Congress returns after 6 week recess

Congress is poised to consider a slew of hot topic legislation as they return to the nation’s capitol, following a six week recess. Lawmakers will begin talks on an array of issues, including gun control, spending and trade.

Tethered balloons aid in effort to secure border

It looks like a giant white blimp hanging lazily in the air, but what appears to be nothing more than a simple balloon is part of America’s ongoing fight to keep its borders secure. It’s called the Tethered Aerostat Radar System, or TARS.