The Aurora, Colo., shooting has ratcheted up debates about gun laws. But in the State where the shooting occurred, something else has ratcheted up: gun sales. Background checks needed to buy a gun legally are up 43 percent after James Holmes’ alleged shooting spree.
If you believe that American military spending should be thoroughly examined and trimmed, neither Barack Obama nor Mitt Romney is your guy. The two candidates make the same defense-cuts-make-us-less-safe arguments and offer different solutions.
For years, high schools have used large buildings in the community for graduation. But church buildings might have to be crossed off the list after a ruling in Wisconsin on Monday.
Clara Sutton, co-owner of Cool Blast Lemonade, has a message for President Barack Obama following his “You didn’t build that,” remark in Roanoke, Va. “I would say that’s rude,” Clara said.
A 2010 Act required Federal agencies to take steps to use clearer language in paperwork and laws. The Center for Plain Language has graded 12 Federal agencies based on their compliance and efforts to improve.
In the wake of the disturbing revelations over the past several months in the Penn State child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, the NCAA has levied “unprecedented” sanctions against the university’s football program.
A man in North Carolina has been arrested for refusing to leave jail. Five hours after his release from jail, Rodney Dwayne Valentine was still hanging around the Sheriff’s office. He refused to leave, so he was locked up.
According to Virginia State Senator Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Mitt Romney wants race to be part of November’s election. Lucas said that Romney and his supporters do not want anyone “other than a white man in the White House.”
The embattled Syrian government said on Monday that it has stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction and will not hesitate to use them in the event the country is invaded by foreigners.
Some Indiana Republicans are taking a hit after displaying at a fair a punching bag featuring President Barack Obama. It was removed after some fairgoers objected to the display.