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Obama lying, Christie vying for 2016, new polls say

A new Fox News poll, and a new number's making news. It's 61. As in, 61 percent of respondents say the president lies about significant issues “most” or “some” of the time. And guess what Republicans have to say about that? It begins with "broken" and ends with "promises."

Obama's hope in check after Geneva deal

published about 2 hours ago
Obama's hope in check after Geneva deal
President Barack Obama had a curt assessment of his own administration's latest "breakthrough" in its tangled diplomacy with Vladimir Putin: buyer beware. US officials never held out much hope for talks in Geneva aimed at stemming the chaos in eastern Ukraine that Obama had blamed on Russian support for separatist rebels. But on the face of it, the unexpected agreement between Russia, Ukraine, the EU and United States appeared to address the immediate flashpoints of the latest brushfire in the ... more

Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules

published about 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims.

Wisconsin becomes first state to restrict parents from giving up adopted kids

published about 4 hours ago
Wisconsin has become the first state in the nation to pass legislation cracking down on parents who try to give away their adopted kids.

Hawaii lawmakers agree to end police sex loophole

published about 5 hours ago
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers in both chambers agree that legal permission for police to have sex with prostitutes should end.