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Ted and Ann Montgomery, employees at the First Baptist Church, are comforted by Texas Governor Greg Abbott (L) following a candlelight vigil held across the street from the church on November 5, 2017.'There are 26 lives that have been lost. We don't know if that number will rise or not, all we know is that's too many, and this will be a long, suffering mourning for those in pain,' Abbott said during a press conference. / AFP PHOTO / SUZANNE CORDEIRO (Photo credit should read SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass Shootings In America Are Becoming More Common -- And More Deadly

Orlando, Las Vegas, Sutherland Springs: three of the worst mass shootings in modern U.S. history all happened in the past 17 months. As Denver journalist Kyle Clark grimly observed on Monday, the 1999...
A cattle carcass is pictured on the Agropil ranch as the Pilcomayo river faces its worst drought in almost two decades, in Boqueron, on the border between Paraguay and Argentina, July 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Climate Change Is Already A Public Health Crisis, Top Medical Journal Says

Climate change is already taking a major toll on public health and threatening to reverse progress made over the past century in combatting infectious diseases, according to one of the world's oldest...
US President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd Annual UN General Assembly in New York on September 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Threatens To ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea In ‘America First’ Speech At United Nations

President Donald Trump forcefully defended the United States and condemned North Korea and Iran in his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly, hailing "strong, sovereign nations" and...

Citizens Against Monopoly

It's been more than 70 years since we've seen a broad-based citizens movement against the power of monopoly. It's long past time for one, and the following story is why. In late June, the European com...
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 14: A protesters carries an image of Heather Heyer during a demonstration against racism and the violence over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 14, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Protesters estimated at more than 1,000 blocked streets and light rail during the action. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Heather Heyer Was The Alt-Right's Worst Nightmare

The neo-Nazis at the Daily Stormer have nothing nice to say about Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old paralegal who was killed by a white supremacist protester in Charlottesville last weekend. Andrew Angli...
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: President Donald Trump walks with his daughter Ivanka Trump from the Oval Office to board the Marine One helicopter for a trip to Milwaukee, Wis., to meet with people dealing with health care, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Here's A List Of Trump Merchandise That's Made In America. It's Very Short.

President Donald Trump's "Made in America" week kicked off Monday, and quickly received heavy ― and negative ― media attention. And it's only natural that the president and his family have been called...
TRIVANDRUM, INDIA - DECEMBER 08: A woman is working with a notebook and listen to music with headphones on board of a Emirates Airline passenger jet on December 08, 2009 in Trivandrum, India. Since some month its new that travelers can use the ICE System, internet by LAN, write emails or doing office work or internet shopping with a computer and a screen integrated in the seats.As well its possible to make telephone calls (Photo by EyesWideOpen/Getty Images)

DHS Will Get Rid Of Laptop Ban, Replace It With 'Enhanced Screening' Measures

The Department of Homeland Security announced enhanced security measures for commercial air travel to the United States on Wednesday. The new policies will replace the electronics ban instituted in Ma...