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Appeals court blocks DC’s concealed-carry law on Second Amendment grounds

Appeals court blocks DC’s concealed-carry law on Second Amendment grounds

News July 26, 2017 at 3:00 am

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday struck down a District of Columbia gun-control measure that the court said is essentially an outright ban of the Second Amendment.

D.C. requires gun owners to have a “good reason” to obtain a concealed …

Can Donald Trump actually pardon himself?

Can Donald Trump actually pardon himself?

News July 22, 2017 at 5:44 am

Speculation is mounting that President Donald Trump could issue a pardon to members of his family and close associates who are suspected of colluding with Russia in the 2016 campaign.

Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence …

U.S. Calls for ‘Much Better Deal’ in Nafta Overhaul Plan

U.S. Calls for ‘Much Better Deal’ in Nafta Overhaul Plan

News July 18, 2017 at 5:39 am

WASHINGTON — Claiming it wants to negotiate a “much better deal for all Americans,” the Trump administration on Monday revealed its most detailed list of objectives to date for an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico …

The Strange Revelation of the Investigation of Alabama’s Governor

The Strange Revelation of the Investigation of Alabama’s Governor

News July 16, 2017 at 2:55 am

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley Brynn Anderson / AP

Thanks for the appointment, governor: You’re under investigation.

Those weren’t Steven Marshall’s words exactly, but that was the gist of his announcement on Wednesday a few days after Governor Robert Bentley gave …

Mayweather-McGregor: Super-fight or circus sideshow?

Mayweather-McGregor: Super-fight or circus sideshow?

News July 15, 2017 at 11:45 pm

SHOW ME THE MONEY. Floyd Mayweather Jr has a massive edge in experience and pedigree in the boxing ring over Conor McGregor, a UFC champion. Mayweather photo from Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

LOS ANGELES, USA – A mouthwatering one-off collision of …

People Who Aren’t Black Really Love Atlanta, Insecure, and Black-ish

People Who Aren’t Black Really Love Atlanta, Insecure, and Black-ish

News July 15, 2017 at 5:56 am

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Black people aren’t the only ones who love

Last December, I found myself at a very small holiday gathering of about 10 urban professionals in the gorgeous townhouse of a prominent couple in Gramercy Park in Manhattan. The evening …

Pennsylvania missing men: Remains found by searchers

Pennsylvania missing men: Remains found by searchers

News July 14, 2017 at 8:43 am

The missing men. From left: Tom Meo, Dean Finocchiaro, Jimi Patrick, Mark Sturgis

The remains of one of four young men who went missing last week have been found on a Pennsylvania farm.

The grim discovery was unearthed in a …

The cynical and dishonest denial of climate change has to end: it’s time for leadership

The cynical and dishonest denial of climate change has to end: it’s time for leadership

News July 14, 2017 at 5:53 am

Australia has enough renewable energy to power the country 500 times over. With South Australia a step closer to unveiling the largest lithium ion battery storage facility in the world, it is clear just how fast we can make the …

Person of interest arrested for trying to sell missing Pennsylvania man’s car, ‘important’ evidence found, DA says

Person of interest arrested for trying to sell missing Pennsylvania man’s car, ‘important’ evidence found, DA says

News July 13, 2017 at 5:43 am

A man named a person of interest in the disappearance of four missing men in Pennsylvania was re-arrested Wednesday and charged with the theft of a vehicle belonging to one of the men, as police said they have recovered "important" …

German police raid homes in search for stolen Canadian gold coin

German police raid homes in search for stolen Canadian gold coin

News July 12, 2017 at 8:21 pm

The ‘Big Maple Leaf’ coin, issued by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007, on display at Dorotheum auction house in Vienna June 16, 2010. (HEINZ-PETER BADER/REUTERS)

German special police units raided several homes in Berlin early Wednesday in connection with …