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President Donald Trump and NRA executive VP Wayne LaPierre
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Evangelist Billy Graham preaching the gospel during the Upper Midwest Crusade in July 13,1973, St. Paul, MN.

Billy Graham, Father of Modern Evangelism, Dies at 99

The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to Presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. 'I don’t know why God has allowed me to have [all] this,' he told TIME in 1993. 'I’ll have to ask him when I get to heaven'

Curling Gold Medal Match

Team USA Is Headed to the Curling Gold Medal Match

Hours after the U.S. women’s hockey team won a thrilling gold medal game against Canada, America continued to beat its northern neighbor in its favorite pastimes. No U.S. curling team has ever reached an Olympic gold medal game

New York Health Care Workers Receive 1st Wave Of H1N1 Vaccinations

The Nasal Flu Vaccine Is Coming Back

After a two-year hiatus, the nasal flu vaccine is set to return to doctors' offices next year. But even though this year's flu season is still in full swing, many providers have already purchased their supplies for the next one

Ice Hockey - Winter Olympics Day 13

U.S Wins Women's Hockey Gold in Dramatic Fashion

The U.S. avenged its hockey heartbreak in South Korea, as the Americans beat their heated rival, Canada, 3-2 in a nailbiting shooutout victory in the gold medal game. The victory crowns a momentous year for Team USA

Kylie Jenner arrives at the Marie Claire Fresh Faces Party at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood on April 11, 2016.

Kylie Jenner Tweeted About Snapchat. Its Stock Tanked

Snapchat shares sank as much as 7.2%, wiping out $1.3 billion in market value, on the heels of a tweet from Kylie Jenner, who said she doesn’t open the app anymore. "sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore?" she asked


Hospitals Overwhelmed by Damascus Suburbs Bombing

Doctors in rebel-controlled suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus said they were unable to keep up with the staggering number of casualties, amid a ferocious bombing campaign by government forces that has targeted hospitals and other civilian sites

Rohingya people fled from oppression in Myanmar

Amnesty Makes Scathing Assessment of Human Rights

From Trump's Muslim ban to Myanmar's ethnic cleansing campaign, the world has spent the past year coping with discriminatory policies, atrocities, and hate-filled rhetoric, Amnesty International said in its annual report

Montenegro US Embassy

U.S. Embassy in Montenegro Attacked With Explosives

The government of Montenegro says that an unknown person threw an "explosive device" into the embassy compound, then committed suicide. Americans have been warned to avoid the complex in the country's capital, Podgorica

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Visit Edinburgh

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Get Letter Containing White Powder

Police in London are investigating a letter sent to a royal palace, reportedly addressed to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, containing a threatening white powder. The letter caused a full security scare, but an analysis of the substance found it to be harmless