Vice President Joe Biden held an unannounced meeting with 12 religious leaders Wednesday. On Thursday, Biden plans to meet with NRA, sportsmen, and entertainment industry to discuss how to curb gun violence.
Jack Lew, President Obama's likely pick for Treasury secretary, will face tricky economic topics in his new role. If confirmed, Lew will be an important player in the president's plans for deficit reduction.
Ted Bundy's mother Louise died in December. Her son was convicted of several murders in 1980. For many years his mother refused to believe his guilt. He admitted to the crimes before his execution in 1989.
The judge in the case of the Colorado movie theater shooting will decide by Friday whether suspected shooter James Holmes will stand trial. In a hearing on Wednesday prosecutors in the case revealed images of Holmes taken on his cell phone before the shooting last year.
Questions remain following the collision Wednesday morning of a ferry into a dock in Manhattan. The ferry had recently undergone an overhaul, but officials said it was too soon to tell if the engine and propulsion work played a role in the crash.
A deal could soon make New York one of the first states to pass gun control laws following the Dec. 14 shooting in which 20 first-graders and six educators were gunned down with a powerful weapon at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
Rob Ryan fired by Cowboys: Dallas continues to purge its coaching staff after failing to make the NFL playoffs. With Rob Ryan fired by Dallas, the question is will twin brother Rex add Rob to his New York Jets coaching staff?