Rep. Louise Slaughter, New York Liberal Democrat, Dies age 88

The first and only woman to lead the powerful Rules Committee, a liberal advocate of women's rights and a Democratic congresswoman for over three decades, Rep. Louise Slaughter died Friday at George Washington University Hospital at 88 years of age. Following a fall at her home on Wednesday, Rep. Slaughter had been hospitalized and treated... Continue Reading →

7 US Military Members Killed Following Helicopter Crash in Iraq

Army Brig. Gen. Jonathan P. Braga has confirmed that all personnel aboard the helicopter that crashed in Iraq on Thursday were killed. Seven US military members were killed in the helicopter that crashed in southern Iraq, according to US military. The crash is under investigation at the moment, but according to the military it  "does... Continue Reading →

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