President Obama speaks about his plan for immigration reform at a high school in Las Vegas.
The driver of a car hit by a window washer who fell 11 stories from a roof said he's happy to be alive and praying that the worker survives.
Vice President Joe Biden met with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan for discussions expected to include Turkey's role in the coalition against the Islamic State.
Turkish forces train Kurds to fight against the Islamic State while a Muslim prayer service was held in the U.S. for slain aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig previously known as Peter Kassig.
Togo security forces fired tear gas and water at opposition protesters marching against a potential reelection bid by the country's president.
President Obama delivered remarks on immigration on Friday at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. In his speech he stressed the need for House Republicans to take action on immigration reform.
Police and government leaders outlined an agreement reached with activist groups spelling out how protesters will conduct themselves following a grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the recent historic snow fall in the Buffalo area will cause flooding as the snow melts. He added that the New York Thruway will open today for essential travel and auto removal.
Republicans are incensed by President Obama’s plan to defer deportations for four million undocumented immigrants. Here’s how Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) reacted after learning the details.
Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran's foreign minister decided to pull back from nuclear talks Friday in Vienna, leaving the future of the negotiations unclear less than four days before the deadline for a deal.
As he was about to leave for Las Vegas Friday, President Obama had to turn back, because just like any average American he had forgotten his Blackberry.
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