National

February 28, 2013 2:34 PM

Tribes win new power to prosecute non-Indians for domestic violence

Ending a 16-month battle with the Senate, the House voted 286-138 to approve the plan as part of an expansion to the 1994 Violence Against Women Act. Republican opponents relented after failing to win enough votes to reauthorize the law without the provision. The bill now goes to President Barack Obama, who said he’d sign it.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Dance helps D'Iberville boy overcome ADHD 02:17

Dance helps D'Iberville boy overcome ADHD

Watch baby polar bear Nora grow up fast 02:12

Watch baby polar bear Nora grow up fast

NASA animates the powerful winter storm headed for the Mid-Atlantic 00:22

NASA animates the powerful winter storm headed for the Mid-Atlantic

Vincent the cat gets very rare prosthetic legs 02:32

Vincent the cat gets very rare prosthetic legs

Video: How to wash your hands 01:03

Video: How to wash your hands

Obama pardons Modesto Thanksgiving turkeys 'Honest' and 'Abe' 02:40

Obama pardons Modesto Thanksgiving turkeys 'Honest' and 'Abe'

'Lucky' Turkey to Receive Presidential Pardon 01:08

'Lucky' Turkey to Receive Presidential Pardon

The Buzz with Buzz: the Koch brothers, money and politics 02:59

The Buzz with Buzz: the Koch brothers, money and politics

Six brothers welcome home their first sister 02:11

Six brothers welcome home their first sister

Tour ultra drought-tolerant plants for home gardens 02:27

Tour ultra drought-tolerant plants for home gardens

Darth Vader visits Sacred Heart School in Turlock 01:15

Darth Vader visits Sacred Heart School in Turlock

Share Video

Nation & World Videos