The bipartisan group’s overhaul of an immigration law would decrease the amount of time it takes to become a naturalized citizen, but increase the wait for a green card.
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A speeding race car careened off a track and into pit row during warm-up laps at a California raceway Saturday night, killing a 14-year-old boy and a 68-year-old man, officials said.
A few years ago, the F.B.I. began reopening dozens of cold cases involving blacks killed in the South decades ago, but resolution has been elusive.
The trial abruptly ended Saturday night after the girl’s testimony, and the juvenile court judge who is hearing the case said he would issue a verdict at 10 a.m. on Sunday.
In a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference, Sarah Palin attacked President Obama and Beltway Republican groups.
The man, David Renz, appeared in court and said his nose had been broken in the Onondaga County Justice Center.
Mr. Pierce, who was born in Brooklyn, lived his last 55 years in a house he built in Peacock Farm, a 45-acre subdivision of stylish, affordable homes that he designed.
Most low-income students who have top test scores and grades do not even apply to the nation’s best colleges, which contributes to widening economic inequality, economists say.
A tour bus carrying the college’s women’s lacrosse team to a game went off the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Saturday and crashed into a tree, authorities said.
The idea that concerns about weight cross religious borders has led to a Muslim-Jewish dieting support group that also aims to foster tolerance and understanding.
A man accused of killing a Syracuse woman and raping her 10-year-old daughter during a carjacking was beaten and suffered a broken nose on his first day in jail, authorities said.
In American Legion halls across the country, old age, apathy and budget deficits have become the enemies of an organization seeking to overhaul its image and increase membership.
Five years ago, rural America was giddy for ethanol, which was backed by government subsidies and mandates. But nearly 10 percent of the nation’s ethanol plants have stopped production over the past year.
Mr. DeLoach, who spent more than 25 years in the F.B.I., served as a powerful intermediary between J. Edgar Hoover and President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Fifty years after the Supreme Court ruled in Gideon v. Wainwright, the promise of legal representation for all is not fully realized.
Conflict over governing the University of Virginia has become a proxy war in a much larger struggle over control of the nation’s public universities.