McConnell Pays Tribute To McCain On Senate Floor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell paid tribute to John McCain by recalling their own legislative battles while echoing the late senator’s belief that there’s more that unites than divides Americans. Speaking from the Senate floor, McConnell says that while McCain served the state of Arizona in Congress, “he was America’s hero all…

Authorities: Multiple Dead In Shooting At Jacksonville Mall

 JACKSONVILLE, FL (AP) — Florida authorities are reporting multiple people dead and “many transported” to hospitals after a mass shooting at a riverfront mall in Jacksonville that was hosting a video game tournament. The Jacksonville Sherriff’s Office is reporting that one suspect is dead at the scene after the shooting at Jacksonville Landing, but it…

Eight People, Including Six Children Killed In Chicago Apartment Fire

CHICAGO (AP) — Eight people, including six children, were killed when a fire broke out early Sunday at a Chicago apartment, officials say. Two other people were hospitalized in very critical condition, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said. At least one firefighter was injured and was hospitalized in good condition. Officials have not released…

McCain Lauded By Presidents Past And Present, World Leaders

By LAURIE KELLMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents past and present joined members of Congress from both parties and world leaders in mourning Sen. John McCain and praising him for a lifetime of service and accomplishments. President Donald Trump, who once criticized fellow Republican McCain for being taken prisoner during the Vietnam War,…