• New Zealand moving swiftly to pass gun control after mosque shooting

    New Zealand’s coalition government plans to formally unveil strict new gun laws within the next week as a direct response to the attacks on the mosques in Christchurch.

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  • Terror attacks at mosques in New Zealand

    Forty-nine people are dead and scores more are seriously injured after a heavily armed gunman clad in military-style gear opened fire during prayers at a mosque in the center of Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday.

  • The unfriendly skies

    Following days of resistance, the FAA issued an emergency order grounding Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 jets. President Trump announced the abrupt about-face Wednesday, after U.S. officials found themselves alone in allowing the planes to remain in the air.

  • Several coaches fired over college admissions scandal

    Fifty people were charged yesterday with allegedly participating in a multimillion-dollar scheme to get their children admitted to prestigious colleges.

  • Dick Cheney challenges Mike Pence over Trump’s foreign policy

    A chummy discussion between Vice President Pence and Dick Cheney quickly turned into a vigorous back-and-forth over President Trump’s foreign policy during a private retreat for donors this weekend.