U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, the second-longest-serving senator in U.S. history and winner of the Medal of Honor for combat heroics in World War II, has died.

He was 88. "His last words were, 'Aloha,'" his office said.

Posted in: R.I.P.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton suffered a concussion after fainting this weekend, according to reports, but did not sustain serious injury.

Clinton, 65, was staying home due to a stomach virus. Her illness left her dehydrated, which led to a brief fainting spell. Clinton then hit her head.

Posted in: Hillary Clinton

The horrific shooting at the Newtown, Conn., elementary school that left 28 dead, including 20 children, has re-ignited a polarizing debate over gun control.

If nothing else, it's time to get very, very serious about discussing the issue.

The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., left a nation in shock Friday afternoon after Adam Lanza gunned down 27 people, 20 of them children.

Hollywood Tweeted up a storm in response, sharing love, condolences, prayers and heartbreak, but also anger, disgust and frustration in many cases.

Posted in: Twitter