Nat'l Park Service Celebrates First Century

Today Marks the NPS Centennial, 1916 to 2016 For the many lovers of America’s national parks...

Leon Kolankiewicz

Survey Reveals Global Immigration Concern

Immigration enthusiasts in this country often berate Americans for their widespread opposition to...

John Vinson

My Summer Driving Vacation: Construction Alerts, Traffic Delays, Sprawl up Close

I’m of the age where the Sunday family drive was one of the week’s highlights. Now,...

Joe Guzzardi

Our Home in the Heavens

Every August, in its annual journey around the Sun, our Earth passes through a stream of debris...

Leon Kolankiewicz

CAPS Position on Health Care Coverage

CAPS firmly believes that working Americans are entitled to health insurance coverage for contraception.  A case now before the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether private corporations can obtain an exemption from the Contraceptive Mandate of the Affordable Care Act. While we support everyone's right to their own beliefs, we do not believe that employers should be able to deprive their employees of health care coverage for birth control.

Worldwide Concern Over 'Too Many Immigrants': Study

Migrants sit at a makeshift camp staged near the port of Mytilene on the Greek island of Lesbos on April 15, 2016 (AFP Photo/Louisa Gouliamaki)

AFP Staff Reporter
August 22, 2016
Yahoo! News 

​Southern Command Warns Sunni Extremists Infiltrating From South

A Mexican soldier patrols along the U.S.-Mexico border wall on the outskirts of Nogales, Mexico / AP
By: Bill Gertz  
August 22, 2016
The Washington Free Beacon

Islamists freely cross U.S. border with help of S. American alien smugglers

The Case for Extreme Immigrant Vetting

By George J. Borjas
August 17, 2016

It’s a practice as American as apple pie—and for good reason.

ICE Program Failing to rid US of Dangerous Illegal Immigrants, Analysts Say

By Malia Zimmerman
August 17, 2016
Senate blocks bill to halt funding of sanctuary cities
A federal program to work with local law enforcement to remove dangerous illegal immigrant criminals, implemented just weeks after Kate Steinle's murder put the issue in the national spotlight, has resulted in fewer deportations, according to analysts.

Pollution makes air in parts of California dangerous to breathe

Downtown Los Angeles is shrouded in early morning coastal fog on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016.

By Mireya Villarreal
August 14, 2016
LOS ANGELES -- In the West, extreme heat, combined with thick smoke from wildfires and air pollution from millions of cars, is making the air in some places dangerous to breathe.

Colleges across the country give new perks to illegal immigrant students

Colleges Across the Country Give New Perks to Illegal Immigrant Students

A new fall semester is about to begin. And while American college students struggle to pay for their higher education . . .

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94,333,000 Not In Labor Force; Labor Force Participation 62.8%

A waitress mops the floor at an open but empty Waffle House restaurant in Lancaster, Pa. in this Associated Press file photo.

By Susan Jones
August 5, 2016

DHS grants Syrians temporary amnesty

This still image from Syrian state TV video shows young men with their faces covered surrendering to government forces in Aleppo, Syria, on July 30, 2016, Syrian state media is reporting that dozens of families have started leaving besieged rebel-held neighborhoods in the northern city of Aleppo after the government opened safe corridors for civilians and fighters who want to leave. The Russian military says 169 civilians have left through the corridors since they were set up, but Syrian opposition activists say no civilians have left besieged parts of the city.