Senators reached a tentative deal with tech companies to ease restrictions on hiring foreigners for high-skilled jobs in the Senate's sweeping immigration bill, sources familiar with the talks said on Tuesday.
Bolivian President Evo Morales traveled to Atlanta on Monday to meet former U.S. President Jimmy Carter to discuss Bolivia's pending lawsuit against Chile to regain sea access for the small landlocked country.
Vermont is now the fourth state to have legalized physician-assisted suicide, after Oregon, Washington and Montana, signing a bill on the issue Tuesday.
The road to passing a immigration reform bill continues to hit some potential roadblocks with gay rights groups pushing harder for gay-friendly amendments while a new group has joined the ranks of those opposing the bill.
A startling move by the Obama administration's Department of Justice has many people unsure of what is to come next. While some claim they were perfectly within their rights, others are adamant that the DOJ is killing the freedom of press in America as we know it.
Venezuela's recent designation of an acting head of its diplomatic mission in the United States shows the OPEC nation's desire to restore full diplomatic relations, the foreign minister said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.
With the White House already reeling from three major controversies, some Republican lawmakers are zeroing in on what they perceive is another possible scandal tied to President Barack Obama's landmark health reform law just as it nears implementation.
Voters head to the polls on Tuesday to choose between two longtime fixtures of Los Angeles politics in a mayoral election shaped by the dire financial outlook of America's second-largest city and the political clout of its public employee unions.
High-tech systems for tracking the movements of immigrants and other foreigners when leaving the United States would be installed at major U.S. airports under a plan approved by a congressional panel on Monday.
University of California medical centers very well may have quite a fiasco on their hands next week. Patient care and technical workers are threatening a two-day strike on May 21 and 22.
With the May 21 runoff between Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel just one day away, this election has already been one to remember. Los Angeles mayoral election this year has broken the record for the most amount of money spent on campaigns.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved an amendment today to the bipartisan immigration reform bill that would require the fingerprinting of all foreigners flying out of the 30 busiest airports in the United States.
More than half of all Central American immigrants that cross the Mexican northeast looking for a better life in the United States are victims of human trafficking, the Welfare and Humanitarian Aid Foundation reports.
Divisions within Mexico's main conservative opposition party have erupted into a bitter public dispute that threatens to undermine the reform agenda of President Enrique Pena Nieto.
After shooting Mark Carson because he was gay on Saturday, New York police say that suspect Elliot Morales later sounded proud when he confessed to killing his victim.