January 30, 2013 The National Riffle Association's top lobbyist told senators that federal authorities need to enforce existing gun laws, not punish the "little people" with new regulations.
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 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 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.
January 30, 2013 The company's name has been tarnished by a whistle-blower lawsuit alleging that it overcharged the federal government, and by a guilty plea from a former FEMA executive for improperly steering business to the polling firm. For now, Gallup has been suspended from winning any new federal contracts.
January 29, 2013 The president endorsed the proposals unveiled Monday by a bipartisan group of senators. He called for a path to citizenship for the more than 11 million illegal immigrants. But he avoided issues such as how long those in the country illegally could be forced to wait before applying for citizenship.
January 29, 2013 As the nation ponders how to stop the next mass shooting, the gun rights movement offers one controversial answer: armed civilians. In 2005, one such private citizen tried to stop a mass shooting at a mall in Washington state — and paid a heavy price.