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President Barack Obama on Tuesday unleashed a blistering verbal assault on Donald Trump and his proposal for a ban on Muslims entering the country, saying the proposal violates the principles of American democracy and dismissing the "yapping" from "politicians who tweet." Obama...
Omar Mateen, the perpetrator of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, worked since 2007 as a security officer at one of the world's largest private security companies, which says he was cleared twice by internal background checks. "We are cooperating fully with all law...
ORLANDO, Fla. — A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub early Sunday, killing at least 50 people before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers, police said. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history...
Mr. Hockey is gone. Gordie Howe's son, Marty Howe, said the hockey hall-of-famer died Friday morning. He previously suffered a "significant" stroke in 2014. "Thoughts and prayers to the Howe family as Gordie Howe passes away at the age of 88," the Detroit Red Wings tweeted...
A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that there is no Second Amendment protection for concealed weapons -- allowing states to prohibit or restrict the public from carrying concealed firearms. The en banc opinion by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals could set up a new...
President Barack Obama endorsed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in a web video Thursday. "I don't think there's ever been someone so qualified to hold this office," Obama said in the video. "I want those of you who have been with me since the...
Spokesman Housam Badran said this was the "first of many surprises" planned against Israeli forces during the month of Ramadan. A 'savage crime' Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called "a savage crime, murder in the heart of Tel Aviv." "We will take the necessary steps to...
Hillary Clinton claimed her place in history Tuesday as America's first female presumptive presidential nominee but rival Bernie Sanders is refusing to drop his bid despite overwhelming odds. The former secretary of state immediately pivoted from her victory to a full bore...
House Speaker Paul Ryan ripped Donald Trump's recent remarks saying a judge presiding over a lawsuit involving his business was biased because of his Mexican heritage as "the textbook definition of a racist comment." As he stood surrounded by community activists and top House...