• Hodgkinson had rifle, pistol in GOP baseball practice attack
Hodgkinson had rifle, pistol in GOP baseball practice attack

Scalise, the third-ranking GOP whip in the House, was shot in the hip and listed in critical condition after surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. The team was taking batting practice when gunshots rang out and chaos erupted. In a televised statement, Mr Trump called for unity , and added that Mr Scalise was "badly injured" but in sta...

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  • IL and Iowa lawmakers react to the Virginia shooting
IL and Iowa lawmakers react to the Virginia shooting

President Donald Trump says he and the vice president are "deeply saddened" by news of a shooting "tragedy" at a congressional baseball game . The gunman apparently moved around the field and, using a dugout as cover, fired at the congressmen and their security personnel.

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  • Security added at state capitol, no known threats
Security added at state capitol, no known threats

Five people were taken from the scene to hospitals, Alexandria's police chief, Michael Brown, told reporters. It also quickly revived a bitter debate about gun rights in America. The teenager's mother entered the fray, hitting her daughter, pulling her hair to get her out of the auto and threatening to put her back into foster care, the report sa...

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  • Southern Baptist Convention in uproar over 'alt-right'
Southern Baptist Convention in uproar over 'alt-right'

McKissic's proposal was part of an effort by the SBC, which is the largest Protestant group in the U.S., to overcome its founding in the 19th century in defence of slaveholders. Southern Baptists are the largest Protestant group in the nation. "We can't undo the slavery aspect, but we can do all we can to engage every person", Levengood said.

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  • Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook
Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

Two members of his private police protection were also wounded as well as two Capitol Police officers. Scalise spokesman Chris Bond said he would be checking with the hospital throughout the day for updates on the condition of the congressman and the other wounded people.

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise in Critical Condition Following Shooting at GOP Baseball Practice
Rep. Steve Scalise in Critical Condition Following Shooting at GOP Baseball Practice

President Trump tweeted: "Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover". Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., said the baseball practice session was nearly over when the shooting began on the field.

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  • Texas Rep. Joe Barton, son witnessed shooting at Virginia baseball field
Texas Rep. Joe Barton, son witnessed shooting at Virginia baseball field

Rep. Joe Barton , a Republican from Ennis and the manager for the baseball team, was attending the game with his 11-year-old son, Jack . "So the heroes are the Capitol Hill police, the Alexandria police, and Steve Scalise's security detail".

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  • Shooting Highlights Role Of Capitol Police
Shooting Highlights Role Of Capitol Police

As of 9:45 a.m. ET, Scalise was in stable condition but undergoing surgery, according to a statement from his office. "Our prayers are with Congressman Scalise, for his healing, his wife, Jennifer, and their children, and for all involved in this shooting".

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  • Steve Merczynski: US Attorney General denies meeting with Russian ambassador
Steve Merczynski: US Attorney General denies meeting with Russian ambassador

Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) said . "You're impeding this investigation", he said. Sessions became visibly angry when asked about former FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week that aspects of the attorney general's recusal were problematic.

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  • San Francisco UPS shooting leaves 4 dead, including gunman
San Francisco UPS shooting leaves 4 dead, including gunman

Neighbors said they heard up to eight rapid gunshots. The gunman had recently been fired from the facility. The suspect is still in the building, according to a police officer at the scene. UPS spokesman Kyle Peterson released a statement saying there had been an incident inside the company's San Francisco facility. Brent Andrew , from t...

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  • Moreland, Ramirez, Benintendi homer as Red Sox top Yanks 5-4
Moreland, Ramirez, Benintendi homer as Red Sox top Yanks 5-4

The Red Sox got home runs from Mitch Moreland , Andrew Benintendi and Hanley Ramirez while Joe Kelly , Matt Barnes and Craig Kimbrel took turns approaching and reach 100 miles per hour on the radar gun over the final three innings to seal the tight win.

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  • Industry groups to host series of anti-AHCA events
Industry groups to host series of anti-AHCA events

David Barbe. Cuomo's new regulations will subject individual and small group insurance policies to the same benchmark plan rules that now apply through the Affordable Care Act . Based on the Republican House bill, it will give an $880 billion tax break to the richest, cut $800 billion from Medicaid , gutting it and causing millions of middle-cl...

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  • Slight risk of severe storms later today
Slight risk of severe storms later today

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for south-central Johnson County until 8 p.m. Monday . More strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Thursday and Friday across portions of the area. People were advised to avoid driving vehicles through flooded roadways, caused by the storm's "torrential rainfall", the weather service said. ...

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  • Shooting at San Francisco UPS Center, Police Say
Shooting at San Francisco UPS Center, Police Say

UPS workers hold their hands up while police investigate an active shooter situation in San Francisco . "I was confused. They crossed the street and when they got to me, they said, 'Run, there is a shooter, ' so I started to run with them", she said.

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  • U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation to last forever
U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation to last forever

The deal would also give Congress 30 days-or 60 days around the August recess-to review and potentially block Trump from lifting or relaxing Russian Federation sanctions. If approved, the legislation will then be approved by the House of Representatives and, finally, be signed into law by President Donald Trump. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sande...

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  • Rep. Duncan says 'my colleagues were targeted today'
Rep. Duncan says 'my colleagues were targeted today'

The shooter has been identified as James Hodgkinson, age 66, from Belleville, Illinois. Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the Republican House Majority Whip, was hit and badly injured , but "will fully recover", President Donald Trump said in a Tweet .

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  • Two Georgia inmates remain on run after two prison guards killed
Two Georgia inmates remain on run after two prison guards killed

This combo of undated photos provided Tuesday, June 13, 2017, by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows inmate Ricky Dubose, left, and Donnie Russell Rowe. The inmates have been cellmates a couple of times in Georgia's prisons, had known each other for "quite a while" and may have planned the escape together, Department of Corrections Assistan...

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  • Trump Amends Travel Ban to Address Possible Expiration Date
Trump Amends Travel Ban to Address Possible Expiration Date

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision blocking the ban and said the president violated U.S. immigration law. The Fourth Circuit cited religious discrimination and intolerance as the basis for the ruling and used the Establishment Clause against the executive order.

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  • US Secretary Of State Urges 'Flexibility' Ahead Of Russia Sanctions Vote
US Secretary Of State Urges 'Flexibility' Ahead Of Russia Sanctions Vote

Israel has long pushed unsuccessfully for the Palestinians to halt the "martyrs' fund" payments that go to roughly 35,000 families of Palestinians killed and wounded in its long-running conflict with Israel, including suicide bombers and others.

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  • Who is Steve Scalise, GOP congressman injured in Virginia shooting
Who is Steve Scalise, GOP congressman injured in Virginia shooting

It did not identify the victim. A government official says the suspect in the shooting has been identified as an IL man named James. Mr Sanders said he denounced the violence "in the strongest possible terms". Steve Scalise , a member of the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives, is known for his love of baseball and...

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