In their latest gun control push, Democrats are leaving out Pat Toomey, the Republican who forged the last bipartisan effort.
Congressman raps EPA for not discovering cheating
Estimates that 250 Americans have joined the Islamic State.
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The school president called it an isolated and unprecedented incident and said classes would go on as scheduled today.
The incident came several hours after a student opened fire with a handgun on the campus of Northern Arizona University, killing one.
Pennsylvania Republicans Keith Rothfus and Mike Kelly say the House GOP caucus is strong and functional despite leadership turmoil.
This Friday, President Barack Obama is traveling to the town where 10 died in last week’s college shooting.
Cleanup costs could exceed $1 billion, and a university is forced to relocate a home football game 700 miles away.
The cargo ship went down during Hurricane Joaquin in the Bahamas.
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Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was heavily favored to win his GOP colleagues’ endorsement for the post.
She joins the rest of announced Democratic candidates, although Joe Biden is backing it.
Jason Chaffetz is challenging heir apparent Kevin McCarthy for the U.S. House speakership.
Latest report says officers hit Chris Harper-Mercer with one shot in Umpqua Community College rampage.
The European Court of Justice found that European data is not sufficiently protected in the United States.
The move implements a decision last year to slash the number of incarcerated drug offenders by nearly half.
So far, at least 17 people have died in the floods in the Carolinas, some of them drowning after trying to drive through high water.
He urged farmers to push their lawmakers to approve what he said would boost their sales in a fast-growing region.
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The justices refused to hear an appeal by Thorpe’s surviving sons in their effort to move his remains to Indian tribal lands in Oklahoma.
The new protected waters in the United States are the first to be designated as such in 15 years, the White House said in a statement.
The justices rejected hundreds of appeals that had piled up over the summer.
It was a move widely seen as benefiting his preferred successor, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California.
Her willingness to put the gun issue at the forefront of her campaign represents a risk that the politics have indeed changed on the issue.
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Even as some waters began receding, the governor pleaded with residents to remain in their homes, if they still had them.
The Golden State becomes the fifth in U.S. to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives.
Jason Chaffetz, a rising star among congressional Republicans, on Sunday declared a bid to become speaker of the House of Representatives.
A dozen Pacific nations reached a breakthrough over how long a monopoly pharmaceutical companies should be given on new biotech drugs.
Roseburg is still bewildered by the massacre and disturbing details coming to light.
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The American Airlines co-pilot tells Syracuse air traffic tower that the “captain is incapacitated.”
The 790-foot container ship El Faro sank after encountering Hurricane Joaquin’s high winds and heavy seas last week.
Amtrak says the Vermonter train was carrying 98 passengers and 4 crew members when five of its cars left the tracks,
Aircraft and ships taking part in the search located a container that appears to have come from the 790-foot El Faro.
Officials: It’s too early to tell if debris is from U.S. cargo ship that sent distress signal during Hurricane Joaquin,
The dangerous crescendo closed a major East Coast interstate route and threatened the drinking water supply for the capital city.
National Education Association leaders said Hillary Rodham Clinton came to the board meeting at their request.
By Saturday afternoon, the White House said President Obama had declared an emergency in South Carolina.
Investigators had previously said the 26-year-old shooter was killed by the officers who raced to the rampage at Umpqua Community College.
The 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership will create a free trade zone covering 40 percent of the world economy.
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In the wake of a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, experts say action is sometimes needed.
Authorities said Christopher Sean Harper-Mercer wore a flak jacket and brought six guns and five ammunition magazines to the school.
The economy added just 142,000 jobs last month, depressed by job cuts by manufacturers and oil drillers.
The president instead called on Congress to join him in forging a longer-term deal.
The Vatican said the only “real audience” Pope Francis had in Washington, D.C., was with a small group that included a gay couple.
Starting today, homebuyers will have access to new standardized forms to replace ones that might have varied widely from lender to lender.
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