The Republican-controlled House voted Thursday to resume the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children, the first immigration-related vote in either chamber of Congress this year and a measure of the daunting challenge facing supporters of a sweeping overhaul of existing law on the subject.
Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic season, made landfall on Florida's Gulf Coast, slamming the state with rain and wind Thursday, as it edged toward the coast of Georgia and the Carolinas.
You are reading this online and Uncle Sam probably knows it. If you call your friends about the story, the government knows what number you called. These latest scandals about government investigating its own citizens are blowing up across Washington like early fireworks, with one of the most explosive results coming from one of Obama's biggest allies.