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Gun control advocates find support in new study

Gun control advocates find support in new study

CHICAGO, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Deaths by gun violence increased following the repeal of a Missouri law requiring background checks for handgun purchasers, study finds.
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FBI investigating alleged fraud at Oklahoma lab involved in drone work

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The FBI is investigating allegations millions of dollars were diverted from a company owned by Oklahoma State University, the Oklahoman reported.

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Two House Republicans announce support for pathway to citizenship

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Two Republican congressmen, Daniel Webster and Aaron Schock, said they support the legalization of undocumented immigrants and a pathway to U.S. citizenship.

Gun permits up in Conn. town where 20 school children shot

NEWTOWN, Conn., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Gun permits have surged in Newtown, Conn., where 20 children and six adults members were killed in a school massacre in December, government records indicate.

Boy Scouts injured by lightning strike in New Hampshire

WOLFEBORO, N.H., June 25 (UPI) -- Lightning struck a lean-to Monday at a Boy Scout camp in New Hampshire, injuring six campers seriously enough for hospital treatment.

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Survey: U.S. gun ownership has declined

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- The number of American households with guns has declined by more than 15 percent since the 1970s, data from the General Social Survey indicates.
Politics 2013: Is it 2014 already?

Politics 2013: Is it 2014 already?

It's never too early to look ahead to the 2014 midterm elections for the U.S. Congress -- and retirements could throw a couple of monkey wrenches into party challenges.
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Worse than fiscal cliff?

What is need now is for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to reach into his metaphor file and come up with something scarier than "fiscal cliff."
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Some in GOP deny debt ceiling problem

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Some U.S. lawmakers say arguing that failing to raise the federal debt limit would lead to default is a scare tactic and no president "would actually default."

Noted Civil War historian dies at 100

BOSTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Noted Civil War historian Richard N. Current, died in Boston at the age of 100, his family said.

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Fla. Democrat: Palin 'half-baked Alaskan'

Fla. Democrat: Palin 'half-baked Alaskan'

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., calls Sarah Palin a "half-baked Alaskan" in a response to her endorsement of his Republican challenger.

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Boy dies as parade float runs over him

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- A 9-year-old New Hampshire boy was killed after falling from a Boy Scout parade float that then ran over him.

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