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The checks and balances of executive orders

Executive orders are as old as George Washington. Every president except William Henry Harrison has issued them, and some—like President Donald Trump's recent executive order on immigration—are controversial. They directly affect how the government operates but it isn’t always clear how they work.
Nicole L. Cvetnic and Natalie Fertig McClatchy
The checks and balances of executive orders 1:47

The checks and balances of executive orders

Mississippi middle schooler hits moving car with home run during batting practice 0:14

Mississippi middle schooler hits moving car with home run during batting practice

Dramatic video shows D.C. police rescuing man from burning car 1:54

Dramatic video shows D.C. police rescuing man from burning car

Surgeon surprised when a coyote followed him into work 0:44

Surgeon surprised when a coyote followed him into work