In 2010, U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert warned the nation from the floor of the House of Representatives about a looming threat: terrorist babies. ... In nine congressional terms, he's passed just one bill into law, a measure in 2017 that simplified the process for calling 911. ... Of the 118 House members still in office who started before 2010, just 10 have passed fewer bills in the House than Gohmert -- three Republicans and seven Democrats -- according to a Texas Tribune analysis. read more
Postal Service shuts Montpelier Station office over racial segregation exhibit: The Montpelier Foundation created the exhibit to educate the public about the Jim Crow laws in the South that segregated the races and kept Black Americans from traveling to many places. read more
A 9-year-old boy who was camping at an Iowa state park with his parents and 6-year-old sister survived a shooting that killed the rest of his family.
n explosive device is suspected to have been used to cause part of the 19-foot-tall Georgia Guidestones granite monument in Elberton to crumble on Wednesday night, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). "The preliminary information indicates that unknown individuals detonated an explosive device at around 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6th," the GBI said in a statement. "Elbert County Sheriff's Office personnel responded to discover the explosion destroyed a large portion of the structure." read more