Highlights of this day in history: Start of World War II's Battle of Britain; Telstar satellite launched; Millard Fillmore becomes President; Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev killed; Singer Arlo Guthrie born; Cartoon voice Mel Blanc dies.
Yesterday, convicted former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years on bribery and corruption charges.
Sen. John McCain slammed officials during an immigration hearing Wednesday over a recent memo barring members of congress from speaking to workers or detainees, and carrying a cell phone at federal detention centers.
Tuesday at his weekly news conference, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid described the situation at the border, saying, "We have to pass emergency supplemental [funding], to provide resources to deal with the crisis at the border, and we do have a crisis at the border."
As Sen. Menendez (D-NJ) was running for reelection and poised to become chairman of the powerful Foreign Relations Committee, he received allegations of cavorting with underaged prostitutes.
A Louisiana state audit reveals that more than one million dollars in food stamps were given to 3938 dead people from 2009 to June 2013.
While job-growth passed expectations in June, the long-term unemployed remains a major problem for the American workforce.
Hillary Clinton's recent income gaffe has drawn attention to the riches of other candidates in this year's high-profile races. How do candidates' monetary wealth affect the midterm elections? Bloomberg takes a look.
Comedian Jodi Miller reports, "NBC News now refuses to use the phrase 'illegal immigrant' while reporting on America's current border crisis. They now use the phrase 'Obama's house guest from south of the border."
Senator John Cornyn and other Congressional Republicans are urging President Obama to visit the Texas-Mexico border during his trip to Texas.
Townhall’s Katie Pavlich joins Fox & Friends to debunk myths perpetuated by the liberal media: 1. The Democratic Party is the party for women. 2. Hillary Clinton is the ultimate female role model. 3. Democrats aren’t misogynists, only Republicans are. 4. Women don’t need a gun to protect themselves. (Video credit: Right Sightings)
Highlights of this day in history: Commodore Matthew Perry arrives in Tokyo Bay; Industrialist John D. Rockefeller born; Word of what becomes known as 'The Roswell Incident'; North Korea's Kim Il Sung dies; Ziegfeld stages first 'Follies.'
Fifty-two thousand unaccompanied minors have crossed into the U.S. since October. The New York Times analyzes President Obama’s options on dealing with this humanitarian crisis.
New reports are saying that the White House plans to ask for $3.7 billion from Congress to fight the surge of illegal immigrants crossing the border, almost double the initial request for $2 billion.
TSA will now require that all electronic devices, including cell phones, laptops, and tablets, be turned on when going through security. This new rule only applies to those traveling from major airports in Europe and the Middle East back to the U.S.