Seeking to spur fresh action on gun legislation, Vice President Joe Biden met at the White House today with victims groups and gun-safety organizations.
Lawmakers in Connecticut kick off their new legislative session today, offering a raft of bills to rein in guns, and large-capacity ammunition magazines.
In his State of the State address today, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to push for tougher restrictions on guns in his state, which already has an assault weapons ban.
Record temperatures across southern Australia have cooled, reducing the danger from raging wildfires, but temperatures are expected to rise again by week’s end.
The worst drought in decades is raising concerns that parts of the Mississippi River could be closed to shipping at some point, despite emergency dredging and rock removal.
In over 25 years of making music, N.J. indie band Yo La Tengo has drawn both critical acclaim and a devoted following, though they’ve never achieved widespread commercial success.
A professor from Howard University has some advice on what African American high school graduates need to hear when they receive diplomas over the next few weeks.2 Comments | more »
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