Presidential debate: Beto O'Rourke warns gun owners of 'consequences' if they do not turn in their guns
Presidential debate: Beto O'Rourke warns gun owners of 'consequences' if they do not turn in their guns

The Texas representative's strong assertion on gun control at the fourth debate in Ohio saw him facing strong reactions from rivals like Pete Buttigieg who was not convinced with the execution of O'Rourke's plan.

Donald Trump's draconian border rules are putting pregnant women seeking asylum in the US in grave danger
Donald Trump's draconian border rules are putting pregnant women seeking asylum in the US in grave danger

Forcing people to wait at the borders has seen expecting mothers languish in horrible conditions, lacking food and medical care. Even if they safely give birth in Mexico, it jeopardizes women's chances of making it to the US

Son of Texas sheriff who slammed immigrants as 'drunks who will run over your children' arrested for public intoxication
Son of Texas sheriff who slammed immigrants as 'drunks who will run over your children' arrested for public intoxication

Sergei Waybourn has previous arrests for trespassing and theft. He was also charged with assault last year.

Media, celebs and political opponents demand Trump 'denounce' fake video of him 'killing and assaulting' critics, say it could fuel violence
Media, celebs and political opponents demand Trump 'denounce' fake video of him 'killing and assaulting' critics, say it could fuel violence

The video was shown by a pro-Trump group at a recent event at the president's Miami resort and its gory content saw a huge backlash. The White House journalists' body wanted the president to denounce the video.

Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list
Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list

While South Burlington in Vermont with population less than 20,000 was found to be the best city for disabled persons, Providence in Rhode Island was ranked the last among 182 cities that were covered by the survey. None of the 10 most populous cities got a place in the top 10.

Boxer Errol Spence Jr 'in serious condition' after crashing his $300k Ferrari, police say he was not wearing a seatbelt
Boxer Errol Spence Jr 'in serious condition' after crashing his $300k Ferrari, police say he was not wearing a seatbelt

The 29-year-old unified welterweight champion was heading to his home in a white Ferrari from a nightclub at around 3 am when he crashed and flipped his vehicle in Dallas. 

Lara Trump welcomes a possible Hillary Clinton presidential run in 2020: 'It would be so easy for Trump to win round 2'
Lara Trump welcomes a possible Hillary Clinton presidential run in 2020: 'It would be so easy for Trump to win round 2'

Trump tweeted that Clinton should try to "steal" the nomination from one of the Democratic 2020 frontrunners, Elizabeth Warren.

O'Rourke says Buttigieg is afraid to push for mandatory buyback of assault rifles as he's 'worried about the polls'
O'Rourke says Buttigieg is afraid to push for mandatory buyback of assault rifles as he's 'worried about the polls'

The former Texas congressman reiterated his call to ban AR-15s and  AK-47s saying that it was 'wrong' for more than 10 million of the assault weapons to be 'on the streets'

Texas cheerleader, 17, hailed a hero after she jumped off homecoming parade float to save choking toddler in crowd
Texas cheerleader, 17, hailed a hero after she jumped off homecoming parade float to save choking toddler in crowd

Tyra Winters had been taught the Heimlich Maneuver by her mother a few years ago. This past month, it saved a young boy's life.

Democratic presidential candidates bring focus back on gun violence at Las Vegas forum amid impeachment calls
Democratic presidential candidates bring focus back on gun violence at Las Vegas forum amid impeachment calls

Nine presidential aspirants debated measures for curbing the menace at the event organized to mark the second anniversary of the deadly Las Vegas shooting that killed 58 and left several hundreds injured

Jenna and Barbara Bush hold dad George W. Bush's hands at Rangers game in heartwarming throwback photo
Jenna and Barbara Bush hold dad George W. Bush's hands at Rangers game in heartwarming throwback photo

The Bush family has hand a long association with the Texas Rangers and Jenna seemed to continuing that tradition with pictures of her daughter Mila at her first game

Impeachment isn't good enough, Trump needs to be imprisoned and placed in solitary confinement, says Maxine Waters
Impeachment isn't good enough, Trump needs to be imprisoned and placed in solitary confinement, says Maxine Waters

The lawmaker's comments came days after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi initiated an impeachment inquiry against the president

