1950s locker room prank behind slaying

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) — From the moment 73-year-old Carl Ericsson rang his old high school classmate's doorbell in January, verified the man's identity and then shot him dead, the question more…

Campaign solicits foreigners to register to vote

by Michael Carl -- A nationwide voter-registration effort encouraging participation by minorities effectively is encouraging noncitizens to vote. The Washington, D.C.-based Voter Participation Center is using large mailing lists from commercial and more…

Homeland Security playing Big Brother role

by Bob Unruh -- The federal government has adopted a new rule providing more secrecy for its shadowy "fusion" centers, where investigators look at all sorts of private information that could impact more…

Rubio 'DREAM Act' on hold after Obama move?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., may now refrain from introducing his much-anticipated version of the DREAM Act following Friday's administration announcement of a deportation deferral process more…