Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented Filipino immigrant, has been detained at a Border Patrol station.
Iraq chose a new speaker of its parliament today — a small step that the U.S. has been urging it to take toward ending the crisis there. But many say it's far from the overhaul that's needed.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is on Capitol Hill, delivering her semi-annual economic report to Congress. Yellen expressed concern that labor force participation remains weak and that there's been a lack of progress in the housing sector.
An attempt at a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas has broken down. Hamas rejected the terms of the cease-fire, and Israel renewed its campaign of air strikes on the Gaza Strip.
Secretary of State John Kerry is returning to Washington, D.C., after meeting the Iranian foreign minister about nuclear negotiations. The deadline for a deal limiting Iran's nuclear program is Sunday, but it might be extended.
The new documentary, produced by Jeb Bush Jr., explores the topic of immigration reform through the lives of undocumented students who win an underwater robotics competition.
Israel initially agreed to an Egyptian-brokered deal to stop hostilities, but leaders of Hamas did not support the plan.
The recent violence has increased stress and exposed rifts among Palestinians. Nearly everything Mahmoud Abbas does angers either moderates or hard-liners, making his position almost untenable.
Iraq's Kurdish region sits on vast amounts of oil. The regional government says it has the right to export the oil. But Baghdad is blocking those sales, saying only it has the right to sell Iraqi oil.
Moms who worked full time reported significantly better physical and mental health than moms who worked part time, research involving more than 2,500 mothers found.