National Review writer David French says the "vicious rhetoric" in the gun control debate is putting strains on the US system.

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Bombing continued in Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus even as the UN Security Council tries again to vote for a temporary ceasefire in the war-ravaged country Saturday.

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In the early 1990s, Robert Mueller had just left one of the most powerful posts in America's criminal justice system: assistant attorney general for the criminal division of the Department of Justice. Taking his experience into private practice, he was making well into six figures at a high-profile Washington law firm. Then he made a surprising call to Eric Holder, who was at the time the US attorney for Washington.

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Follow CNN's coverage as Pyeongchang, South Korea, hosts the Winter Olympics, February 9-25, 2018.

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