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Congress Clears Way For Stopgap Homeland Security Measure

The U.S. House of Representatives has cleared the way for passage of a short-term funding bill to keep the Department of Homeland Security open. Lawmakers on Friday voted 240 to 183 to clear a procedural hurdle to advance the bill, just hours ahead of a midnight deadline when money for the agency runs out. The bill provides three more weeks of funding while Republicans try to overturn President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, which limits deportations of people in...

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