By Manuel Valdes The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Emboldened by the critical role minorities played in the November elections, immigrant rights advocates in Olympia want to play offense this year.
The Associated Press Staff WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama eased enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws Friday, offering a chance for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants to stay in the country and work. Embraced by Hispanics, his action touched off an election-year confrontation with many Republicans.
By Jim Abrams The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a political given that China’s economic assault has damaged American manufacturers and taken away American jobs. After years of trying, Congress is taking another stab at retaliating against what many see as Chinese manipulation of its currency to make its exports to the United States […]
By Don Thompson The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Californa (AP) — California’s Legislature sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill seeking to ban the sale, trade, or possession of shark fins on Tuesday, over the objections of two senators who called the measure racist because the fins are used in a soup considered a delicacy in some […]
By Matthew Pennington The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed the nomination of the first U.S. special envoy to Myanmar and a new ambassador to Vietnam whose appointment had been blocked for months by lawmakers.
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Michael and Karyn Brown of Starkville are one of about a dozen U.S. families who were planning to adopt a child from Nepal
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Sen. Jim Webb called for ending government-run diversity programs in a newspaper column on July 23
By now, most of us are all aware of Rep. Joe Wilson’s “You lie!” outburst at President Obama during the president’s speech about health care reform to Congress. Wilson’s comment came at the moment when Obama promised that illegal immigrants would not be covered by his health care bill.