Heart stent not expected to sideline Ginsburg

FILE - This July 31, 2014, file photo shows Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her Supreme Court chambers in Washington. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone a surgical procedure to place a stent in her right coronary artery. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says the 81-year-old Ginsburg had the procedure Wednesday morning after a coronary blockage was discovered. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal jurist will be staying on the court.


Creating a veggie oasis in the food desert
As the nation prepares its collective Thanksgiving feast, some volunteers are working hard to bring fresh food directly into areas where junk food reigns supreme

'UK diplomat' killed in Kabul attack
At least one British diplomat was killed Thursday after a large explosion damaged a convoy of foreign embassy cars in Kabul, police said.

How Wilson hid his identity
Days after he fatally shot an unarmed black teen in August, Officer Darren Wilson was cutting grass when he was told his home address was circulating online.

Dogs of war: Other orphans of Donetsk
Shelter in ravaged city struggles to house once-docile dogs.

Congress can block use of fees for immigration overhaul: memo

United States Senator Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference in MobileWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress can block President Barack Obama from using federal immigration fees to issue permits for millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States, according to a congressional research memo released on Wednesday. The memo from the non-partisan Congressional Research Service to Republican Senator Jeff Sessions could provide a boost to him and other conservatives who are pushing for a December budget confrontation with Obama to try to stop his executive order overhauling the U.S. immigration system. ...


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