Students return to Florida school where 17 were killed 2018-02-26T01:37:03Z 2018-02-25T16:06:00Z 2018-02-26T01:37:03Z The head of the Broward County Sheriff's Office says only one of his deputies was on the scene of a shooting at a Florida high school that resulted in 17 deaths.
Congress has ideas on gun violence, but no consensus 2018-02-26T01:36:46Z 2018-02-25T12:56:10Z 2018-02-26T01:36:45Z Members of Congress are returning to work after a 10-day break, and they're under great pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. China paves way for Xi Jinping to remain leader for years 2018-02-26T01:27:37Z 2018-02-25T09:05:47Z 2018-02-26T01:27:30Z China's official news agency says the ruling Communist Party has proposed removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the country's president and vice president.
Violence drops in Syrian capital, its suburbs after UN vote 2018-02-26T01:26:57Z 2018-02-25T07:55:49Z 2018-02-26T01:26:56Z Syrian activists, residents: Damascus and its suburbs relatively calm after Security Council's cease-fire resolution.
White House will see if North Korea is serious about talks 2018-02-26T01:26:46Z 2018-02-25T17:45:56Z 2018-02-26T01:26:46Z The White House says it will see whether North Korea's interest in opening talks with the U.S. marks the first step toward removing nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula.
Tribes cut out of California pot market might grow their own 2018-02-26T01:18:57Z 2018-02-25T19:16:49Z 2018-02-26T01:18:47Z American Indian tribes that say they've been cut out of California's legal marijuana market are raising the possibility that they could grow and sell on their own.
NRA spokeswoman becomes new face of gun rights movement 2018-02-26T01:18:43Z 2018-02-25T13:55:58Z 2018-02-26T01:18:37Z In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, the National Rifle Association has turned to Dana Loesch as its main messenger.
California Democratic Party won't endorse Dianne Feinstein 2018-02-26T01:18:37Z 2018-02-25T18:26:18Z 2018-02-26T01:18:33Z U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has failed to win the official endorsement of the California Democratic Party as she seeks her fifth term in Washington.
Govs fear for election security amid Russian cyberattacks 2018-02-26T01:18:16Z 2018-02-25T19:47:14Z 2018-02-26T01:18:08Z Govs fear for election security as Russian cyberattacks target midterm elections.
Trump to discuss Florida school shooting with governors 2018-02-26T01:18:09Z 2018-02-26T01:16:06Z 2018-02-26T01:18:02Z President Donald Trump says he'll be discussing the Florida school shooting with the nation's governors.
Q&A: What the battle of memos on FBI surveillance showed 2018-02-26T01:18:02Z 2018-02-25T18:06:39Z 2018-02-26T01:17:58Z Questions and answers about what was learned from the battle of classified memos on the Russia investigation and why it matters.
Dems release Russia probe memo defending FBI surveillance 2018-02-26T01:17:55Z 2018-02-25T05:35:42Z 2018-02-26T01:17:50Z After weeks of discussions between Democrats and the Justice Department, Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers. White House answers online petitions, ducks tax-return issue 2018-02-26T01:17:53Z 2018-02-25T19:25:58Z 2018-02-26T01:17:47Z The Trump administration is beginning to address a backlog of petitions signed by Americans on the White House website. But the White House is ducking a petition calling on President Donald Trump to release his tax returns. Music icon Marian Anderson to be celebrated in her hometown 2018-02-26T00:27:34Z 2018-02-25T19:46:10Z 2018-02-26T00:27:30Z The late music icon Marian Anderson will be celebrated in her Connecticut hometown on the 121st anniversary of her birth. 2018 state ballots could seek revised redistricting criteria 2018-02-26T00:09:25Z 2018-02-25T15:35:57Z 2018-02-26T00:09:23Z A growing number of states are considering changes to the way they draw congressional and state legislative districts.
Ivanka Trump: Visit to Olympics 'so incredibly inspiring' 2018-02-25T23:17:21Z 2018-02-25T03:05:35Z 2018-02-25T23:17:19Z The U.S. president's daughter and adviser says her visit to the Olympics is "so incredibly inspiring" and is expressing gratitude at the chance to watch competition and "be here with our allies in South Korea.".
