The gun lobby's bid to preempt new gun-control measures appears to be working. Even in the wake of Colorado massacre, Obama – dubbed by the NRA 'the most anti-gun president in history' – is defending gun rights.
Penn State sanctions rival the worse NCAA penalty ever, including a $60 million fine, a four-year ban on bowls, and 40 fewer football scholarships. But sanctions also aim to scale back the outsized role of football on campus.
In a speech at the annual convention of the National Association of Police Organizations, Biden recounted the actions of multiple individuals who put themselves in harm's way to help others inside the theater.
Penn State gets hit with a $60 million fine and other sanctions for the Sandusky scandal, punishments that will cripple the school's famed football program for years and weaken its brand as a powerhouse collegiate sports brand. But was the NCAA too lenient?
Sen. Rob Portman, a reported Romney short-lister for veep, is worth three to five points in battleground Ohio, says the state's Republican chairman. No Republican has ever won the presidency without winning the Buckeye State.
James Holmes was an academic achiever, but there were hints of a troubled young man. John Jacobson, Holmes' supervisor at Salk Institute described him as "oddly stubborn.' A Colorado gun club rejected him after hearing his 'guttural rambling' on a voice message.
In the Colorado shooting, more information emerged Sunday about the attack and alleged shooter James Holmes. But mainly it was a day for remembering those who died early Friday during a theater's première showing of 'The Dark Knight Rises,' the latest in the Batman series.
On Monday, the NCAA is scheduled to hit Penn State with 'corrective and punitive measures' for the university's failure to prevent repeated sexual abuse of young boys by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.