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Gun control advocates rally in Chicago, across the U.S

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

ALBANY PARK, Ill. - As gun control advocates rallied around the country Sunday, activists in Chicago called for Congress to tighten the nation's gun laws after recent mass...
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'Deeply Disturbing': Rashida Tlaib Condemned by World Jewish Congress for Suggesting Bill Maher Boycott

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

The World Jewish Congress' President Ronald Lauder on Sunday compared Tlaib's suggestion to boycott Maher to Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany.
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Pols join mothers in call for gun legislation amid local, national violence

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Parents of victims of gun violence renewed calls for federal gun legislation Sunday, citing shootings in Boston over the past year as well as mass shootings in California...
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Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal

Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal

8 hours ago   |   Politico

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning the Trump administration that a White House proposal to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid could imperil a recent two-year budget agreement...
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Students At Dozens Of Atlanta Schools Get Free Meals As Nation Struggles With Lunch Debt

Students At Dozens Of Atlanta Schools Get Free Meals As Nation Struggles With Lunch Debt

12 hours ago   |   News One   |   2 articles

Within the last couple years, the student lunch debt crisis has sparked a national conversation that has criticized long upheld policies within thousands of school systems...
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The Trump administration spent months trying to make sure undocumented immigrants can't go to school

The Trump administration spent months trying to make sure undocumented immigrants can't go to school

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Stephen Miller , President Donald Trump's nativist advisor, tried to devise a plan that would keep undocumented immigrant children from attending public schools, Bloomberg...
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How a Gerrymander Nearly Cost Us the Bill of Rights

How a Gerrymander Nearly Cost Us the Bill of Rights

15 hours ago   |   Politico

When the Supreme Court decided earlier this summer that federal judges cannot interfere if states draw election district boundaries that favor the party in power, Chief Justice...
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Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

15 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

GILBERT, Ariz. - Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert...
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Republican challengers rushing to unseat Ocasio-Cortez

Republican challengers rushing to unseat Ocasio-Cortez

16 hours ago   |   Politico

There aren't a whole lot of Republicans in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 's Queens and Bronx district, but the few there are all seem to want to run against the firebrand...
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It's a campaign talking point, but reports of the filibuster's demise might be premature

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

A divided Congress and the lack of a guaranteed victory lessen the odds of its departure.
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

The 54th governor of Louisiana was the first woman elected governor of the state. Read more ...

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

The 20-year-old was arrested after reportedly posting a video of a man shooting a gun on an Instagram account with a disturbing caption, police said. Read more ...

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday in hospice care at 76 years old. She was Louisiana's first elected female governor. Read more ...

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

AUSTIN - Former Bears running back Cedric Benson has passed away at the age of 36, according to multiple reports. BREAKING: Former UT and NFL football player Cedric Benson... Read more ...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63 people killed

At least 63 people were killed and 182 injured after a suicide bomb blast at a wedding in the Afghan capital. Read more ...

Jets' Le'Veon Bell will not play in the preseason, coach Adam Gase says

Jets' Le'Veon Bell will not play in the preseason, coach Adam Gase says

The Jets will hold the 27-year-old running back out for the entire preseason, coach Adam Gase told reporters Sunday. Read more ...

Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship

Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship

MEDINAH, Ill. - Justin Thomas had more stress than he needed Sunday before regaining control with four birdies on the back nine at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim... Read more ...

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back and University of Texas star Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash, according to the Austin American-Statesman. He was 36. The... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Zack Greinke gets 200th career win as Astros top A's

MLB wrap: Zack Greinke gets 200th career win as Astros top A's

The feat came exactly one year and one day after Justin Verlander joined the 200 club. Read more ...

Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS

Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Jose Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday night in the MLB... Read more ...