Trump 'wanted moat filled with snakes, alligators' along Mexico border to stop migrants
Trump 'wanted moat filled with snakes, alligators' along Mexico border to stop migrants

The Republican reportedly also proposed for the border wall to be electrified along with spikes on top of the barrier that could pierce human flesh. He allegedly made the proposal while he was "furious" during Oval Office meetings in March

RNC launches 'Stop the Madness' campaign to 'cause chaos' within the Democratic Party over Trump impeachment inquiry
RNC launches 'Stop the Madness' campaign to 'cause chaos' within the Democratic Party over Trump impeachment inquiry

The committee wants supporters to sign petitions, donate, and get involved in demonstrations as the Republican party 'fights back on this impeachment craziness'

Jeff Flake tells fellow Republicans to ditch Trump and 'save their souls' as his actions 'warrant impeachment'
Jeff Flake tells fellow Republicans to ditch Trump and 'save their souls' as his actions 'warrant impeachment'

The former Arizona senator had earlier claimed that "at least 35" Republican senators would vote to impeach President Trump if the ballot was private

Beto O'Rourke says Trump should resign amid impeachment inquiry: 'The single best thing to bring the country together'
Beto O'Rourke says Trump should resign amid impeachment inquiry: 'The single best thing to bring the country together'

The inquiry was started after a whistleblower complaint about the phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky from July where Trump had strongly asked Zelensky to look into Joe and Hunter Biden

Former Arizona Senator Jeff Flake says 'at least 35' Republican senators would vote to impeach Trump if it was a secret vote
Former Arizona Senator Jeff Flake says 'at least 35' Republican senators would vote to impeach Trump if it was a secret vote

The former lawmaker's statement comes days after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against Trump.

15-year-old varsity football player suffers severe spinal injury after horror tackle, mom asks for prayers to help him heal
15-year-old varsity football player suffers severe spinal injury after horror tackle, mom asks for prayers to help him heal

15-year-old Jordyn Hawkins is asking people to pray for her son, who suffered a serious spinal injury during a game on September 12. Hawkins tackled a quarterback during a junior varsity game at Austin High School and could not come back up, said his mother

US Military issues warning of possible incel mass shootings at 'Joker' movie screenings: 'run, hide, fight'
US Military issues warning of possible incel mass shootings at 'Joker' movie screenings: 'run, hide, fight'

The email, directed to service members, stated that incels "idolize the Joker character, the violent clown from the Batman series, admiring his depiction as a man who must pretend to be happy, but eventually fights back against bullies"

Lifelong Democrat calls Nancy Pelosi's impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump a 'disaster'
Lifelong Democrat calls Nancy Pelosi's impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump a 'disaster'

Bryan Dean Wright, a former CIA officer, says the party lacks a direction with regard to the while eyeing the president's impeachment and said it was like launching the Titanic into a giant iceberg.

Texas high school football player collapses, dies in twin brother's arms: 'I can't breathe. I'm about to pass out'
Texas high school football player collapses, dies in twin brother's arms: 'I can't breathe. I'm about to pass out'

Police said there were no signs of foul play, with the current suspicion being that the teen died from a cardiac arrest even though a recent school physical had found him to be exemplary shape

Massive NRA lobby, pro-gun judges and other key factors which could defeat any gun buy-back scheme in the US
Massive NRA lobby, pro-gun judges and other key factors which could defeat any gun buy-back scheme in the US

A number of Democratic presidential hopefuls have sought a buyback but the number of guns in circulation is at 16 million and the challenge is huge.

Grandma's three-foot-tall Great Dane bites off toddler's ear as pregnant mom puts arm in its mouth to save child
Grandma's three-foot-tall Great Dane bites off toddler's ear as pregnant mom puts arm in its mouth to save child

Michelle Eling's rescue dog Harvey pounced on little Olivia. The child had to undergo reconstructive surgery and is now left with permanent scars.

