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In Denver, staving off a sense of hopelessness by lobbying for change

In Denver, staving off a sense of hopelessness by lobbying for change

DENVER — Olivia Gardner answered a call she saw on Facebook to help put on Denver’s march. Before 10 a.m., the 19-year-old University of Colorado sophomore was helping city recreation department workers set up speakers and chairs in a park near the state capitol. Gardner was 8 months old when two Columbine High School students opened fire […]

Justice Department proposes banning bump stocks, branding them machine guns

Justice Department proposes banning bump stocks, branding them machine guns

A bump stock is attached to a semiautomatic rifle at the Gun Vault store and shooting range in South Jordan, Utah. (Rick Bowmer/AP) Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Friday that the Justice Department is proposing a regulation to define bump stocks as machine guns under federal law, effectively banning the device used by a gunman […]

In late-night drama, Senate passes $1.3 trillion spending bill, averting government shutdown

In late-night drama, Senate passes $1.3 trillion spending bill, averting government shutdown

Congress cleared a sweeping $1.3 trillion spending bill early Friday that doles out enormous increases to military and domestic programs alike, as Republicans and Democrats joined to block most of President Trump’s proposed budget cuts and place obstacles in the way of his immigration agenda. The House passed the 2,232-page bill Thursday on a wide […]

Trump fires back at 'Crazy Joe Biden': 'He would go down fast and hard, crying all the way'

Trump fires back at 'Crazy Joe Biden': 'He would go down fast and hard, crying all the way'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse expected to vote on omnibus Thursday afternoon House passes ‘right to try’ drug bill Spending bill rejects Trump’s proposed EPA cut MORE fired back at Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenStormy Daniels’s lawyer calls allegations of political motivation ‘laughable’ Biden: I would have ‘beat the hell’ out of Trump in high school […]

Powerball Winning Numbers March 17: Watch $455 Mil Jackpot Drawing Live Online, Mobile, TV

Powerball Winning Numbers March 17: Watch $455 Mil Jackpot Drawing Live Online, Mobile, TV

Feeling lucky? Check the results of Saturday’s Powerball lottery drawing and find out if you’re an instant multi-millionaire. Did anyone win the $455 Powerball jackpot on Saturday, March 17? You’ll have the luck of the Irish, and then some, if you match all six numbers drawn on St. Patrick’s Day. According to Reuters, there hasn’t […]

Another View: Haspel's appointment revives CIA's dark history

Another View: Haspel's appointment revives CIA's dark history

Gina Haspel, President Trump’s choice to take over the CIA, is a well-respected figure within the intelligence community, by most accounts. But she is inextricably tied to two very dark elements of the spy agency’s past: She ran a secret, post-Sept. 11 overseas “black site” where detainees were subjected to torture, and she participated in […]

Duckworth on Zinke improper use of Japanese: 'Racism is not ok'

Duckworth on Zinke improper use of Japanese: 'Racism is not ok'

Duckworth on Zinke improper use of Japanese: ‘Racism is not ok’  The Hill Zinke says ‘Konnichiwa’ after hearing story about WWII Japanese internment  CNN Ryan Zinke To US Rep. Whose Grandparents Were Imprisoned In WWII: ‘Konnichiwa!’  HuffPost Japanese American Confinement Sites Program – National Park Service  National Park Service Here Is Ryan Zinke Making a Complete Fool of Himself  Splinter […]

New pedestrian bridge collapses at Florida International University, crushing eight cars driving underneath

New pedestrian bridge collapses at Florida International University, crushing eight cars driving underneath

A pedestrian bridge under construction at Florida International University west of Miami collapsed Thursday afternoon, crushing eight vehicles on the road beneath and injuring multiple people, according to police. Because of the size and weight of the walkway — it weighs more than 950 tons — the damage is significant, said Lt. Alex Camacho of the Florida […]

UAB Hospital Highlands shooting: 1 dead, 1 injured, shooter killed himself, Birmingham police say

UAB Hospital Highlands shooting: 1 dead, 1 injured, shooter killed himself, Birmingham police say

One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting Wednesday evening at UAB Hospital Highlands. A third person — the gunman — then shot and killed himself, according to Birmingham police. One victim, an employee, was shot multiple times in the chest and rushed to the main UAB Hospital. The second victim was being treated at […]

Students across the country and around the world to take part in National School Walkout today

Students across the country and around the world to take part in National School Walkout today

Students across the country and around the world are expected to take part in a National School Walkout today in a call on Congress to pass tighter gun control laws. The ENOUGH National School Walkout will be held this morning — exactly one month after the mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed […]