Dec 20, 2013 — The law will give some students who are in the U.S. illegally the ability to pay cheaper, in-state tuition.
Dec 20, 2013 — Our nation's capital was designed to showcase its monuments, and monumental buildings — from the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial. But as the city grows, is it time to rewrite the law that mandates a ground-hugging skyline?
Dec 20, 2013 — Detroit is one of the most dangerous cities in the country, and police officers there are being asked to do more for less money because the police force has been shrinking faster than the city's population. But many hope that a newly hired top cop will change this. James Craig spent the bulk of his career on the Los Angeles police force, but he started as a beat cop in Motor City in 1977. Audie Cornish talks to Craig about his return home and the city's tough law enforcement situation.
Dec 19, 2013 — President Obama came to office bemoaning the disparity in sentences for crack versus powder cocaine offenses, and with a background as a community organizer and constitutional law teacher that had some progressives anticipating a robust use of the Constitution's "reprieves and pardons" power. That hasn't been the case.
Dec 19, 2013 — The state's Supreme Court unanimously ruled to validate a practice that had started on the county level in the absence of a specific state law.