Sen. Joe Manchin says he’s going to reintroduce his bill that expands background checks for gun purchases to sales made at gun shows and online, and he predicts that the second time around, it will get enough votes to move out of the Senate.
Dying on the job continues at a steady pace according to the latest statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
A White House official reiterated much of what was in the letter sent to Capitol Hill, but added that “all options were on the table in terms of our response.” The official said that reports of the use of chemical weapons in Aleppo in March was one of the incidents being examined.
Rescue workers in Bangladesh sifted through broken concrete and twisted rebar Thursday hoping to find survivors from the collapse of an eight-story garment factory complex that has killed more than 200 people and trapped hundreds of others.
Scientists have digitized and analyzed imagery taken by one of the first U.S. weather satellites to create a montage showing the extent of polar sea ice in 1964 so they can compare it to more recent satellite photos.
More than 70 people are dead and some 600 injured in Bangladesh following the collapse of an eight-story building on the outskirts of the capital, Dhaka.
The Boston Marathon bombings “riveted most Americans” and seemed to “confirm the public’s long-held belief that occasional terrorist acts are to be expected,” the Pew Research Center says.
People in Boston and across Massachusetts will pause for a moment of silence at 2:50 p.m. ET Monday — marking the time exactly one week before when the first of two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 170.
One of the two young men suspected in the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon was reported to be dead after a gun exchange early Friday with police in Watertown, Mass.
After a fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others, rescue workers on Thursday are still sifting through the smoldering rubble hoping to find survivors.