Applicants have to go through “extreme vetting” including a grueling polygraph exam. In the past, Customs and Border Protection has had trouble retaining agents.
Bats, birds and tourists love a good cave. And so do viruses. Scientists say this mixture could trigger a deadly outbreak.
Questions are being raised about how much influence Tillerson has with the White House. He was absent from the president’s recent meetings with the leaders of Canada, Israel and Japan.
McMaster first made his name as a captain in Iraq in 1991. Then, in 2007 he was a key figure in the “surge.” Now, 26 years after he first went to Iraq, he’ll be seeking a solution in his new post.
Two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, greatly expand the number of immigrants prioritized for removal. The rules do not affect “Dreamers” — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
The Senate approved the longtime EPA critic on a 52-46 vote. Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota voted for him; Republican Susan Collins of Maine voted against.
The doll Cayla looks like an everyday toy and gives no notice that it collects and transmits everything it hears, German regulators say.
Investigators are still determining a motive behind the calls. The communications were swept up as U.S. agencies targeted known Russian operatives.
As of Monday night, the last time UConn lost a game was 818 days ago — in November of 2014, when Stanford beat them in overtime.
After Warren quoted Coretta Scott King and Sen. Edward Kennedy, Republicans invoked a Senate rule that silences a member accused of impugning the integrity of a colleague.
President Trump has said on Twitter that any terrorist attack would be the fault of the federal judge who ruled against the government. But history and the law suggest otherwise.
Once a bustling town, Lancaster, Ohio, is now beset by unemployment, low wages and drug abuse. Brian Alexander chronicles the rise and fall of his hometown in his new book, Glass House.
After three quarters, you would have been forgiven for thinking the game was a rout by the Atlanta Falcons. Then, the Patriots clawed back to win the first overtime game in Super Bowl history.
You may remember a 2014 StoryCorps about an Iraqi interpreter living in Minnesota with the help of a U.S. soldier. Three years later, the interpreter’s family has finally joined him in the U.S.
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