Kent Sorenson pleaded guilty in federal court to taking under-the-table payments when he switched sides between GOP presidential candidates. The former state senator previously denied the rumors.
Under the deal, immigrants who are in the country illegally must be informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge. The ACLU was representing nine Mexicans and three organizations.
Some governments recently said that agricultural investments should supply “culturally acceptable food.” Now they’re trying to define what that is.
The Department of Homeland Security is settling a lawsuit with the ACLU, which deals with immigrants who were improperly pushed to leave the country.
The Freemasons are arguably one of the world’s most famous men’s organizations. Membership has been falling in the U.S. since the 1960s, but millennials are now showing an interest in the fraternity.
The ALS Association has raised more than $94 million in recent weeks via its online ice bucket challenge — compared with $2.7 million this time last year. Now what?
American troops are scheduled to withdraw from Afghanistan by year’s end. So the military is sifting through 13 years of accumulated stuff to see what will be scrapped, given away or sent home.
General Motors has recalled 29 million autos in the U.S. so far this year. Dealers replacing the faulty parts aren’t just fixing cars. They’re repairing customers’ relationships with the automaker.
The end of August heralds the start to the final phase of the 2014 election season. As primaries wrap up and candidates ready themselves for November, NPR’s Charlie Mahtesian lays out the political landscape.
The takeover of Canada’s Tim Hortons by Burger King is causing quite the stir in the great white north. Melissa Block talks with Ian Hardy, editor-in-chief of Inside Timmies, a fan site devoted to Tim Hortons, about the Canadian existential crisis over one of the country’s cultural icons being taken over by an American corporation.
High surf is hitting the Southern California coast, much to the delight of surfers and the worry of lifeguards.
Chicago has gathered for a parade to celebrate the Jackie Robinson West baseball team, which won the U.S. championship at the Little League World Series.
The U.S. government has a detailed and technical system for determining a famine. But conditions in South Sudan make it extremely difficult to assess just how dire the situation is.
Peter Theo Curtis was freed by a militant group shortly after another group, the Islamic State, beheaded the American journalist James Foley.
Water is scarce in India, which is a good reason not to do the Ice Bucket Challenge. A journalist came up with another option — give a bucket of rice to a hungry person. Her version is going viral.