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A pathway to citizenship

Republicans and Democrats have put it together. The President has praised it. The “IT” is a new plan for immigration that will please some and anger many.

NRA official to Congress: More gun laws not the answer

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in 2011, will give the opening statement at Wednesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence, according to two sources close to Giffords.

Kerry confirmed by Senate colleagues as secretary of state

John Kerry was overwhelmingly confirmed Tuesday as the 68th secretary of state by his colleagues in the U.S. Senate.

Obama to pitch immigration reform

President Barack Obama rolls into Las Vegas on Tuesday, ready to double down on immigration reform.

Obama to talk guns with police chiefs, sheriffs

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will meet with police chiefs and sheriffs from major cities about gun violence on Monday, a White House official said.

Senators outline bipartisan immigration plan

A bipartisan group of senators plans to announce Monday an agreement on reforming the nation's immigration system, which President Barack Obama has called a priority in his second term in office.

Two of four Casey Anthony convictions thrown out; she vows to 'keep fighting'

One of the most infamous defendants in U.S. trials of recent years took two big steps Friday toward clearing her name, and she vowed to "keep fighting."

Say goodbye to more bank branches

Banks are killing off branches by the thousands.

Presidential appointments struck down

An appeals court has struck down President Barack Obama's appointments to a federal labor board that were not confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

Senator releases list of proposed guns to be banned

Editor's note: List of guns at bottom of story.