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Serafin Bahena (left) celebrates with others at Centro Civico Mexicano in Salt Lake City after President Barack Obama's nationally televised address Thursday night. | Rick Bowmer/AP

Obama offers relief from deportation amid Republican fury

 
A man walks through the rubble of the damaged U.S. consulate in Benghazi. | AP file photo

House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories

A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees.

President Barack Obama speaks about immigration, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. The president unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation, setting off a fierce fight with Republicans over the limits of presidential powers. | Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo

Obama launches sales mission on immigration

Speaking at the Las Vegas high school where he launched his drive for Congress to send him an immigration bill, President Barack Obama outlined steps he has taken to help millions of people living in the country illegally.

The evil of Palestinian propaganda

The pounding of nails or the buzz of a saw to build a home in an Israeli community in the disputed lands of the West Bank never fails to spark outrage against Israel from the State Department or European capitals. Virtually unnoticed by them is the sewer of hate against Israel and Jews that spews through Palestinian society.

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this Oct. 8, 2013, file photo. | AP File Photo

House GOP sues administration over health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in car

President Barack Obama signals to his aides and staff that he will return to the White House because he forgot something before his departure on Marine One helicopter on Friday. | AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Forgetful Obama? What did he leave behind at White House?

So it went for President Barack Obama Friday. On his way to Las Vegas to promote his immigration executive actions, Obama boarded his Marine One helicopter on the White House's South Lawn.

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to President Barack Obama's intention to spare millions of illegal immigrants from being deported, a use of executive powers that is setting up a fight with Republicans in Congress over the limits of presidential powers, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

Boehner: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is "damaging the presidency itself" with his unilateral action on immigration and says the House will not stand idle and let it happen.

President Barack Obama laid out his plans for immigration on Thursday night. | Getty Images

Obama flexes muscle, spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

WASHINGTON — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."

Serafin Bahena (left) celebrates with others at Centro Civico Mexicano in Salt Lake City after President Barack Obama's nationally televised address Thursday night. | Rick Bowmer/AP

Obama offers relief from deportation amid Republican fury

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, in announcing Thursday his unilateral actions to save up to 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation, made humanitarian, economic and national security appeals as a certain slice of Republicans could not contain their outrage. Obama delivered a prime-time speech from the White House, where he outlined his plans to make a priority of deporting criminals — and not illegal immigrants who live here and have not gotten into trouble.

 
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