Americans shoot off almost 1 pound of fireworks each year for every adult.
And especially keep the damn sparklers away from children. #1 injury. (Open thread)
Gregory Jaczko was a controversial NRC regulator. Now he's written a book.
Excellent tips on firework safety from Stephen Colbert, just in time for July 4th
The Colbert Report: "These days, I can burn carbon to my heart's content, because America is enjoying a new golden age of flammability."
"These girls in the detention center are not Little Miss Muffin," one official said.
Protesters demand action after the deaths of more than 300 people in a collapsed building, as dozens more are rescued.
A new video from MoveOn.org features a daughter asking her mother to do what she can to ensure senators keep dangerous guns out of schools by passing the Assault Weapons Ban.
It seems that arming school staff members with guns is working out about as well as you might expect...
On any given day, we have about 2.3 million people behind bars in federal, state and local facilities.
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