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Opinion: What does Dana Loesch know about 'grieving black mothers in Chicago'?

CNN - 6 hours 22 min ago
Whenever we talk about guns in America, the card-carrying members of the National Rifle Association are always the mouthpieces, equating being a gun owner with American hyper-patriotism. The historian Richard Hofstadter described the concept of "gun culture" -- guns viewed by many as part of America's heritage: "an ingredient in the American imagination."

Trump reads out lyrics of anti-immigrant song

CNN - 6 hours 23 min ago
President Donald Trump read the lyrics of an anti-immigrant song titled "The Snake" on Friday, reverting to a campaign staple that Trump has used to criticize United States' immigration policy.

Olympic Cross-Country Skiers Eat 8,000 Calories a Day. It’s Exhausting.

NY Times - 6 hours 24 min ago
Cross-country skiers require, on average, more daily calories than any other type of athlete. But the constant need to eat can take over their lives.

CPAC goes full Trump for 2018

CNN - 6 hours 25 min ago
A little more than eight months before he won the White House in 2016, candidate Donald Trump, faced with the threat of a walkout by skeptical Republicans, abruptly canceled his scheduled speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Read Gates' plea document

CNN - 6 hours 28 min ago
Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty Friday afternoon to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's wide-ranging investigation of Russian meddling into the 2016 presidential campaign and related activities.

Trump calls out Russia

CNN - 6 hours 29 min ago
President Trump called out Russia, Iran, and Syria for creating a "humanitarian disgrace" in the war-torn country of Syria.

This is how guns became normalized in American life

Washington Post - 6 hours 36 min ago
The fight over gun regulation is as much about social norms as formal laws.

Top Chinese Official Plans U.S. Trip to Address Trade Friction

NY Times - 6 hours 44 min ago
President Xi Jinping of China is sending Liu He, his top economic policy maker and a recent addition to the Politburo, to Washington on Tuesday.

Surfacing: At the ‘Hairdresser’s Fashion Week,’ Celebrating Black Beauty

NY Times - 6 hours 48 min ago
Meet the people who gather for the extravaganza known as the Bronner Bros. show in Atlanta.

Shooter's past 911 calls released

CNN - 6 hours 57 min ago
Before Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people at his former high school in Florida on February 14, law enforcement officials received several calls from people concerned about the young man's guns and violent behavior. One caller said Cruz planned "to shoot up" an unnamed school.

Fact Check: Major Shootings Led to Tougher Gun Laws, but to What End?

NY Times - 7 hours 44 min ago
Major legislation is often spurred by tragedy. Experts are uncertain about the extent that gun control laws have improved safety and curbed violence.

This Texas school district already arms its teachers

CNN - 7 hours 50 min ago
While the nation debates whether teachers should carry guns to protect students from armed intruders, the question's already settled in one Texas school district, where educators have had firearms on campus for years.

CNN anchor to NRA spokeswoman: How dare you

CNN - 7 hours 56 min ago
CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota asks NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch why she said "many in legacy media love mass shootings."

Team U.S.A.? More Like Team Minnesota

NY Times - 8 hours 5 min ago
The thrilling gold medal victory by the United States women’s hockey team capped a whirlwind 48 hours of Minnesota success at the Olympics.

What’s behind Alexei Navalny’s digital challenge to Vladimir Putin’s regime? Five things to know.

Washington Post - 8 hours 6 min ago
The opposition uses personalized political communication as if Russia were a democratic country.

Editorial: Let the Teachers Teach

NY Times - 8 hours 12 min ago
Even police officers often fail to hit their target when they shoot. How much worse would such an unintended consequence be in a crowded school?
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