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(Undated) -- More than 20 attorneys general are fighting Maryland's strict gun laws that ban 45 different types of assault weapons and put a ten-round limit on magazines. Opponents say the laws are too tough and should be thrown out. In a recent court filing, they argued that...
(Rome) -- Pope Francis says his door is always open to possible talks with ISIS. Speaking to journalists earlier this week, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church explained that he never considers anything a lost cause. While acknowledging that a dialogue with Islamic State...
(Undated) -- The streets of Ferguson, Missouri appear calm after several tense nights following the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting case. Snowfall and frigid temperatures in the St.Louis suburb last night apparently kept many people indoors. Out on the West...
(Washington, DC) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is recovering at home the day after a successful procedure on her heart. The 81-year-old had complained of pain after exercising, so doctors placed a stent in her right coronary artery to improve blood flow. Justice...
(Vienna) -- Prices are lower at the pump than they've been in years and may continue to drop. OPEC decided not to cut oil production at its meeting Thursday in Austria, which will affect gas prices in the U.S. according to financial analyst Ed Butowsky. Oil prices hit their...
(New York, NY) -- It was cold and there was snow, but people were bursting with energy at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Giant character and superhero balloons like Spiderman, Thomas the Tank Engine and Ronald McDonald floated down Central Park West. A few...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is wishing the nation a very happy Thanksgiving. The President released his weekly address a couple days early due to the holiday. In it, he focuses on what he calls a "uniquely American" celebration -- Thanksgiving. Mr. Obama took time to...
(Atlanta, GA) -- Fewer people are lighting up today than in the past 50 years. A survey conducted by the CDC indicates about 43-million people smoke cigarettes. That's fewer than 18 percent of Americans, the lowest portion of the population reported since the survey started in...
(New York, NY) -- Protesters intent on disrupting the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade have been stopped by cops. The "New York Post" posted raw video of a brief clash between the NYPD and dozens of demonstrators headed toward the parade route this morning. Several arrests...