An uneasy fact emerges from the two dozen mass shootings in this country over the past decade: the majority of those pulling the trigger have been severely mentally ill and not receiving treatment.
A botched execution in Oklahoma is raising new questions about the death penalty around the country. Karen Kasler of Ohio's Statehouse News Bureau and The Dallas Morning News' Wayne Slater explain.
Seattle politicians are likely to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour this year — the highest big-city wage in the nation. But some of the city's business owners are leery of the $15 mark.
One of the Democrats top election themes this year was stopped cold in the Senate on Wednesday. Republicans successfully blocked Democrats from even taking up a bill to raise the minimum wage.