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Dozens of Democratic candidates who ran in competitive suburban House districts this election year bluntly called out the need for more gun control. And many of them won.
Nov. 13, 2018
A police officer arriving on the scene shot and killed Jemel Roberson, a uniformed security guard who had detained a suspect after a shooting in a suburban Chicago bar.
Nov. 13, 2018
As part of an ongoing lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act, Maryland requested a preliminary injunction that would declare Rod Rosenstein the acting attorney general instead.
Nov. 12, 2018
Sinema is the first woman Arizona has elected to the Senate ever, and the first Democrat the state elected to the chamber in 30 years. She'll make history as the first openly bisexual senator.
Nov. 12, 2018
Personal artifacts of a Founding Father will be on display in Philadelphia through March 2019. They were loaned by a fifth great-grandson.
Nov. 12, 2018
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known as AMLO, vowed that if elected he would fly commercial — not on the presidential jet. As his inauguration approaches, he's looking for a buyer.
Nov. 12, 2018
Recounts are underway in the close Florida races for governor and Senate. Georgia counties have to report results by Tuesday evening, which could move the race for governor closer to a final result.
Nov. 12, 2018
The Dow fell more than 600 points, or 2.3 percent, Monday. Investors are said to be worried about signs that the global economy may be slowing, even though the U.S. economy is faring well.
Nov. 12, 2018
The previously undisclosed base contains networks of tunnels used to hide and fuel mobile missiles. Intelligence agencies believe there are some 20 similar bases scattered throughout North Korea.
Nov. 12, 2018
Sunday's operation in the Gaza Strip left one Israeli and seven Palestinians dead. A day later, Israel and militants in Gaza traded hundreds of rockets and mortar shells.
Nov. 12, 2018
Dry weather and strong winds mean that what would have been small blazes in the past are now monster fires. And more people live in harm's way.
Nov. 12, 2018
"At the insistence of the Holy See, we will not be voting" on a standard of conduct and other actions, said Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Nov. 12, 2018
Lee gave us over six decades' worth of superheroes we could identify with, characters like Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk, who reacted to superpowered crises in believably flawed, human ways.
Nov. 12, 2018
Ecologist Rob Dunn's new book describes the tiny life forms, helpful and risky, that live in different parts of the home, including on floors and in water faucets, basements and heating systems.
Nov. 12, 2018
A long-planned deportation of refugees from Bangladesh back to Myanmar is set to begin this week. Rohingya are reportedly fleeing refugee camps to avoid being sent back to the country they escaped.
Nov. 12, 2018

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