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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...

O’Rourke cancels prison tour, heads to Texas after shooting

BY WILL WEISSERT WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke cancelled a visit to California's San Quentin State Prison to head back to his native...

20 dead, more wounded after gunman attacks Texas shoppers

BY CEDAR ATTANASIO, MICHAEL BALSAMO AND DIANA HEIDGERD EL PASO — A gunman armed with a rifle opened fire in an El Paso shopping area...

Fire breaks out at Houston-area Exxon Mobil refinery

BAYTOWN, Texas — A fire burning at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Texas is sending a large plume of smoke into the air, the...

Supreme Court clears way for Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds for border wall...

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of...

Trump encourages Republicans to back bipartisan budget bill

WASHINGTON — Buoyed by the strongest endorsement yet by President Donald Trump, the House on Thursday took up a bipartisan budget and debt deal...