Texans who live in the border area say security in the region is tight enough. They don't want a bigger fence, or a wall, and they say they've got enough drones and helicopters. And local police point to statistics that show their crime rate is far below big Texas cities. But is the border safe enough?
A grand jury in Ohio will consider additional charged in connection with the rape of a teenage girl, specifically considering whether charges shoud be filed against people who failed to report what happened. Among those who could be called are 16 people who refused to be interviewed about the case and Steubenville's football coach.
When the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, individual soldiers, airmen and Marines led the way. A new exhibition in New York follows the invasion via the pages of a Marine's diary, as well as articles and photos from journalists embedded with the same unit in the early days of the war.
Charles Krafft has recently been outed as a Holocaust denier, and one who believes that Adolf Hitler has been unfairly vilified. He says, however, that he's not advocating for a return to Nazism -- just that intellectually he doesn't believe the Holocaust could have happened.
The growing U.S. Hispanic population is largely Catholic, just like much of Latin America, so many of them were particularly excited by the choice of an Argentinian, a latino, as the next pope. But just as in South America, the Latino Catholic Church in the U.S. is not as strong as it once was.
The video of a Florida fundraiser that some say changed the course of the last U.S. presidential election has attracted attention once again after the videographer finally stepped forward. The renewed interest comes on the heels of Mitt Romney 's first public speech since the election, last week.
Congress is considering legislation to change how the U.S. military handles criminal charges relating to sexual assault, in the wake of a spate of sexual assault cases from Lackland Air Force Base. Critics of the military say part of its problems come from how sexual assault cases are charged, but recent Congressional attention could help promote change.
New York City's ban on the sale of sugary drinks was struck down in court earlier this week, one day before the ban was supposed to take effect. And while some critics cheered, other critics say the ban wasn't broad enough to cover the range of potentially harmful sugary drinks.
Iranian-Americans have been widely successful in the United States. But they've largely been absent from the political scene. Now Cyrus Habib is changing that. He's currently the highest ranking Iranian-American elected official -- newly elected to the Washington Legislature.
Phoenix welcomes more refugees than almost any other American city. It's also home to a great many undocumented immigrants. One group of refugee children is finding its way in a new home on the soccer field, coach by an undocumented immigrant.