Rubio, seen here addressing the National Press Club in May, told NPR he'll decide on a presidential run in the next few months

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tells NPR the nation can't "absorb" all migrants fleeing violence and must secure its own border first. He dismissed potential 2016 rival Hillary Clinton as old news.

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Members of the Bird Ambassadors program painted and planted a broken canoe at a Baltimore charter school in November. The canoe was filled with species native to Maryland, providing food and habitat for local birds.

A program that provides food and shelter to migratory birds has enlisted immigrant women in the effort. "When I see them here," says one woman, "it reminds me of my garden back home in Mexico."

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President Obama has signed an executive order to ban bias against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees among federal contractors.

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It's been four years since Dodd-Frank Act was signed into law. On the anniversary of this sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, Republicans have released a report that argues the law falls short on one of its main tasks.

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State Rep. Joe Carr holds a news conference in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Jan. 16, 2013. He is challenging incumbent Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander in the Republican primary.

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, like other GOP incumbents, is facing competition from his right as he runs for a third term. But his Tea Party challenger, Joe Carr, is having trouble gaining traction.

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