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WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel Slams 'So-Called Leaders' On Gun Control

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:07am

Late night hosts on various networks reacted to the massacre in Las Vegas by criticizing political inaction on gun laws, which continues to divide the American public.

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Telling Time: Ta-Nehisi Coates On The History That Continues To Haunt America

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:06am

The writer discusses his journalism, comics, the transition from Presidents Obama to Trump and more.

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Las Vegas Massacre Prompts Musician To Call For Gun Control: 'Enough Is Enough'

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 9:37am

Caleb Keeter, a guitarist for the Josh Abbott Band, says, "my biggest regret is that I stubbornly didn't realize it until my brothers on the road and myself were threatened by it."

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President Trump To Tour Puerto Rico's Devastation From The Air

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 6:28am

One person the president is not scheduled to meet is Carmen Yulín Cruz — the Puerto Rican mayor who has been locked in a public feud with Trump over his administration's hurricane response.

Why President Trump Has Exclusive Authority To Order A Nuclear Strike

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:00am

There is not a single check built in the nuclear launch protocols. We examine a system that leaves virtually no room for debate, and at why some are saying more checks are needed.

Tech Companies Urge Congress To Help DREAMers

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:00am

A Senate committee holds a hearing on the fate of DACA recipients. Tech industry insiders say they're not optimistic the Senate will move on a bill. A business coalition pushes alternate strategies.

Morning News Brief: Las Vegas Shooting, Puerto Rico Relief

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:00am

There are still more questions than there are answers about why a gunmen opened fire at a country music festival. And, President Trump sees first hand how Puerto Rico is recovering after Maria.

This Supreme Court Case Could Radically Reshape Politics

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:00am

Wisconsin Republicans lost the 2012 election overall but won 60 percent of the legislative seats. They did it through extreme partisan gerrymandering. The court will weigh how far is too far.

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A 'Yellow Dog Contract' And Other Jabs During Supreme Court Opening Arguments

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 7:32pm

Up first for the high court's new term: a case about nonunion employees' right to take action against alleged illegality by their employer.

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Trump Calls For Unity In The Wake Of Las Vegas Massacre

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 3:51pm

President Trump observed a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House Monday afternoon in honor of the victims of the Las Vegas shooting. He says he will travel to Las Vegas on Wednesday.

Trump To Visit Puerto Rico As Humanitarian Crisis Continues

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 3:51pm

President Trump is scheduled to fly to Puerto Rico on Tuesday to survey post-Hurricane Maria damage. Food, clean water and electricity are still in short supply, though aid is finally moving.

A Familiar, Partisan Response In Congress To Las Vegas Massacre

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 3:05pm

Another mass shooting in America is reviving a well-worn debate over the nation's gun laws. The Republican majorities in Congress have been trying to ease gun restrictions.

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Study: News Coverage Of Trump More Negative Than For Other Presidents

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 3:00pm

Reports on the current president are also less policy-focused and more about Trump's personality, according to The Pew Research Center. But that is not necessarily a reflection of the outlet's bias.

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Facebook Surrenders Russian-Linked Influence Ads To Congress

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 2:15pm

Facebook turned over thousands of ads it said ran from 2015 to 2017, and vowed to change its policies to make its service tougher to use again for such interference.

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The Supreme Court Returns To Talk Gerrymandering And More...

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 9:18am

These are the SCOTUS cases to watch in the upcoming term.

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Trump On Las Vegas Shooting: 'An Act Of Pure Evil'

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 9:18am

The president addressed the nation from the White House on Monday morning, giving his prayers and condolences for the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting, which left more than 50 dead.

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Las Vegas Shooting Is The Deadliest Mass Shooting In U.S. History

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 6:32am

More than 50 people are confirmed dead after a gunman opened fire on a country music concert on the Las Vegas Strip — more than 200 people are wounded. Authorities say the sole suspect was killed.

Congress Considers Changes To Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 4:55am

The program used to combat foreign threats will expire at the end of the year unless Congress renews it. Republicans and Democrats say they're likely to reauthorize it, but many want changes.

News Brief: Las Vegas Shooting, Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 4:55am

Hospital officials in Las Vegas say more than 50 people are dead after a shooting Sunday night on the Strip. And, President Trump said hurricane relief is going "really well." Others disagree.

Antonin Scalia's Less Well-Known Legacy: His Speeches

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 4:00am

Scalia Speaks is an anthology of the late justice's speeches on everything from the arts, turkey hunting, games and sports, faith and judging — and even the "Italian view of the Irish."

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