The H-2B visas are for foreigners who take seasonal jobs in seafood, tourism, landscaping, construction and others industries — but not farm workers. Critics of the guest worker program say such jobs should pay more to attract more teenagers and American workers who have dropped out of the labor force.
They were hospitalized after what appeared to be a hit-and-run crash at Portland State University in Portland, Ore., officials said.
Nebraska state troopers seized 118 pounds of the drug.
Two people were wounded in the shooting. News reports identified them as a 13-year-old student and an adult.
A mourner prays at a memorial for the victims of the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. (Jonathan Bachman/Reuters)
A mourner prays at a memorial for the victims of the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. (Jonathan Bachman/Reuters)
In rural, conservative Texas, the community has reacted with muted sadness, and gun-control advocates have been looking for momentum — but cautiously.
Or did they reveal a vital truth that needed to be told? The debate, like the war, seems unlikely to ever really end.

The gun-control group Giffords has released a short documentary on students affected by shootings -- two students from Parkland, Fla., and a Chicago teenager whose brother was killed.

The toddler, Katera Barker, died after being left in her father's hot car all day, police said.

A doctor appeared at her bedside and said, “I understand you have the ability to officiate weddings?”

Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, served prison time “for what many view as a racially motivated injustice,” Trump said Thursday.

New data provides a detailed, county-level look at the rising toll of suicide.

“Just get the kids back inside!” Del Ray police officer Rob Addea said to the woman on the ledge.

The National Hurricane Center thinks a storm could form in the next five days as it tracks into the Gulf of Mexico.

Scientists see real-time studies of the active volcano, which is threatening Hawaii’s Big Island, as an “amazing opportunity.”

Hope Cheston, who was raped at 14, was awarded $1 billion in damages in a lawsuit.

The office is at the center of some of the Justice Dept.’s biggest cases, including the WikiLeaks investigation.

"Blah, blah, blah” is how Police Chief Art Acevedo described Dana Loesch's comments about him on NRATV.

Officials had promised that academic performance would improve when nearly 12,000 kids were moved five years. Here's what happened.

Two people were taken to hospitals after suffering exhaustion and dehydration, authorities said.

The move follows a massive backlash from women upset over comments he made in the past that are being newly perceived as sexist and demeaning.

Civil rights groups called DeVos ignorant and uninformed, and worried her comments would mislead school officials.

The primary weather-monitoring instrument is overheating for about 12 hours each day.

The state's decision, which allows the killing of up to 22 bears, comes less than a year after Yellowstone-area grizzly bears were removed from the Endangered Species List.

Michael Rotondo is an extreme example of a trend demographers have been watching for years.

Sens. Patrick Toomey and Jeff Merkley want the FCC to disclose how many fraudulent comments it received in the run-up to the vote to dismantle net neutrality.

Darryl Clinton became the first person reported injured by Kilauea since the volcano's activity dramatically increased three weeks ago.

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