Poll: Make employers verify immigration status

by Jon Dougherty -- Most Arizonans think stepping up pressure on employers to verify the citizenship status of prospective employees would be the best way to rein in illegal immigration, according to more…

Feds crack down on immigrant child offenders

by Jon Dougherty -- A federal effort aimed at cracking down on immigrant child sex criminals has resulted in the arrest of more than 6,000 people, officials say. Known as "Operation Predator," more…

New Chinese subs add to threat

by Jon Dougherty -- A pair of next-generation submarines will help China not only further Beijing's naval power in Asia but also pose a greater challenge to U.S. and Western fleets in more…

How 'bout some honesty in immigration debate?

by Jon Dougherty -- The head of an activist Hispanic organization asserted last week in an interview "there's no data" to support allegations that massive numbers of illegal aliens residing in the more…

Highway sound barriers as border fences?

by Jon Dougherty -- As discussion of erecting a security fence along U.S. borders with Mexico and Canada heats up, some analysts say it's possible Washington could economically erect thousands of miles more…

OU bomber tried to buy ammonium nitrate

by Jon Dougherty -- The student who blew himself up outside a packed Oklahoma University football stadium Saturday night tried to buy large quantities of ammonium nitrate – a key ingredient in more…

Minuteman founder forces election run-off

by Jon Dougherty -- The founder of a noted civilian border-watch organization once branded by President Bush as replete with "vigilantes" has forced a run-off election with a favored Republican for a more…

Oklahoma bomber
had jihad material

by Jon Dougherty -- An Oklahoma University student who killed himself by detonating a bomb strapped to his body outside a packed stadium over the weekend was a "suicide bomber" in possession more…

Vets condemn Abu Ghraib photo release

by Jon Dougherty -- The nation's largest veteran's organization condemned a U.S. district court's decision ordering the release of dozens of photos and videotapes of abuse of Iraqi detainees by U.S. soldiers more…