WASHINGTON — Greater efforts are needed to identify and lock up mentally ill people who are dangerous, a top National Rifle Association official responding to the recent Washington Navy Yard shootings said Sunday. The nation’s mental health system is “in complete breakdown,” resulting in not enough of the mentally ill […]Read more ›
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Reactions on Friday around the world to developments in Egypt following clashes in which hundreds of people were killed and thousands injured: EUROPEAN UNION – European leaders spoke Friday about the need for a coordinated EU response to the violence in Egypt and agreed there should be a meeting of […]Read more ›
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced new oversight measures for recently revealed domestic and foreign surveillance programs, saying he is confident they are “not being abused” but that they must be more transparent. He gave no indication the government would end the massive collection of information about telephone calls and […]Read more ›
WASHINGTON — The leader of the House of Representatives on Wednesday soundly rejected suggestions that the United States boycott the Winter Olympics in Sochi if Russia grants asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. “Why would we want to punish U.S. athletes who’ve been training for three years to […]Read more ›