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Sen. Schumer, comedian Amy Schumer call for more gun control

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control.

Weather helps crews battling massive California wildfire

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened.

Darren Wilson opens up a year after Michael Brown's death

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

A year after fatally shooting Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in Ferguson, Mo., the former police officer reflects on a year spent in relative seclusion.

Farmer visited by Obama is now the face of California’s drought

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Little has changed in the 17 months since the president toured Joe Del Bosque's parched fields.

Manhunt underway for suspect in officer's fatal shooting

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A manhunt was underway Monday for a suspect who police say fatally shot a Memphis officer after he interrupted a drug deal involving a small amount of marijuana that would have resulted in just a misdemeanor citation and a fine.

Police ID suspect in killing of officer; manhunt underway

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee police officials on Sunday identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, and an intense search for the man is underway.

Trump: Biden would be tougher to beat than Clinton

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Donald Trump believes the vice president would "do very well" if he decides to enter the Democratic race.

Northern California wildfire doubles in size, displaces thousands

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

A wildfire raging through the foothills and canyons of northern California's coastal mountains more than doubled in size as it roared into its fifth day on Sunday, leaving two dozen homes in charred ruins and displacing thousands of residents. Show More Summary

Manhunt under way for killer of Memphis police officer

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

A manhunt was under way on Sunday in Tennessee for a parolee suspected of fatally shooting a Memphis police officer who apparently interrupted a drug transaction when he stopped to investigate an illegally parked car, police said. The...Show More Summary

Wildfire raging north of San Francisco threatens homes

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires blazing in several Western states Sunday chewed up forests and threatened homes but were most numerous in Northern California where dozens are raging and setting off evacuations.

U.S., Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

CAIRO (AP) — Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.

Manhunt underway for killer of Memphis police officer

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - A manhunt was underway Sunday in Tennessee for the killer of a Memphis police officer who was fatally shot during a traffic stop on Saturday night, officials said. Sean Bolton, 33, died from multiple gunshot wounds after being discovered critically wounded at about 9:15 p.m. Show More Summary

Drug needle exchanges gain ground after Indiana HIV outbreak

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

Since Indiana opened its first state-run needle exchange last spring, Tara Burton, 25, has made weekly visits to turn over needles she used to shoot Opana, a prescription painkiller, up her track-marked arm. The one-story clinic in rural...Show More Summary

Report: Jared Fogle's alleged texts subpoenaed by FBI

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

According to Business Insider, a series of lewd text messages allegedly sent by the former Subway spokesperson have reportedly been subpoenaed by the FBI.

Minneapolis airport terminal area briefly evacuated in bomb scare

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

The north end of the Lindbergh terminal was evacuated at about 1:20 p.m. and the roadway shut down while a bomb squad from the Bloomington, Minnesota police department investigated, airport spokeswoman Melissa Scovronski said. "One of...Show More Summary

Plane part arrives at French lab for Flight MH370 link probe

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A piece of airplane wreckage that washed up on an Indian Ocean island arrived for analysis at a French laboratory Saturday, an AFP journalist saw, after Malaysian authorities said the part almost certainly came from missing flight MH370.

Private equity pioneer Jerome Kohlberg dies

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Jerome Kohlberg Jr., a founder of investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co and a pioneer of the leveraged buyout, died on Thursday at his home in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, aged 90. Kohlberg's death was confirmed by his former partners at KKR on Saturday. Show More Summary

WHO and sailing body seek virus tests in Rio Olympic venues

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World Health Organization has asked the IOC to analyze virus levels in Rio de Janeiro's Olympic waters, and the governing body of world sailing says it will start doing its own independent virus tests.

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