Californians Gloomy About Drought, Point Fingers in New Statewide Poll
If there's any good news when it comes to California's historic drought, maybe it's that Californians finally understand the magnitude of the problem. A new poll finds 43 percent of those surveyed now think the state's water woes will continue for the next decade. Meantime, the state Senate approved emergency legislation Wednesday to provide more money for drought relief.
Lawsuit Challenges U.S. Detention of Central American Families
Remember last summer when tens of thousands of Central American migrants showed up at the U.S.-Mexico border? What happened to them? Nearly 4,000 mothers and their children were locked up by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). That's a big change in immigration policy. Now, advocates are challenging these family detentions in court.