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  • Congress already turning to fall elections

    WASHINGTON Congress is headed home, done until late April. Then again, Congress looks like it's all but done for the year doing anything big. This past week underscored how the Senate and House of Representatives have largely become forums for campaign...
  • Undercover officers at gun show arrest three in alleged conspiracy

    Undercover officers at gun show arrest three in alleged conspiracy
    The West Palm Beach Gun and Knife Show was a good place for undercover ATF special agents and Sheriff's deputies to be working on a Saturday. Among the firearms enthusiasts at the South Florida Fairgrounds that day was Dimitry Valcin, who bought nine...
  • Florida bill would allow guns with no permit in natural disasters

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - In a crisis situation or evacuation for natural disasters such as hurricanes and wildfires, people with no criminal record would be allowed to carry a firearm without a permit, under a bill approved Friday by the Florida...
  • Iraq insurgents use water as weapon after seizing dam

    FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) - Insurgents in Iraq have added water to their arsenal of weapons after seizing control of a dam in the west of the country that enables them to flood certain areas and prevent security forces from advancing against them. The...
  • Chicago's Noble charter school network has tough discipline policy

     Chicago's Noble charter school network has tough discipline policy
    Like many freshmen at a Noble network high school, Morgan Redd was often frustrated with the privately run charter's strict discipline code. A self-described class clown, he tried to bend the rules and in turn landed a flurry of detentions for minor...
  • CNN Keeps Burnett, Cooper In Primetime While Adding 'CNN Tonight' At 10 PM

    CNN is trying to make it easier for the network to go full-throttle on breaking-news stories it can own, as it has in its recent coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The Time Warner-owned outlet said it would keep two hours of its...
  • Racquet clubs' closure stuns customers

    Angelo LaDuca showed up at Lehigh Valley Racquet and Fitness Clubs Wednesday ready to work out, unaware the Bethlehem club he'd joined a decade ago had abruptly gone out of business. "I drove in and thought, 'Oh, there's not that many people here today....
  • Felons, fugitives bought guns amid backlog

    Felons, fugitives bought guns amid backlog
    More than 300 people banned from owning guns were able to buy them last year because the state police were overwhelmed with background check requests, police said Wednesday. People with histories of mental illness or convictions for violent misdemeanors,...
  • California Senate to three suspended members: You're dead to me

    A week after taking the unprecedented step of suspending three colleagues, the California state Senate erased the lawmakers’ names, press releases and archives from its websites. The Senate left in place bare-bones information for the districts of...
  • Gun bills show skewed priorities in Tally: Editorial

    There's a good reason why Florida's nicknames include "The Gunshine State." Year after year, the Legislature fires out misguided measures to make guns ever-more plentiful and easier to access. The latest proposal from lawmakers would allow people to...
  • Underwhelmed by the Maryland General Assembly

    Underwhelmed by the Maryland General Assembly
    I declare myself underwhelmed by the "accomplishments" of the 2014 Maryland General Assembly — a minimum wage increase so gradual it will have no effect on the standard of living for the working poor, a $431 million tax break for the heirs of...