Holder urges calm ahead of Ferguson decision

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

With a decision by a Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury believed to be imminent, Attorney General Eric Holder is exhorting police across the nation to prepare appropriately for demonstrations and "minimize needless confrontation" with protesters.

Forgetful Obama? President leaves something behind

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Anyone can relate. You get in your mode of transport - car, boat, helicopter - and you realize you forgot something: glasses, wallet, cell phone.

EPA delays decision on ethanol in gas

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

The Obama administration said Friday it is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply.

House GOP sues Obama administration on health law

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

House Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Friday accusing the Obama administration of exceeding its constitutional powers in carrying out President Barack Obama's prized health care law, giving legal voice to conservatives who have long protested that he has abused his office's authority.

Obama to visit India in January for Republic Day

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

President Barack Obama will travel to India in January for celebrations marking the country's Republic Day.

Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.

Club owner under attack over controversial remarks

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

The owner of an English soccer club is being investigated by the Football Association after making controversial comments about Jewish and Chinese people, sparking a backlash from community leaders and sponsors on Friday.

White House: Immigration steps would boost wages

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

President Barack Obama's moves on immigration would expand the labor force and increase worker productivity, according to a White House report Friday that estimates average wages would rise over a 10-year period.

Woman with gun arrested outside White House

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

A Michigan woman carrying a gun was arrested outside the White House just after President Barack Obama completed a nationally broadcast speech announcing his plan for the U.S. immigration system.

DC service set 20 years after shooting rampage

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

A memorial service is being held for two FBI agents and a District of Columbia police sergeant shot and killed 20 years ago inside the Metropolitan Police Department's headquarters.

A look at the numbers in Obama's immigration plan

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

President Barack Obama's administrative actions will cover as many as 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally. Rough estimates of those affected:

Key elements of Obama's actions on immigration

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

President Barack Obama's sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system could shield nearly 5 million people here illegally from deportation, without going through Congress. A look at the key executive measures Obama announced Thursday:

Does Obama have authority for immigration changes?

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

President Barack Obama's announcement of sweeping changes to the nation's immigration system is likely to lead to a battle over their legality. Is he on solid legal ground?

Stymied? Republicans seek immigration response

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

United against President Barack Obama but uncertain how to stop him, outraged Republicans struggled for a response on immigration Friday that would check the president without veering into talk of impeachment or a government shutdown. Their remedy was far from clear.

For Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

President Barack Obama's sweeping immigration executive orders cap a turbulent, six-year quest to make headway on a thorny issue that has at times put the White House at odds with some of its fiercest supporters.

Obama launches sales mission on immigration

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Mounting an offensive behind his immigration directives, President Barack Obama on Friday insisted House Republicans must take up a comprehensive immigration overhaul but said the system is so unfair that it needs the type of fixes that he initiated on his own.

FACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

President Barack Obama made some notable omissions in his remarks about the unilateral actions he's taking on immigration.

Federal judge denies sports betting in New Jersey

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost its struggling horse racing and casino industries, a finding Gov. Chris Christie's administration intends to appeal.

FACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

President Barack Obama made some notable omissions Thursday night in his remarks about the unilateral actions he's taking on immigration.

Obama: Immigration shouldn't be 'deal breaker'

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

President Barack Obama says Republican opposition to his executive actions on immigration should not be a "deal breaker" on other issues.