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A display of 7-round .45 caliber handguns are seen at Coliseum Gun Traders Ltd. in Uniondale, New York. Two years after the Newtown shootings, Americans siding with gun control have made few inroads. Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Today in the...
The homepage at Healthcare.gov warns visitors that they must sign up by December 15 for 2015 coverage.WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s push to cover America’s uninsured faces another big test Monday. This time, it’s not only...
One of the hostages runs toward police from a cafe in the central business district of Sydney on Dec. 15. Photo by Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images The man who held more than a dozen people hostage in a café in Sydney is believed to be self-described...
Arizona’s attempt to regulate where women can be treated with medication that induces abortion has been struck down by the Supreme Court. Photo by Ute Grabowsky/Photothek via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is refusing to allow...
Australian prime minister: unknown if Sydney hostage situation is politically motivated http://t.co/hcjr6TjYll pic.twitter.com/bJzBa3pipO — Circa (@Circa) December 15, 2014 Police are responding after at least one gunman reportedly took...
WASHINGTON — When the CIA sought permission to use harsh interrogation methods on a captured al-Qaida operative, the response from Bush administration lawyers was encouraging, even clinical. In one of several memos forming the legal...