It's beginning to look a lot like a Fiscal Cliffmas!With the President in Hawaii for the holiday and Congress not due back in Washington until Thursday, time is running out to come up with a deal before 2013.
The National Rifle Association, or NRA, says violent video games are partly to blame for the mass shootings in Newtown. Last week the NRA's chief lobbyist, Wayne LaPierre, singled out some of those games during a press conference.
"Zero Dark Thirty," the Kathryn Bigelow directed film about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, is under attack from politicians in Washington. Michael Morrell, the acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency, says it creates the false impression that the use of enhanced interrogation techniques helped the agency find bin Laden.
Egypt appears to have voted in a new Islamist-backed constitution on Saturday, preliminary results indicate that the draft constitution passed with 64 percent of the vote. But overall turnout over the two-day election was low, just over 30 percent.
For anyone who crosses the U.S.-Mexico border, long wait times are a constant source of frustration. That's especially true during the holiday season. But the port of entry between Tijuana and San Diego is being expanded.