President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment Thursday to act unilaterally to change the nation's immigration laws before the end of the summer, nearly two months since announcing his plan in a Rose Garden speech. "I've been very clear about the fact that our immigration system is broken and needs to be fixed," Obama said. "My preference continues to be that Congress act. I don't think anybody thinks that Congress is going to act in the short term, but hope springs eternal that after the midterm elections they may act."

Obama: Iraq Airstrikes Have Hurt Terrorists
  • Fri, August 29, 2014

President Barack Obama comments on the airstrikes in Iraq during a news conference at the White House. (Source: Bloomberg)

NewsBusted 8/29/14
  • Fri, August 29, 2014

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Inside U.S. Hostage Policy
  • Fri, August 29, 2014

A look at some very rare exceptions in the United Statess otherwise strict policy of never negotiating with hostage-takers.

VA Says Veteran Deaths Not Linked to Delays in Care
  • Thu, August 28, 2014

After a four-month investigation, the inspector general at the Department of Veterans Affairs denied the most explosive allegation driving the scandal in Phoenix -- that up to 40 veterans may have died while on secret waiting lists for care. Wyatt Andrews reports.

'Choking Capitalism': Regulations 'Stifling' the Economy?
  • Thu, August 28, 2014

Owner of small construction company argues federal regulations slow his business down, keep it from being competitive and hinders the small business 'life blood' of the US. #CrushingDreams

U.S. Budget, Economy Forecast Mixed Over Next Decade
  • Thu, August 28, 2014

The federal budget deficit over the next decade will be more than $400 billion less than forecasted in April 2014 according to the Congressional Budget Office. WSJ's Josh Zumbrun reports on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero. Photo: Getty

Freed Journalist Theo Curtis: "I Had No Idea So Much Effort Was Being Expended"
  • Thu, August 28, 2014

U.S. Journalist Peter Theo Curtis says he is overwhelmed to learn of the efforts that went into securing his release from Syrian extremist group al-Nusrah.

Sen. Dan Coats: "Look Very Closely" At Americans Returning From ISIS Regions
  • Thu, August 28, 2014

Sen. Dan Coats says we need to look "very carefully at our Visa waiver program, in terms of how it is currently constructed, and define a way in which we can address at least those that we know and those that we suspect might" be members of extremist groups like ISIS. "And they need to be treated in a different way in terms of entry into the United States. More security, more testing and checking at the entry points, to protect ourselves."

O'Reilly: Jerry Brown's "Sanctuary State" Of California
  • Thu, August 28, 2014

Very quietly, Governor Brown has created a sanctuary state in California. That is his state will not cooperate with the feds by enforcing immigration law. Earlier this week, Mexican President Nieto traveled to California and was greeted as a hero by authorities there, even though Nieto could pardon Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi, who has been imprisoned in Mexico for six months.

America Loves Trucks
  • Thu, August 28, 2014

America is officially a truck nation. FOX40 auto expert Nik Miles put away his racing helmet to take a ride in some of the newest pick-up trucks in America.

Earnest: Obama Will Act on Immigration Despite Threat of Government Shutdown
  • Thu, August 28, 2014

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday President Barack Obama will act unilaterally on immigration, despite new speculation that Republican lawmakers may shut down the government to block executive actions Obama plans to announce by the end of the summer. "It certainly was a shame when Republicans engaged in a strategy to shut down the government over the Affordable Care Act," Earnest said. "We would hope that Republicans wouldn't do the same thing again ... over a common sense, bipartisan effort to try to mitigate at least some of the worst problems that are caused by our broken immigration system." To avoid a shutdown, lawmakers must pass legislation to fund the government before the Oct. 1 start of the fiscal year.

Democrats Want To Have It Their Way On Burger King Merger
  • Thu, August 28, 2014

Some Senate Democrats are seizing on Burger Kings Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons to renew their calls for Congress to ban corporate inversions. The merger will involve relocating the companys headquarters to Canada, meaning it will not have to pay U.S. taxes on its foreign earnings. Michigan Democratic Sen. Carl Levin said in a press release on his website, Congress cant afford to wait any longer to put a stop to tax dodging through this kind of merger. Levin also predicted a strong public reaction against Burger King that could more than offset any tax benefit it receives. However, executives at Burger King argue that the move is not motivated by taxes, but rather is an acknowledgement of the primary role that Tim Hortons will play in the combined company.

San Diego Man Killed Fighting For ISIS
  • Wed, August 27, 2014

A former San Diego man who traveled to Syria by way of Turkey to fight with ISIS was killed as part of its effort to topple the regime of Bashar al-Assad, CNN reported Tuesday.

Mexican Government Announces New Measures to Keep Migrants From Traveling to US
  • Wed, August 27, 2014

Mexican government announces new measures to keep migrants from traveling to US