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Elisabeth Ponsot

Associate web producer

Video: Web exclusive: Grand jury to investigate death at the border

Update on the case of Anastasio Hernandez Rojas, allegedly killed by Border Patrol in 2010


SCOTUS rules on sentencing juvenile offenders

The United States Supreme Court ruled today that it is unconstitutional for juveniles convicted of murder to be automatically sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.


Energy jobs vulnerable to boom-bust cycles

While job creation is a big political selling point for oil and gas companies looking to sway state and federal officials, the energy-extraction industry is fraught with volatility, which often diminishes workers’ prospects for long-term, steady employment.


U.S. to stop deporting some young immigrants

Bypassing Congress, President Obama issued an executive order to halt the deportation of young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally.


Eric Cantor scores easy GOP primary win in Va.

The House Majority Leader has officially endorsed Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling for Governor of Virginia in 2013.


Cuomo signals limited NY fracking plan

Regardless of where the Cuomo administration lands on regulation, the governor’s decision to allow any fracking in New York state will feel like a victory to energy companies who have been waiting for years to drill on already-leased land.