Two prominent Democratic state senators in Colorado could lose their jobs because of gun control legislation. Gun rights advocates collected enough signatures to force the recall vote. The elections have attracted donations from major players across the country.
That war gave us our national anthem and a stable border with Canada, but otherwise, not much is remembered about that conflict nowadays. This changed over Labor Day when the largest sailing re-enactment ever attempted in the U.S. marked the anniversary of a remarkable victory in that war.
The Congressional Gold Medals for Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley come 50 years after the black girls were killed by a Ku Klux Klan bomb. Just as the federal recognition is long in coming, so was justice.
As the school year begins, many principals are leading their schools for the first time. Keeping principals is a problem in many schools, and high-poverty, urban districts often have particularly high rates of turnover. Some experts say that revolving door can hurt student achievement.
Smartwatches are capturing imaginations because of what they can measure about their wearers. A watch touches your skin, so it can take your pulse, measure your temperature and record the quality of your sleep.
Calls and emails to congressional offices have been close to unanimously negative. The latest polls show solid majorities of Americans opposed. With feelings running so high, many politicians are wary of offering support for military strikes on Syria.
Robert Siegel talks with Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine who remains undecided on whether the U.S. should go forward on military action in Syria despite several high level briefings including a small dinner at Vice President Joe Biden's residence on Sunday night.
The basic economics of the Internet are at stake in a lawsuit that went before a federal court on Monday. Verizon is suing to overturn FCC rules that govern Internet service providers. The "Open Internet Order" prohibits companies such as Verizon from blocking or discriminating against certain kinds of websites.
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