LOS ANGELES (AP) - Illegal immigrants in California's largest city could use library cards to open bank accounts and access an array of city services under a plan being considered by city officials.
Under the plan, anyone with proof of Los Angeles residency could get a library card, the Los
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Agriculture Committee chairman Debbie Stabenow is opposing House proposals to extend the current farm policy act and urging House Republican leaders to take up legislation to enact a new bill.
The Michigan Democrat said a House-
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration maintains it is unable to say how many times one of the government's most politically sensitive anti-terrorism surveillance programs - which is up for renewal this week on Capitol Hill - has inadvertently gathered
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The owner of San Diego's dominant newspaper said Tuesday he agreed to buy the North County Times for $12 million from Lee Enterprises Inc., consolidating his grip on media holdings in the nation's 17th largest metropolitan area.
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A former El Salvadoran military official accused of colluding in the 1989 slayings of six Jesuit priests admitted Tuesday that he lied to U.S. immigration officials, a guilty plea that could allow him to be extradited to Spain for
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal civil jury trials in the United States probably would grind to a halt if Congress fails to reach a budget deal and $600 billion in automatic spending cuts kick in next year, a leading federal judge said Tuesday.
The federal judiciary
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A former biology professor accused of pulling a gun from her purse and opening fire at a faculty meeting pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing three colleagues and wounding three others at the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2010.
By MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Protesters angered over a film that ridiculed Islam's Prophet Muhammad fired gunshots and burned down the U.S. consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing one American diplomat, witnesses and the State Department
By BILL BARROWAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - For decades, Southerners put a firm imprint on national politics from both sides of the aisle, holding the White House for 25 of the past 50 years and producing a legion of Capitol Hill giants during the 20th century. But that kind of obvious power
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senior Republicans are pushing for votes in Congress to block the Obama administration from waiving some provisions of the nation's landmark welfare-to-work law.
House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp of Michigan and Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, ranking Republican on the Senate