As President Obama comes to Chicago to talk gun control, Illinois' Republican senator, Mark Kirk, is pushing a bill to target gun trafficking. It's under the radar, but could have a greater impact than other bills.
Mississippi tornado plowed through Hattiesburg, and the University of Southern Mississippi, causing widespread damage and more than a dozen injuries. A single tornado traced a path of destruction through at least two counties.
His confirmation hearing performance was universally described as 'lackluster' at best – and far worse by many accounts. But Defense Secretary-nominee Chuck Hagel got some support Sunday, including another Republican backer in the Senate.
Gatorade ingredient: A spokeswoman for the company, Molly Carter, said Friday that the removal of brominated vegetable oil was in the works for the past year after the company began 'hearing rumblings' from consumers about the ingredient.