3-year-old Texas boy dies after parents 'accidentally' leave him in hot car after returning from older brother's tee-ball game
3-year-old Texas boy dies after parents 'accidentally' leave him in hot car after returning from older brother's tee-ball game

Liam Ordoñez's parents thought that the other had gotten the boy out of the car when they returned home from a ball game on September 21

Local jails in US states impact more people than previously thought and are in desperate need of reform, reveals new study
Local jails in US states impact more people than previously thought and are in desperate need of reform, reveals new study

While debate continues over tackling America's high incarceration rate, not much talk is dedicated to the county and city jails that affect a lot more people

Colt to stop production of AR-15 rifles for civilians, says enough guns are available in the market
Colt to stop production of AR-15 rifles for civilians, says enough guns are available in the market

In a statement released on September 19, president and chief executive officer Dennis Veilleux said, that over the last few years, the market for modern sporting rifles has experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity

Abortion rates in US see sharp decline as improved access to contraception reduces number of pregnancies
Abortion rates in US see sharp decline as improved access to contraception reduces number of pregnancies

There were 862,000 abortions in the U.S. in 2017, down from 926,000 tallied in 2014, according to researchers at the Guttmacher Institute

California is the most diverse state in the US, West Virginia comes in last, and Houston tops the list among cities, finds study
California is the most diverse state in the US, West Virginia comes in last, and Houston tops the list among cities, finds study

A survey that came out during the Hispanic Heritage Month compares states and cities on grounds of diversity — socio-economic, cultural, economic, religious and others. And some findings are quite interesting.

California adds Iowa to 'travel ban' list over state's refusal to fund gender-transition surgeries with taxpayer money
California adds Iowa to 'travel ban' list over state's refusal to fund gender-transition surgeries with taxpayer money

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a law that overturned a court ruling that mandated the use of public money for such procedures.

Texas woman was placed in coma after developing mystery lung illness related to vaping: 'Her lungs were full of fluid'
Texas woman was placed in coma after developing mystery lung illness related to vaping: 'Her lungs were full of fluid'

"When I woke up and one of the doctors told me how bad the vaping was and the fluid and infection it puts on my lungs I knew the biggest problem behind my sickness and what nearly killed me!" Sherie Canada wrote on FB.

Texas girl,10, fighting for life after contracting rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming
Texas girl,10, fighting for life after contracting rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming

There were just 145 known cases of Americans being infected by the amoeba between 1962 and 2018

Mom shares heartbreaking picture of daughter comforting leukamia-afflicted younger brother: 'This is childhood cancer'
Mom shares heartbreaking picture of daughter comforting leukamia-afflicted younger brother: 'This is childhood cancer'

Kaitlyn Burge shared the picture during Childhood Cancer Awareness month recenltly to highlight how it impacts other children in the family as well.

Joe Biden accidentally calls Bernie Sanders 'president' during Democratic debate, corrects it as 'my friend'
Joe Biden accidentally calls Bernie Sanders 'president' during Democratic debate, corrects it as 'my friend'

During the third primary debate on September 12, ten qualifying Democratic candidates came together to present and defend their policies.

Prez contender Joe Biden's teeth appear to fall out during fiery Democratic debate
Prez contender Joe Biden's teeth appear to fall out during fiery Democratic debate

The former vice president was responding to a question by ABC host David Muir about standing up to the NRA when it happened. 

Beto O'Rourke says 'we will take your AR-15s and AK-47s' in tough stand against semi-automatic guns
Beto O'Rourke says 'we will take your AR-15s and AK-47s' in tough stand against semi-automatic guns

The Democrat said President Trump's rhetoric also influenced the recent mass shootings in the country.

Elizabeth Warren's ancestor was a soldier who reportedly fought against the Seminole tribe twice in the past
Elizabeth Warren's ancestor was a soldier who reportedly fought against the Seminole tribe twice in the past

Warren's great-great-great-grandfather was Jonathan Crawford, a man who served in Major William Lauderdale's Battalion of Tennessee Volunteer Militia from November 1837 to May 1838 — the same battalion which fought two wars against the Seminole tribe in Florida

How Air Force One faced uncertainty at 45,000 feet on 9/11: 'No one knew what was going on'
How Air Force One faced uncertainty at 45,000 feet on 9/11: 'No one knew what was going on'

When news of the deadly attacks broke, the 43rd POTUS George W. Bush was visiting a school in Sarasota, Florida

18 years after 9/11 terror attacks, here is what the key members of Bush administration are doing now
18 years after 9/11 terror attacks, here is what the key members of Bush administration are doing now

A look at George W Bush administration’s top brains who had a harrowing time in finding the right response to the devastation

Overweight woman denied service at Texas nail salon as staff was afraid she would break spa chair
Overweight woman denied service at Texas nail salon as staff was afraid she would break spa chair

Tina Lewis had gone to Rose's Nails in Houston for a pedicure with her mother when she went through the less-than-pleasant experience.

