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DACA recipients detained at checkpoints
Maria Hernandez has traveled to Alamo at least twice a month to visit family since she moved to Kingsville in 2010 to attend Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Hernandez is a recipient of the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. The program defers deportation for undocumen
U.S. moves to strip N.J. man of citizenship
Amid talk of border walls and President Donald Trump's recent immigration order, immigration actually plays an important role in the economy. Video provided by TheStreet Newslook The Justice Department said Baljinder Singh of Carteret did not disclose a previous deportation order on his naturalizat
Local DACA recipient's future in the hands of Congress
REXBURG-At times, what happens in Washington, D.C., feels like it's far away. For others, it hits very close to home. On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump announced his administration was ending an Obama-era program that allowed young undocumented immigrants to live in the country without fear of depo
SLO cracks the top 5 in list of fittest communities in the U.S.
San Luis Obispo keeps raking in the accolades. We're the healthiest, the happiest and now one of the fittest communities in the United States, according to a recent Gallup-Sharecare poll based on 2016 data. San Luis Obispo, which the survey defines as the San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande ar
Hey: We are edging closer to nuclear war!
Why is President Harry S. Truman on President Donald Trump's mind this week? (If you didn't notice, Trump invoked Truman twice in his U.N. speech yesterday.) Well, one reason may be that Truman is the only president to have authorized the use of nuclear weapons. Twice. If the allusions to Truman lef
A Captured American ISIS Fighter Could Undermine the Whole War
The legal basis for the ISIS war is already thin as a reed. A courtroom challenge from an American citizen currently detained by the U.S. military could snap it altogether. An American citizen fighting for the so-called Islamic State is currently in the U.S. military's custody. If Donald Trump decid
Josh Earnest: Trump's U.N. Speech was 'Foolish,' Lacked 'Coherence'
Tuesday on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports," while reacting to President Donald Trump's speech at United Nations, former White House press secretary for the Obama administration Josh Earnest said the overall speech lacked "coherence," and Trump mocking North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un was "foolish.
From West Philly to North Korea, priest tries to help as tensions rise
It was a long way from a West Philadelphia rowhouse to the crucible of North Korea, but that's where the Rev. Gerard Hammond found need and meaning. His mission suddenly became more perilous on Tuesday, when President Trump stood before the United Nations General Assembly and threatened to "totally
Hillary Clinton Denounces Donald Trump's 'Dark and Dangerous' United Nations Speech
Hillary Clinton strongly denounced President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations Tuesday, telling Stephen Colbert the rhetoric was bombastic and inappropriate for the President of the United States. "I thought it was very dark, dangerous, not the kind of message that the leader of the greate
Along North Korea's border with China, an uneasy alliance and a fear of war
It was almost 65 years ago when North Korea and the United States agreed to a cease-fire. The guns stopped firing, and the planes stopped dropping bombs, but the war did not officially end. It was settled with an agreement, an armistice, that since 1953 has maintained a fully armed face-off along t
What Total Destruction of North Korea Means
Speaking before the UN General Assembly today, President Donald Trump announced that, unless North Korea gives up its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs, "the United States will have no choice but to totally destroy" the country. He sounded almost excited as he threatened, "Rocket Man is
Congressman acts against nuclear waste site
UPPER THUMB -- While the decision to put a nuclear waste repository 55 miles northeast of Huron County lingers, a U.S. congressman is taking action against the move. U.S. Rep. Paul Mitchell attached an amendment to a federal spending bill in opposition to a nuclear waste project on the shore of Lake
Trump Threatens to 'Totally Destroy' North Korea in First U.N. Speech
UNITED NATIONS - President Donald Trump, in his first address to the United Nations, derided Kim Jong Un, North Korea's leader, as a "rocket man" on Tuesday as the president warned that he may be forced to "totally destroy" the rogue nation. "If the righteous many do not confront the wicked few,
North Korea is likely to fire more missiles after Trump's speech, experts say
TOKYO - Kim Jong Un's regime tells the North Korean people every day that the United States wants to destroy them and their country. Now, they will hear it from another source: the president of the United States himself. In his maiden address to the United Nations on Tuesday, President Trump threate
Census figures: Flint is poorest city in the United States
FLINT (WJRT) (9/19/2017) - Newly released Census figures show Flint is No. 1, but not in a category the city wants to be tops. Flint is the poorest city in the United States with 45 percent of residents living below the poverty line in 2016. That's 3 percentage points higher than 2015. The media hou
Trump's first speech to the United Nations was a disastrous, nationalistic flop
President Trump delivered a speech to his alt-right, anti-globalist base from the podium of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. He offered a vision of America's role in the world starkly different from any of his predecessors who stood in the same spot before the leaders of the world. In
Illegal alien from Mexico sentenced to prison after returning to U.S. following 2 deportations
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A Mexican man who has been deported twice was sentenced on September 18 to 21 months in federal prison. Abundio Garcia-Gonzalez, 48, who had been living in Iowa City but was a citizen of Mexico, was given the prison term after a June 20 guilty plea to one count of i
10 cities where you can live comfortably on $50,000
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median household income in the United States in 2016 was $59,039. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in the same year, annual expenses averaged $57,311 for American households. That doesn't leave a whole lot of wiggle room for emergency or other une
Celebrity Reactions: Donald Trump U.N. Speech
(ABC) Celebrities are reacting on Twitter to President Donald Trump's first major speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, during which he threatened North Korea, criticized the Iran nuclear deal and urged U.N. members to unite together to fight global terrorism. See Hollywood star'
East Texas veterans react to Trump's UN speech
Lufkin, Texas (FOX 51) - A lot of what President Trump said today raised eyebrows, particularly his comments about North Korea. We spoke with a few veterans in East Texas to see what they thought about the president's speech. "The United States has great strength and patience but if it is forced to