FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2012 file photo a police cruiser sits in the driveway of the home of Nancy Lanza, in Newtown, Conn.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)

Gun maker gets Newtown lawsuit moved to federal court

A 2005 federal law shields gun manufacturers from most lawsuits over criminal use of their products, but it does include an exception for cases where companies should know a weapon is likely to be used in a way that risks injury to others.

Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., left, and Rep. Pat Meehan, R-Pa., head to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, as lawmakers gather for a vote to fund the Homeland Security Department that will curb President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

House heads to vote on border security bill

The legislation passed the House Committee on Homeland Security late Wednesday on a party-line vote of 18-12 and party leaders said it would come to the floor next week.