The holiday has accounted for the most mass shootings of any other days of the year in nearly a decade, according to a CNN analysis of the Gun Violence Archive’s mass shooting data since 2014.
The president's statement on the Illinois mass shooting arrives in the wake of three back-to-back fatal shootings early this week.
Donald J. Trump loomed large over the campaign trail, even though he was among the few G.O.P. contenders who stayed away from it.
With potential charges looming in the Jan. 6 investigation and more subpoenas from a federal grand jury in Miami, it's a stressful time to be Trump.
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The actor, who starred in the original 2000 hit film, admitted to being fed up with the constant inquiries since he won’t be in the sequel.
Gunfire erupted just before midnight Monday in Fort Worth, Texas, leaving at least three dead and eight others wounded, police said.
At a time when lawmakers and parents are seeking to restrict what can and cannot be taught in classrooms, many teachers are seeing efforts to limit what can be staged in their auditoriums.
In a press conference, Philadelphia police gave updated details about the mass shooting that killed five people and injured two. The investigation is still ongoing, but authorities are confident that they have the suspect in custody.
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Authorities in Michigan and Texas are investigating separate fatal incidents involving fireworks that exploded.
The injunction came in response to a Republican lawsuit alleging U.S. agencies went too far in encouraging social media companies to address posts related to vaccines and elections.
The Washington Capitals checked off their final scheduled task of the offseason Tuesday when they re-signed defenseman Martin Fehervary, ensuring that the 23-year-old will be a key part of their blue line in the years ahead.
Iceland ranked first in the list for 2023 as the most peaceful country in the world, while two other Icelandic countries -- Denmark and Ireland -- follow suit, taking the second and third most peaceful spots, respectively. Here's the full list of the top 10 most peaceful countries in the world:
Dangerous heat and elevated risks of wildfires are present in parts of the West, with climate change and El Niño both playing a role. Meanwhile, thunderstorms threaten the Midwest and the East Coast.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has emerged as the leading bidder to buy biopharmaceutical data provider CorEvitas from Audax Group, the middle-market private equity firm, according to people familiar with the matter.
A judge on Tuesday prohibited several federal agencies and officials of the Biden administration from working with social media companies about “protected speech,” a decision called “a blow to censorship” by one of the Republican officials whose lawsuit prompted the ruling.
Hundreds of people gathered to mark the one year since seven Fourth of July paradegoers were shot and dozens of others were wounded in a mass shooting.
Officers arrived at the scene in downtown Fort Worth to find multiple shooting victims in a parking lot. The situation unfolded during a celebration known as "ComoFest."
The collective groans of the 30,434 fans packed into Nationals Park on Tuesday afternoon became a repetitive stadium soundtrack that rewound every time the Washington Nationals made a mental mistake.
"You're going to get railroaded," convicted Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes said from prison in a message to Donald Trump.
A surge in evictions in some cities and states is returning rates to pre-pandemic levels and highlighting how renters of color and renters with children are facing the brunt of America’s housing
A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday restricted some agencies and officials of the administration of President Joe Biden from meeting and communicating with social media companies to moderate their content,
UN agencies have expressed alarm at the scale of Israel's military operation in Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, as it continued for a second day. Eleven Palestinians have been killed since hundreds of Israeli troops backed by drones entered the camp on Monday.
Cole is building the flag out of acrylic felt. “It’s essentially craft store felt but taken by the yard upon yard,” he explained, noting that he’s been knitting for more than two decades. In order to construct such a large flag,
Swift, Musk, Nvidia, Mario Bros. and Johannes Vermeer are just some of the big winners so far. The slasher flick Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey and Texans, laboring under a record-breaking summer scorcher,
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Google celebrated Fourth of July in typical fashion—by amending its homepage with a Google Doodle image depicting stars floating in water, with the stripes of an American flag displayed below.
Republicans are split on whether their presidential contenders should embrace a federal 15-week ban on abortion as the party tries to find its footing on the issue going into 2024. In a
Mass shootings in Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Fort Worth, Texas, claimed the lives of 10 people ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, officials said, a grim reminder of the United States' decades-long failure to curb gun-fueled violence.
Eating superstar Joey “Jaws” Chestnut shook off a rain delay and gobbled his way to another win at Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, downing 62 franks and buns in 10 minutes.
The new threat comes as Elon Musk’s company offered further explanation for its controversial cap on how many tweets users can see.
Although nobody has confirmed whether Hunter Biden actually lives at the White House, the White House press pool confirmed that the first son was at the executive mansion on Friday when he decamped with the first lady to join President Joe Biden at Camp David for a second weekend in a row.
From the prison where he is staring down an 18-year sentence for seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes said that his trial laid out a blueprint for how special counsel Jack Smith will convict former President Donald Trump.
While the New York Post reported that the substance was found in the library, the Secret Service says it was actually found inside a "work area" of the White House's West Wing, though it did not provide specifics on the location.
The planned Meta microblogging app, set for release Thursday, is seen as a potential rival because of the Instagram connection and the company’s history.
A South Carolina woman was attacked and killed by an alligator Tuesday while she was walking her dog, according to authorities.
Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) said that President Joe Biden isn't standing up for the public's religious freedom.
The Biden administration proposal, aimed at closing a loophole in chip export controls, could escalate a tit-for-tat fight with Beijing.
Mark Zuckerberg’s competitor to Elon Musk’s Twitter social media platform has arrived on the Apple App Store and will be available for download Thursday.
The largest teachers union in America on Monday recommended that educators include "Gender Queer" in their summer reading, a book that has drawn major controversy.
First son Hunter Biden returned to Washington, DC, on Tuesday following a Fourth of July weekend getaway to Camp David with his father and other members of the Biden family — during which a
Political polarization is taking its toll on marriage rates, according to a new study by Lyman Stone and Brad Wilcox published in The Atlantic over the weekend. Young, single men have been moving ...
U.S. District Court Judge Terry A. Doughty ruled that President Biden's efforts to collaborate with tech companies to censor certain views during the COVID-19 pandemic likely violate the Constitution.
Respect your elders! Age discrimination is a serious issue that must be confronted in the Big Apple, according to a new Health Department report.
The Ukrainian military’s counteroffensive has struggled to live up to Western expectations, but wartime propaganda has gone on uninterrupted. On Monday at 12:30 a.m., a video was shared on ...
Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma criticized the Biden administration for failing to protect U.S. citizens' basic religious liberties in an interview published Tuesday.
People are, in fact, more attracted to those who look like them, a new study published in Evolution and Human Behavior found. Researchers from the University of Queensland Australia recruited 682 heterosexual participants and recorded a total of 2,285 speed-dating interactions in the lab.
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A recent rise in measles cases sparked a health advisory from the CDC — which urges those who may be traveling outside the U.S. to check their vaccination status with their doctor.