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Law Enforcement

Orlando Nightclub Attack Was Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History

Phelan M. Ebenhack—AP<p>Carlo Allegri—Reuters<p>Steve Nesius—Reuters<p>Christopher Morris—VII for TIME<p>David Goldman—AP<p>Christopher Morris—VII for …

Afghanistan

FBI director says no charges against Clinton after new email review

FBI Director James Comey said Sunday that the bureau had completed its examination of newly discovered emails connected to Hillary Clinton - an inquiry that had roiled the presidential race for nine days - and found nothing to alter its months-old decision not to seek charges against the former …

Republicans keep control of Congress

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republicans pulled off a political stunner Tuesday night -- running the table down-ballot and keeping control of the House and Senate, CNN projects.<p>In a year when the GOP was almost entirely on defense, the party's incumbents -- many outspent and hobbled by struggling campaigns …

North Carolina

Donald Trump wins the presidency in stunning upset over Clinton

Donald Trump was elected the nation’s 45th president in the stunning culmination of a campaign that defied expectations and conventions at every turn and galvanized legions of aggrieved Americans in a loud repudiation of the status quo.<p>Hillary Clinton’s quest to make history as the first female …

Government

Women's March on Washington: a guide to the post-inaugural social justice event

Organizers of women’s rights event: ‘We’re not targeting Trump specifically’ Protests to be held in 30 cities nationwide, with others around the world<p>More than 200,000 people are expected to participate in a mass demonstration the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Women’s March on …

Feminism
Baseball

Apple Will Announce the Dual Camera iPhone 7 on September 7th: Report

It won’t be long now. According to a new report, Apple will be unveiling their latest iPhone models—complete with significantly improved camera …

In the Black Lives Matter era, we need justice well beyond the legal sense

America's violent summer — egregious shootings of more black men; egregious shootings of cops — has been exhausting, and far more exhausting than the extended aftermath of the riots of 1992, when the city exploded for six days following the acquittal of the four Los Angeles Police Department …

Fencer is the first American to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab

While many athletes dream only of winning gold at the Olympics, Muhammad is going with a different goal in mind: to change the perception of Muslim women.<p>While winning medals is a goal, her primary focus might be more about changing people's perceptions.<p>"I want people to see that there are Muslim …

Muslim Women

Egyptian Women's Volleyball Team Competed in Hijab For Their First Olympic Game

Egypt made their first Olympic appearance in women’s beach volleyball on Sunday since the sport was added to the games in 1996 and the athletes of …

Volleyball

Sign the Petition

Dear Democratic National Committee:<p>Tonight you anoint Hillary Clinton with your nomination for President of the United States. Let the record show …

Government

Trump's Economy: Lower Taxes, No TPP, and … Affordable Childcare?

The Republican nominee’s latest round of proposals included some surprises, as well as plenty of less-surprising GOP orthodoxy.<p>On Monday, Donald Trump took to the stage of the Detroit Economic Club to release his latest plan for jumpstarting the economy, a task that he said “won’t even be that …

Economics

Which Republicans Oppose Donald Trump? A Cheat Sheet

Colin Powell has reportedly announced that he will back Hillary Clinton for president.<p>Colin Powell reportedly told the Long Island Association Tuesday afternoon that he is supporting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the presidential race.<p>Several people at the event tweeted that the former secretary of …

Government

Human-Animal Embryo Research Could Get US Funding

The National Institutes of Health is seeking public comments on a controversial topic.<p>Research that mixes human cells into animal embryos could get …

Kanye Hints at Collaborative New Album With Drake: Watch

It’s a big Monday night for Drake. He capped off OVO Fest with a set that featured appearances from Kanye, Rihanna, French Montana, Future, and others. During his appearance, Kanye asked the crowd, “Is y’all ready for this album?” Then, he clarified, “I wasn't talking about <i>Pablo</i>. I wasn't talking …

Rap & Hip-Hop
Immigration
Immigration

Roster jam likely as several Giants prepare to return

PHOENIX — The Giants are preparing to welcome back several injured players, which will challenge the front office to keep some of the valuable minor-leaguers who have filled the gaps.<p><b>Sergio Romo</b>’s impending return should be easy to handle on the 25-man roster. The Giants could option <b>Albert Suarez</b> …

Major League Baseball