Boehner: Questions Remain Over Constitutionality Of Obama’s Immigration Move

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says their are still questions regarding the constitutionality of President Obama's move to halt deportations of young undocumented immigrants. (0:31)

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says their are still questions regarding the constitutionality of President Obama’s move to halt deportations of young undocumented immigrants. (0:31)

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Mother Pleads For Release Of American Journalist In ISIS Captivity

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“Steven has no control over the actions of the U.S. government. He’s an innocent journalist,” Sotloff says in the video. “I ask you to please release my child.”

LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – August 27, 2014

The World in 2:00

Marijuana in China: As demand grows, Chinese authorities embrace new surveillance technology while continuing practice of executions.

A Carbon Tax Is Absolutely Essential

Putting a price on carbon encourages less fossil fuel extraction and a rapid move to clean and green energy.

Poll: Party Identification Split In North Carolina

The state hosts a major Senate race leading up to the 2014 midterms.

Report: White House To Skip Over Congress With Global Climate Initiative

And Republicans aren’t happy about it.

CBO Predicts $506 Billion Deficit For FY 2014

BATTLEGROUND: Volunteer firefighters say they're getting hosed by Obamacare under IRS rules -- and they're looking to Congress to fix it. Photo: Geoff Holtzman/TRNS

The projection is $14 billion more than the $492 billion the non-partisan office predicted in April.