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Source: Jeffrey Epstein dies by suicide while awaiting trial

BY JIM MUSTIAN NEW YORK — Financier Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in New York, a former law enforcement...

In Mexico, thousands more names added to border wait lists

TIJUANA, Mexico — The Cameroonian men who share 10 mattresses on the floor of a third-floor apartment above a barber shop walk every morning...

Walmart pulls violent game displays; no change on gun sales

Walmart is removing from its stores nationwide signs, displays or videos that depict violence following a mass shooting at one of its stores in...

Trump faces protests as he visits Dayton, El Paso

DAYTON, Ohio — Protesters greeted President Donald Trump's arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the...

El Paso opens healing center as it prepares for Trump visit

EL PASO — El Paso opened a grief center on Tuesday to help people cope with last weekend's mass shooting at a Walmart, in...

Democrats: Trump should demand Senate vote on gun bill

WASHINGTON — If President Donald Trump is serious about strengthening gun laws in the wake of two mass shootings, he should demand that Senate...

31 killed in 2 US shootings, and it could have been worse

Two more people died Monday at a Texas hospital, pushing the death toll from a weekend of mass shootings to 31. It took just 30...

Trump vows action after shootings, but gives few details

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday condemned weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio as barbaric crimes "against all humanity" and called for bipartisan...

After pair of mass shootings, Trump remains out of sight

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — As the nation reeled from two mass shootings in less than a day, President Donald Trump spent the first...

9 killed in Ohio in second US mass shooting within 24 hours

BY DAN SEWELL AND JOHN MINCHILLO DAYTON, Ohio — A gunman wearing body armor and carrying extra magazines opened fire in a popular nightlife area...