The NRA says beneficiaries who lack capacity to manage their affairs are targets for the “largest gun grab in American history.”
Despite mental issues that spurred court-ordered hospital evaluation, shooter wasn’t involuntarily committed and thus was able to buy a gun.
President Barack Obama defended the Iran nuclear deal and chided “ridiculous” claims against it by Republican presidential contenders.
Its making swift arrests of those suspected of being Islamic State sympathizers in a strategy change to stem prospect for homegrown terror.
The move sets the two chambers on a collision course days ahead of an August recess amid the summer driving season.
Biyuan Li, 25, was among 15 Chinese nationals charged in U.S. and China with scheming to have impostors take college and grad school exams.
The school’s SEI is the only federally funded research/development center dedicated to cybersecurity and software engineering.
Police said Neal Falls of Oregon was under investigation by police in 20 states.
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Senate voted on Sunday to resurrect the federal Export-Import Bank, handing the Republican Party’s most conservative wing a major defeat.
However, some scouting groups will still be able to limit leadership jobs to heterosexuals.
“...Many minority communities for so long have felt that law enforcement was coming in essentially to enforce laws against them,” she said.
Mayor Marty Walsh’s decision was a harsh blow to the city’s chances for the Summer Games.
President Obama set a deadline for a peace accord, Aug. 17, threatening both sides with sanctions if they don’t.
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Mr. Obama found himself at odds with his hosts over issues of democracy, human rights and same-sex marriage.
Critics warn that gains against the Taliban may be coming at the cost of human rights, potentially undermining its counterterrorism effort.
Lafayerre shooter was able to purchase a gun despite metal troubles.
A federal judge found that two detention centers fail to meet minimum legal requirements of a 1997 settlement.
There appears to be a dispute between the panel and Ms. Clinton’s lawyers over the ground rules.
The Texas sheriff at whose jail Ms. Bland was found hanged says he is seriously considering disciplinary action against jail staff members.
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The inspector general has advised the DOJ that some classified data went through Hillary Rodham Clinton’s personal email server.
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles to fix a software vulnerability that could let hackers wirelessly control a vehicle.
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Jonathan Pollard, the U.S. intelligence analyst convicted of spying for Israel, could be freed as soon as November.
President Barack Obama on Friday came to Kenya, his father’s homeland, overriding debunked claims about his own birthplace and identity.
Turkish jets bombed Islamic State targets in Syria for the first time Friday, and leaders vowed further action against the militants.
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A man who opened fire in Lafayette, La., is said to have a history of mental health issues.
Donald Trump’s border patrol escort for a trip to the U.S-Mexico border backed out of the event Thursday.
A Texas county prosecutor said the autopsy of Sandra Bland, a black woman found hanged in a Texas jail, confirms the initial suicide ruling.
Police in suburban Tulsa, Okla., said that five family members were found stabbed to death and a sixth wounded in an affluent neighborhood.
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An automatic 19 percent cut in benefits await the 11 million people getting Social Security disability unless Congress makes changes.
Some servicemen killed in the Tennessee shooting last week sacrificed themselves to divert the gunmen from others, investigators said.
The sturdy jobs picture together with a strengthening housing market brings the Federal Reserve a step closer to raising interest rates
The 6,809-square-foot center will open Sept. 10 with a permanent exhibit dedicated to the 40 passengers and crew members of Flight 93.
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A grand jury in South Carolina returned a 33-count indictment against Dylann Roof, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.
The gunman who killed five service members in Tennessee last week had researched martyrdom in Islamic materials online, investigators said.
A bipartisan Senate deal has been struck for highway spending over the next three years and transportation policy through 2022.
Donald Trump’s confrontations with fellow Republican presidential contenders escalated Tuesday.
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Investors’ selling mood gave the stock market its first broad decline in four days.
Women with early memory loss decline at a much faster pace than men, a study has found.
The report says the DEA "had not established a process or any controls regarding the awarding" of workers' compensation to informants.
But the GOP presidential candidate insisted in a phone interview that he had said “four times” that he respected those captured in war.
A popular website for would-be adulterers, AshleyMadison.com, which claims 37 million users, has been hit by hackers.
Philadephia’s transit system suspended rail pass sales for Pope Francis’ September visit to the city after its system was overwhelmed.