The initiative plan comes after the state’s Democratic-controlled Legislature opted not to boost the minimum age to buy assault-weapons in the wake of the February mass shooting at a Florida high school.
A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.
Profits have slipped at automaker Volkswagen in the first quarter due to a change in accounting rules, but sales increased and the company recorded no significant additional losses from its diesel emissions scandal.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting this week with Chinese President Xi Jinping, a visit that some experts believe could reset a complicated relationship that faced several tests last year, including a tense border standoff.
An Australian nun whose missionary visa in the Philippines was revoked after the president complained about her joining opposition rallies says social advocacy and human rights are part of church teachings.
Former President George HW and Barbara Bush's love story spanned seven decades, filled with political campaigns, children, trips to Maine and then, of course, grandchildren. Watch their relationship in pictures from 1942 to 2002.