Brenda H

5 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | @skiingrn1 | Keep up with Brenda H on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Brenda H”

Obama's tardy budget: Why now?

Details of President Barack Obama’s budget surfaced Friday and much of Washington is wondering: Why now?<p>The normal release date for presidential budgets came and went in early February, leaving Republicans and some red-state Democrats to complain Obama missed his moment.<p>But as much as Obama’s …

Senator: NASA to lasso asteroid

WASHINGTON — NASA is planning for a robotic spaceship to lasso a small asteroid and park it near the moon for astronauts to explore, a top senator revealed Friday.<p>The robotic ship would capture the 500-ton 25-foot asteroid in 2019. Then using an Orion space capsule, now being developed, a crew of …

With budgets on the table, Washington divide remains as wide as ever

With the Friday release of ingredients of President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for the new fiscal year, it is clear that the fiscal policy divide remains as wide as ever between Democrats and Republicans.<p>Obama will once again propose some changes in entitlement programs — such as a new formula …

Is the Supreme Court Going to Settle for 'States' Rights' on Same-Sex Marriage?

Should the states decide whether black Americans can marry white Americans?<p>Today that idea seems absurd. Most Americans believe that states shouldn't be allowed to trample the basic right of interracial couples to marry -- even if a majority of people in a state want to do so. It would be unfair -- …