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Navy Yard weapon exempted under proposed ban

09/18/2013 2:50pm
The shotgun used by the Navy Yard shooter is identified by name as a firearm that would not be covered under a proposed weapons ban supported by the White House.

Navy contractor left cryptic messages on shotgun

09/18/2013 4:39pm
A Navy contractor who shot 12 people to death at the Washington Navy Yard left a cryptic message on a shotgun he used in the massacre. That's according to a law enforcement document reviewed by The Associated Press.

Capitol Police to probe response at Navy Yard

09/18/2013 4:43pm
The chief of the U.S. Capitol Police has ordered an investigation into the force's response to Monday's mass shooting at Washington's Navy Yard.

Wendy Davis signals she'll run for Texas governor

09/18/2013 6:38pm
Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democrat who filibustered an abortion law for nearly 13 hours wearing pink running shoes, began the slow rollout of her campaign for Texas governor on Wednesday with an email asking supporters to spread the word and donate money ahead of a "what's next" announcement.

Assad denies his forces conducted chemical attack

09/18/2013 9:05pm
Syrian President Bashar Assad said a United Nations report finding "clear and convincing evidence" sarin nerve gas was used in Syria painted an "unrealistic" account, and he denied his government orchestrated the attack.