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|Poll Finds Near-Universal Support For Gun Background Checks
A new poll from Quinnipiac University has found the highest support it’s ever surveyed for universal background checks for firearms purchases, with nearly 100 percent of those polled supporting the gun control measure.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 8:07 PM
|Marco Rubio jeered at CNN town hall on school shootings
Sen. Marco Rubio endorsed additional gun control legislation after questions from survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 8:20 AM
|There will never be another Billy Graham, because the world that made him possible is gone
The world that made Bill Graham, the cohesive culture of postwar America, is gone, and no one preacher will ever again unite all strains of evangelical Christianity as he did.
POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2018 2:58 PM
|Autopsy confirms Virginia woman was mauled to death by her own pit bulls
An autopsy has confirmed that a Virginia woman believed to have been mauled to death by her own pit bulls in December did indeed die from "trauma due to mauling by animals."
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 10:42 AM
|Truck was on tracks despite gates when struck by Amtrak train: U.S. report
A garbage truck was on the tracks despite lowered safety gates when it was struck by a train carrying Republican lawmakers in a fatal crash last month in rural Virginia, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Wednesday. Data from a camera mounted on the front of the chartered Amtrak train showed the gates were down at the crossing at the time of the crash, according to a preliminary NTSB report on the Jan. 31 accident. A passenger on the garbage truck was killed and two others on the truck were injured.
POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2018 1:03 PM
|Mississippi Town Rejects 'Historic' LGBTQ Pride Parade Despite Local Support
Local leaders in Starkville, Mississippi, denied a request to host what would have been the town’s first gay pride parade.
POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2018 4:37 PM
|Man who died in Yellowstone was looking for hidden treasure
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 53-year-old Illinois man who fell to his death in Yellowstone National Park last year was looking for a supposed hidden cache of gold and jewels that has inspired thousands to hunt in vain across remote corners of the Western U.S., according to a report by park authorities.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 6:31 PM
|Hem Is Having a 20% Off Sale and We're Freaking Out
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 3:41 PM
|Democrat trounces Republican in Kentucky state race where Trump won with 72% of vote
The Democrats have emphatically won a state House seat in a Kentucky district where Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by 49 points in 2016. Linda Belcher’s victory in Bullitt County, where she polled more than two-thirds of the vote, is thought to be the Democrats’ 37th gain since the presidential election and is the latest sign of the party’s momentum ahead of pivotal midterms later this year. Rebecca Johnson had denied the accusations against husband Dan Johnson, claiming he was a victim of “an assault from the left.” However, they were backed up by an on-the-record interview from the victim, plus pages of police documents that were published by the Kentucky Centre for Investigative Reporting.
POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2018 5:10 AM
|Jimmy Kimmel Shreds Donald Trump Jr. For Perpetuating Florida Shooting Conspiracies
Jimmy Kimmel has absolutely no time for people who peddle conspiracy theories, including Donald Trump Jr.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 3:58 AM