January 30, 2013 The term "illegal immigrant" has become a thorny subject — which might explain why President Obama opted not to use it in his address on immigration reform. But the term "undocumented immigrant" is not without its own political connotations.
January 30, 2013 KHNUnder the health care overhaul, many people who find their job-based health coverage too expensive can get help buying insurance through exchanges. But rules just finalized by the Internal Revenue Service will limit who is eligible for a subsidy and could leave some families shut out.
January 30, 2013 The nation's first Latina justice tells her story of rising from poverty to reach the epitome of the legal world.
January 30, 2013 WNYCRepairs to the New York City hospital are expected to allow a full reopening in early February. Engineers have been working around the clock to make everything is ready. Bellevue hasn't been able to care for trauma patients since the storm. That has put a strain on neighboring hospitals.
January 30, 2013 WVTFOpenly carrying a weapon is legal almost anywhere in Virginia, but shoppers and police were still alarmed when a man walked into a Charlottesville store Sunday carrying a loaded rifle. He broke no laws, but he did trigger a debate about carrying unconcealed firearms, something currently legal in 44 states.
January 30, 2013 The Boy Scouts of America may drop its ban against gay members and leaders, just a dozen years after winning the right to maintain the policy at the U.S. Supreme Court. A lawyer who has written extensively about gay Americans, discrimination and the Scouts discusses what might be going on.
January 30, 2013 The Boy Scouts are set to let local troops decide on rules for admitting gay members and leaders, a policy similar to its approach to racial integration that many find unsatisfactory.