Politics Jun 14

U.S. Capitol Police keep watch on Capitol Hill following a shooting in nearby Alexandria, in Washington, U.S., June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTS172MF
After shooting, lawmakers call for increased security

One Republican congressman says he's going to start carrying a gun in public after a gunman opened fire on a baseball practice, injuring Rep. Steve Scalise and several others. Some lawmakers want beefed up security at town halls.

Apr 21

In Saudi visit, Obama works to calm Gulf tensions with U.S.

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Barack Obama strained to ease tensions with Persian Gulf allies Thursday, pledging U.S. help in confronting Iran and other security threats. Yet he failed to win the commitments he sought to boost economic aid to…

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