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3 dead from severe weather in Arkansas, Kentucky

3 dead as severe weather spawns suspected tornadoes, triggers widespread flooding

'Precursor to 9/11': Trade center bomb echoes…

It was a terror attack that foreshadowed Sept. 11: the deadly World Trade Center bombing that happened 25 years ago Monday

4 Broward County Sheriff's Deputies Under…

The deputy working as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's resource officer already resigned after being suspended without pay.

Prominent liberal state senator ends congressional bid

A Pennsylvania state senator who was the subject of allegations that he behaved inappropriately toward female employees and campaign aides has announced that he is ending his stalled congressional bid

Billy Graham played complicated role in US race…

The Rev. Billy Graham had a complicated role in race relations, particularly when confronting segregation in his native South

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NRA spokeswoman becomes new face of gun rights…

In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, the National Rifle Association has turned to Dana Loesch as its main messenger

Tech Companies Facing Pressure To Remove NRATV…

A number of other companies have already cut ties with the NRA following social media campaigns.

Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter hopes to be Burlington mayor

Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter is hoping the city that launched her stepfather's political career nearly 40 years ago will show her the same love in her run for mayor.

A fertility doctor's secret, a special kinship…

After a retired fertility doctor admits to being donor to unwitting patients long ago, an extraordinary epilogue: Three adult children believed to share his DNA have bonded, confiding in one another, reaching out to others identified as half-siblings.

NRA Slams 'Cowardice' of Companies Severing Ties

As companies continue to sever ties with the National Rifle Association , the gun lobby is hitting back with a statement that says "the law-abiding members of the NRA had nothing at all to do with the failure of that school's security preparedness ... or the cruel failures of both federal and...

Ajit Pai Wins NRA Award For 'Courage' And 'Saving…

The award is, at least in part, due to the FCC repealing net neutrality rules.

Man linked to art heist faces sentencing in weapons case

A reputed mobster who authorities believe is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in history is facing sentencing in an unrelated weapons case

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NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school…

The National Rifle Association and the state of Florida are both facing a growing backlash amid calls for stricter gun control laws at both the state and federal level

After Trump Call, Mexican Prez Scraps US Visit

After what the Washington Post is calling a "testy" 50-minute phone call between President Trump and his Mexican counterpart, the latter will not be visiting the former as planned. The major sticking point seems to be Trump's border wall, and Enrique Peña Nieto's refusal to pay for it. The Mexican...

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Says More Sanctions On…

He said new sanctions would be announced in the next several weeks.

Beech booming as climate changes, and that's bad for forests

A group of scientists says beech trees are dominating the woodlands of the northeastern United States as the climate changes, and that could be bad news for the forests

The Latest: Sheriff: Lawmaker's letter 'riddled…

The Broward County, Florida, sheriff says a letter from a state lawmaker calling for his resignation after a mass school shooting is "riddled with factual errors, unsupported gossip and falsehoods."

UN unanimously demands a 30-day cease-fire across…

The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded

Stephen Curry on shooting: Tough to digest

NBA star Stephen Curry responds to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.

Is The Media Perpetuating Mass Shootings?

NRA representatives said, "The media loves mass shootings." But is there a link between media coverage and mass shootings?

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Fla. sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during shooting

The head of the Broward County Sheriff's Office says only one of his deputies was on the scene of a shooting at a Florida high school that resulted in 17 deaths

After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws…

'Our kids have started a revolution:' Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy

Dem Rebuttal Memo to GOP Memo Released

The classified Democratic memo written in response to the classified Republican memo released three weeks ago has itself now been released after getting the go-ahead from President Trump on Saturday, CNN reports. The GOP memo prepared by Rep. Devin Nunes claimed the FBI abused its powers when it secured surveillance...