ALAN FRAM,Associated Press
DAVID ESPO,Associated Press
A transcript, provided by the White House, of remarks after the Senate defeated a bill requiring expanded background checks for gun purchases. Mark Barden, whose son was killed in a shooting in December at a school in Connecticut, spoke first:
Here is a transcript of a statement Tuesday morning by President Obama.
HOLLAND, Mass. (AP) — The year was 1992, and Dick Hoyt and his son, Rick, wanted to run and bike across the country to raise funds for a charity for cerebral palsy — a condition 30-year-old Rick developed at birth.
TUCSON, Ariz. — An Arizona community college has hired former Parkland College President Zelema Harris as its interim chancellor.
The governing board of Pima Community College in Tucson, Ariz., voted unanimously earlier this week to appoint Harris as interim chancellor, effective April 15.
Harris will remain at the post until a permanent chancellor is chosen.