Although the U.S. Supreme Court sustained the most controversial part of Arizona's immigration law, the so-called "show me your papers" provision, some local authorities doubt they can properly enforce it.
Congressional leaders say they are close to a deal on two issues with looming deadlines. But if they fail to agree this week, the federal highway program would come to a halt and student loan interest rates would double.
For the first time in 29 years, an America's Cup sailing event is being held in Newport, R.I., known as the "sailing capital of the world." No longer the sleepy, tactical match of yesteryear, the race now features high-tech catamarans and athletic sailors in body armor.
Falcon Lake, on the U.S.-Mexico border, has been named the best bass fishing lake in the country. But a Mexican drug cartel also uses the lake to smuggle drugs. While that hasn't kept the anglers away, it does mean fishing there carries an element of risk.
Tuesday night the city council in Stockton, Calif., is expected to clear they way for the city to declare bankruptcy. It will be the largest municipal bankruptcy ever for a city that is a poster child for the housing crisis.
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