Mr. Biden is trying to stay above the intraparty fray, invoking his years with Obama. Mr. Sanders is taking direct aim at the former vice president.
Pelosi and Schumer will meet with the president again in three weeks to talk about paying for the proposal.
Police confirmed there was an active shooter at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, which has nearly 30,000 students
A suspect opened fire at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding several others before being taken into custody.
Local WBTV in Charlotte reported that two people were slain and several others struck in the gunfire that erupted at about 5.45pm near the university’s Kennedy Hall administrative building, and that one person had been taken into custody.
Images of pyramids and priceless pots to be aired on National Geographic TV show
The remains of a queen, an ancient ceremonial pot for drinking chocolate and part of the skull of a sacrificed child have been discovered by archaeologists and explorers in new forays into a landscape once dominated by the Maya.
Among further finds revealed in a new National Geographic TV show is a skull discovered in an underground submerged cave and apparently used as an incense burner, as well as fresh insights into city defences, and the investigation of pyramids – visited by researchers for the first time – that were recently brought to light by laser mapping.