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‘Gun Appreciation Day’ backfires, leaves five people wounded in ‘accidental shootings’

‘Gun Appreciation Day’ backfires, leaves five people wounded in ‘accidental shootings’

A publicity stunt cooked up by a Republican consulting firm to show support for unlimited gun ownership backfired Saturday when gun accidents injured five people in “accidental” shootings on Gun…

Obama facing an unusual two-day inaugural

Obama facing an unusual two-day inaugural

President Barack Obama will take the official oath of office in a small, private ceremony at the White House on Sunday, setting a more subdued tone for his second inauguration…

New Republican House marked more for weakness than power

New Republican House marked more for weakness than power

Celebration doesn’t seem to be high on the agenda as House Republicans, their majority renewed by the voters last fall, lay the groundwork for another challenge to President Barack Obama…

Cardinals star Stan ‘the man’ Musial dead at 92

Cardinals star Stan ‘the man’ Musial dead at 92

No last name necessary. A slew of batting titles. Corkscrew stance. Humble. A gentleman. All-around good guy. Stan the Man. Stanley Frank Musial, the St. Louis Cardinals star who was…

New Miss America may be a no show at Obama inaugural

New Miss America may be a no show at Obama inaugural

Mallory Hagan says her first week as Miss America has been amazing, but she’s not sure she’s going to Inauguration Day because of the weather. Hagan said in an interview…

Obama kicks off a whirlwind weekend

Obama kicks off a whirlwind weekend

President Barack Obama is heading up a National Day of Service at the start of a whirlwind weekend of inaugural events that mark the end of his historic first term…

Republicans to skip Obama inaugural, head out of town

Republicans to skip Obama inaugural, head out of town

For many Republicans, this is a good weekend to get away from it all. With hundreds of thousands of Democrats traveling to nation’s capital for President Barack Obama’s swearing-in ceremonies,…

Finally, a little emotion from Lance Armstrong

Finally, a little emotion from Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong finally cracked. Not while expressing deep remorse or regrets, though there was plenty of that in Friday night’s second part of Armstrong’s interview with Oprah Winfrey. It wasn’t…

Chris Christie slams NRA, calls group ‘reprehensible’

Chris Christie slams NRA, calls group ‘reprehensible’

New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie harshly criticized the National Rifle Association on Thursday for referring to U.S. President Barack Obama‘s children in an ad that advocates putting armed guards…

Americans see big problems ahead if debt limit is not raised

Americans see big problems ahead if debt limit is not raised

Most Americans think jarring economic problems will erupt if lawmakers fail to increase the government’s borrowing limit. Yet they’re torn over how or even whether to raise it, leaning toward…