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DACA: Why was it passed in the first place?

In his May 2, 1801 letter to Hugh White, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming…to our established rules.” Jefferson’s words are taken to heart

Newly released documents detail 2009 Al-Qaida terrorist plot

Recently released documents, obtained by the New York Times after a prolonged battle under the Freedom of Information Act, have revealed a number of details surrounding a failed attempt to blow up an airliner approaching Detroit on Christmas 2009. The documents detail how the perpetrator,

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning’s sentence before leaving office

Before leaving office, then-President Barack Obama commuted the majority of the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the Army intelligence analyst who was convicted of a 2010 leak that exposed sensitive American military and diplomatic information, while propelling WikiLeaks to international prominence. Manning, a transgender woman