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Senate set to vote on 4 gun control measures, none expected to pass

Monday June 20, 2016 – A week after the Orlando terror massacre, U.S. lawmakers will bring a set of dueling gun control measures to the Senate floor Monday — and all are expected to fail. The scheduled votes on four separate bills address changes to the background check system as well as restrictions on gun sales for those on terror ...

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Cavaliers Defeat Warriors to Win Their First N.B.A. Title

Monday June 20, 2016 – OAKLAND, Calif. — Vilified when he left and celebrated when he returned, LeBron James had spent the past two seasons lugging his city’s championship dreams like a bag of rocks. The weight had only grown more cumbersome — the weight of history, of disappointment, of missed opportunities. James could feel it all on his sturdy ...

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Grand jury to investigate Orlando shooter’s widow

Thursday June 16, 2016 – Federal investigators digging for clues in the Orlando nightclub massacre are zeroing in on Noor Salman, the widow of gunman Omar Mateen. What did Salman know of his plans and what might she have done to stop him? Authorities have been trying to pin her down after she apparently gave conflicting statements about what she ...

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Former Miss USA Contestant Found Dead at 37

Thursday June 16, 2016 – Police are investigating the cause of death for Samantha Edwards, a former Fargo resident who was crowned Miss North Dakota USA for 2003. Edwards, 37, was found dead by a friend Tuesday morning in her Minneapolis home, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office said in a news release. A police report points out there was ...

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FBI: Orlando shooter had no other targets

Thursday June 16, 2016 – The popular Orlando gay nightclub where Omar Mateen carried out the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history was the gunman’s only target in an assault that was described Wednesday by the FBI’s lead investigator as both a crime of hate and terrorism. While federal authorities have been reviewing whether the 29-year-old security guard had considered other locations ...

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In wake of Orlando shootings, gun control getting a fresh look from GOP

Thursday June 16, 2016 – Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and some vulnerable GOP lawmakers signaled Wednesday that they are open to changing the nation’s gun laws, raising the possibility that the political tide might be shifting on an issue that has sharply divided Americans for years. This isn’t the first time a mass shooting, in this case the ...

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EgyptAir wreckage found, Egyptian government says

Wednesday June 15, 2016 – The Egyptian government says it has found wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804, which crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last month. Images taken of the wreckage were provided to an Egyptian investigative committee, the Civil Aviation Ministry said Wednesday. Wreckage was found in several places. The ministry did not specify the size or the location of ...

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