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Fifty Shades of Orange

At a televised cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Donald Trump, as is his custom, called on his appointees to publicly praise him. In a performance that would have embarrassed the most obsequious lackey of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Vice President Mike Pence delivered an encomium to his boss, …

Massachusetts Becomes 1st State To Ban Bump Stocks After Las Vegas Massacre

Republican Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito of Massachusetts signed a bill Friday, approved one day earlier by the state's Democrat-led Legislature, outlawing so-called bump stocks, accessories that allow semi-automatic firearms to mimic the rapid firing action of machine guns.<p>Massachusetts is the first state …

Inherent Resolve commander gives update about fight against Islamic State

FORT HOOD, Texas — The commander leading the campaign against the Islamic State in the Middle East says challenges remain despite pushing the …

Mother Of Vegas Survivor Pleads With Lawmaker To Change Gun Laws

“Our schools, hospitals, concert venues and churches are now all battlefields."<p>More than a month after 58 people died and more than 500 were wounded in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the mother of one of the survivors of the Las Vegas massacre is reminding local lawmakers that part …

Guns

Where Harvey Hit Hardest Up and Down the Texas Coast

Over 150,000 properties in Texas have been affected by Hurricane Harvey, based on preliminary estimates by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Amazon officially owns Whole Foods; here are the products that are getting marked down

Amazon has officially sealed the deal with Whole Foods, and the promised price cuts are already hitting grocery stores.<p>Bananas for 49 cents a pound, …

The NFL player protests, broken down by team and week

By Philip Bump<p>National correspondent<p>The week before President Trump decided to make NFL player protests a federal issue (so to speak), there were players on seven teams who participated in some sort of display during the national anthem.<p>Defining “participated” is tricky; do we count the 10 players …

Protest

Here Are All the Public Figures Who’ve Been Accused of Sexual Misconduct After Harvey Weinstein

Since the New York <i>Times</i> and <i>The New Yorker</i> first published allegations of sexual harassment and rape against Harvey Weinstein by Rose McGowan, Gwyneth …

Trump and Russia: A timeline of the investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Russian government interference in the 2016 presidential election and any connections to President Trump's campaign, leading to criminal charges against four people involved in the Trump campaign so far. Here's a timeline of key events:<p>November 9, 2013<p>…

Donald Trump

‘We are all just mind-boggled:’ scenes from the total solar eclipse of 2017

By William Wan<p>, Reporter<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>Leah Sottile<p>For one brief moment, day became night.<p>And the sun was replaced by a black circle — ringed on all sides with gleaming white fire.<p>As the Great American Eclipse made landfall in the tiny coastal town of Newport, Ore., the rowdy crowd that …

Solar Eclipse