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  1. Bill Proposes Letting U.S. Lawmakers Carry Guns Anywhere Except CapitolRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Warning that members of Congress have a "bull's eye on our backs," a U.S. lawmaker said on Wednesday he had introduced a bill to make it legal for senators and representatives to carry guns anywhere in the country, except the U.S. Capitol building. Representative Jody Hice of Georgia said his proposal was an important step to ensure the personal safety of lawmakers "in light of recent events," an apparent reference to an attack last week in which a gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress practicing for a charity baseball game.

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  2. Congressional Baseball Shooter James Hodgkinson Acted Alone, No Terrorism Link, FBI SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The FBI on Wednesday released findings from its investigation into the recent attack on Republican members of Congress at a baseball practice just outside of Washington, D.C. James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, fired multiple shots shortly after 7 a.m. on June 14 at a baseball practice field in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia. Hodgkinson exchanged gunfire with police and died of injuries suffered during the incident.

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  3. The Latest: Ryan: Scalise on 'Road to Recovery'Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The Latest on the investigation of the shooting of a Republican lawmaker and others at a baseball practice last week : House Speaker Paul Ryan says the congressman grievously injured in last week's shooting at a Republican baseball practice is "on the road to recovery" but it will take some time. Ryan made the comments to reporters Wednesday morning.

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  4. Portraits Emerge of Officers Hailed as Heroes at ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Friends and acquaintances of the two Capitol Police officers injured while defending members of Congress during a shooting at a baseball field outside Washington say they would expect no less of the two. In this photo provided by Ken Branson/MasterMIND Productions, Capitol Police Officer David Bailey in Cary, N.C., Aug. 6, 2016.

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  5. Trump Says Scalise 'In Some Trouble' as House Gavels Back InRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | US News & World Report

    President Donald Trump says wounded GOP Rep. Steve Scalise is "in some trouble" but "he's going to be OK, we hope. Capitol Hill Police officers stand watch outside the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 15, 2017, a day after a gunman opened fire on a lawmakers playing baseball and wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La.

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  6. Facebook Yanks Alleged Scalise Shooter James Hodgkinson's PagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Police and investigators gather at an intersection near the scene where shots were fired during a congressional baseball practice, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S., June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler Around noon Wednesday, anyone with an internet connection was able to read the words of James Hodgkinson in a bid to understand his role in the shooting that wounded Rep. Steve Scalise and four others at a baseball practice for a congressional Republican team.

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  7. Lawmakers Talk More Security, Packing a Gun After ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Members of Congress are looking to beef up security when they gather in public after a top Republican was shot while practicing for a congressional baseball game. A Capitol Hill Police officer stands his post at the entrance to the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, were injured in a shooting during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.

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  8. Game On: Tragedy Won't Stop Annual Baseball GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The annual Congressional Baseball Game, which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill, will go on as scheduled, despite Wednesday's mass shooting at the GOP squad's practice in Alexandria, Virginia. In this image from House Television video, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., speaks Wednesday, June 14, 2017, on the House floor at the Capitol in Washington, as he talks about the shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice.

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  9. Some in GOP Say Threats of Violence Against Them IgnoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Some in GOP say they're being threatened like never before in the era of President Donald Trump and believe the violent rhetoric being directed at them by liberals is ignored by mainstream media. FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2017 file photo, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.During a news conference at the shooting scene in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, McAuliffe declined to comment about whether America's political climate could be a factor.

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  10. House Democrats Pray, Gabby Giffords Reacts After ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | US News & World Report

    House Democrats paused Wednesday morning to say a prayer in a dugout during their Congressional baseball practice amid news that Rep. Steve Scalise was shot during the Republican team's practice in Alexandria, Virginia, earlier that morning. House Majority Whip Scalise, R-La., and others were taken to a local hospital for treatment following the shooting.

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  11. Police in Alexandria, Va., Say They Are Investigating a Shooting...Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Police in Georgia say a victim's cousin has admitted to the fatal shooting but detectives don't have a motive. Local leaders have advised residents the Ku Klux Klan planned a rally to protest a Virginia city's decision to remove a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee.

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  12. Virginia Man Convicted of Supporting Islamic StateRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | US News & World Report

    A Virginia man who traveled to Syria to become a suicide bomber for Islamic State was convicted on Wednesday of providing material support to the militant group, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement. Mohamad Jamal Khweis, 27, spent about 2-1/2 months in early 2016 traveling with Islamic State fighters in Syria and Iraq and participating in the group's religious training, the statement said.

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  13. 'Alt-Right' Leader Loses Gym Membership After ConfrontationRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | US News & World Report

    A leading figure in the "alt-right" movement has lost his gym membership after a Georgetown University professor confronted him during a workout and called him a neo-Nazi. FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, speaks at the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas.

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  14. Police: 3 Injured in Shooting at Hotel Near Washington, DCRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Local news media outlets report that the shooting happened early Saturday at the Extended Stay America hotel in Alexandria, Virginia. Police say a 28-year-old-man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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  15. The Latest: Groups Plan March to White House on May DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Labor and immigrant rights groups along with some local elected officials are planning a march to the White House to oppose President Donald Trump's immigration policies. Groups around the country have a variety of demonstrations planned to mark May Day on Monday.

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  16. Labor, Immigrant Rights Groups Plan March to White HouseRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Labor and immigrant rights groups along with some local elected officials are planning a march to the White House to oppose President Donald Trump's immigration policies. Groups around the country have a variety of demonstrations planned to mark May Day on Monday.

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  17. Justice Dept. Names New Acting National Security LeaderRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The Justice Department has named a new acting head of its national security division, which is responsible for overseeing an investigation into potential ties between Russia and the campaign of President Donald Trump. Dana Boente, a longtime federal prosecutor who had been serving as acting deputy attorney general, was named Friday to the national security post.

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  18. WWII Combat Cinematographer Norman Hatch Dies at 96Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Maj. Norman T. Hatch, a Marine combat cinematographer during World War II whose harrowing footage became the basis of an Academy Award-winning documentary short, has died, his son said. He was 96. Hatch died Saturday of natural causes at a nursing home in Alexandria, Virginia, the city where he lived for most of his life, said his son, N. Thomas Hatch Jr. Hatch's footage of the 1943 Battle of Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands, now part of Micronesia, was unusually graphic, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt had to give special permission for the resulting documentary to be shown as a newsreel.

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