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Jeb on Oregon Massacre: ‘Stuff Happens’

Jeb Bush in South Carolina argued against calls for greater gun control on Friday, saying “stuff happens.”<p>After a question from the audience about …


President Obama Is Right: States With Strict Gun Laws Have Fewer Gun Deaths

Last night, in response to America's latest horrific mass shooting, this time at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, President Obama pointed out that stricter gun laws save lives, a fact that is indisputable when gun death rates are compared by state. "We know that states with the most …

Why Solitary Confinement in America Needs to Finally End

Now that solitary is on the national radar, systemic problems with "the hole" are being laid bare for all to see.<p>Marie Levin cannot wait to give her older brother a hug and a high-five for the first time in more than 31 years. Roughly three decades ago, the California Department of Corrections and …

Fusion Petitions White House To End Juvenile Solitary Confinement, Previews New Documentary

Juvenile justice reform finds support among a group of people you usually don't see agreeing.<p>WASHINGTON -- Representatives of Koch Industries, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Democratic Party and a TV network were just a few making up the unlikely coalition that gathered Wednesday at the …

The First Time a Pope Visited the U.S. Was Much More Complicated

Bill Eppridge—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>PhotoQuest—Getty Images<p>Bill Fitzpatrick/White House—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty …

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Beyonce, Biden at Global Citizen Festival: Pictures

Water on the red planet: Nasa reveals major discovery – in pictures

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter


The World’s Leaders at the UN: Pictures