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Some Senators Show Willingness To Take On Gun Laws

The combination of a powerful gun owners' lobby and a loss of public support for gun control has stymied efforts in recent years to tighten gun laws. But there are signs the Newtown massacre may prompt change on Capitol Hill.

Don't Like The Government? Make Your Own, On International Waters

A nonprofit called The Seasteading Institute is advancing a hugely ambitious scheme: constructing floating structures that will house hundreds of people in international waters, out of the jurisdiction of any nation. Now, the organization has attracted its first big name donor.

Federal-State Tug Of War: Drawing The Lines In Immigration Overhaul

In recent years, states have passed a patchwork of immigration laws, at times running afoul of the U.S. Constitution. Advocates for the tough measures say state and local governments should still have a role, even as the debate shifts to the federal level.

Schools Reexamine Security After Newtown Shooting

The Connecticut shootings were on the minds of many at schools around the country on Monday. Some school officials reexamined their security procedures over the weekend, while parents dropped off their kids with a new sense of unease.

Senators Call For Return Of Assault Weapon Ban

In light of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., Robert Siegel speaks with Dr. Daniel Webster of John Hopkins University about the legislative history and debate about the assault weapons ban.

Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade (Of Lost Mail)

A mysterious package arrived last week at the University of Chicago's admissions department addressed to Henry Walton Jones, Jr., otherwise known as Indiana Jones. Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel have more.