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Appeals panel won’t lift hold on Obama immigration action
A three-member panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court's temporary injunction on President Obama's executive action to grant temporary legal status to millions of illegal immigrants.

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House votes to block EPA regulation of streams, wetlands
The House bill, approved 261-155, would force the EPA to withdraw the rules and further consult with state and local officials before rewriting it. The White House has threatened to veto the legislation.
Plight of the honeybee draws aid from university
The goal is to encourage stronger communication between the agriculture and apiary communities to minimize the risks presented by pesticide drift.