Green Light for Affirmative Action, Red Light on Immigration

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Two major decisions today from the US Supreme Court -- A 4 to 4 deadlock effectively ended President Obama’s sweeping immigration plan to prevent the deportation of parents of citizens and lawful permanent residents. And today the court upheld the affirmative action program at the University of Texas, Austin.

Also, Venezuelans can’t afford to eat -- Chronic food shortages and a failing economy have prompted rioting, ransacking and mass looting there in past weeks. Could the world’s most oil-rich nation fail?

 Photo: Matt Wade