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Jun 16 2017

At least one dead in explosion at Wisconsin plant

University of Wisconsin Hospital spokeswoman Emily Kumlien says five people were air-lifted to her facility. She said four were in the hospital's burn center, while the f...

Jun 16 2017

Following shootout in Virginia, members of Congress push for greater security

Despite the injuries and frightening moments on the Alexandria, Virginia field, the congressional baseball game planned for Thursday will go on as scheduled. 3 Republic...

Jun 16 2017

Guns Recovered From Congressional Shooter Appear Legally Purchased, FBI Says

The opposing sides are paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise, the House majority whip who was critically wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball pract...

Jun 16 2017

Theresa May orders public inquiry into Grenfell Tower blaze 'tragedy'

A woman who broadcast a Facebook Live video from inside the Grenfell Tower in London as it burned remains missing. Video: London tower block fire: What went wrong...

Jun 16 2017

Trump saddened by shooting at congressional game

Capitol Police force". Press Secretary Sean Spicer told pool reporters that Trump and First Lady Melania Trump spoke with Scalise's doctors and the congressman'...

Jun 16 2017

CNN Analyst Rips Former Trump Aide Who Called Kamala Harris "Hysterical"

When she was chastised for not allowing Sessions to complete his answers, liberals turned it into an act of ganging up on a poor black woman. 'It makes me nervous'. Pow...

Jun 16 2017

GOP Whip Steve Scalise among those shot at Del Ray park

A congressional staffer, Zach Barth, was also injured. The shooter - identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois - died at the hospital after being shot b...

Jun 15 2017

USA congressman in critical condition after mass shooting at Virginia baseball field

The congressman remained in critical condition as hospital officials released a more detailed description of his wounds. Scalise was listed in critical condition Wedn...

Jun 15 2017

Attack on USA lawmakers: what we know

Scott Applewhite). Lawmakers called for a new dialogue on lowering the partisan temperature, and Trump urged Americans to come together as he assumed the role of national...

Jun 15 2017

Adele visits Grenfell Tower to comfort people affected by deadly fire

One focus for the investigation will be the building's cladding, which TV architect George Clarke said may have accelerated the blaze. "There are, as we believe, still ...

Jun 15 2017

Scalise still in critical condition; suspect dies in custody

One Republican congressman says he's going to start carrying a gun in public after a gunman opened fire on a baseball practice, injuring Rep. Steve Scalise and several ...

Jun 15 2017

White House: Mood in Congressman's hospital room 'emotional'

In addition to Scalise, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Griner and her wife in the hospital on Wednesday night. The hospital said Scal...

Jun 15 2017

Mitch McConnell: Expect Healthcare Bill 'In the Near Future'

Senate members sitting on the committee were also all from Finance. McConnell initiated a Senate process known as Rule 14 , which allows a bill to avoid committees ...

Jun 15 2017

Behind closed doors, budget negotiations are underway

On Monday, the Senate will vote on a motion to move forward on the Iran sanctions bill, which is what the Russian Federation sanctions amendment would be attached to. Sen...

Jun 15 2017

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller

Apparently that was true all along, until Trump fired Comey and allegedly cited the Russian Federation investigation as a reason. Mueller also has the authority t...

Jun 15 2017

Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise shot: What we know Thursday morning

Scalise , the third ranking member of House Republican leadership as the majority whip, appeared to have been shot in the hip, Rep. Mo Brooks told CNN . Kentucky Gov...

Jun 15 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise in 'critical condition': What does that mean?

Scalise, the third ranking member of House Republican leadership as the majority whip, is in critical condition after he suffered a single shot to the left hip. The victi...

Jun 15 2017

London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors

Dany Cotton, London's fire commissioner, said she had "genuinely" no idea about how many people were still missing. It was built in 1974 and had just been through a m...

Jun 15 2017

FBI issues new photos of man wanted in police chief's death

Investigators say the pair crossed paths after Webb hit up a jewelry store in NY. Around the time of the murder, Webb, then 49, was a "career criminal" who burglarized ...

Jun 15 2017

Police and Politician injured in Washington attack

Hodgkinson opened fire with a semiautomatic rifle, wounding Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the House Majority Whip; Zack Barth, an aide to Representative Ro...