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  • A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

    WASHINGTON – A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns on Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando’s mass shooting intensi ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:25 am
  • Transcript: Gunman said he was an Islamic soldier

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando gunman Omar Mateen identified himself as an Islamic soldier in calls with authorities during his rampage and demanded to a cri ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:25 am
  • UK referendum campaign resumes in earnest with EU vote near

    LONDON – Britain’s long and difficult referendum campaign has resumed in earnest after a three-day halt caused by the killing of Labour Party lawmaker ...
    June 19, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • GOP's Donald Trump: U.S. should consider profiling Muslims

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the United States should “seriously” consider profiling Muslims inside the country as a terrorism-figh ...
    June 19, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Nebraska family 'devastated' by fatal gator attack at Disney

    ORLANDO, Fla. – The parents of a Nebraska toddler killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World said they’re devastated by the loss of their son, whose ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Singer Meat Loaf collapses during concert in Canada

    EDMONTON, Alberta – Rock singer Meat Loaf collapsed on stage during a concert Thursday night in Edmonton, Alberta, and was taken to a hospital.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • CDC: Puerto Rico may see hundreds of Zika birth defects

    NEW YORK – Dozens or hundreds of babies in Puerto Rico could develop severe birth defects because of Zika, based on how an outbreak is playing out the ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Trump plan relies on skeptical GOP leaders

    DES MOINES, Iowa – His campaign roiled by infighting and Republican revolt, Donald Trump is working to address a battleground state staffing shortage ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • 1 year after church shooting, much is the same in Charleston

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – The names of Confederate generals still adorn street signs in Charleston’s public housing projects, and a heroic waterfront statue ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • After fatal Disney attack, theme parks weigh alligator warnings

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – It’s an unwritten rule for Florida residents: Keep your kids away from ponds and lakes because alligators are everywhere. But ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Obama embraces Orlando families, appeals for gun controls

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Embracing grieving Orlando families and appealing anew for national action, President Barack Obama claimed a threat to all Americans’ ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • CDC: 3 babies with Zika-linked birth defects born in U.S.

    NEW YORK – Three babies with Zika-linked birth defects have been born in the U.S., the government reported Thursday in its first accounting of outcome ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Divided America: Constructing our own intellectual ghettos

    NEW YORK – Meet Peggy Albrecht and John Dearth. Albrecht is a freelance writer and comedian from Los Angeles who loves Bernie Sanders. Dearth, a retir ...
    June 16, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • Body of boy snatched by gator found in Disney lagoon

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The body of a 2-year-old Nebraska boy who was snatched off a Walt Disney World beach by an alligator and dragged underwater w ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Orlando gunman raged against 'filthy ways of the west'

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando gunman Omar Mateen apparently made a series of Facebook posts before and during his attack on a gay nightclub, raging against ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:56 pm
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