Gun rights activists argued that concealed carry laws may have been a protection during the Virginia Tech shooting. But states have not moved to allow concealed weapons on college campuses, though student groups continue to lobby to lift gun bans.
04/16/2010 06:47 pm
If Obama wants to solve the daunting economic challenges the US faces, he must understand and address the unique obstacles facing diverse populations.
04/16/2010 09:33 am
Seven of eight states with the biggest population outflows have high state taxes.
04/15/2010 12:11 am
The Education Department has released the scores and reviewer comments from Round 1 of the Race to the Top competition. One aim is to help states improve their applications in the next round.
03/30/2010 04:16 pm
In announcing the Race to the Top winners, Education Secretary Arne Duncan noted that both states had strong buy-in from almost all districts and teachers unions.
03/29/2010 07:48 pm
Senate Democrats prevail, so far, in keeping the package of healthcare 'fixes' intact. But the House will need to vote on it again to address small adjustments in the part dealing with student loans.
03/25/2010 10:41 am
A lawsuit filed Tuesday in Florida includes 13 states and charges that the new healthcare reform law in unconstitutional. Virginia's attorney general filed a separate lawsuit.
03/23/2010 06:10 pm
One-time major-league stars now playing in minor-league baseball look for a shot at redemption with New Jersey's Newark Bears.
03/22/2010 01:22 pm
As soon as President Obama signs the healthcare bill into law, the attorneys general say they will challenge its constitutionality. The mandate to buy insurance is at the center of the controversy.
03/22/2010 11:18 am
Opponents of the healthcare bill are poised to challenge it over the House's likely use of the 'deem and pass' rule, as well as on the substance of the legislation itself.
03/19/2010 08:44 pm