News21: States fight the feds on gun control
Across the country, a thriving dissatisfaction with the U.S. government is prompting a growing spate of bills in state legislatures aimed at defying federal control over firearms - more than 200 during the last decade, a News21 investigation found.Read More
Why does the Ice Bucket Challenge work?
By now you’ve undoubtedly seen the giddiness of friends and celebrities as they’ve poured ice water over their head while challenging others to do the same or contribute to fight ALS. Like other social media extravaganzas that preceded it, the challenge has sparked a swell of participation, a burst of interest in the cause, a backlash of criticism and, finally, a quest for lessons learned.Read More
Witness testimony key to Ferguson investigation
Even before a county grand jury starts to hear evidence on Wednesday in the police shooting death of Michael Brown, dueling narratives have emerged. Several witnesses said Brown raised his hands and was not attacking the officer. Others say Brown was running away from police.Read More
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