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  • Most Legislative Incumbents Appear Headed To Victory

    A majority of the Democratic incumbent lawmakers facing primary challenges in Tuesday's voting appeared to have pulled out victories over their opponents, including some involved in high-profile General Assembly races in Hartford, Bridgeport and Norwalk....
  • Federal judge upholds assault rifle ban

    Federal judge upholds assault rifle ban
    A federal judge on Tuesday upheld Maryland's new ban on assault rifles and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, handing at least a temporary victory to state officials who say the measures could ward off mass shootings. A collection of gun...
  • Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Eighteen months ago when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting....
  • Chuck Todd to replace David Gregory as NBC 'Meet the Press' moderator

    Chuck Todd to replace David Gregory as NBC 'Meet the Press' moderator
    Following a sustained ratings slide, NBC is shaking up its Sunday morning newsmakers show, “Meet the Press,” by replacing moderator David Gregory with the network’s resident political wonk, Chuck Todd. NBC said Thursday that Gregory,...
  • Gun control and medical marijuana license bills shelved for the year

    Gun control and medical marijuana license bills shelved for the year
    Bills requiring state licenses for medical marijuana shops, speeding confiscation of guns from criminals and requiring campaign mailers to be posted on a state website were among the dozens of measures shelved for the year Thursday by a state Assembly...
  • State's Gun Law Needs Serious Tweak

    The General Assembly passed a comprehensive gun safety bill last year in response to the horrific Newtown killings to keep guns out of the wrong hands. One provision of the otherwise laudable legislation may have missed the mark. The provision in...
  • A victory for public safety [Editorial]

    A victory for public safety  [Editorial]
    U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake's decision Tuesday upholding Maryland's ban on assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines almost certainly won't be the last word on the subject. The gun advocates who sued to overturn the ban won't be...
  • Massachusetts governor signs law tightening state gun rules

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed into law a measure giving police chiefs authority to turn down a resident's requests to buy a rifle or shotgun if they believe the person may be a danger. The measure broadens the...
  • Application fee for U.S. citizenship is unaffordable

    Application fee for U.S. citizenship is unaffordable
    With just a few legislative days left for the 113th Congress before the November elections, it is clear that House Republicans will ignore the bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the Senate last year. Even when the business, labor,...
  • 'Energized' Malloy Defends Record, Raps Foley

    'Energized' Malloy Defends Record, Raps Foley
    HARTFORD — A fired-up Gov. Dannel P. Malloy kicked off his re-election campaign Wednesday night with a passionate defense of his record and a bracing critique of his rival, Republican Tom Foley. Speaking to his fellow Democrats at the party's...
  • Amid protests, LAPD explains fatal shooting of South L.A. man

    Amid protests, LAPD explains fatal shooting of South L.A. man
    Los Angeles police on Wednesday defended an officer-involved shooting that left a 25-year-old man dead, saying he tackled one of two officers, forcing him to use a backup gun. The account differs from what family members of the man, Ezell Ford, told ...