Assault Weapons Ban 2013: Introduced, Prospects Uncertain

Assault Weapons Ban 2013: Introduced, Prospects Uncertain

The Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 was introduced by Democrats in U.S. Congress today, but its prospects for passage look marginal at best.

The law would reinstate the 1994 assault weapons ban, which expired in 2004, with some adjustments designed to make it even more restrictive.

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Obama Inaugural Address: What Did You Think?

Obama Inaugural Address: What Did You Think?

President Barack Obama gave his inaugural address today, beginning his second White House term with an ambitious agenda and a call for national unity.

On a cold morning in Washington, D.C., the 44th President asked this great nation to live up to its founding ideals and to bringing about needed change.

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Failed Assassination Attempt Caught on Video in Bulgaria

Failed Assassination Attempt Caught on Video in Bulgaria

A gunman rushed the stage and attempted to assassinate the leader of Bulgaria's Turkish ethnic party at a LIVE televised conference on Saturday.

Incredibly, his gun appeared to misfire, giving Ahmed Dogan enough time to bat away the gunman's arm before he was assisted by security guards.

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President Obama Sworn In for Second Term

President Obama Sworn In for Second Term

It's official: we have four more years of Barack Obama as Commander-in-Chief.

The President was sworn in for the second time today, as Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the oath of office in the White House Blue Room a little before noon.

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