The New York state Senate spent 50 minutes on Tuesday debating a senator’s bill to designate yogurt as the state official snack. It passed, but not without some questions. A lot of questions.
Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz says tea party candidates might have lost Republican primaries Tuesday, but they've moved the party far to the right.
States' practice of capital punishment is ripe for an overhaul, says a group of US legal experts. Problems with lethal injection, evident in last week's bungled execution in Oklahoma, are just one aspect, their report finds.
The point of such a move described by Lynne Cheney would be to inoculate Hillary Clinton against a sudden return of the Monica Lewinsky story during any 2016 presidential campaign.