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  • In State With 'Assault Weapons' Ban, Lanza's Rifle Still Legal

    Adam Lanza blasted through the glass doors of the Sandy Hook Elementary School clutching a military-style Bushmaster rifle with 30 rounds in the clip and hundreds more at the ready. When his chilling rampage was over minutes later, Lanza had used the...
  • Senate committee approves tougher chemical reporting bill

    Senate committee approves tougher chemical reporting bill
    WASHINGTON — Chemical companies would need to provide more health and safety information about their products and regulators would have more authority to force harmful substances off the market under legislation approved along party lines...
  • Whether it's the economy or the Colorado shooting, the left and right view the world in predictable ways

    Whether it's the economy or the Colorado shooting, the left and right view the world in predictable ways
    The gulf between the American left and right continues to widen against a backdrop of high unemployment, weak growth and high octane cultural battles. I got to thinking about this growing divide in the aftermath of the Colorado movie theater shooting...
  • EPA probes flame retardants but lacks power to ban

    EPA probes flame retardants but lacks power to ban
    As the Obama administration launches a broad investigation of flame retardants used in furniture and other household goods, the nation's top environmental regulators are running into the limitations of a federal law that makes it practically impossible to...
  • Apple bans DUI apps

     
    Drinking and driving? Don't look to Apple for help. In an update of its App Store review guidelines Wednesday, the Cupertino, Calif., tech giant explicitly banned apps that warn drivers of DUI checkpoints not disclosed publicly by police. "Apps which........
  • Jerry Brown fires back at Chris Christie, calls for a fitness contest

     
    It appears that Gov. Jerry Brown is game for a cross-country rivalry with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie....
  • Obama suggests bad times require keeping Jon Corzine as New Jersey governor

     
    Full text. Having Jon Corzine as governor hasn't helped the economy so far. Maybe keeping him longer will....
  • Senators: Don’t Drill

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau Florida Senator Bill Nelson and nine other coastal-state Democrats have warned fellow senators not to expand offshore oil drilling as part of legislation to diminish global warming. Their letter to negotiators who...
  • Gulf oil spill: Senators call for criminal, civil charges against BP

     
    Eight senators urged U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric J. Holder on Monday to open up an inquiry of oil giant BP in connection with the April 20 well blowout that has been pouring an estimated 210,000 gallons of crude daily into......
  • Senate Dems vow action on energy bill

     
    by Lisa Mascaro Moved by photos of the devastation from the Gulf oil spill, Democratic senators emerged this afternoon from a caucus-wide meeting determined to tackle a comprehensive energy bill this summer -- regardless of legislation's ability to win...
  • FCC gets caught in crossfire of Fox and Cablevision fight

     
    With less than five hours before their current contract expires, News Corp.'s Fox and Cablevision Systems Corp. seem to be more interested in taking shots at each other than trying to strike a new deal that will keep Fox channels......