California is looking at a windfall. State revenues are up well beyond projections — $6.5 billion more than expected. Gov. Jerry Brown wants to use the money to stem proposed education cuts. But he also wants to move forward with his proposed tax increases.
President Obama met with the King of Jordan at the White House Tuesday. The meeting comes ahead of a major speech on the Middle East and the Muslim world that Obama plans to deliver on Thursday. One day later, he confers with visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Reports say that the U.S. is pushing harder to establish negotiations with the biggest faction of the Taliban in hopes of moving toward a political resolution to the war in Afghanistan. Michele Norris talks with Karen DeYoung of the Washington Post about the latest talks.
Kids who don't get enough sleep face a greater risk of being overweight or obese. But being overweight could also be causing the sleep problems, making it hard for children to stay awake and alert during the day.
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University were looking for risk factors for daytime sleepiness in kids. To their surprise, they found that sleep-disordered breathing, a common problem that can range from snoring all the way up to sleep apnea, wasn't the biggest risk factor.