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Gun Control Advocates Scramble For Votes As Capitol Pauses For Boston Bombing

With time running out for a deal, proponents hope extra time granted by attack will tilt the scales in their favor.<p>WASHINGTON — Gun control groups are hoping the pause in the legislative battle over new gun laws this week will give them time to round up the votes they need to win in the Senate.<p>In …

Al Hoffman, Republican Mega-Donor: GOP 'Faces Irrelevancy' If It Won't Compromise On Gun Control

Al Hoffman, a top GOP donor with a history of criticizing fellow Republicans for perceived intransigence, blasted the party's position on gun control in an interview with the Palm Beach Post on Tuesday.<p>"I believe the Republican Party faces irrelevancy if we as a party don’t gain a little rational …

Joe Biden On Gun Background Checks: 'I Think We're There'

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he thinks the Senate has the 60 votes needed to pass a measure to expand background checks on gun purchasers in a key vote set to take place as early as Wednesday, as some senators continued to express doubt.<p>"I think we're going to be okay," …

North Korea Can Put A Nuke on a Missile, U.S. Intelligence Agency Believes

The Defense Intelligence Agency has concluded with "moderate confidence" that North Korea might have a nuclear weapon that's small enough to be …

North Korea dismisses offer of talks as John Kerry urges dialogue

North Korea has dismissed the South's proposal to resolve tensions through dialogue, describing it as "a crafty trick" to disguise Seoul's …

Photos: North Korean marathon confounds after a week of war talk

Amid threat of thermonuclear war, North Korea is celebratory in advance of its most important holiday of the year, the birthday of national founder Kim Il Sung, celebrated on April 15. Today, through the streets of its capital city Pyongyang, runners from 16 different countries participate in the …

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The west seems more concerned about North Korea than most Koreans

I had assumed I would be safe in peaceful little Wonju, a city around an hour and a half from Seoul by bus, but while we were eating sangyupsal and …

Nobody's Seen Kim Jong Un Publicly for Two Weeks

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>North Korea's been owning headlines for the better part of a month now with its threats against the …

North Korea’s high-heeled female soldiers go on patrol as tensions rise

SEOUL – South Korea and the United States were on high alert for a North Korean missile test-launch on Thursday, as the isolated state celebrated the …

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Dennis Rodman Will Return to North Korea on August 1

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Dennis Rodman, the pierced and pugnacious former Chicago Bulls star, says he's excited to hang out …

Liberal Group Ties Mitch McConnell To Al-Qaeda On Gun Control

The terrorist organization told American sleeper cell terrorists to take advantage of weak background laws in 2011 to buy guns for Mumbai-style terrorist attacks. Now the liberal group Americans United for Change is using it to hit McConnell in a new TV spot.

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Evangelical leader Rick Warren says his son shot himself with an unregistered, no-background check gun.

Here's The Democrats' Plan To Pass Gun Control In The Senate

Senior Hill aides describe Harry Reid's strategy.

Video Games And Gun Violence Linked By Majority In New Poll

WASHINGTON -- More than half of Americans believe there is a link between violent video games and gun violence, but only a third favor more government research on the subject, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll.<p>According to the new poll, 37 percent of Americans said they'd be in favor of …