White Earth Band considers new constitution The proposed new constitution includes a controversial provision that would change the requirement for tribal membership, includes more checks and balances in the governance system, and term limits for elected officials.3:20 p.m.
College of Visual Arts in St. Paul sunk by recession The school's administration says the four-year arts college was unable to weather the current economic crisis and continue to meet the financial and academic needs of its students. The school has made arrangements with MCAD for current students.4:49 p.m.
White Earth Band considers new constitution The proposed new constitution includes a controversial provision that would change the requirement for tribal membership, includes more checks and balances in the governance system, and term limits for elected officials.5:51 p.m.
N.Y. Rep. McCarthy: 'We Have To Break The Myth Of The NRA'
Audie Cornish talks to Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) about President Obama's new initiatives to curb gun violence. In 1993, her husband was killed and her son gravely injured in a mass shooting on the Long Island Railroad. Since then, McCarthy has become an outspoken advocate for gun control.
The Decades-Old Gun Ban That's Still On The Books
In 1986, Congress passed a ban on buying and selling machine guns made from then on — with the blessing of none other than the National Rifle Association. Gun law experts say the law was more significant than it seemed at the time.
Interior Secretary's Legacy Defined By Issues Of Oil
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, the latest member of President Obama's Cabinet to announce his second-term departure, ran a department responsible for a half-billion acres of public land. But it's how he dealt with the oil industry and renewable energy issues that marked his tenure.
Could Some Midwest Land Support New Biofuel Refineries?
Land that isn't in good enough condition to grow crops could be used to produce substantial amounts of liquid biofuels, a new study claims. But there are many concerns about the study, and about the future of advanced biofuels in the U.S. and abroad.