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  • Hawaii law places gun owners in database

    While the issue of gun control has made little headway in Congress, Hawaii this week enacted a series of gun laws, one of which the governor says makes it the first state to put firearm owners into a database.

    That database, which is called the "Rap B...

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'Hamilton' show will be Clinton fund-raiser

Hamilton cast at Tony Awards

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is hosting a special performance of the Broadway smash hit "Hamilton: An American Musical" as part of a joint fund-raiser for the campaign and the Democratic National Committee.

The campaign has rented every sea...


Clinton campaign hails Democratic platform

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton's campaign is praising a draft of the Democratic Party's 2016 platform, which reflects several of the progressive issues voiced by her primary challenger, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.


Brexit: EU leaders demand quick UK exit as fallout grows

Brexit results

Two days after UK voters decided they wanted to leave the European Union, foreign ministers from the EU's six founding countries met in Berlin to discuss the speed and strategy of Britain's exit.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has s...


Donald Trump and Rupert Murdoch sit down for post-Brexit dinner

Donald Trump double thumbs up

One day after the U.K. referendum results shocked the world, Donald Trump dined with Rupert Murdoch, the owner of some of Britain's best known newspapers.

No doubt the two businessmen had a lot to talk about.

Their dinner meeting took place in Scotland...


Maine's first lady waits tables at harbor seafood joint

Ann LePage

Ann LePage, the wife of flamboyant Maine governor Paul LePage, is looking for a little extra money this summer.

So just like teenagers across the country, LePage has found a part-time gig that might make a dream car finally within reach: waitressing a...


Trump's shifting positions on Muslim ban

Trump spotlight

Donald Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States has been a central issue of his campaign -- but he has described the ban differently in the weeks since the mass shooting in Orlando.

His spokeswoman, Hope Hicks, told CNN Saturday that...


Three news outlets turned away from Trump golf course event

Trump in Scotland

Reporters from several major news organizations were denied access to a Donald Trump event in Scotland on Saturday.


Trump: 'A lot of people' asking to be my VP

Donald Trump, March 30, 2016

Donald Trump, leading his press pack on a tour of his golf course in Aberdeen, Scotland, on Saturday said that he's getting "a lot of calls" from people interested in being his running mate.


Rising GOP star Love skipping party convention

Mia Love

Utah Rep. Mia Love joined the ranks of Republican leaders and lawmakers who will be skipping their party's convention next month, saying that she would instead visit Israel with a congressional delegation.


Flint water crisis: How bad was it?

Flint water plant

The residents of Flint, Michigan, continue to face an unprecedented crisis over lead in water. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention makes clear how much damage was done.


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