The latest wave of Central American families and children crossing the Southwest border in recent months is triggering déjà vu for some. In the 1980s about a million Guatemalans and Salvadorans fled to the U.S., escaping civil war.
House and Senate lawmakers met Tuesday to work out a compromise for the scandal-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs. The scandal broke this spring with reports that officials in Phoenix were falsifying records and delaying treatment for veterans.
Imagine floating in a balloon 120,000 feet above Earth. One company is a step closer to making that a reality after a successful test flight that broke the world record for the highest parafoil balloon space flight.
Animal Control officers are seeing fewer cat bites this year. Last year, 15,000 cats were trapped, neutered and released. This year, less than half that number has been caught. Stephanie Nichols-Young from the Animal Defense League credits the Trap Neuter Return campaign for the drop in cat incidents.