"When the people seek a change in the direction of government, and through voting successive changes in administrations, there is no change in the direction, then you know there is a conspiracy." -- Thomas Jefferson

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WASHINGTON - No, Donald Trump did not buy a gun during his trip to South Carolina on Monday - he only said he wanted to.

Social media lit up after the Trump campaign posted a video of him admiring a gun with a likeness of him branded onto it. A now-deleted post said the former president "purchases" a Glock, which was dubbed "Trump 45."

For the second straight week, "Monday Night Football" featured a double-dose of football games.

Week 3 in the NFL wrapped up with the Philadelphia Eagles moving to 3-0 with a thorough defeat of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Meanwhile, the Cincinnati Bengals avoided an 0-3 hole with Joe Burrow able to play in the team's win over the Los Angeles Rams in a Super Bowl 56 rematch.

LOS ANGELES — Actor David McCallum, who became a teen heartthrob in the hit series "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." in the 1960s and was the eccentric medical examiner in the popular "NCIS" 40 years later, has died. He was 90.

McCallum died Monday of natural causes surrounded by family at New York Presbyterian Hospital, CBS said in a statement.

Longer airport lines. Hazardous drinking water. Shuttered national parks.

The disruptions that come with shutdowns of the federal government have only become more familiar to Americans in recent years. If congressional Republicans fail to cut a deal by this weekend, the country could see its 22nd shutdown in the last five decades.