Source: Reno Gazette-Journal | Nevada |
April 18, 2013
Days after two bombs killed three and injured many more at the Boston Marathon, the state Assembly approved a bill that requires hosts of events expected to garner crowds over 2,500 to take certain medical precautions.
With no requirements for background checks on most private transactions, sites selling guns function as unregulated bazaars, where the essential anonymity of the Internet allows unlicensed sellers to advertise and people legally barred from gun ownership to buy.
Source: Washington Post | Florida |
April 17, 2013
The lawsuit — backed by local teachers unions and their parent organization, the National Education Association — marks the first time teachers have brought a legal challenge to new evaluation systems that base compensation and job security on student scores.
Sharp partisan disagreement over the cause of last fall’s meningitis outbreak became apparent as House Republicans accused the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of ignoring numerous warning signs about compounding pharmacies.
Source: Bloomberg News | New York City |
April 17, 2013
Anthony Weiner, the former U.S. congressman who resigned in 2011 after engaging in lewd online behavior, is running second among Democratic candidates for mayor of New York even though he hasn’t entered the race, a Marist College poll showed.
Police in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Detroit, San Diego and Las Vegas monitored landmarks, government buildings, transit hubs and sporting events. Meanwhile, New York City deployed its critical response teams, and California activated its statewide threat assessment system.
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