Consulting materials engineer Mark Hood shows the ignition assembly that has a faulty ignition switch (black piece at left), in the mechanical testing laboratory at McSwain Engineering Inc. in Pensacola, Fla. The firm helped to conduct the engineering investigations and failure analysis that resulted in the GM recall.
In New Hampshire, where the Affordable Care Act remains unpopular, the state has exceeded expectations for insurance enrollments. Credit goes, in part, to a grass-roots campaign to sign people up.
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It's a legal battle that is far from over. In 2013, Sheriff John Cooke (left) and other sheriffs in Colorado filed a federal civil lawsuit objecting to two gun control bills, saying they violate the Second Amendment. This week a crucial gun control measure goes to trial.