Gun Violence

How Conflict Shaped Trump's New Acting Defense Secretary

43 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

President Trump's new acting defense secretary garners bi-partisan support as Patrick Shanahan departs the Pentagon amid allegations of domestic violence.
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We Asked 21 Democratic Candidates: ‘In an Ideal World, Would Anyone Own Handguns?'

45 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Watch what these Democratic presidential candidates had to say about gun ownership and 17 other questions.
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Gabby Giffords Calls On Senate To Pass Universal Gun Background Checks

Gabby Giffords Calls On Senate To Pass Universal Gun Background Checks

1 hour ago   |   The Huffington Post

The former Arizona congresswoman and shooting survivor demands that Mitch McConnell hold a vote on the gun legislation the House passed earlier this year.
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Corinth town judges face primary

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

CORINTH - Town justices Lane Schermerhorn and Michael Woodcock are facing a primary challenge. Schermerhorn, who has sat on the bench for 12 years, and Woodcock, who was...
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Four-year odyssey for Maryland judge's fight against a complaint ends in state's refusal to pay her legal bill

1 hour ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday denied a district judge's request to have the state pay for $86,433 in legal fees she racked up fighting a dismissed complaint...
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'I would put the son of a gun in jail': Joe Biden said in a 2001 hearing that he wanted to criminalize raves and 'lock up' rave promoters

'I would put the son of a gun in jail': Joe Biden said in a 2001 hearing that he wanted to criminalize raves and 'lock up' rave promoters

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Former Vice President Joe Biden - a 2020 presidential candidate - said in a 2001 Senate hearing that he believed local officials should criminalize rave parties and "lock up...
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Alabama man denies pet is 'methed-out' attack squirrel

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

The man, wanted on drug and gun charges, went on Facebook to deny police allegations that he fed his squirrel meth to "keep it aggressive."
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UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

The United Nations' top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on Nicolás Maduro for allegedly silencing opponents with jail...
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House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration.
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House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump...
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Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...

Jurors reach verdict in Nxivm ‘sex cult' leader Keith Raniere's trial

Jurors reach verdict in Nxivm ‘sex cult' leader Keith Raniere's trial

Jurors in the Nxivm trial have reached a verdict Wednesday. The panel of four women and eight men sent a note during their lunch break saying they reached a unanimous decision... Read more ...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional interview

White House attorneys are objecting to all questions related to the White House, Democrats say, all the way down to where Hicks sat in the West Wing. Read more ...

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'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn off during walk

"Olaf walked over a mile on the Fish Trap Trail before his owner realized his pads were burned, and even then he wasn't whining or limping!" Read more ...

FBI assisting Dominican government in investigation of tourist deaths

FBI assisting Dominican government in investigation of tourist deaths

Officials in the Dominican Republic or the U.S. have not said the deaths are connected. Read more ...

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People in water at Myrtle Beach unaware of sharks lurking inches away

Terrifying photos show sharks just inches away from people standing in the water. Read more ...

President Trump campaign raises $24.8M in less than 24 hours

President Trump campaign raises $24.8M in less than 24 hours

President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million less than 24 hours after kicking off his reelection campaign, a figure that dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders took in over... Read more ...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Calls Out Mitch McConnell At House Hearing On Slavery...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Calls Out Mitch McConnell At House Hearing On Slavery Reparations

Coates' 2014 Atlantic essay "The Case for Reparations" is largely credited with bringing discussion of reparations back into the national spotlight. Read more ...

NBA Draft 2019 rumors: Knicks 'locked' in on taking RJ Barrett, not Darius...

NBA Draft 2019 rumors: Knicks 'locked' in on taking RJ Barrett, not Darius Garland

The Knicks had a private workout with Vanderbilt guard Darius Garland on Wednesday, but they reportedly want another player. Read more ...