Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'

Jack Sava, director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center said at a news conference Friday afternoon. About 20,000 people turned out for Thursday night's game, raising more than $1 million for the Washington Literacy Center, The Boys ... More..

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US congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, was shot multiple times in his chest and suffered massive trauma. According to the doctors, the main concern for Scalise at this point is making sure he does not have ...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

U.S. to announce travel ban for North Korea?

But the video, released Thursday by Otto Warmbier's brother Austin Warmbier, has become incredibly important to his family. Father says Otto Warmbier "brutalized and terrorized" in N. Fred also said they...More..

U.S. lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

U.S. lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Scalise, R-Jefferson, was shot in the left hip at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., as he practiced for the annual congressional baseball game on Wednesday morning. Congressman Steve Scalise , who was s...More..

Loudermilk: Lawmakers Should Be Able To Carry Guns
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Loudermilk: Lawmakers Should Be Able To Carry Guns

Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff, the candidates competing in the 6 Congressional District, which is adjacent to Loudermilk's district, condemned the shooting in Twitter statements. "I hope...More..

More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal

Latest from the SFGATE homepage: Click below for the top news from around the Bay Area and beyond. Dozens of people have died in a number of forest fires in central Portugal , as temperatures pass 40C. "This...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Macron Expected To Win Majority In Parliamentary Elections

The week before a planned summit of European Union leaders, and the start of Brexit talks, Macron also received the Estonian prime minister, whose country will preside over the work of European Union member s...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

President Trump to reverse parts of Obama's Cuba policy

Senior administration officials said in a media briefing Thursday afternoon that President Trump will ban people-to-people travel to Cuba for individual Americans. After watching #President Trump in action o...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Restraint evident in Castile protests

Supporters of the family planned a 7 p.m. CDT rally at the Capitol. "As soon as you say, 'I'm a concealed carry holder". Hunter, who is white, identified her table as being composed of people with black or mi...More..

Play ball! GOP, Dems battle together as Team Scalise
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Play ball! GOP, Dems battle together as Team Scalise

MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Scalise had surgery Thursday related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg, "will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some...More..

'Excellent' prognosis for legislator hurt in shooting
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

'Excellent' prognosis for legislator hurt in shooting

Salva said the single rifle shot fragmented after it struck Scalise, doing substantial damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels. He has required surgery several times since the shooting. Following the...More..

Steve Scalise Upgraded To 'Serious Condition' And Is Speaking To Family
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Steve Scalise Upgraded To 'Serious Condition' And Is Speaking To Family

Investigators said Hodgkinson had obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers, and Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". Instead of wear...More..

Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) leaves during the House vote on continuing a resolution on a budget on Capitol Hill in Washington , D.C., April 28, 2017. Scalise and the others had been at the GOP t...More..

Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor

The Republican congressional baseball team had been practising for Thursday's annual charity game between Democrats and Republicans when the gunman attacked shortly after 7am. WASHINGTON - The man who shot...More..

Other view: Scalise shooting: Playing congressional baseball game shows needed unity
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Other view: Scalise shooting: Playing congressional baseball game shows needed unity

CBN News has confirmed the Federal Bureau of Investigation recovered a "hit list" with several names of Republican congressmen on the body of 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , the Alexandria shooter. But a cong...More..

Rep. Steve Scalise is a Roommate of Southern Illinois Congressman
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise is a Roommate of Southern Illinois Congressman

Aguilar plays outfield for the Democratic team; before the shooting, Scalise was slated to play second base for the Republicans. Representatives for MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Scalise offered no...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

US Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russia

The sanctions are in response to the violation of the territorial integrity of the Ukraine and Crimea , cyber-attacks and interference in elections and continuing aggression in Syria. Putin had previously d...More..

Brush Fire Burns Near Castaic Lake
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Brush Fire Burns Near Castaic Lake

A wildfire burns along the edge of Castaic Lake Saturday afternoon. The fire was first reported around 2 p.m., and initial reports said it had grown from 5 acres to 175 acres. The fire had burned about 1,000 ...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Patrick Reed sets early clubhouse target at rain-softened Erin Hills

Harman claimed the 54-hole lead, after a third round 67 for a 54-hole total of 12-under-par 204 gave him a position on the front of the grid heading into what promises to be a final lap of twists and turns. Onl...More..

Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

The gunman, James Hodgkinson from the St Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, was shot dead by officers in Mr Scalise's security detail. Scalise, who underwent another surgery on Saturday, is responsive and ...More..

Congressional Baseball Game carries on, one day after shooting
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Congressional Baseball Game carries on, one day after shooting

Scalise was fielding balls at second base when he was hit in the hip, and sustained grievous injuries as the bullet traveled through his abdomen and injured internal organs. In addition to Scalise, a police off...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

United States lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Sava said he is encouraged by Scalise's improvement. A statement released by the MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Scalise's condition had been upgraded, and that he was now listed as serious , ...More..

Fact-Checking Terry McAuliffe's '93 Million' Lost to Gun Violence Claim
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Fact-Checking Terry McAuliffe's '93 Million' Lost to Gun Violence Claim

In the piece, The Washington Post says the Alexandria shooting fits into the category of a "mass shooting" according to "one definition". "I can't answer about today", McAuliffe said . John Whitbeck, chair...More..

Pres. Trump acknowledges he's being investigated
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Pres. Trump acknowledges he's being investigated

James Comey (left), then deputy attorney general, with Robert Mueller , then Federal Bureau of Investigation director. At a congresional hearing last week, Comey confirmed that he told Trump three times...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

U.S. congressman's condition improves but still critical after shooting

Doctors say Rep. Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') remains in critical condition at a Washington hospital but is improving. When it was announced to House members later Wednesday that the Congressional Baseba...More..