| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:56 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 9:55 PM
For me, the first sentence of a New York Times article, the Monday after the Aurora, Colo., shooting, says it all: "Unhindered by federal background checks or government oversight, the 24-year-old man accused of killing a dozen people inside a Colorado...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 11:35 PM
NEW YORK — What seemed inevitable for the NHL has become reality. The league canceled the first two weeks of the regular season on Thursday, the second time games have been lost because of a lockoutin seven years.
The announcement was made in a...
| May 2, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Tobacco manufacturers that re-label roll-your-own cigarette tobacco as pipe tobacco are cheating federal and state authorities out of an estimated $1.3 billion in lost state and federal tax revenues, according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:07 PM
"This is a major turning point in the history of American civil rights. No American president has ever supported a major expansion of civil rights that has not ultimately been adopted by the American people." — New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg....
| May 14, 2012
| 3:47 PM
A Department of Homeland Security report released Monday revealed TSA, the Transportation Security Administration, was not funneling enough information about security breaches at Newark Airport and five, other facilities to a national operations center....
| May 16, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Congress is scheduled to hold a hearing about a new report that says the TSA isn't doing its job correctly.
The recent report by the Department of Homeland Security says that the TSA is not adequately reporting, tracking and fixing airport security...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:57 AM
The Transportation Security Administration is failing to adequately report, track and fix airport security breaches, according to the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general.
As a result, the TSA "does not have a complete understanding" of...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:44 PM
“PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” will mark its 20th year on the air with its 970th broadcast on Sunday, October 28th. The recipient of numerous awards, including three Emmy Awards, “PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” has a loyal following of viewers who...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million.
"McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...