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Philadelphia Mayor Slams Trump's 'False Statements' About City's Murder Rate
Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney didn't take too kindly to Donald Trump 's claim Thursday that the City of Brotherly Love's murder rate is increasing. "President Trump's false statements today were an insult to the men and women of the Philadelphia police force -- the very same men and women who are
Court: Florida doctors can ask patients about guns
A federal appeals court has cleared the way for Florida doctors to talk with patients about whether they own guns
Gun industry seeks to ease gov't restrictions on silencers
They are the stuff of legend, wielded by hit men and by James Bond. For decades, buying a silencer for a firearm has been as difficult as buying a machine gun, requiring a background check that can take close to a year. Now, emboldened by the election of Donald Trump as president, the industry has
Trump Threatens to 'Send in the Feds' Because of Chicago 'Carnage'
President Donald Trump threatened to "send in the Feds" to deal with the "carnage" in Chicago if the city doesn't fix the problem, he tweeted. If Chicago doesn't fix the horrible "carnage" going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds! — Donald J.
Trump Cabinet Picks Under Fire
Donald Trump's choices to lead Health and Human Services, Tom Price, and the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, are expected to have heated hearings, and Education pick Betsy DeVos faced tough questions from Senate Democrats.
Trump's War of Words with Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis
The president-elect took to Twitter to attack Lewis, a beloved public servant who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, after Lewis said Trump wasn't a legitimate president.
Arms and Airports: Ft. Lauderdale Renews Concerns Over Guns in the Terminal
Not only is it legal in America to transport unloaded, cased and locked firearms as checked luggage on airlines, but to the dismay of airport security officers it is also legal to carry a loaded weapon into 11 of the top 20 major airports including Los Angeles, Atlanta, Phoenix and Las Vegas --
Obama's Farewell Address: 'It Has Been the Honor of My Life to Serve You'
The president gave his final speech on hope and change from his adopted hometown of Chicago where he first became involved in public service.
Chicago's 'Out of Control' Violence Produces 762 Homicides in 2016
A long and violent year in Chicago ended with a record number of shootings and the most homicides in two decades, police say. The Windy City saw 3,550 shooting incidents and 762 murders last year, a grim total that works out to an average of more than two murders and nearly 10 shootings every