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  • Keno Looks Like A Backroom Deal

    Keno Looks Like A Backroom Deal
    Is keno addictive? Does it drain more money from the poor than others? Does it increase crime, divorce, bankruptcy? What is the experience in other states? We don't know the answers to these questions because keno was slipped into the budget bill a...
  • The Autry museum aims for the bigger picture in its gun displays

     The Autry museum aims for the bigger picture in its gun displays
    Playwright Anton Chekhov famously said that a gun should never be displayed onstage without a reason. If it is seen in the first act, he advised, it ought to go off by the third. In other words, writers should not clutter a narrative with distractions...
  • Badly targeted gun gripes

    Badly targeted gun gripes
    Gun advocates have been crying for close to two years about how long it takes the Maryland State Police to conduct background checks for prospective gun buyers. The delays have lengthened with the passage earlier this year of Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun...
  • Mayor Bloomberg targets online gun sales after Navy Yard rampage

    Mayor Bloomberg targets online gun sales after Navy Yard rampage
    NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg stepped up his call for universal background checks for gun buyers Wednesday in the wake of the deadly Navy Yard rampage in Washington, D.C., releasing a study that he said showed thousands of felons had used federal...
  • Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby

    Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby
    If there was any doubt about how cowed America is by the gun lobby, it was erased today by Howard Schultz, the president, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company. After months of controversy over whether patrons should openly be allowed to carry...
  • Bombings Bring Back Bad Memories

    The deafening blast 50 feet behind Boston Marathon runner Tami Hughes jolted her right back to Sept. 11, 2001. "In the three seconds that it took me to turn around [last Monday], at first I'm like, 'Oh God, did a plane crash into a building?'" said...
  • What's Left For Gun-Control Advocates After Crash-And-Burn In U.S. Senate?

    One of the phrases repeated often by advocates of stricter gun laws since the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre has been: "If not now, when?" That rhetorical question became a literal one Wednesday when a federal gun-control bill crashed and burned in the...
  • Obama has kind words for former President George W. Bush

    Obama has kind words for former President George W. Bush
    DALLAS -- President Obama is in the heart of George W. Bush country to pay tribute to the former president he describes as “concerned about all people in America, not just those who voted Republican." Obama kicked off his Texas visit at a...
  • When Augusten Burroughs had no words

    When Augusten Burroughs had no words
    Augusten Burroughs is a man of many words, but he was at a loss the other night. The author of the best-selling memoirs “Running With Scissors” and “Dry” has been touring the country to talk about his most recent book, a self-...
  • NRA pledge on gun rights: 'We will never surrender'

    NRA pledge on gun rights: 'We will never surrender'
    HOUSTON — Vowing that “we will never surrender,” the leader of the National Rifle Assn. claimed victory over recently defeated gun control legislation and denounced “political and media” elites for vilifying gun owners and...
  • A 'Scary Mommy' sort of Mother's Day

    A 'Scary Mommy' sort of Mother's Day
    When Jill Smokler — more widely known as Scary Mommy — starts talking about motherhood, you'll hear a lot about sleepless nights, green snot and having kids walk into the master bedroom at the most inopportune times. Does she think her...