President Obama was in Miami on Friday, ready to tell the country how much the economy seems to be improving – but many Americans are asking when they're going to start seeing that improvement in their
After a somewhat exciting uptick in US consumer borrowing at the end of 2012, Americans returned to their recent habits of shedding debt, according to fresh numbers from the Federal Reserve Bank of New
The American dream has become the American farce for Generations Y and Z. Student loan interest rates doubled to 6.8% on 1 July until Congressreached an agreement to change them back weeks later. This
In a short interview with Piers Morgan earlier this year, Stevie Wonder suggested a novel idea for demonstrating the problem with US gun laws. He was going to try to buy a weapon. "Imagine me with a gun,"
NEWS ANALYSIS Colorado's lesson for gun control advocates Colorado's votes to recall state Senate Democrats John Morse and Angela Giron show that gun control advocates could stand to learn a thing or from
Guns do not make a nation safer, say US doctors who have compared the rate of firearms-related deaths in countries where many people own guns with the death rate in countries where gun ownership is rare.
After a long, depressing day following the carnage at the Washington Navy Yard, I woke up yesterday to this Politico headline: “After shooting, talk turns to gun control.” “Gun Control Debate Reignited
Navy Yard Shooting Sparks Debate Over Congress' Focus On Gun Control Vs. Mental Health Legislation (TELL US)
When gunfire erupted at the Washington, D.C. navy yard on Monday, so did the debate over our nation's gun control policies, legislation which allowed the shooter, Aaron Alexis, to obtain a gun in the place.
We all mourn the events at Washington's Navy Yard on Monday that left 13 people dead, but knee-jerk reactions like that of Starbucks are not effective. After three years of allowing gun owners to celebrate
(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Howard Schultz requested on Tuesday that the coffee chain's customers leave their firearms at home, shifting company policy amid an increasingly fractious debate
The Navy Yard massacre won’t revive the gun debate in Congress for a simple reason. There is no gun control agenda this side of a total ban and confiscation that would have stopped Aaron Alexis. The Toomey-Manchin
Days after mass shootings in both of his hometowns, US President Barack Obama urged his most ardent supporters on Saturday "to get back up and go back at it" and help push stalled legislation out of Congress
WASHINGTON — For years, federal and state governments have struggled to build a background check system that can keep guns out of the hands of mentally troubled people. Monday's mass shooting at the Navy