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Dozens Killed In Collapse Of Bangladesh Garment Complex

Dozens Killed In Collapse Of Bangladesh Garment Complex

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.

Senate to vote on first steps in gun control debate

Senate to vote on first steps in gun control debate

The U.S. Senate will vote today whether to begin debate on a package of new gun regulations.

Pacific Commander: U.S. Can Intercept North Korean Missiles

Pacific Commander: U.S. Can Intercept North Korean Missiles

The commander of the U.S. Pacific Command said Tuesday that American forces currently have the ability to intercept a North Korean ballistic missile.

North Korea To Shut Jointly Run Factories, May Test Missile

North Korea To Shut Jointly Run Factories, May Test Missile

Monday’s developments on the Korean Peninsula, where tensions have been running even higher than usual in recent weeks:

Former British Prime Minister Thatcher Dies

Former British Prime Minister Thatcher Dies

Margaret Thatcher, who as British prime minister in the 1980s became known as the “Iron Lady” for her tough economic policies, her partnership with President Reagan in standing up to communism and the short war with Argentina over the Falklands, has died.

U.N. passes global arms treaty that faces opposition in Senate

Fifty countries will need to ratify the treaty. In the United States, only the Senate does so, and because of the magnitude of these treaties, they require 67 votes.

Outside group targets Begich on immigration

Outside group targets Begich on immigration

The group Numbers USA aims to “educate voters” in states with senators who could play a pivotal role in the coming immigration debate.

North Korea Moves Missile, Threatens To Close Factories Used By South

North Korea Moves Missile, Threatens To Close Factories Used By South

Here are Thursday’s developments in the latest round of provocative moves by the communist state.

U.N. Approves Treaty To Regulate Multibillion-Dollar Global Arms Trade

U.N. Approves Treaty To Regulate Multibillion-Dollar Global Arms Trade

The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly approved the first U.N. treaty to regulate the estimated $60 billion global arms trade on Tuesday.

Once Again, Polls Show Attitudes Toward Guns Returning To Pre-shooting Levels

Once Again, Polls Show Attitudes Toward Guns Returning To Pre-shooting Levels

With the Senate soon to vote on initiatives including expanded background checks of gun purchasers and increased penalties for gun trafficking, a scan through data from polls about gun laws underscores how attitudes for the most part seem to be close to pre-Newtown levels.