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Lots of doom and gloom in economic outlook

Lots of doom and gloom in economic outlook

A U.S. economy that plodded along in the first three months of the year likely grew even less in the April-June quarter. And most economists no longer think growth will…

White House: New gun laws? We don’t need no stinkin’ new gun laws

White House: New gun laws? We don’t need no stinkin’ new gun laws

President Barack Obama will not push for stricter gun laws this election year, the White House said Thursday, one day after his impassioned remarks about the need to keep assault…

Rebuilding Iraq: A monument to massive waste, too many deaths

Rebuilding Iraq: A monument to massive waste, too many deaths

In the first tally of its kind, a federal investigative agency has calculated that at least 719 people, nearly half of them Americans, were killed working on projects to rebuild…

Another day, another meaningless, sham vote on Capitol Hill

Another day, another meaningless, sham vote on Capitol Hill

Democrats pushed a yearlong extension of tax cuts for all but the highest-earning Americans through the Senate on Wednesday, giving President Barack Obama and his party a significant political victory…

Romney, Obama differ on approaches to curb gun violence

Romney, Obama differ on approaches to curb gun violence

The politics of guns leapt to the top of the presidential race Wednesday, as President Barack Obama embraced some degree of control of weapons sales and Republican Mitt Romney seemed…

Feinstein on leaks: ‘Sure sorry I said that’

Feinstein on leaks: ‘Sure sorry I said that’

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday that she shouldn’t have speculated about the White House’s responsibility for national security leaks because she didn’t know the source of…

Firearms sales surge in wake of Colorado shooting

Firearms sales surge in wake of Colorado shooting

Firearms sales are surging in the wake of the Colorado movie theater massacre as buyers express fears that anti-gun politicians may use the shootings to seek new restrictions on owning…

Even with increasing violence, there’s little enthusiasm for gun control

Even with increasing violence, there’s little enthusiasm for gun control

Gun control advocates sputter at their own impotence. The National Rifle Association is politically ascendant. And Barack Obama‚Äôs White House pledges to safeguard the Second Amendment in its first official…

What do about the increasing gun violence: The debate goes beyond weapons control

What do about the increasing gun violence:  The debate goes beyond weapons control

On the morning of the latest mass shooting, in a place that has become synonymous with tragedy, Tom Mauser’s phone started ringing at 5 a.m. When he turned on the…

Survivors recall a night of hell in Colorado

Survivors recall a night of hell in Colorado

One man remembers the moment he knew his friend’s life was ebbing away as she lay bleeding on the floor beside him. Another remembers the shock reflected on people’s faces…