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Health Aug 09U.S. tops 5 million confirmed virus cases, to Europe’s alarm
Europeans are surprised by the continued spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. as the number of confirmed cases in country hits 5 million.
Politics Aug 06WATCH: New York attorney general sues to dissolve NRA
New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over questionable expenditures.
Politics Jul 20WATCH: Tech experts testify how the pandemic exposed outdated federal IT systems
Lawmakers will hear from four technology experts examining the need for the U.S. government to modernize legacy IT systems.
Health Jul 06Hospitals approach capacity as Miami closes restaurants
Hospitals are fast approaching capacity in Florida and Texas, and the Miami area again ordered restaurants closed as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations began to climb.
Nation Jul 01Background checks, a metric for gun sales, hits an all-time high
Historic numbers of background checks to purchase or possess a firearm have been conducted in June. It's just the latest month with record-breaking numbers since the system was created in 1998.
Nation Jun 02Death toll grows in national protests
Amid protests seeking justice for a black man killed after a white police officer pressed his knee into his neck, several people have lost their lives.
Health May 27U.S. coronavirus deaths reach 100,000
A once-unthinkable toll now appears to be just the beginning of untold misery in the months ahead.
Nation May 03NRA cutting staff and salaries amid coronavirus pandemic
The National Rifle Association has laid off dozens of employees, canceled its national convention and scuttled fundraising, membership and shooting events that normally would be key to rallying its base in an election year.
Nation Mar 16Virus fears fuel spike in sales of guns and ammunition
Some of the purchases are by people buying their first firearm. Others are from existing gun owners adding to their collection or stocking up on ammunition.
Nation Dec 03Gun background checks are on pace to break record in 2019
Background checks on gun purchases in the U.S. are climbing toward a record high this year, reflecting what the industry says is a rush by people to buy weapons in reaction to the Democratic presidential candidates' calls for tighter restrictions.