Giving Capitol tours to constituents is a primary duty of Hill interns. They provide a great deal of information, but sometimes they’re a little short on actual history.
Washington Post reporter Liz Sly tells Renee Montagne that U.S. arms may be flowing to moderate Syrian rebels, but the aid seems to be too little too late to affect the course of the civil war.
A federal judge struck down the city’s ban on carrying handguns in public. The latest ruling follows a Supreme Court decision in 2008 that overturned the city’s blanket ban on handgun ownership.
The taxi and hotel industries are pressuring Spain to crack down on popular “share economy” apps and websites. Airbnb was recently fined $40,000 for failing to list rentals with a local tourism board.
Zillow has agreed to buy Trulia for $3.5 billion in stock. The two websites represent more than 60 percent of the total Internet traffic for real estate listings.
Calling the matter “very serious,” an Obama administration official says Russia violated the pact by testing a ground-launched cruise missile.
A California judge gave the green light to the sale of the team, which Donald Sterling’s estranged wife had arranged in May.
For this week’s Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich with a cult following. It’s the Korean steak from Rhea’s Market and Deli in San Francisco.
Ignoring calls for a cease-fire, Israel’s prime minister said the country’s incursion into Gaza wouldn’t halt until its “mission is accomplished.”
One-click online shopping is changing how we shop. Stores with leases as short as a day are proliferating — meaning a storefront can be a designer clothing store one day and a test kitchen the next.
The Colorado attorney general has asked the state’s Supreme Court to stop same-sex marriages.
Congress has reached a bipartisan deal to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs, after nearly two months of tense negotiations.
The airline industry and its unions support the bill, which would allow them to list ticket prices without taxes and fees. Consumer groups say that will lead to deceptive marketing.
Russia says it will appeal an unfavorable decision by a court in The Hague. The Permanent Court of Arbitration awarded $50 billion to shareholders of the defunct Yukos oil company.
A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the “sound, basic education” its constitution guarantees.