Alex DeMarco

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Assault-Rifle Camp for Kids, Courtesy of the American Military

A look at the Army’s annual marksmanship clinic for children aged 9 to 18<p>Kyle Holsclaw Jr. learned to shoot an AR-15 assault rifle competitively at the age of 16 while attending a clinic run by the U.S. Army.<p>“It was a fantastic experience,” said Holsclaw, an experienced competitive target shooter …

Self Defense
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

What Will Clinton and Trump Do About Sexual Assault On College Campuses?

Vice President Biden spoke to college administrators, chancellors, and student body presidents in a conference call Monday, the latest push in the White House's 'It's On Us' campaign to try and end sexual assault on college campuses.<p>"I'm calling about the need for there to be a climate change and a …

Donald Trump

Clinton's 'Moscow Spring' ended as Putin returned to power

WASHINGTON (AP) — As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton basked in a diplomatic "Moscow Spring," seizing on Vladimir Putin's break from the presidency to help seal a nuclear arms-control treaty and secure Russia's acquiescence to a NATO-led military intervention in Libya. When Putin returned to the …

Donald Trump

Poll finds Clinton has widened lead ahead of Trump to 8 points

Hillary Clinton has emerged from the two major party conventions and their aftermath with an eight-point lead over Donald Trump, aided by a consolidation of support among Democrats and a failure so far by Republicans to rally equally behind their nominee, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News …

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Health Care

Ben Carson: 'In No Way Did I Suggest Using Drones To Kill People' Along The Border

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson pushed back on the notion that he would use weaponized drones to kill people along the U.S.-Mexico border.<p>"In no way did I suggest using drones to kill people," he said Sunday, appearing on CNN's "State of the Union." "How ridiculous."<p>Carson's comments …


In South Carolina, Sanders Discusses Race, Courts Black Voters

Sen. Bernie Sanders drew big crowds again this weekend, but they may not be the right kind of crowd if he hopes to win South Carolina's primary. The Independent senator from Vermont is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, and he'll need black voters to win in the early-voting state.<p>This …

Scott Walker Completes The Journey Back To Not Repealing The 14th Amendment

WASHINGTON -- Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) affirmed on Sunday that he would not seek to end birthright citizenship as president, seemingly bringing to an end a days-long grapple for a definitive position on the issue.<p>“No,” said the Wisconsin Republican when asked if he was “seeking to repeal or alter …


Former Attorney General Questions Clinton's Email Comments

Questions surrounding Hillary Clinton's private email server continue to dog her on the campaign trail. Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey tells NPR's Scott Simon that she may have broken numerous laws.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Scott …

Will GOP's Efforts To Reach Out To Hispanics Survive These Primaries?

Immigration has taken over the 2016 Republican presidential race. See, for instance, Donald Trump's position paper that included a call to deport those in the country illegally <i>and</i> to challenge the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — the one that says anyone born in the United States is an …

Barack Obama

Corporate, Koch Money Dominates Early 2016 Senate Race Spending

WASHINGTON -- The race for control of the Senate is already underway -- and it is being fueled by outside groups that do not disclose their donors. <b></b><p>In nine key Senate races, outside groups have already spent at least $12.5 million on advertising and grassroots communications targeting both already …

New Hampshire

Here's why Donald Trump won't win the Republican presidential nomination

How meaningful is Donald Trump’s impressive lead in the polls, really? Not very meaningful, think most people in the know. Here’s why<p>Donald Trump’s authoritative lead in early polling in the 2016 Republican race for the presidential nomination has left Americans excited, confused and afraid.<p>Trump …


Donald Trump tells Alabama crowd: 'I'd like to have the election tomorrow'

Donald Trumparrived in Mobile, Ala., for his biggest rally yet in typically bombastic style: in a private jet that had just flown several laps around the football stadium where thousands of his supporters were waiting.<p>Wearing a red baseball cap emblazoned with his campaign slogan -- "Make America …

Feinstein asks Obama to bypass Congress to create three desert monuments

U.S. Sen.<p>Dianne Feinsteinsaid she has asked PresidentObamato bypass Congress and create three new national monuments in California, giving federal protection to more than 1 million acres of mountain ranges, sandy expanses and forests lying roughly between Palm Springs and the Nevada border.<p>The …

The Dragnet Effect: How TV Has Obscured Police Brutality

In the most influential police procedural ever, even Joe Friday, America’s archetypal “good cop,” was blind to the problem.<p>Nearly 50 years ago, the NBC show <i>Dragnet</i>, the most influential police procedural ever, broadcast an episode that called for its hero, Sergeant Joe Friday, to debate …