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America's mass shooting capital is Chicago
CHICAGO — Four men and two women were shot on April 5 last year, then five weeks later a 15-year-old boy and two men were shot. Another 15-year-old boy and two men were shot in July. Three men were shot on August 21.
Dems ready sweeping new guns bill
Senate Democrats will begin a campaign to combat gun violence on Thursday as party leaders prepare to unveil a sweeping package of legislation that builds on their failed 2013 attempt to require universal background checks for gun purchases, according to senators and aides.
Risk of global financial crash has increased, warns IMF
The risk of a global financial crash has increased because a slowdown in China and decline in world trade are undermining the stability of highly indebted emerging economies, according to the International Monetary Fund.
Study: government workers make 78 percent more that private sector
Employees for the federal government earn far more than their counterparts in the private sector, according to a new study by the Cato Institute. Federal workers’ pay and benefits were 78 percent higher than private employees, who earned an average of $52,688 less than public sector workers last year.
The Millennials' Dilemma: To Own or to Rent
If you’re a millennial who’s just graduated from college, congratulations. You deserve a round of applause. But if you’ve just graduated from college and moved back in with your parents, what you’re hearing is the sound of one hand clapping.
9 Million US Kids at Risk for Measles
About 9 million U.S. children are susceptible to measles, either because they haven't received the vaccine against the viral disease or because they aren't up to date with their shots, a new study shows. Read More
Researchers grow kidney like organs in laboratory
Researchers have grown kidney-like organs in a laboratory dish, the latest advance in the effort to bioengineer complex human organs for medical use.
The man who refused to sign The Constitution
“Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Thus began the first of the Ten Amendments, or Bill of Rights, which were approved Sept. 25, 1789.