June 18, 2013 RSS feed / Nation

House takes up anti-abortion bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The abortion wars are returning to Congress in a big way with House legislation to ban almost all abortions after a fetus reaches 20 weeks of age. More...

Intel chief: NSA foiled many terrorist plots

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says it appears the much-criticized national electronic surveillance program foiled “dozens” of terrorist plots. More...

Comittee considers tough immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to vote on its first immigration bill this year, a tough enforcement measure giving state and local officials new powers to act against people here illegally. More...