By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - One young senator had to be prodded out of a nap. A Republican congresswoman alleged that Democrats must "enjoy spending money." There was talk of a filibuster. This could have been the U.S. Senate, were it not for one thing: it went on to pass a massive immigration-reform bill this week. "We compromised," said Tacora Mcneil Davis, a high school student playing a Republican Senator in a mock legislative session at Boston's Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The last of the "Angola Three" inmates, Albert Woodfox, who's spent decades in solitary confinement, is now expected to stay behind bars until at least the end of the summer while he faces the possibility of a third trial in the 1972 slaying of a prison guard.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deeply personal information submitted by U.S. intelligence and military personnel for security clearances — mental illnesses, drug and alcohol use, past arrests, bankruptcies and more — is in the hands of hackers linked to China, officials say.