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In New Hampshire, Clinton pledges to stand up to the gun lobby

Insisting that "our country is better than this," an emotional Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. must get serious about gun control and be willing to take on the entrenched politics surrounding guns.

Investigators piece together motive in mass Oregon shooting

ROSEBERG, Oregon – Investigators on Saturday pieced together evidence on why a student at a college in Oregon went on a rampage that left nine people dead before committing suicide as police cornered him.

Gunman at Oregon college appeared armed for an extended siege

The gunman who cut a deadly path through an Oregon college campus appeared armed for an extended siege according to investigators who were probing more deeply into suspicions the shooter may have been driven by religious rage and a fascination with the twisted notoriety of high-profile killers.

Oregon school shooting: ‘He just tried to do the right thing,’ one victim’s family says

Thursday was a very special day for Chris Mintz: Oct. 1 was his son's sixth birthday. Though the child was too young to see it, the proud dad posted a happy birthday message on Facebook anyway on Wednesday night.

Multiple fatalities reported after mass school shooting in Oregon

At least 10 people initially were reported killed and more than 20 wounded on Thursday in a shooting at a community college in the U.S. state of Oregon. The 20-year-old suspected gunman also was killed, a local sheriff said.

US arms maker markets Christian assault rifle called ‘The Crusader’

An arms maker in Florida is engraving Christian symbols on its assault rifles, in a marketing ploy denounced by a Muslim group as fomenting "hatred, division and violence."
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Central American Countries Declare Emergency as Dengue Deaths Rise

A hundred people have died this year from a dengue outbreak in Central America, where the most affected country is Guatemala, with half of...

Maritime Patrols Intensify as Panama Tightens Border Control

Panama reinforced maritime surveillance on Thursday, after closing some passages in the Darién jungle to control the arrival of migrants traveling to the United...

Talamanca Coastal Plan Sparks Controversy and Calls for Investigation

Several environmental organizations and lawmakers have asked authorities to investigate the alleged conflict of interest and influence peddling by occupants of the Maritime Terrestrial...