Microsoft fights US in high court to protect global business 2018-02-25T20:47:09Z 2018-02-25T14:35:51Z 2018-02-25T20:46:58Z Microsoft has an eye on its customers around the world as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Court fight about turning over emails to investigators. Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage 2018-02-25T20:47:05Z 2018-02-24T16:55:21Z 2018-02-25T20:46:56Z One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations.
Italians stage protests in violence-marred election campaign 2018-02-25T19:56:53Z 2018-02-24T14:25:32Z 2018-02-25T19:56:52Z Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend to protest before the March 4 national election.
Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby 2018-02-25T19:56:38Z 2018-02-24T12:25:12Z 2018-02-25T19:56:36Z A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman says a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine.
Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate 2018-02-25T19:21:50Z 2018-02-24T20:35:24Z 2018-02-25T19:21:29Z Governors say the debate over gun control has changed after the Florida school shooting _ a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists.
Trump processes Fla. students' grief as president, parent 2018-02-25T19:21:38Z 2018-02-24T14:16:34Z 2018-02-25T19:21:16Z Donald Trump is processing the Florida students' grief as both a president and a parent, and is propelled to action by vivid images of death and anguish.
Caller told FBI Florida shooting suspect 'going to explode' 2018-02-25T18:41:52Z 2018-02-23T22:15:17Z 2018-02-25T18:41:36Z A woman close the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI he had rifles and said, "I know he is going to explode.". Campaigning for Egypt's presidential vote underway 2018-02-25T18:39:19Z 2018-02-25T15:06:12Z 2018-02-25T18:39:15Z Campaigning is now underway in Egypt's presidential elections, a two-candidate vote that's virtually certain to be won by the incumbent, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. White House shelves tentative plan for Mexican leader visit 2018-02-25T18:07:51Z 2018-02-25T03:35:42Z 2018-02-25T18:07:43Z The White House says tentative plans for President Donald Trump to host his Mexican counterpart in Washington have been put on hold. Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan 2018-02-25T17:59:47Z 2018-02-22T02:13:53Z 2018-02-25T17:59:30Z New plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance.
California Democrats fail to narrow crowded US House races 2018-02-25T17:48:39Z 2018-02-24T22:26:53Z 2018-02-25T17:48:31Z California Democrats are hoping to narrow the field this weekend in crowded races to replace Republicans in the U.S. House.
School shooting survivors target NRA-linked companies 2018-02-25T17:16:46Z 2018-02-25T04:25:55Z 2018-02-25T17:16:44Z Survivors of a mass shooting at a Florida high school are seeking a boycott of companies doing business with the NRA.
After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope 2018-02-25T17:09:14Z 2018-02-24T15:35:17Z 2018-02-25T17:09:10Z "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.
Trump says arming teachers in schools 'Up to States' 2018-02-25T15:47:41Z 2018-02-24T19:36:27Z 2018-02-25T15:47:41Z President Donald Trump says arming teachers as a deterrent against school shootings is "Up to States.". Trump says he's eyeing Veterans' Day for military parade 2018-02-25T15:37:59Z 2018-02-25T03:05:32Z 2018-02-25T15:37:52Z President Donald Trump is eyeing Veterans Day for a military parade but says he'll scrap the idea if it can't be done at a "reasonable cost.".
Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall: Ban assault weapons 2018-02-25T15:09:51Z 2018-02-23T04:14:22Z 2018-02-25T15:09:51Z Longtime U.S. Rep John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights.
Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trolls 2018-02-25T14:40:00Z 2018-02-22T20:34:12Z 2018-02-25T14:39:51Z Survivors of Florida school shooting endure new assault, this time from internet trolls.
NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting 2018-02-25T13:06:30Z 2018-02-24T09:36:36Z 2018-02-25T13:06:26Z NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting.
