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A handgun for Christmas: Wisconsin company decides to buy firearms for every employee this holiday season

Guns in home boost suicide risk, but almost no gun owners believe itRELATED: Five years apart, Armslist was source of guns in high-profile domestic violence deathsThis is the first time the business has done anything like this, Wolfgram said. The business was started in a small garage workshop in 2015.Most employees were excited at the prospect of…

Florida recount: Bill Nelson sues for extension; Chuck Schumer calls for Rick Scott recusal

CLOSE All 67 counties in Florida are facing a Thursday deadline to complete vote recounts in the state’s pivotal races for governor and U.S. Senate. In Lauderhill, workers were busy prepping machines and then running ballots through Monday. (Nov. 12) APhas filed a federal lawsuit to extend the unevenly conducted statewide recount of his re-election race…

‘Unprecedented’ Camp Fire’s death toll hits record 42 and likely to rise

CLOSE Ferocious flames in southern California neared coastal homes along the famed Pacific Coast Highway in the Malibu area. Footage of the wind-driven wildfire was taken by a crew on board a Los Angeles County Fire Department Firehawk helicoper. USA TODAYthreatened on Twitter to withhold federal payments to California, claiming its forest management is “so…

‘Want to live in a war zone?’ California homeowners face ruin after wildfires

CLOSE After days of burning, much of Paradise, California turned to ash and rubble. USA TODAYAerial image of damage from Woolsey Fire in Thousand Oaks, California.(Photo: Geospatial Intelligence Center)PARADISE, Calif. – Thousands of wildfire-weary Californians face financially and emotionally difficult years ahead as they begin rebuilding their homes and communities destroyed by the rampaging flames.In Northern…

FDA recalls another blood pressure drug for possible cancer risk

probable human carcinogen, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer.Losartan affected by the recall are 100 milligram/25 milligram tablets with the lot number JB8912. The contaminated medication was not distributed before Oct. 8. Patients who are currently taking this medication are advised to speak with their doctor before stopping use, because the risk of going off of…

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