U.S.

Green said his office got threatening phone calls after he called for President Donald Trump to be impeached. Trump praised Scalise as "a very good friend" and "a patriot", telling him that "you have not just the prayers of the entire city behind you, but the entire nation and frankly the entire world ".
  • Nationals to Proceed with 108th Congressional Baseball Game

    Nationals to Proceed with 108th Congressional Baseball Game

    U.S.

    The message was accompanied by a cartoon depiction of Scalise. "There was a real fear" that the gunman would come into the dugout where members of Congress and others would have been "sitting ducks", he said. "I yelled, 'Quit shooting toward the houses, '" Schaumleffel said. Hodgkinson, a supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders , made no effort to hide a simmering contempt for Republican politics.
  • Congressman Hit In Shooting At Baseball Field In Virginia

    U.S.

    Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., who was at the scene, said several people were shot but that Scalise was the only House member wounded. Police have identified 66-year-old IL resident James T. Scalise fell to the ground near second base and crawled toward the outfield in search of safety. Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama tells CNN that a gunman placed himself behind the dugout and used it for protection while shooting.
  • Southern Baptists condemn 'alt-right' movement

    Southern Baptists condemn 'alt-right' movement

    U.S.

    The faith group is also home to some of Trump's most vocal evangelical critics. "Our decision not to report that resolution out is not an endorsement of the alt-right", said Barrett Duke , chairman of the Southern Baptist Convention's Resolutions Committee, in an interview after the committee's report on Tuesday (June 13).
  • 'Top Republican hit' in multiple shooting

    U.S.

    The popular and gregarious lawmaker is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative bats when he secured the No. 3 job of House whip several years ago. Initial reports said that as many as 50 shots had been fired, but Flake said, "50 would be an understatement". After the gunfire stopped, Sen.
  • Gunman dead after shooting top Republican politician at baseball practice

    Gunman dead after shooting top Republican politician at baseball practice

    U.S.

    MedStar Washington said in a tweet on Wednesday afternoon that Rep. Steve Scalise "was critically injured and remains in critical condition". CBS News has confirmed the gunman has been identified by law enforcement as James T. Scalise, a popular and gregarious lawmaker, is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative baseball bats to fellow lawmakers when he secured the No.
  • Rep. Barton: My Sons Were 'Very Brave' and Weren't Hurt in Shooting

    Rep. Barton: My Sons Were 'Very Brave' and Weren't Hurt in Shooting

    U.S.

    Joe Barton of Texas brings his sons to practice. Four victims were transported to the hospital, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R., La.), who was shot in the hip but is reported to be in stable condition. "When the leadership of this country is civil toward one another, maybe the public will start being civil toward one another, too", Doyle said. The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all ...
  • "I didn't win this battle, but we're not done", he said

    U.S.

    Although the Democratic contest garnered the most pre-election attention, Gillespie's narrow victory against former Trump state campaign chairman Corey Stewart provided the night's biggest surprise. Felty, a 48-year-old surgical assistant, said a GOP victory in Virginia would wrestle back the "narrative being touted in the mainstream media that the Democrats are gaining traction" under Trump.
  • Donald Trump makes call for unity after lawmaker shot

    Donald Trump makes call for unity after lawmaker shot

    U.S.

    Capitol Police prevented Wednesday's shooting at a Northern Virginia baseball field from becoming a "massacre", congressmen at the center of the terrifying ordeal said . Seemed like a long time and we weren't even hearing sirens from local police officers, which tells me they probably did not yet know what was going on.
  • UPS says San Francisco shooter was an employee

    UPS says San Francisco shooter was an employee

    U.S.

    She described the scene as chaotic. Chaplin said police are working with other city agencies to set up reunification sites for family and friends. We all know the familiar faces of our local UPS drivers and delivery persons. The Special Ops continues to search the building for additional victims & witnesses. A similar statement of condolence was issued by James Hoffa, president of the Teamsters union that represents UPS workers.
  • Red Sox use long ball to top Yankees

    Red Sox use long ball to top Yankees

    U.S.

    On Wednesday, that meant pitching eight innings for the first time in more than two years, Sabathia allowed just five hits - and no walks - and needed just 95 pitches. Coming into the 2017 season, the Boston Red Sox were the consensus favorites in the AL East. With the win, Boston moves to 32-25 on the season and sit just one game back of the Yankees for first place in the AL East with the chance to tie NY on Wednesday night in the Bronx.