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House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

Scalise was shot in Alexandria, Virginia as congressional Republicans practiced for the annual congressional baseball game . Flake said that that after the s...


Rep. Steve Scalise among those shot at park in Alexandria, Virginia

Scalise is the No 3 House Republican leader. Inside Congress, Scalise has been described as a pragmatic conservative and has helped bridge the widening rifts ...


Bernie Sanders says man ID'd as shooter was on campaign

Hodgkinson lived in Rep. John Shimkus' district. When he saw the shooter's picture on CNN, Brennman said, the man looked familiar, but he couldn't place him. ...


Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan

Police in Alexandria would only say they were investigating a shooting , the AP reported. "I'm shaken up", says U.S. Congressman Jeff Duncan of SC, "my colle...


Polls to open for primary elections across Virginia

Northam wound up handily defeating former U.S. congressman Tom Perriello , a more liberal insurgent challenger supported by prominent national Democrats su...


Parents of man released from NK say he's in coma

It was not clear whether the United States had been forced to make any concessions. The announcement came amid tension between Washington and Pyongyang foll...


North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

An American college student has arrived in OH after being released by North Korea, where he was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-s...


Trump says travel ban ruling comes at 'dangerous time'

They could order an unusual June argument and try to resolve the travel ban lawsuits before they leave town for the summer. That violated the Constitution's pro...


American Legion conducts flag burning ceremony in Austintown

In the United States, Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777. Flags now fly from Atlantic Stre...


Malaysian family opens doors to London fire victims

The fire brigade said 40 fire engines and 200 firefighters had been called to the blaze at Grenfell Tower, which has 120 flats. Samira Lamrani said she saw a ...


Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public hearing

Sessions in March removed himself from involvement in any probe into alleged Russian election meddling but maintained he did nothing wrong by failing to disclos...


I'm 100% willing to testify about Comey's claims

His dry quip at a riveting Senate hearing that he was "between opportunities" vastly understates the career prospects now available to him - not to mention po...


Tyson Foods Employee Injured In Virginia Baseball Field Shooting

A congressional aide said Scalise is undergoing surgery at George Washington University Hospital. The onetime congressional staffer, who is now the direct...


Severe thunderstorm watch issued

So a severe thunderstorm watch may be issued for part of southwest and south-central Lower Michigan. Thunderstorms were spotted in the northwest suburbs in ...


Rules to help defrauded students clear loans being revised

Attorneys general for eight states and the District of Columbia have filed a motion to intervene [ PDF ] in a federal lawsuit filed by the California Associat...


US Congressman, others reported shot at Virginia baseball field

His wounds were not believed to be life-threatening. At this point of the investigation there are no links to terrorism, officials said . The Congressional ...


$1M in Meth-Laced Lollipops Found During Burglary Call, Says Texas Sheriff

The sheriff's office said deputies acted quickly to prevent a large amount of drugs - with potential appeal to children - from being distributed in the area. ...


Lawmakers talk more security, packing a gun after shooting

In his White House statement , Trump praised Scalise as a "friend", a "patriot" and a "fighter", saying that he will make a full recovery and that Washing...


With Trump Nod, Rosenworcel Could Head Back to FCC

Recode recently pegged Brendan Carr , now general counsel for Ajit Pai's FCC, as the favorite for the Republican slot. "Her renomination to the FCC reinfo...


Amid diplomatic contact, North Korea frees American student

But the fact that he had been kept, comatose, in North Korea for more than a year could worsen the already tense relationship between Pyongyang and Washington ...


Men assault deli clerk with avocados

A deli worker's jaw was broken after two men threw avocados and bananas at him in the Bronx last month, police said. Surveillance video shows one of the sus...


SC Lawmakers Delay Action On "Unsubstantial" Budget Vetoes

The state budget includes $28.9 million to buy or lease new school buses. Gov. Henry McMaster says he's reluctantly vetoed $20.5 million for new school buse...


High court ruling speeds up generic biotech drug approval

Biologic drugs are isolated from living organisms, and they can't be exactly copied for generics. That marked a clear win for Sandoz, the big Novartis generic...


Children's retailer Gymboree files for bankruptcy, will close 375 stores

Gymboree said it has signed a restructuring support agreement with a majority of its term loan lenders and filed voluntary Chapter 11 petitions Sunday with the...


Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearing Tuesday

The White House distanced itself on Monday afternoon from the speculation sparked by Ruddy, who told PBS's Newshour that Trump was "considering perhaps ...


Mother, child, visiting relative were killed, house set on fire, deputies say

A third body has been found in a burned-out Malabar home in Brevard County, further solidifying police theories that a man murdered his wife, young son, and h...


Iran flies food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Morocco's foreign ministry issued a statement expressing the Kingdom's willingness to mediate in the crisis that has shaken the Gulf after Saudi Arabia and the ...


Kourtney Kardashian & Scott Disick's Bikini War of the Exes

According to Hollywood Life , Kourtney Kardashian has moved passed being angry with Scott Disick for his hard partying ways, but she is very anxious that t...


Boy, 5, dies after being left in Arkansas day care vehicle

Christopher Gardner Jr., 5, died in a van at a children's health clinic in West Memphis, Arkansas. They said they believe the child was asleep and sitting in a ...


Democrats seek distance from impeachment call

Sherman also knows that some Democrats will be cautious about acting to impeach Trump because that might lead to the elevation of a right-wing Republican, V...


Trump says '100 percent' willing to respond to Comey under oath

Comey said he believed Trump fired him because of the Russian Federation investigation, and Trump himself cited "this Russian Federation thing" as a motiv...


Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public Tuesday

Those were lies, Comey said. President Donald Trump is planning to hold a campaign-style rally later this month in Iowa. "I don't think it's for me to say w...


Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas

The same day she made a decision to resign from Congress to recover from an assassination attempt in 2011 . On March 4, 2015, Breitbart News reported Gifford...


These states are best, worst for raising children

According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual Kids Count report, the nation is making progress when it comes to teen pregnancies. Linda O'Neal with th...


Police Rescue Victim From Serial Killer's Storage Unit

Brown had gone to the property last August with her boyfriend, Charles "David" Carver, intending to do cleaning work for its owner, real estate agent Todd Chr...