Bipartisan group in Senate aims to strengthen background check system for guns
Nov16

Bipartisan group in Senate aims to strengthen background check system for guns

Credit: Architect of the Capitol(WASHINGTON) — In the wake of the recent mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, a bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill Thursday meant to strengthen the existing background check system for firearms.The Fi…

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Reward upped to $100K as Tampa police search for answers in four unsolved murders in six weeks
Nov16

Reward upped to $100K as Tampa police search for answers in four unsolved murders in six weeks

shiyali/iStock/Thinkstock(TAMPA, Fla.) — The reward to help find a killer on the loose in Tampa, Florida, has increased to $100,000 as investigators search for answers.A string of unsolved killings in the Seminole Heights neighborhood has left the com…

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Roy Moore: ‘I’ll quit standing when they lay me in that box and put me in the ground’
Nov16

Roy Moore: ‘I’ll quit standing when they lay me in that box and put me in the ground’

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — Embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore denied allegations of sexual misconduct again Thursday at a press conference in Birmingham alongside faith leaders and his wife, Kayla.Moore said that the accus…

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TransCanada says 210,000 gallons of oil leaked from Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota
Nov16

TransCanada says 210,000 gallons of oil leaked from Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota

kodda/iStock/Thinkstock(AMHERST, S.D.) — Some 210,000 gallons of oil leaked from the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota, TransCanada, the owner of the pipeline, said on Thursday.The company said it shut down the flow of oil on the pipeline at 6 a.m., “…

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Kids’ simple Christmas wishes will break your heart
Nov16

Kids’ simple Christmas wishes will break your heart

(Things of My Very Own) Things of My Very Own, an organization in Schenectady, N.Y. that helps kids in crisis, shared the Christmas wishes of some of the children they work with.(NEW YORK) — There’s nothing like a little perspective to make a person r…

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