Bipartisan group unveils bill to overhaul immigration system

A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Tuesday unveiled a broad proposal to revamp the outdated and dysfunctional U.S. immigration system by increasing border security funding, expanding lawful migration channels and legalizing some of the immigrants currently living in the country without permission. The nearly 500-page bill —  introduced by lead sponsors Reps. María Elvira Salazar, … Read more

Stock futures slip amid debt crunch: Stock market news today

US stocks closed lower Tuesday on Wall Street concerns that the debt-ceiling debate in Washington won’t reach a resolution. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) ended the session down 1.12%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) dipped 0.69%, or more than 200 points. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite (^IXIC) declined more than 1.26%. In Treasuries, yields moved lower … Read more

Aaron Rodgers ‘tweaked’ calf during Jets OTA warmups, doesn’t believe it’s ‘too serious’

New York Jets fans were holding their breath on Tuesday when it appeared that their new quarterback, Aaron Rodgers, had injured his leg while participating in organized team activities. But fortunately for the fans and Rodgers, it doesn’t seem to be anything major. Rodgers addressed the media after watching team practice from the sideline for … Read more

Country Star Morgan Wade Reveals Her Plans to Undergo Double Mastectomy After Testing for the BRCA Gene: ‘I’ll Be Fine’

Morgan Wade AFF-USA/Shutterstock Country singer Morgan Wade candidly discussed her upcoming plans to undergo a double mastectomy. “I had the BRCA gene, it’s a breast cancer gene so I’m having a double mastectomy in November,” Wade, 28, said during an interview with Page Six on Saturday, May 20, following her recent tour. “I’m going really … Read more

DeSantis plans to announce 2024 bid Wednesday on Twitter Spaces with Elon Musk, sources tell AP

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis plans to announce his 2024 presidential campaign in a Twitter Spaces event with Elon Musk on Wednesday, according to two people with knowledge of the decision. DeSantis, who has long been seen as Donald Trump’s leading rival for the Republican nomination, will reveal his plans in an audio conversation with the … Read more

Benbrook police search for runaway 13-year-old girl linked to people in human trafficking

The Benbrook Police Department is looking for a runaway 13-year-old girl who they believe is associated with people connected to human trafficking. The missing teen, Alyiah Powell, was last seen Wednesday at a McDonald’s located at 4420 Western Center Boulevard in Fort Worth, Benbrook police said in a news release Tuesday. Powell may be in … Read more

Growth Stocks Get Socked As House Leader McCarthy Says Debt Limit Talks “Nowhere Near A Deal;” Stock Market Leader Hits A Pair Of Sell Signals

Growth stocks got socked in late-afternoon trading Tuesday, particularly in areas such as luxury retail, consumer spending, homebuilding and medical systems, even as long-dated U.S. government bond yields appeared to cool after a strong rise in recent sessions. During the final hour, investors looked reluctant to search for bargains. X Despite a fresh round of … Read more

Sure, the Rangers’ new rotation is working, but a booming lineup is the biggest reason for optimism in Texas

In their second straight big-spending offseason, the Texas Rangers appeared intent on stockpiling a surplus of major-league-caliber starting pitchers. Jacob deGrom was the headliner, of course, but GM Chris Young — a former starting pitcher himself — kept going. He brought in Nathan Eovaldi and Andrew Heaney and re-signed Martin Perez, adding that group to … Read more

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Rep Slams “Abhorrent” Allegations About Car Chase Being a PR Stunt

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s team is serving up some royal tea for critics of the couple. Nearly a week after a rep for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said they were involved in a two-hour car chase with paparazzi, their spokesperson is addressing claims that the incident was for publicity. “Respectfully, considering the … Read more