New data show the illegal immigrant population in the US plunged between 2008 and 2009. The report has sparked a debate about the reasons behind the decline and what it means for reform.
02/11/2010 06:56 pm
Golden State lawmakers ask which is more important: building the nation's largest solar-energy farm or protecting a fragile ecosystem?
01/29/2010 02:05 pm
North Korea said it has detained a US citizen, widely believed to be Robert Park, a Korean-American missionary who crossed the border into North Korea with a message for the regime to close all labor camps. His fate could be tied up in the future of six-party talks.
12/29/2009 03:02 pm
NASA is scheduled to launch its WISE space observatory Monday. It will map the whole sky in infrared wavelengths, potentially revealing objects many telescopes can't see.
12/13/2009 06:25 pm
Putting small trains in an outdoor garden setting is growing in popularity and is an especially popular display at holiday time.
12/07/2009 12:00 am
Mortgage scams proliferate as desperate homeowners try to avert foreclosures, pushing state lawmakers into action.
12/02/2009 12:00 am
Cats are known as hunters but when coyotes come on the scene, cats who go outdoors become the prey.
12/01/2009 12:00 am
Scientists knew there was water on the moon before NASA crashed a craft into the lunar soil.
11/16/2009 12:00 am
Corinne Almquist wants to restore the biblical tradition of harvesting what farmers leave behind.
11/02/2009 12:00 am
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