Partisan divide continues in Congress over gun control reform


Democrats once again attempted to push forward gun control legislation this week following last week’s massacre at an Orlando nightclub.
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Anti-government demonstrators hold placards reading "No Brexit" during a protest outside the parliament in Athens, Greece June 15, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis - RTX2GFHW

Murder of British politician changes tone of U.K. Brexit debate


The man accused of murdering a British member of parliament last Thursday made his first court appearance in London on Saturday. Authorities believe Thomas Mair shot and stabbed Jo Cox to death on a street in broad daylight, because of her position to keep the U.K. in the European Union. Continue reading

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Zika virus shadow looms over summer Olympics in Rio


Concern surrounding Zika virus has taken center stage in Brazil, as local organizers of the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games assure the world that the country is safe for athletes and tourists. Continue reading

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement accompanied by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper (R) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford after a meeting with Obama's national security team at the Treasury Department in Washington, U.S., June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTX2G80I

How the U.S. combats violent extremism and propaganda


Recent acts of violence committed by extremists who were radicalized while living in the United States have raised concerns over the threat of home-grown terrorism. Continue reading

Visitors take photographs of dolphins as they swim by at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Home flippers turned a quick and tidy profit on their real estate investments in Baltimore, Central Florida, and Detroit last quarter, according to a July report by RealtyTrac. Baltimore topped the list among metropolitan statistical areas with at least 50 completed single-family home flips in the first three months of the year. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

National Aquarium dolphins will move to seaside sanctuary


The eight dolphins at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland will have a new home — the first sanctuary of its kind in the world. Continue reading

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