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Toomey Crosses Gun-Rights Divide in Pennsylvania Senate Race
Freshman U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is the rare conservative Republican who's running for re-election with the support of gun-control activists, including billionaire Michael Bloomberg
Mayim Bialik and Marcie Leeds Recreate Iconic Scene From 'Beaches'
Nearly 20 years after they appeared together in the 1988 classic "Beaches," Mayim Bialik and her co-star Marcie Leeds reunited for the first time. The pair re-enacted their iconic opening scene, in which Bialik and Leeds played 11-year-old versions of Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey 's characters.
Gabby Giffords Backs Re-Election Bids of Sens. Toomey, Kirk
Former Democratic congresswoman Gabby Giffords is endorsing the re-election bids of Republicans U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois, citing their votes on gun control
Mother of Orlando Shooting Victim Makes Emotional Plea at DNC
The mother of one of the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting made an emotional plea from the stage of the Democratic National Convention as she called for commonsense gun policies. Christine Leinonen, mother of Christopher Leinonen, told how her son and his boyfriend were among the 49 victims
Gun Violence to Take Center Stage at Democratic National Convention
One of the most emotional issues that Hillary Clinton has made a part of her campaign is the fight to end gun violence -- a clarion call that will be on full display tonight at the Democratic National Convention . A group of mothers, dubbed by the campaign as “Mothers of the Movement,” will take
Democratic Naitonal Convention's Star-Studded Guest List Includes Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato, Lenny Kravitz
Public figures spanning the political and celebrity spectrum -- from well-known Democrats to Hollywood heavyweights and chart-topping musicians -- will head to Philadelphia later this month for the seemingly star-studded Democratic National Convention . According to a convention scheduling document
How Music Therapy Can Lift Body and Soul for Patients
Even though patient Garrett Lambert is in an “isolation” room at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, meaning visitors must don masks and gowns to enter, music therapist Holly Mentzer’s harp makes the enclosed room feel like a serene, welcoming space as she and Lambert
Gabby Giffords 'Sickened' at 'Assassination' of British Lawmaker
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords , a survivor of gun violence, said today she is "sickened" by the fatal attack on British Member of Parliament Jo Cox. Cox, a member of the Labour Party, was shot and stabbed and a 52-year-old man was arrested. Giffords is a well-known advocate of gun safety after being
Connecticut Legislature Passes Gun Control Bill Aimed at Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence
Victims of domestic violence in Connecticut will receive additional protections with the passing of a bill aimed at prohibiting those who are subject to a temporary restraining order from possessing firearms, thus eliminating a critical window of time during which a victim’s life could be at risk.
At Emotional Town Hall, Hillary Clinton Says There’s a ‘Concerted Effort’ to Undermine Victims of Gun Violence
Hillary Clinton joined with family members of victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting today for an emotional forum on gun violence prevention. During the gathering, she said those who are against enacting stricter gun laws are looking for excuses instead of focusing on the issue. “We