A bill that would enhance reporting requirements for child abuse and neglect in the wake of the Penn State scandal still awaits action by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, after passing in a turbulent legislative session.
A new study explores how some of the popular attitudes about President Obama's health care overhaul law are being shaped by race. Host Michel Martin speaks with NPR's Shankar Vedantam to find out more about the study.
The fate of the Affordable Care Act will be decided by the Supreme Court during six hours of hearings from the 26-28 March. We preview the hearings and outline the key legal arguments on which the decision may rest on.
Tuesday's relatively easy win for Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney in the Illinois primary has renewed talk about him being the "inevitable" nominee. But pundits still caution that he hasn't wrapped it up just yet.
When Mitt Romney won the big Midwestern states of Michigan and Ohio, the margins were narrow enough that analysts were not impressed, given his huge advantage in money and organization. But in Illinois Tuesday night, even Romney's closest rival, Rick Santorum, did not come within 10 points.
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