Caleb McDairmant

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The Worst Mass Shooting in Modern American History

A gunman opened fire during a country-music show at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, killing at least 58 people and injuring hundreds more.<p><i>Updated 11:45 a.m. ET</i><p>At least 58 people have died and hundreds have been injured Sunday night at a country-music concert in Las Vegas, the worst …

Las Vegas

Why the Same Cancer John McCain Is Fighting Finally Killed Paula Oertel

Even a hero such as Sen. John McCain will need uncommon luck to match the fight a Wisconsin woman put up against the same kind of aggressive brain …

Health Care

Past generations created a climate crisis for Millennials and Generation Z. Today marks 30 years of inaction.

Exactly 30 years ago, James Hansen, the director of NASA's Institute for Space Studies, told the US Senate that the question of the day — whether climate change was happening — was no longer in doubt.<p>"It is time to stop waffling so much and say that the evidence is pretty strong that the greenhouse …

Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It Is Memories

Recall your favorite memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child's face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It's not …

The Brain

Humans Are Genetically Predisposed to Kill Each Other

“Step back and view our species objectively from the outside, the way a zoologist would carefully observe any other animal, or see us the way every …

Evolution

Homeland secretary: People would 'never leave the house' if they knew what I knew

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Friday that the American public would "never leave the house" if they knew what he knew about terrorist threats.<p>Speaking to "Fox and Friends" hosts, Kelly noted that there were four major terror attacks in the last week, …

Donald Trump fired James Comey because of the Russia investigations

<b>(AP/Jim Mone/Reuters/Carlos Barria)</b><p>Donald Trump was so enraged that the FBI was investigating him that he would scream at the TV over it<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>May 10, 2017 11:14am (UTC)<p>The political world was rocked by President Donald Trump's surprise firing of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday. As more …

Anonymous tells followers: 'Prepare for World War Three'

Anonymous has warned that people should start preparing for a third World War as heightened tensions between the US and North Korea threaten to hit boiling point.<p>The shadowy online collective said the antagonism between North Korea, the US and South Korea is gearing up to a full-fledged battle …

Macron's Win: The Center Holds Firm in France

Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron beat out far-right Marine Le Pen with 65 percent of the vote.<p>French voters handed Emmanuel Macron, the independent candidate, a decisive victory in the presidential runoff Sunday over Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate, buoying Europe’s political …

Emmanuel Macron

San Diego police killed boy, 15, in school parking lot

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police shot and killed a 15-year-old student Saturday after he pointed a BB gun at them in a high school parking lot, authorities …

Jamaal Charles: “I would never be against KC,” would’ve taken pay cut to stay

When running back Jamaal Charles signed a one-year deal to join the Broncos on Tuesday, he told local media that he “always wanted to play in Denver” …

The House Votes to Repeal Obamacare

Republicans overcame an embarrassing early failure to pass their replacement for the Affordable Care Act with few votes to spare. Now, they await the political fallout.<p><i>Updated on May 4 at 3:47 p.m. ET</i><p>For House Republicans, the burden of an unfulfilled campaign promise had simply become too much to …

Days Before Arkansas’ Final Execution, Where Are We Now?

U.S. news<p>LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas is facing a grim "success" rate of 50 percent at best.<p>The state had planned to execute eight men in the span of 10 days. One met the ultimate justice last Thursday. Two were put to death on Monday night — the country's first double execution since 2000. A final …

Sarin was used in deadly Syria attack, chemical weapons watchdog confirms

By Louisa Loveluck<p>Louisa Loveluck<p>Reporter in The Washington Post's Beirut bureau, focusing on Syria.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>BEIRUT — The deadly nerve agent sarin was used in an attack that killed scores of civilians in northern Syria this month, a global chemical weapons watchdog group said Wednesday.<p>The …

Syrian Government

Undocumented immigrants pay taxes too. Here's how they do it.

ROCKVILLE, Maryland — A 36-year-old woman was working on her taxes with a tax preparer Friday morning when agreen box popped up on the computer screen: “Taxpayer’s Social Security number is not valid.”<p>This wasn’t a surprise. The woman wasan undocumented housekeeper from El Salvador who had come to …

U.S. Drops 'Mother of All Bombs' on ISIS Target in Afghanistan

Politics News<p>U.S. forces dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in a strike against ISIS in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, according to Pentagon officials, reportedly killing 36 militants.<p>The U.S. dropped a GBU-43 bomb, nicknamed the "mother of all bombs," on ISIS fighters and tunnels and …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Trump privately signs anti-Planned Parenthood law

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump privately signed a bill on Thursday that allows states to withhold federal money from organizations that provide abortion services, including Planned Parenthood, a group frequently targeted by Republicans.<p>The bill, which the usually camera-friendly …

Donald Trump

Archive footage shows power of MOAB bomb

US forces in Afghanistan dropped the military's largest non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State target in Afghanistan, according to the Pentagon.<p>A Pentagon spokesman said it was the first-ever combat use of the bomb, known as the GBU-43, which he said contains 11 tons of explosives.<p>Archive shows the …