Police experts urge intensive training if teachers are armed 2018-02-25T12:50:39Z 2018-02-23T22:05:39Z 2018-02-25T12:50:34Z Law enforcement experts say it takes specialized and constant training to know how to act in an active shooter situation.
Greitens blames politics, but even some in GOP concerned 2018-02-25T12:39:37Z 2018-02-23T13:04:49Z 2018-02-25T12:39:37Z Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicts him for felony invasion of privacy. More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts 2018-02-25T12:27:19Z 2018-02-23T16:15:02Z 2018-02-25T12:27:13Z Investment firm Blackrock wants to know how gun makers will respond to school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and elsewhere.
Greek parliament to probe 10 politicians over pharma scandal 2018-02-25T10:57:19Z 2018-02-21T20:53:52Z 2018-02-25T10:57:10Z In a heated debate set to last 13 hours, Greek lawmakers were to decide on whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal.
Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, UN votes for cease-fire 2018-02-25T07:46:55Z 2018-02-24T10:35:15Z 2018-02-25T07:46:54Z Syrian opposition activists are reporting a new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus leaving three people dead and more than a dozen wounded. Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo 2018-02-25T05:26:38Z 2018-02-24T21:45:36Z 2018-02-25T05:26:24Z Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers.
Missouri governor indicted under law targeting peeping toms 2018-02-25T04:53:02Z 2018-02-23T23:50:14Z 2018-02-25T04:52:57Z Missouri governor indicted on felony charge under law passed to punish peeping toms who video or photograph victims.
Charged 'Putin's chef' runs news sites along with troll army 2018-02-25T04:39:31Z 2018-02-24T11:05:12Z 2018-02-25T04:39:29Z Restaurateur Yevgeny Prigozhin is indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls, but he also runs a sprawling media empire advancing the Kremlin's agenda.
Students: More gun control needed after school shooting 2018-02-25T04:08:25Z 2018-02-24T04:25:29Z 2018-02-25T04:08:25Z Florida officials have outlined their plans to make schools safer after a shooting last week that left 17 people dead. Some say it isn't enough.
Trump floats new gun measures as gun owners talk 'betrayal' 2018-02-25T03:48:42Z 2018-02-24T06:15:29Z 2018-02-25T03:48:42Z President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures. The Latest: Democrats offer own memo on Russia probe 2018-02-25T03:36:44Z 2018-02-24T22:05:34Z 2018-02-25T03:36:37Z Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers.
US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassy 2018-02-25T02:57:38Z 2018-02-23T10:05:27Z 2018-02-25T02:57:38Z President Donald Trump's administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too 2018-02-24T22:18:36Z 2018-02-24T06:05:01Z 2018-02-24T22:18:36Z Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions.
Australia leader urges US to maintain global leadership role 2018-02-24T21:27:58Z 2018-02-24T16:28:09Z 2018-02-24T21:27:55Z Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is calling on the U.S. to maintain its global leadership role.
Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe 2018-02-24T21:27:54Z 2018-02-24T05:36:00Z 2018-02-24T21:27:54Z Rick Gates' guilty plea to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges turns him from defendant to cooperating witness.
Trump Jr. 'loves' Indian media covering his business visit 2018-02-24T20:46:35Z 2018-02-23T10:34:33Z 2018-02-24T20:46:34Z Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the U.S. president, will be pushing another ethics boundary on his whirlwind trip to India when he makes a foreign policy speech.
Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate 2018-02-24T20:07:52Z 2018-02-24T20:05:27Z 2018-02-24T20:07:49Z Governors say the debate over gun control has changed after the Florida school shooting _ a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists. Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples 2018-02-24T20:03:56Z 2018-02-24T14:15:49Z 2018-02-24T20:02:29Z The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office. US lands agency makeover would diminish Washington's power 2018-02-24T18:39:22Z 2018-02-23T15:45:43Z 2018-02-24T18:39:20Z U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has changed a proposed overhaul of his department with a new organizational map that more closely follows state lines instead of the natural boundaries he initially proposed.