Ocasio-Cortez slams Dan Crenshaw for resisting background checks for gun control: 'Try to keep up'
Ocasio-Cortez slams Dan Crenshaw for resisting background checks for gun control: 'Try to keep up'

The argument between the two ensued in the wake of the recent Texas mass shooting that left seven dead, and 25 others injured. 

White House hits back at Washington Post's 'lost summer' article on Trump by posting 'summer of winning' video
White House hits back at Washington Post's 'lost summer' article on Trump by posting 'summer of winning' video

The nearly two-minute-long clip was posted on the official social media account of the White House and was captioned, "@washingtonpost, is this what you call a 'lost summer'?"

Pentagon approves $3.6 billion from military construction cash for Trump's Mexico border wall
Pentagon approves $3.6 billion from military construction cash for Trump's Mexico border wall

The funding is expected to cover only a miniscule 175 miles of the proposed 1,954-mile U.S.-Mexico border, a pet project of President Trump.

NRA called 'domestic terrorist organization' after it slams Walmart's gun-control move as 'shameful'
NRA called 'domestic terrorist organization' after it slams Walmart's gun-control move as 'shameful'

Walmart's decision to stop sales of certain gun ammunition and to end open carry in its stores irked the National Rifle Association which saw it as an affront to 'America’s fundamental freedoms'

Black man files lawsuit against American Airlines for kicking him off flight so ‘a dog could fly first class’
Black man files lawsuit against American Airlines for kicking him off flight so ‘a dog could fly first class’

53-year-old Dana Holcomb is suing the airline company on the grounds of racial discrimination post the incident which took place on a flight from Las Vegas to Austin

Hurricane Dorian gave President Trump an opportunity to show leadership before the 2020 elections
Hurricane Dorian gave President Trump an opportunity to show leadership before the 2020 elections

US presidents have always found natural disasters tricky. While the likes of LBJ, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama handled their repercussions well, incumbents like George W Bush and Donald Trump have had ordinary records.

Mouse jumps into deep fryer at Whataburger, video sets the internet on fire: 'How much for mouse burgers?'
Mouse jumps into deep fryer at Whataburger, video sets the internet on fire: 'How much for mouse burgers?'

The mouse panicked when a worker tried to catch it in a utensil and jumped into the deep fryer next to the counter

Alyssa Milano challenges Ted Cruz for debate over 'God-given’ gun rights so that people ‘can hear his b******t 1st hand’
Alyssa Milano challenges Ted Cruz for debate over 'God-given’ gun rights so that people ‘can hear his b******t 1st hand’

Cruz and Milano traded barbs on Twitter after Rep. Matt Schaefer's said in a tweet that he was not going to diminish 'God-given rights' of owning arms because of a 'handful of people'

Bridesmaid arrives in dinosaur costume at sister's wedding after bride tells her to wear 'whatever she wants'
Bridesmaid arrives in dinosaur costume at sister's wedding after bride tells her to wear 'whatever she wants'

Christina Meador, who hails from Texas, attended her sister Deanna Adams’ wedding sporting a T-Rex outfit on August 10

Angels' Tyler Skaggs choked to death after ingesting a fatal cocktail of fentanyl, oxycodone and alcohol, toxicology shows
Angels' Tyler Skaggs choked to death after ingesting a fatal cocktail of fentanyl, oxycodone and alcohol, toxicology shows

The 27-year-old Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room in the Dallas area July 1 before the start of what was supposed to be a four-game series against the Texas Rangers. The first game was postponed before the teams played the final three games.

Man has sex with mother's corpse after brutally murdering her with a walking stick when she resisted his rape attempt
Man has sex with mother's corpse after brutally murdering her with a walking stick when she resisted his rape attempt

Officials said that the man, identified as Lindsey Turiano, pummelled his mother, Norma, so hard that "most of her skull and brain were missing" when she was found.

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