Lawmakers in Alaska have proposed a bill that resembles the Wisconsin legislation that restricts collective bargaining rights of State employees.
Officials have ordered 140,000 people in northeastern Japan to remain indoors after it was discovered that dangerous levels of radiation had leaked from a damaged nuclear power plant.
State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley has resigned following controversial comments he made last week about the Pentagon.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed a law that will outlaw smoking in the city’s parks, beaches, boardwalks and other public locations.
The coalition of United States mayors that supports stricter gun control laws is taking its campaign on the road. During a Feb. 16 appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the launch of the National Drive to Fix Gun Checks, which is a truck that will travel to approximately 25 States over two months.
The number of illegal immigrants increased by 100,000 last year, according to estimates from the Pew Hispanic Center. The data reveals that approximately 11.2 million undocumented immigrants, or 3.7 percent of the nation’s overall population, were living in the United States in March 2010, which was up from 11.1 million in 2009.
As I write this, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) is in critical condition in a hospital in Arizona after being shot in the head by a deranged psychopath at a political gathering in Tucson. Six people were killed in the assault last Saturday, including a Federal judge and a 9-year-old girl. Read this article to get Geopolitical Editor Chip Wood’s take on the Jan. 8 shooting…
State lawmakers are pushing for the Supreme Court to re-evaluate what they believe is an "erroneous" interpretation of the 14th Amendment of the Constitution.