Topic: Rob Bishop
NASA and lawmakers disagree over the future of human spaceflight. NASA has its sights set on an asteroid landing, while legislators want a permanent moon base.
In an effort to beef up border security, some have argued wilderness areas near the Canadian and Mexican borders should not be subject to environmental review. Others say Border Patrol has enough roads, and more expansion could harm the soil and environment.
US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced a 20-year ban on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon in Arizona on Monday.
Congress raised few objections to presidential use of force in Afghanistan and Iraq, but the way President Obama has carried out the Libya mission has rankled both Democrats and Republicans.
06/22/2011 10:19 pm
Was the government adequately monitoring the drilling by the Deepwater Horizon? Is the government too cozy with the industry it's regulating? Lawmakers of both parties want answers following the Gulf oil spill.
05/27/2010 08:34 pm
According to President Obama, NASA needs a goal beyond the space station and the moon for human spaceflight to inspire the nation as the Apollo mission did. He has chosen Mars.
04/15/2010 09:46 pm