Trump says son-in-law's clearance is up to Kelly 2018-02-24T16:58:18Z 2018-02-23T20:14:46Z 2018-02-24T16:58:13Z President Donald Trump says he'll leave it up to chief of staff John Kelly to decide whether his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will keep his interim security clearance.
AP-NORC Poll: Worries about the country, hopes for economy 2018-02-24T15:48:59Z 2018-02-24T05:25:16Z 2018-02-24T15:48:54Z Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel better about the economy.
Greitens latest of several US governors indicted 2018-02-24T15:39:07Z 2018-02-23T23:06:34Z 2018-02-24T15:39:06Z Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is the latest of several U.S. governors who have been indicted on a wide variety of charges in the last century.
Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes 2018-02-24T15:15:38Z 2018-02-23T11:24:35Z 2018-02-24T15:15:35Z Ivanka Trump, the daughter of the American president, has landed in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony this weekend for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official 2018-02-24T14:58:10Z 2018-02-24T05:45:32Z 2018-02-24T14:58:02Z AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.
White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrier 2018-02-24T14:08:11Z 2018-02-23T20:49:00Z 2018-02-24T14:08:06Z The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier. How the AP-NORC poll on America's mood was conducted 2018-02-24T13:56:00Z 2018-02-24T05:35:00Z 2018-02-24T13:55:45Z The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on America's outlook about the country was conducted by NORC from Feb. 15-19. Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official 2018-02-24T13:16:03Z 2018-02-24T00:54:57Z 2018-02-24T13:15:57Z AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman. Homeland Security's No. 2 official will retire in April 2018-02-24T11:16:09Z 2018-02-24T01:44:57Z 2018-02-24T11:16:08Z The No. 2 official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is retiring. Deaths mounts in Syria as UN weighs cease-fire resolution 2018-02-24T10:27:00Z 2018-02-23T08:24:36Z 2018-02-24T10:27:00Z Human Rights Watch is criticizing the way Turkey is conducting its offensive in northern Syria, saying it has failed to take necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties.
Trump says arm US teachers; they love kids as others don't 2018-02-24T06:35:46Z 2018-02-23T15:18:07Z 2018-02-24T06:35:45Z President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure.".
Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe 2018-02-24T05:36:54Z 2018-02-23T05:14:32Z 2018-02-24T05:36:54Z Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.
Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide his bald spot 2018-02-24T05:36:43Z 2018-02-23T16:46:28Z 2018-02-24T05:36:39Z Now it can be told: President Donald Trump goes to great lengths to hide the bald spot revealed in a recent photo.
China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment 2018-02-24T05:35:48Z 2018-02-23T10:25:11Z 2018-02-24T05:35:41Z China prosecutes insurance tycoon who mulled investment in Manhattan skyscraper owned by Kushner family. White House receives Mattis memo on transgender troops 2018-02-24T05:08:57Z 2018-02-23T23:25:39Z 2018-02-24T05:08:55Z The White House has received a memo from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis making recommendations for dealing with transgender individuals serving in the military, a White House official says. Trump, Turnbull praise each other on immigration and taxes 2018-02-24T05:05:23Z 2018-02-23T18:07:48Z 2018-02-24T05:05:23Z Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has arrived at the White House for meetings with President Donald Trump. Trump and first lady Melania Trump greeted Turnbull Friday at the south entrance of the White House.
After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun laws 2018-02-24T04:30:43Z 2018-02-23T04:34:34Z 2018-02-24T04:30:42Z 'Abject breakdown on all levels': Florida high school where ex-student accused of fatally shooting 17 people reopening to teachers Friday amid revelations an armed officer on campus did nothing to stop suspect, other issues. US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping 2018-02-24T02:35:45Z 2018-02-23T14:34:37Z 2018-02-24T02:35:45Z The Trump administration is hitting 56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses with sanctions in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, according to a senior administration official. Delay in Nevada gun buyer law draws protests at court debate 2018-02-24T02:27:43Z 2018-02-23T20:55:20Z 2018-02-24T02:27:42Z With protesters outside the courthouse calling for action, a Nevada judge is due to hear arguments about a voter-approved gun background-check law that has not been enforced since voters passed it in November 2016. Judges decline to immediately throw out congressional map 2018-02-24T01:23:35Z 2018-02-23T18:35:10Z 2018-02-24T01:22:33Z A panel of three Republican-appointed federal judges is in place to consider a request by eight sitting GOP congressmen in Pennsylvania to halt the use of a new congressional district map in this year's elections.
