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Congressman Danny Davis is a Democrat representing Illinois's 7th District, which includes some Chicago neighborhoods hardest hit by gun violence. His own grandson was shot and killed last November.
Jan. 7, 2017
Chicago saw a record number of murders in 2016. With more than 700 homicides, there is more than one issue that led to this problem.
Jan. 7, 2017
The mutiny, which began Friday, focused on bonus pay and living conditions for soldiers. It had spread nationwide before the government agreed Saturday to listen to their demands.
Jan. 7, 2017
Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts hear from a woman who lost 100 pounds and is now questioning her marriage.
Jan. 7, 2017
Esteban Santiago, 26, had been deployed to Iraq as part of the National Guard. In November, he visited an FBI office in Alaska, at which time he exhibited "erratic behavior."
Jan. 7, 2017
The head of the Office of Government Ethics writes that several nominees have not completed the required ethics review process or submitted financial disclosures. Hearings begin next week.
Jan. 7, 2017
About 90 percent of the fish Americans eat is imported, yet fish caught off our shores is often exported. New efforts are promoting locally caught fish, especially ones we've never appreciated before.
Jan. 7, 2017
Tsai Ing-wen is on her way to Central America for a nine-day trip, but she will be stopping in Houston on the way. After a diplomatic dust-up last month, China is watching the trip closely.
Jan. 7, 2017
A U.K.-based monitoring group says the explosion in rebel-held Azaz, on the border with Turkey, was caused by a fuel tanker rigged with a bomb. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility.
Jan. 7, 2017
U.S. intelligence officials briefed President-elect Donald Trump Friday. Agencies say Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered a campaign to try to tip the election to Donald Trump.
Jan. 7, 2017
Fort Lauderdale officials hope to reopen the city's airport this morning, a day after 26-year-old Esteban Santiago opened fire in a baggage claim area, killing five people.
Jan. 7, 2017
Russian state television said that U.S. intelligence accusations of Vladimir Putin ordering election meddling are nothing new.
Jan. 7, 2017
The sheriff's office in Oconee County, Ga., caught a runaway llama, after a caller reported that a "baby camel" had escaped. Chief Deputy Lee Weems talks about the county's loose llama problem.
Jan. 7, 2017
In this week's sports roundup: The start of NFL playoffs, the fate of running back Joe Mixon, who was caught on video punching a woman in 2014, and a 105-year-old Frenchman still on his bike.
Jan. 7, 2017
Lawmakers have lots of questions for Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson. The former ExxonMobil CEO has done business around the world, including with Russian President Putin.
Jan. 7, 2017
Research about senior citizens by the University of California, San Francisco finds people who are lonely have a higher mortality rate. Companionship may be more important than income or health.
Jan. 7, 2017
Jason Lewis was a conservative radio host in Minnesota and was recently elected to represent his state in the U.S. House of Representatives. He talks about his legislative priorities.
Jan. 7, 2017
A shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport left five people dead, and raises new questions about airport security. Aviation security expert Jeff Price explains.
Jan. 7, 2017
The Rockettes are as American as apple pie, but some dancers in the famous troupe don't want to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration.
Jan. 7, 2017
Syracuse University Professor Corey Takahashi offers his commentary on the challenge of teaching students who, instead of wanting to be writers or filmmakers, aspire to be online "influencers."
Jan. 7, 2017

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