National Journal Online

How a Public Chinese Immersion School Is Desegregating St. Louis

The Chinese School brings together students from the suburbs and the inner city in one of America's most racially divided cities. 

 

Posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 5:45pm

Like Soldiers, Federal Employees Now Get Flags if They're Killed at Work

The U.S. government now can begin giving American flags to the loved ones of federal civilian employees killed in the line of duty to honor their sacrifice.

Posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 5:35pm

Joe Biden: Sexual Violence Was a 'Dirty Little National Secret' 20 Years Ago

The vice president gave a speech Tuesday commemorating legislation that provided greater protections and resources for abused women.

Posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 3:57pm

Harris Drops Out of RSC Race, Leaving Mulvaney as Front-Runner

Andy Harris is no longer running following the death of his wife, and no other contender looks able to defeat Mick Mulvaney.

Posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 3:22pm

Senators Find Bipartisanship in Being Pissed Off About Police Militarization

At a hearing Tuesday, lawmakers agreed on a need to rein in federal spending on local police departments.

Posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 2:47pm

The VA Scandal Isn't Going Away

The Veterans Affairs Inspector General's Office is investigating 93 facilities and is "pretty confident" scheduling or data manipulation took place in most of them.

Posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 2:15pm

There Are Now More Republicans Running for Congress Who Back Gay Marriage Than Ever Before

Six GOP challengers and five incumbents up for reelection back marriage equality.

Posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 1:55pm

Bell-Bottom Blues: Think Tank Charges Policymakers With Replaying That 70s Show on Oil Exports

A new report predicts that ending the export ban would add jobs, lower gasoline prices, and enhance energy security.

Posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 1:28pm

How Fracking Bought the Buffalo Bills

The new owner of the western New York sports team made his money in oil and gas drilling.

Posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 11:51am

Is Obama Leading or Being Led?

One explanation for why Americans support the president's policies on ISIS but not the president.

Posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 11:28am