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Obama Supports New Bid To Ban Assault Weapons, Close Gun Show ‘Loophole’

President Obama has thrown his support behind a leading Democratic senator’s effort to reinstate a ban on assault weapons — […]

Coal May Pass Oil As World’s No. 1 Energy Source By 2017, Study Says

Despite a slowdown in U.S. consumption, coal is poised to replace oil as the world’s top energy source — possibly […]

Officials In Newtown Follow A Well-Worn Media Script

Fielding questions from reporters Friday in the first hours after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut State […]

One Airport’s Trash Is 2 Million Worms’ Treasure

Food waste is not just a problem for restaurants — airports also have to deal with piles of this kind […]

Nancy Lanza, Gunman’s Mother: From ‘Charmed Upbringing’ To First Victim

Before he forced his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday and began a rampage that would leave 20 […]

Investment Firm Selling Stakes In Gun Makers

The issue of gun control appears to have moved into business and finance. One of the largest private equity companies […]

States Dreading Fiscal Cliff Outcome — But Indecision May Be Worse

It’s not the cutting, it’s the uncertainty. That’s the lament these days from governors and mayors awaiting the outcome of […]

No Federal ‘Cyberstalking’ Charges Against Woman In Petraeus Affair

Paula Broadwell, whose affair with retired Gen. David Petraeus led to his resignation from the post of CIA director, will […]

In A ‘Numb’ Newtown, Students Head Back To School

Students will be returning to school today in Newtown, Conn., site of Friday’s mass shooting at an elementary school that […]

The Downsides Of Living In An Oil Boom Town

The population boom in Williston, N.D., has been a blessing and a curse for many local businesses. Williston, the fastest […]

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