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After Sandy Hook we said never again. And then we let 1,126 mass shootings happen.

In December 2012, a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and killed 20 children, six adults, and himself. Since then, there have been at least 1,126 mass shootings, with at least 1,252 people killed and 4,453 wounded. The counts come from the Gun Violence Archive , a database that tracks events since 2013 in which four or more people (not counting the shooter) were shot at the same general time and location. ... Full story

Trump promised $25K to father of fallen soldier but didn't follow through: report

President Trump promised to personally donate $25,000 to the father of a fallen soldier and create an online fundraiser for the soldier’s family but didn't follow through, The Washington Post reported Wednesday . Trump told Chris Baldridge, whose son was killed in Afghanistan in June, that he would “write you a check out of my personal account for $25,000,” Baldridge told the Post. “I could not believe he was saying that, and I wish I had it ... Full story

Mississippi School To Swap Confederate Leader's Name For Barack Obama's

A Mississippi school announced plans to change its name, which honors Confederate President Jefferson Davis, to something that better reflects its student body. Davis Magnet International Baccalaureate Elementary School in Jackson will be renamed for President Barack Obama starting next year, Parent Teacher Association President Janelle Jefferson announced Tuesday. Jefferson told the Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees that the community ... Full story

Tillerson says US can't ignore Myanmar humanitarian crisis

- Tillerson: "The world can't just stand idly by and be witness to the atrocities that are being reported in that area" - The US has accused the security forces in Myanmara of conducting a campaign of violence against the Rohingya. Washington (CNN) The United States is watching the humanitarian disaster unfolding inside Myanmar and will not be silent in the face of mounting atrocities, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday. "We really ... Full story

Monica Lewinsky tweets '#MeToo'

Monica Lewinsky has spoken out against sexual harassment on social media (AP). Monica Lewinsky raised eyebrows over the weekend when she tweeted the hashtag ... Full story

'Are You Trying to Exploit a Tragedy?': Hannity Blasts Rep. Frederica Wilson on Trump Claims

Harvard Law Professor: Hillary Clinton Can Still Be President Sanders Rips Dem Rep for Calling Slain Soldier Incident \'Trump\'s Benghazi\'. Sean Hannity said that the left is now using the deaths of Green Berets in Niger for political purposes. He said that the most recent case, involving Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.), is very troubling. Hannity said Wilson accused President Trump of being intentionally insensitive when he called the widow of ... Full story

Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore says kneeling during the anthem is against the law

Roy Moore, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, speaks at a campaign rally in Fairhope, Ala., on Sept. 25, 2017. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images). Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for the Senate in Alabama, said that NFL players who kneel during the national anthem are breaking the law. "It's against the law, you know that?" Moore said in an interview with Time magazine. "It was an act of Congress that every man stand and put their hand ... Full story

Doug Jones for U.S. Senate

I’ll take those values to the U.S. Senate and work hard for all the people of Alabama:. - Everyone has the right to quality, affordable health care. - We must restore Alabama’s trust for its elected leaders. - I will defend a woman’s right to choose and stand with Planned Parenthood. - All children deserve a first-class education regardless of where they live. - College must be affordable without burdening a student with overwhelming debt. - I ... Full story

Father of fallen soldier wants to join Twitter to call Trump a 'damn liar'

The father of a soldier killed in Iraq said he wants to create a Twitter account so he can call President Trump a “damn liar” after Trump didn’t contact him following his son’s death, according to The Washington Post . Euvince Brooks told the newspaper in a story published Wednesday that he has not heard from Trump since his 30-year-old son, Sgt. Roshain E. Brooks, was killed in Iraq on Aug. 13. Brooks said he was upset after Trump claimed that ... Full story

Franken grills Sessions on LGBT record

Washington (CNN) Democratic Sen. Al Franken criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions for working to revoke LGBT rights, accusing him and the Department of Justice of wasting "no time in systematically undermining attempts to safeguard LGBT people.". Questioning Sessions during a Senate judiciary committee hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, the Minnesota senator blamed Sessions personally for new policy changes at the Justice Department. ... Full story

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