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Trump responds to ‘locker room banter’ at second debate


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Salesman Ryan Martinez clears the chamber of an AR-15 at the "Ready Gunner" gun store In Provo, Utah, U.S. in Provo, Utah, U.S., June 21, 2016. Massachusetts will ban the sale of "copycat" assault-style weapons similar to those increasingly used in mass shootings, state Attorney General Maura Healey, said July 20, 2016. REUTERS/George Frey/File Photo - RTSIXLF

Election issue: Clinton and Trump on gun control


Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have very different approaches to the issue of gun control. Continue reading


Vice presidential candidates debate immigration


Illinois Gov. Mike Pence and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine went head-to-head in the first and only vice presidential debate of the 2016 election on Tuesday. Continue reading

A man casts his vote in a referendum on a peace deal between the Colombian government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels at the Colombian Consulate in Caracas, Venezuela October 2, 2016. REUTERS/Marco Bello - RTSQFVK

Colombians narrowly reject peace deal with FARC


Colombian voters narrowly rejected a peace deal Monday that would have ended more than 50 years of conflict between the government and the rebel group known as the FARC. Continue reading

Newark's mayor Ras Baraka speaks to the media during a meeting with police chief and N.J. civil organizations outside of the federal building, in Newark, New Jersey, after the grand jury decision in Ferguson on Monday, November 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST) - RTR4FKNL

How do different racial groups view the police?


Only one-third of African Americans think the police are doing an excellent job, compared to roughly three quarters of white people, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. But Newark, New Jersey Mayor Ras Baraka has worked to change those numbers. Continue reading

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