Mississippi Man Suspected in Ricin Mailings to Obama, Sen. Wicker
WASHINGTON — Fire crews arrive at the unmarked postal building in Maryland by the Capital Beltway almost every day, donning protective rubber suits and carrying away suspicious letters addressed to members of Congress. At a similarly secret building in the District of Columbia, agents pull aside letters once or twice a week to the president containing powder or other cause for concern. For years — ever since the anthrax attacks of 2001 — nearly every one has proved harmless.
Forced Blood Tests Often Need Warrant, High Court Says
WASHINGTON — Police in many cases need a search warrant before forcing drunken driving suspects to have blood drawn, the Supreme Court said in a ruling that boosts privacy rights on the road.
Senate's Immigration Proposal Places High Hurdles on Path to Citizenship
WASHINGTON — Amid the initial elation from immigration advocates over a new proposal to overhaul the nation's border-control laws was a sense of unease over the 844-page bill's core provision: a path to citizenship for immigrants in the country illegally.
Kerry invites new talks with North Korea
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry invited North Korea to resume disarmament talks, appealing Sunday for a step back from the threat of war even as the North may be ready to test-launch a missile capable of hitting close ally Japan and U.S. bases in the Pacific.
Five Senators to watch on immigration bill
After years of false starts, the Senate appears ready to introduce a bipartisan immigration bill this week — a piece of legislation that has massive policy and political implications attached to it.
No sense of urgency: Rocky road ahead for gun legislation in the House
Washington (CNN) – As the Senate opened debate on gun control measures for the first time in nearly 20 years
- Looking for logic in North Korea’s threats
- Online, Chinese Express Scorn for Longtime Ally North Korea
- North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Offers Many Faces, Many Threats
Obama administration to list 18 alleged human rights abusers in Russia
Reuters - The Obama administration soon will send Congress a list of 18 alleged abusers of human rights in Russia
- More Politics Headlines
- Mississippi Man Suspected in Ricin Mailings to Obama, Sen. Wicker