This is the first in a series of conversations about the relationship between the Iraq War and fight against ISIS.
New York lawmakers are expected this morning to give final passage to legislation that would toughen the state’s existing assault weapons ban.
The measure would broaden the definition of “assault weapons” to include semiautomatic pistols and rifles with detachable magazines and one military-style feature (instead of the current two), as well as semiautomatic shotguns with one military-style feature, including the popular pistol grip.
It would also require that mental health professionals report patients who are likely to harm themselves or others, which could mean that a gun the patient owns might be confiscated.
From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.