California's balancing act for harassment discipline 2018-02-24T01:19:40Z 2018-02-23T07:14:40Z 2018-02-24T01:19:38Z Critics say more work is needed as one state senator resigned under pressure while investigations of other lawmakers are underway. The Latest: UN delays vote on 30-day Syria cease-fire 2018-02-24T00:07:51Z 2018-02-23T12:44:37Z 2018-02-24T00:07:51Z Main Syrian opposition group is calling on the international community to prevent Russia from voting on a new U.N. Security Council resolution.
The Latest: Mueller files new charge against Paul Manafort 2018-02-23T23:49:43Z 2018-02-23T16:14:56Z 2018-02-23T23:49:40Z A former top adviser to the Trump campaign is expected to plead guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. AP-NORC Poll: People feel better about economy, not country 2018-02-23T23:06:29Z 2018-02-23T15:47:26Z 2018-02-23T23:06:26Z Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel good about the economy. Second judge says Trump can't keep stalling clean-air rules 2018-02-23T22:45:53Z 2018-02-23T17:34:43Z 2018-02-23T22:45:44Z A second federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's efforts to delay an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands.
Trump again criticizes ailing McCain over health care vote 2018-02-23T21:50:31Z 2018-02-23T21:16:02Z 2018-02-23T21:50:27Z Trump again criticizes ailing McCain over health care vote.
The Latest: Trump says he was pressured not to move embassy 2018-02-23T21:36:58Z 2018-02-23T16:45:08Z 2018-02-23T21:36:53Z President Donald Trump says moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is "the right thing to do.". Bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discount 2018-02-23T21:36:48Z 2018-02-23T06:14:27Z 2018-02-23T21:36:47Z Car rental company Enterprise says it is ending a discount program for National Rifle Association members.
The Latest: Australia says he's inspired by US tax cuts 2018-02-23T21:29:18Z 2018-02-23T18:34:55Z 2018-02-23T21:29:03Z President Donald Trump says "a lot of good things" will come from Friday's meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
The Latest: Gardner spokeswoman: No 'political games' 2018-02-23T20:40:43Z 2018-02-23T13:59:24Z 2018-02-23T20:40:26Z Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has canceled plans to attend an annual meeting of the nation's governors following his indictment stemming from an extramarital affair.
The Latest: Trump calls Syria 'humanitarian disgrace' 2018-02-23T20:27:53Z 2018-02-23T15:49:08Z 2018-02-23T20:27:39Z President Donald Trump is telling conservative activists that he's proven he's one of them.
The Latest: Trump warns of 'very rough' sanctions on NKorea 2018-02-23T20:27:49Z 2018-02-23T20:20:16Z 2018-02-23T20:27:35Z President Donald Trump says that if sanctions against North Korea don't work, it will be time for "phase two" of the pressure campaign against the nuclear-armed nation _ which Trump says could be "very rough.". Democrats accuse Texas of voter suppression in schools 2018-02-23T20:24:48Z 2018-02-23T19:55:18Z 2018-02-23T20:24:48Z Federal courts have in the past struck down Texas' electoral maps and strict voter ID law saying they could suppress voters.
AP Explains: Graham's rare honor at US Capitol 2018-02-23T19:23:14Z 2018-02-23T05:48:11Z 2018-02-23T19:23:14Z Congress is reserving one of the nation's greatest distinctions for the Rev. Billy Graham, selecting him to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
White House in April to welcome leaders of Baltic states 2018-02-23T19:04:44Z 2018-02-23T18:58:07Z 2018-02-23T19:04:44Z The White House has announced a Baltic summit in April to celebrate the 100th anniversary of independence for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Trump says Mexico must do more to combat MS-13 2018-02-23T18:30:37Z 2018-02-23T12:46:20Z 2018-02-23T18:30:30Z President Donald Trump is calling on Mexico to block MS-13 gang members from traveling through their country on the way to the U.S.
Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles 2018-02-23T17:59:19Z 2018-02-23T05:47:40Z 2018-02-23T17:59:19Z President Donald Trump has endorsed barring those under 21 from buying semi-automatic weapons _ a move that puts him in direct opposition with the National Rifle Association. English FA charges Guardiola for political Catalonia ribbon 2018-02-23T17:55:59Z 2018-02-23T16:38:14Z 2018-02-23T17:55:44Z The English Football Association has charged Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola for wearing a ribbon to support imprisoned and ousted pro-independence Catalan politicians.
The Latest: Trump blames armed officer at FL high school 2018-02-23T16:58:44Z 2018-02-23T15:15:07Z 2018-02-23T16:57:53Z President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure.".
After a year, Trump holds firm grip on conservative movement 2018-02-23T16:58:35Z 2018-02-22T17:44:09Z 2018-02-23T16:57:47Z Donald Trump's candidacy jumbled the conservative movement, but more than a year into his presidency, the onetime Democrat holds what seems to be a near-total grip. The Latest: Cabinet member suggests Trump is negotiating 2018-02-23T16:18:30Z 2018-02-23T13:34:42Z 2018-02-23T16:18:30Z Energy Secretary Rick Perry says President Donald Trump's Thursday threat to remove immigration officers from California is merely a negotiating tactic. Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair 2018-02-23T16:17:56Z 2018-02-22T22:35:20Z 2018-02-23T16:17:53Z A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015.
California senator quits as Legislature grapples with #MeToo 2018-02-23T16:09:23Z 2018-02-22T07:43:52Z 2018-02-23T16:09:23Z The California Senate is preparing to debate punishment for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct.
Correction: Obit-Billy Graham story 2018-02-23T15:15:33Z 2018-02-22T04:05:02Z 2018-02-23T15:15:32Z The Rev. Billy Graham, who was known as "America's Pastor," has died at his North Carolina home at 99. Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn't know if it can 2018-02-23T15:07:25Z 2018-02-22T16:04:12Z 2018-02-23T15:07:23Z President Donald Trump wants the Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stock devices.
Modi hugs Trudeau amid Indo-Canada invitation embarrassment 2018-02-23T13:14:55Z 2018-02-23T08:34:48Z 2018-02-23T13:14:55Z Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau with a hug, a day after embarrassed Canadian diplomats rescinded a party invitation for a man convicted of trying to kill an Indian politician in the 1980s.
Ex-staffer regrets racy photos sent to congressional hopeful 2018-02-23T11:58:04Z 2018-02-23T01:34:19Z 2018-02-23T11:58:00Z A former aide to Arizona Senate Republicans expressed regret Thursday that she sent pictures of herself in "various states of undress" to an ex-state senator now running for the U.S. House seat of a disgraced congressman.
The Latest: Ban proposed on young buying assault rifles 2018-02-23T10:18:19Z 2018-02-22T13:16:01Z 2018-02-23T10:18:19Z President Donald Trump is continuing to talk about the possibility of arming teachers, saying he means concealed weapons for "gun adept teachers with military or special training experience.".
GOP congressmen challenge new Pennsylvania district map 2018-02-23T06:59:08Z 2018-02-22T05:13:47Z 2018-02-23T06:58:54Z A request by Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Legislature to stop a new congressional map from being implemented is now in the hands of the nation's highest court. Immigration agency rewrites mission statement 2018-02-23T06:56:58Z 2018-02-23T03:14:20Z 2018-02-23T06:56:58Z The agency that oversees the country's legal immigration system no longer describes the U.S. as "a nation of immigrants" in its mission statement.
10 Things to Know for Friday 2018-02-23T05:56:01Z 2018-02-23T00:55:24Z 2018-02-23T05:55:55Z Among 10 Things to Know: Florida sheriff's deputy never entered school during shooting, students endure troll attacks, Missouri governor indicted.
