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Steve Scalise, House majority whip, shot in Virginia, police say

Members of Congress practice for months for the event , and typically don the jerseys of a team from back home. The popular annual face-off, which raises mon...


Cuomo Talks Plans to Nominate Openly-Gay Man to State's Highest Court

Feinman's nomination follows the April death of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, who also made history as the first black woman to serve on the court. "He is a talent...


Attack on lawmakers stirs memories of Giffords shooting

In this March 4, 2015 file photo, former U.S. Rep. Giffords was shot in the head and severely wounded on January 8, 2011, outside a Tucson grocery store. Howe...


Bill Cosby trial Day 9: Jury reports it is deadlocked

Cosby faces up to 10 years in prison on each of the three counts, but they could be merged for sentencing purposes. The judge told them to try again for a verdi...


Closing arguments set in police officer's manslaughter trial

Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, captured the aftermath of the shooting in a now infamous Facebook Live video that showed Yanez crying after the shooting...


Trump is mad online about being investigated for obstructing justice

A spokesman for Mueller declined to comment. Mr. Sessions' testimony came in the wake of fired FBI Director Mr. Comey's assertion that he believed he was sa...


How to watch Thursday's Congressional baseball game

Scott Applewhite). The targeted lawmakers were practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game , a charity competition against a team of Democrats. His brothe...


Scalise 'May Have Brought Some Unity' To US Through 'Great Sacrifice'

Just before the game Thursday night, members of the Democratic and Republican teams knelt together in prayer near second place, where Scalise would have been pl...


Basketball diplomacy in North Korea as United States student is released

He was sentenced in March 2016 after a televised trial in North Korea , when he publicly confessed to trying to steal a propaganda banner. The North Koreans ag...


Video of Virginia shooting surfaces on social media

A statement from the MedStar Washington Hospital Center where Scalise is being treated said the conservative Republican arrived at the facility in "shock" a...


Gunman shoots United States congressman, police at baseball practice

US lawmakers returned to regular business on Thursday and prepared to play their annual charity baseball game, one day after a man who had expressed anger towar...


Congressman faces third surgery today after ballpark shooting

Majority Whip Steve Scalise is facing a third surgery today, one day after police say IL gunman James Hodgkinson opened fire during a Republican baseb...


Aide: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice

They get angry as well. President Donald Trump , in a hastily called address from the White House, announced the shooter had died of his injuries. Suspected ...


Scalise's condition after shooting 'more difficult' than thought

Scalise was shot in the hip and hospitalized in critical condition , MedStar Washington Hospital Center tweeted Wednesday afternoon. Many members of the...


Parents of U.S. student to detail his time in North Korean prison

An American university student who was detained for 17 months in North Korea and suffered a serious neurological injury was "brutalised" by the reclusive re...


DC shooting has brought some much-needed unity to Congress

But at a news conference, Pelosi bristled at comments made by a few Republicans and conservative activists in the aftermath of the shooting who blamed heated De...


Cosby accusers confront supporters outside court

The jury said Thursday it's deadlocked on charges that Cosby drugged and violated a woman at his home in 2004. "But each of you must decide by yourself ". ...


Feinstein: I Believe Comey Over Trump

Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . Obstruction is a serious and complicated matter. She said Sunday th...


Congressman Scalise undergoes third surgery since Virginia shooting

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remained in critical condition Thursday evening after undergoing a second surgery to deal with internal injuries and a bro...


USA student released from N. Korea has severe brain damage: doctor

The father of an American college student released by North Korea and now hospitalized in a coma says his son was "terrorized and brutalized" by his captors...


Trump chastises special counsel for investigating obstruction of justice

The story broke hours after Mueller met with top members of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Scrutiny over Trump's response to the Russian Federation probe ...


Scalise has more surgery as authorities track shooter's path

The game at Nationals Park carried on a century-old bipartisan ritual, this one tinged with worry about Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise and their determination t...


Representative says he's carrying gun after baseball shooting

His doctors indicated Scalise suffered internal wounds and fractured bones, and was due for additional surgery. Tuesday marked the 240th anniversary of the da...


Steve Scalise to undergo third surgery from gunshot in mass shooting

The shooter - identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois - died at the hospital after being shot by police. Two Capitol Police officers assigne...


Hannity Calls for Mueller and Deputy AG Rosenstein To Recuse Themselves, Resign

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday. Mark Warner, for example, told Sessions:...


After shooting, Congress seeks more security--but isn't sure how

Roger Williams who was shot in the leg Wednesday when a gunman opened fire on a Republican baseball practice in Virginia, said he relied on his survival ins...


Wisconsin Corn Mill Explosion Leaves At Least 1 Dead, Dozens Injured

There was no word on exactly many people were injured, but there were multiple burn injuries reported , authorities said. Almost a dozen other people were ta...


UK PM orders public inquiry into tower fire

But David Collins, former chairman of the Grenfell Tower Residents' Association, said the building's management had failed to listen to residents' calls for...


GOP baseball practice shooting: What they are saying about political rhetoric

Aging former Little Leaguers now in Congress don their spikes and dust off their gloves in a game played for claiming top dog status and to benefit several char...


Scalise's condition 'more difficult' than first thought, Trump says

He's been identified by law enforcement as 66-year old James Hodgkinson from the state of IL. Lawmaker Steve Scalise , the third highest-ranking Republican...


Trump, Melania visit wounded senior Congressman in hospital

Accompanied by his wife, Trump arrived around sunset for the surprise visit to MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Representative Jeff Duncan indicated ther...


Republican lawmaker hurt in shooting

Reports that the Senior Republican is in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and to undergo a third operation. He said that "many li...


United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Stake Boosted by Tufton Capital Management

Princeton Mngmt invested 2.64% in United Parcel Service, Inc. Mycio Wealth Partners LLC now owns 6,411 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $701,0...


Salesforce.com Inc (CRM) Director Maynard G. Webb, Jr. Sells 2680 Shares

Macy's now has $7.20B valuation. The stock rose 1.25% or $1.08 reaching $87.26 per share. About 49,564 shares traded. Genpact Limited (NYSE:G) has declined 1.49...


Who was James Hodgkinson? More about the man behind the congressional shooting

The FBI says it is actively investigating Hodgkinson's "associates, whereabouts, social media impressions, and potential motivations". " Every issue that we w...