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Several dead after gunman opens fire in Pittsburgh synagogue

President Donald Trump announces military action against Syria for the recent gas attack on civilians, at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Friday, April 13, 2018. (Mike Theiler/Sipa USA/TNS)

By Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH

October 27, 2018

Several people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, in what members of the Jewish community have called an anti-semitic attack. A further six people were injured. Three of them were police officers shot during a shootout with the gunman, police said. Local...

Tensions over Kavanaugh drive Senate into tightened security

Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Win McNamee/Pool/Zuma Press/TNS)

By Katherine Tully-McManus, CQ-Roll Call

October 3, 2018

Tensions over the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh and sexual assault allegations against him have driven the Senate to a heightened security posture, as some lawmakers fended off protesters and others saw their personal information released online.

Led away in handcuffs, Bill Cosby will serve 3 to 10 years in prison for sex assault

Bill Cosby raises his head toward the sky after a supporter told him to

By Jenny Jarvie, Los Angeles Times

September 26, 2018

Bill Cosby undid his crimson silk tie, removed the jacket of his navy pinstripe suit and rolled up his sleeves before being handcuffed and led slowly from the courtroom. "This is it; this is the day," said Tamara Green, a 70-year-old Cosby accuser who had traveled from San Diego to Pennsylvania to watch the entertainer face justice.

Trump, backing Kavanaugh, calls allegations of sexual misconduct ‘political’

President Donald Trump announces military action against Syria for the recent gas attack on civilians, at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Friday, April 13, 2018. (Mike Theiler/Sipa USA/TNS)

By Sarah D. Wire, Jennifer Haberkorn, and Eli Stokols

September 25, 2018

President Trump on Monday continued to stand behind his embattled Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, calling him "an outstanding person" and dismissing a second woman's accusation of sexual misconduct as being part of an "unfair, unjust" political attack.

President Trump issues statement to families of victims in newspaper shooting

An unidentified mourner grieves at a small memorial set up at the entrance of 888 Bestgate Road on Friday, June 29, 2018. A gunman blasted his way into the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis with a shotgun Thursday afternoon, killing five people and injuring two others, authorities said. (Jen Rynda/Capital Gazette/TNS)

By Matt Durr, Mlive.com

June 29, 2018

June 29--WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump issued his first public comments Friday regarding the mass murder at The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland Thursday. In a brief statement, Trump said the shooting "shocked" the conscious of the nation. "Journalists, like all Americans,...

Backlash builds against Trump’s policy splitting families at border, falsely blames Democrats

A young boy is detained along with his family members in Texas. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Eli Stokols and Noah Bierman, Los Angeles Times

June 18, 2018

President Donald Trump faced a growing backlash Monday over his administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that since April has separated at least 2,000 children from their parents crossing the southern border, even as he continued to falsely blame Democrats for the hard-line actions.

Trump announces ‘Space Force’ plan as he signs space policy directive

President Donald Trump holds a signed National Space Directive to establish a Space Traffic Management program to address the congestion of satellites and space vehicles in Earth's orbit during a meeting with the National Space Council on Monday, June 18, 2018 in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

By Samantha Masunaga, Los Angeles Times

June 18, 2018

President Donald Trump signed a space policy directive Monday aimed at coordinating federal and industry efforts to manage space traffic and debris ahead of the expected launch of hundreds or even thousands of small satellites.

Trump-Kim Jong Un summit fails to produce disarmament plan

North Korea's Kim Jong Un, third from left, shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump, third from right, in Singapore on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Kevin Lim/The Straits Times/Zuma Press/TNS)

By Victoria Kim, Noah Bierman And Matt Stiles, Tribune Washington Bureau

June 12, 2018

President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "start a new history" with North Korea after a summit with Kim Jong Un that produced an agreement only to keep talking  and a promise by the U.S. to stop "war games" with its longtime ally, South Korea. The Pentagon's joint military exercises with South Korea...

Trump calls for Russia’s reinstatement as a major ally, adding to tensions as he heads to G-7 summit

President Donald Trump joins in clapping as he basks in the applause at a Make America Great Again rally at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, Ohio, on July 25, 2017.

By Eli Stokols, L.A. Times, Tribune Washington Bureau

June 8, 2018

Amid an escalating confrontation with American allies, President Donald Trump said Friday that Russia should be reinstated into the Group of Seven nations as he left the White House to attend the summit of the major economic powers in Canada.

Anthony Bourdain dead: Celebrity chef, TV star dies of suicide at 61

Anthony Bourdain dead: Celebrity chef, TV star dies of suicide at 61

By Geoff Herbert, Syracuse Media Group, N.Y.

June 8, 2018

"It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain," the network said in a statement Friday morning. "His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller.

Allow ‘Dreamers’ to enlist in military for citizenship, House members urge

Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), during a hearing on Capitol Hill on February 26, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Pete Marovich/TNS)

By Kate Irby, McClatchy Washington Bureau

May 23, 2018

"Dreamers" should be able to enlist in the military and become legal residents, says a strong coalition of congressional Republicans and Democrats as they make a renewed push for their initiative.

Texas school becomes latest casualty: 10 dead, 10 hurt in latest campus shooting

A vigil is held for victims of a deadly shooting at Santa Fe High school on May 18, 2018. Ten people were killed and 10 wounded in a shooting Friday morning at a high school south of Houston, authorities said. (Carolina Sanchez-Monge/Zuma Press/TNS)

By Matt Pearce, Jenny Jarvie and Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times

May 21, 2018

But on Friday morning, before they could cross that finish line, the deepest fears of every American teacher, parent and student once again came true. This time, the school is named Santa Fe High School.

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