Liberals often like to compare President Barack Obama to former President Abraham Lincoln. The comparison is usually dismissed as laughably hagiographical, but judging by one unexpected bit of fallout from Tuesday’s election, it could well end up being accurate in just one respect: Like Lincoln, Obama is facing requests by the citizens of numerous states [...]
Assuming the weather is clear, a NASA experiment that will see five rockets launched in as many minutes will take place in Wednesday’s wee hours from a coastal site in Virginia.
The countdown for the mission will begin at 7:00pm ET Tuesday, the space agency said, and the suborbital sounding rockets are set to take [...]
Legislatures in a dozen states are considering laws that would eliminate requirements that residents obtain permits to carry concealed weapons.
Gun-control advocates view the efforts as part of a long-range strategy to eventually weaken gun laws across the country. But supporters say armed, law-abiding citizens prevent crime.
Andrew Arulanandam, policy director for the National Rifle [...]