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Keystone XL: Congress sends approval bill to the White House

| February 13, 2015

Legislation granting necessary approvals for the pipeline has now passed both houses of Congress -- President has signaled he would veto the measure.

Most readers endorse body cameras for police

| January 23, 2015

Most readers were positive about the potential efficacy of body cameras used widely to help in preventing or at least sorting out the high-octane situations that have dominated discussions of race and politics across the ...

New guidance on Ebola-contaminated waste transport

| October 30, 2014

A new Federal Register notice issues advisory on how the hazmat transport regs apply, and readers continue to show favor for further measures to prevent the spread of the virus.

Travel ban to combat the Ebola virus: Readers express support

| October 20, 2014

As of October 20, the large majority of readers supported a travel ban from ebola-stricken countries "if that's what it takes to stop the spread of the virus," in the words of reader Terry Long. ...

POLL: Should the federal government stop flights from Ebola-stricken countries?

| October 16, 2014

As officials work to contain the Ebola virus in the U.S. following further repercussions in Texas, do you think current passenger screening of flights from West Africa is adequate or is more flight restriction needed?

Readers split over militarized police force

| September 20, 2014

With mainstream media disseminating images of police employing military-style armor and weaponry during rioting in Ferguson, Mo., this summer, a debate over the militarization of local police was revived.

Readers on child-migrant wave: Current law adequate solution

| August 19, 2014

A slight majority of Overdrive readers saw current law as adequate on the border, provided adequate enforcement was in place.

POLL: What strategy would most effectively deal with flood of migrant children?

| July 08, 2014

With the recent flood of migrant children from countries in Central America and elsewhere, this poll probes the options for effectively dealing with the problems.

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