perception that security is deteriorating along the US-Mexico border with reams of data.
02/09/2011 05:30 pm
In Pictures Space photos of the day: Infrared
President Obama's State of the Union, along with the speeches that have followed, point to a blend of Kennedy vision and Reagan optimism to 'win the future' and fend off GOP challengers in the 2012 presidential election.
02/08/2011 03:15 pm
Astronaut Mark Kelly announces he will resume training for his last shuttle mission, something he had originally thought unlikely after his wife, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was shot Jan. 8
02/04/2011 07:31 pm
Astronaut Mark Kelly, who will command the space shuttle Endeavour after all, delivered a powerful message at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday. He said something good can come of the Tucson shootings and his wife's struggle for recovery. That's true in Tucson and...in Egypt.
02/04/2011 01:17 pm
Gabrielle Giffords' husband, who was training for an April space shuttle mission when she was shot, is expected to make a decision about that mission by the middle of next month. Mark Kelly is currently with his wife Gabrielle Giffords in Houston, where she is undergoing rehabilitation.
01/31/2011 02:08 pm
Some tea party favorites stayed away from the Thursday's meeting of the new Senate Tea Party Caucus, as newly elected Republicans try to define themselves in Washington.
01/28/2011 04:59 pm