One in six people now call immigration the most pressing problem facing the U.S., up sharply since June.
Hillary Rodham Clinton gave Jon Stewart no hints about whether she will run for president, though she did discuss issues she faced as secretary of state and the current fighting in Gaza.
Some residents in South Carolina say they found bags of candy on their street containing a piece of paper asking them to join the Ku Klux Klan.
Pulitzer-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who has lived and worked in the U.S. illegally for years, was released by U.S. Border Patrol agents on Tuesday after they detained him at a South Texas airport.
Rick Santorum is talking what sounds like Republican heresy: It's time to move beyond Ronald Reagan, labor should be valued as much as capital and rising income inequality is a problem.
The House is poised to act on a bill that would patch over a multibillion-dollar pothole in federal highway and transit programs while ducking the issue of how to put them on a sound financial footing.
Democrats are pushing forward with "Not My Boss's Business," a pair of identical bills in the House and Senate in an effort to reverse the Supreme Court decision allowing corporations to refuse contraception coverage to employees.
Germany is considering a radical countermeasure to NSA spying -- having politicians and top officials ditch their computers in favor of typewriters.
The White House says President Obama will highlight partnerships between the Transportation Department, auto-makers and the University of Michigan.
After 14 years of separation from her parents, Milsa Martinez finds solace in the northern Virginia high school where she's perfecting her English and learning civics and math.
The GOP-controlled House has slashed the budget for the Internal Revenue Service's tax enforcement division by $1.2 billion.
Detroit will become a liberal bastion this week when more than 3,000 progressive political activists head to town to network and plan their strategy for the 2014 and 2016 elections.
The Pentagon has approved a limited return to flight for the new-generation F-35 fighter jet, keeping alive the possibility that it could make an appearance at the Farnborough International Airshow in England this week.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is making payments to tens of thousands of veterans without adequate evidence they deserve the benefits, the department's inspector general's office said Monday.
The Department of Homeland Security said 40 Honduran adults and children were aboard a flight from the airport in Roswell, N.M., after being held at a detention center that opened last month.