Olivas-Bejarano's parents left León for the United States when he was 2 years old. They ended up in Oklahoma, where Olivas-Bejarano and his U.S.-born siblings were raised. Growing up in Oklahoma, Olivas-Bejarano's parents had warned him that one day his citizenship might come into question. read more
Peggy Lipton, a Golden Globe award winning actress and star of the hit television show "Mod Squad," has died. She was 72. Lipton's death from cancer was announced in a statement from her daughters, Kidada and Rashida Jones, who said she "made her journey peacefully with her daughters and nieces by her side." Lipton came to stardom playing undercover police officer Julie Barnes in the series "Mod Squad," which ran from 1968 to 1973. She also starred as Norma Jennings on the television series "Twin Peaks. read more
Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both environmentalists and the blue-collar voters who elected Donald Trump, according to two sources, carving out a middle ground approach that will likely face heavy resistance from green activists. read more
Police in Kentucky, have charged a woman with assaulting an 82-year-old pro-life activist, who said she suffered a broken leg after she was pushed outside the state's last remaining abortion clinic. Janaya Alyce Gregory, 31, of Louisville, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony second-degree assault and was released on her own recognizance, read more
A British court sentenced Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, to 50 weeks in prison on Wednesday for jumping bail when he took refuge in Ecuador's Embassy in London seven years ago. His complex legal travails are far from over: The United States is seeking Mr. Assange's extradition for prosecution there, and an initial hearing on that request is expected on Thursday. Officials in Sweden have left open the possibility that he could face criminal charges in that country, as well.