The following editorial appeared Tuesday in the Washington Post:
There is more than one way to demolish a wall, physical or legal. Go at it with a bulldozer, or weaken its foundations and await the collapse. When it comes to undermining the structure of modern campaign finance law, Chief Justice John Roberts has done it both ways.
The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Washington Post:
House Intelligence committee Chairman Mike Rogers, a respected figure at the Capitol for a decade, last week became the institution’s latest early retiree. The decision of Rogers, a Michigan Republican, is not part of a normal generational turnover, but rather a new trend in my experience — …
PHOENIX — The chief of the U.S. Border Patrol defended his agency Wednesday against criticism that agents are too aggressive in using deadly force, telling the audience at a conference that he takes the issue very seriously.
Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher’s directive clarifying existing guidelines on use of force is yet another step in the agency’s slow march in the right direction. Unfortunately, this deliberate approach to policy change falls far short of the needed action to halt unnecessary killings by agents.
Siblings of the 3-year-old boy whose skeletal remains were found Tuesday told investigators their mother starved their brother to death, court records reveal.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:
When Border Patrol agents shoot at rock throwers, some argue it’s an unnecessary, disproportionate response: Deadly force against a mild threat.
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — On a day filled with speeches from dignitaries including the vice president, the words of the lone survivor of a fire crew overrun by flames resonated deepest in an arena packed with firefighters from around the nation.
Five people were killed Saturday night when an SUV being pursued by U.S. Border Patrol agents crashed east of Tucson, officials said.
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after generations of limits on their service, defense officials said Wednesday.
A Tucson Police Department veteran was shot in the head near Broadway and Alvernon early today.
SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. — Exotic dancers performed lap dances on teenagers at a boy’s surprise 16th birthday party in an upstate New York village, police said, and investigators were trying to determine whether any organizer of the celebration committed a crime.
The cases against two mothers who drove into running water with their children last month have been dismissed.
A teen was killed Saturday night in a rollover wreck on Interstate 19 south of Tucson, officials said.
The chief of the Border Patrol's Tucson Sector has retired 10
months after taking the post.