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Watch: Second press conference on Boston Marathon bombing

Boston officials held a second press conference on Monday evening to provide updates on the investigation into the explosions at the Boston Marathon. Watch video, uploaded to YouTube by PBS, below:…

Pat Toomey informs the Senate of Boston Marathon attack

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) broke the disturbing news of the Boston Marathon bombing to the Senate on Monday afternoon. “It appears that tragedy has struck the Boston Marathon,” he said on the Senate floor. “Bombs have gone off and there are injuries we know of, causalities the severity of which…

Watch: Press conference on Boston Marathon bombing

Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick held a press conference on Monday afternoon after two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Police have also started investigating a fire at JFK Library. Watch video, uploaded to YouTube by PBS, below:…

Oregon 9-year-old killed by security guard practicing holstering weapon

Authorities in Oregon are considering whether to charge an off-duty security guard who accidentally shot and killed his girlfriend’s 9-year-old daughter while practicing drawing his weapon. Oregon City police spokesperson Lt. Jim Band said that 32-year-old Joseph Wade Wolters was at home on Sunday prepping for his new job as…

Free fried chicken is latest in trend of restaurant offers to gun-toting customers

A Louisiana fried chicken joint has joined a trend of restaurants across the country offering free food or discounts to customers who agree to bring their guns to dinner — but is it turning off other patrons? Randal Neel, the owner of Chicken Express in Bossier City, told KLVT that…

Fox News’ Ablow: Tea partiers ‘enslaved’ and ‘slaves always revolt’

Fox News’ resident psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow told a group of tea partiers over the weekend that they had been “enslaved” by taxes and “slaves always revolt.” At a Saturday “Tax Day Tea Party Rally” in Boston, Ablow explained that the government wanted to take away guns because “having firearms…

Tucker Carlson denies working for Fox News when caught fly fishing in Central Park

Fox News pundit Tucker Carlson had his peaceful fly fishing outing in New York City’s Central Park interrupted over the weekend by contributor to Howard Stern’s show. The Hollywood Reporter on Monday reported that Joey Boots posted video of his confrontation with Carlson that first seemed like it could become…

John Kerry: Fewer foreign students coming to the U.S. because they fear gun violence

Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday said that fewer foreign students are traveling to the United States to study because they fear gun violence. During an interview in Tokyo about recent tensions with North Korea, CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty asked Kerry if other countries had expressed concerns…

Filmmaker: Obama’s war on whistleblowers ‘a terrible disservice to democracy’

Appearing on CNN Sunday, documentary filmmaker Robert Greenwald said that his latest film will highlight the Obama administration’s ongoing “war” against people who reveal the government’s embarrassing and sometimes shocking secrets. “War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State” documents the Obama administration’s efforts to silence and retaliate…

Rep. Jerrold Nadler: Federal deficit being cut too fast

Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York took aim at the conventional wisdom on Sunday morning, saying the government was cutting the federal deficit too quickly. His comments came during a MSNBC panel discussion about President Barack Obama’s budget plan. “If you look at the deficit, we brought it down…

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