Wednesday, January 02, 2013
By Robert Lewis : Reporter, WNYC News
Almost 19,000 New Yorkers applied for a handgun license in 2009. The state police know who they are, the type of gun they own and where the guns were sold. But when it comes to rifles like the one used to kill 20 first-graders in Newtown, they haven’t got a clue.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Was Noah Webster an unheralded founding father? That's what the author of a new book about the man who gave his name to the first ever American dictionary. In fact, Webster added words that had not been in any British dictionary that came before his. We're testing your knowledge of these Webster words (the old ones and the new ones) with a quiz. See how well you do.