Trump mulls pulling immigration agents from California 2018-02-23T05:50:43Z 2018-02-22T18:34:50Z 2018-02-23T05:50:43Z President Donald Trump says he's considering pulling U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from California because he claims the state is giving his administration "no help" in targeting the violent MS-13 gang.
DeVos backs expanding school choice for military children 2018-02-23T05:49:57Z 2018-02-22T22:46:13Z 2018-02-23T05:49:57Z Education Secretary Betsy DeVos backs proposal to allow military families to use $1.3 billion in public funds to send their children to private school or pay for other education services.
Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA 2018-02-23T05:35:37Z 2018-02-22T05:24:34Z 2018-02-23T05:35:36Z Students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence.
Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties 2018-02-23T05:30:07Z 2018-02-22T06:27:36Z 2018-02-23T05:30:06Z Quid pro Trump? Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to influence his administration.
Gun control bill OK'd by Oregon; 1st since Florida shooting 2018-02-23T05:29:45Z 2018-02-23T01:54:22Z 2018-02-23T05:29:41Z Fueled by anguished voices in the aftermath of the Florida high school shooting, Oregon's Legislature on Thursday banned people convicted of stalking and domestic violence or under restraining orders from buying or owning firearms and ammunition.
NRA strikes a defiant tone, criticizes gun control advocates 2018-02-23T05:29:25Z 2018-02-23T05:24:50Z 2018-02-23T05:29:17Z Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting.
Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story 2018-02-23T05:27:58Z 2018-02-19T17:21:17Z 2018-02-23T05:27:56Z The U.S. medical community is voicing mounting frustration over the Trump administration's focus on mental illness to fight mass violence. New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates 2018-02-23T05:27:05Z 2018-02-22T21:54:24Z 2018-02-23T05:27:02Z Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a business associate.
NRA accuses gun-control advocates of exploiting FL shooting 2018-02-23T05:26:42Z 2018-02-22T22:06:03Z 2018-02-23T05:26:42Z Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting. Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill 2018-02-23T05:08:19Z 2018-02-23T00:08:59Z 2018-02-23T05:08:13Z Kansas legislative leaders have canceled a debate on a gun-safety education bill giving preference to a National Rifle Association program in elementary schools. Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman 2018-02-23T04:28:03Z 2018-02-22T06:14:15Z 2018-02-23T04:28:02Z The students who swarmed Florida's state capitol in the wake of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre face pushback in Legislature.
The Latest: No answer at home of school's ex-armed officer 2018-02-23T04:05:30Z 2018-02-22T12:54:14Z 2018-02-23T04:05:29Z For almost a half-hour after a school shooter dropped his assault-style rifle and escaped Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, police officers thought they were seeing his actions live on the school's security system.
Police advocacy group says it opposes arming teachers 2018-02-23T01:57:08Z 2018-02-22T22:24:20Z 2018-02-23T01:57:04Z An advocacy group for police officers assigned to secure the nation's schools has a simple message about arming teachers: Don't do it.
Perdue to food box critics: Give the idea a chance 2018-02-23T01:55:29Z 2018-02-22T20:44:36Z 2018-02-23T01:55:06Z Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in half and replace them with a box of shelf-stable goods delivered to recipients' doorstep.
The Latest: Manafort denies new allegations by Mueller 2018-02-23T01:35:00Z 2018-02-23T01:34:23Z 2018-02-23T01:34:59Z Paul Manafort, who led President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign for several months, is denying new allegations made against him in an indictment brought by special counsel Robert Mueller.
Trump comments points to deep divisions over arming teachers 2018-02-23T00:56:15Z 2018-02-22T06:13:52Z 2018-02-23T00:55:37Z In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting inside a school, Trump says that if one of the victims had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it.". FBI says it's trying to rebuild trust after botched tip 2018-02-23T00:38:52Z 2018-02-22T19:16:30Z 2018-02-23T00:38:47Z A top FBI official is acknowledging the agency has lost public trust after it botched a potentially life-saving tip before the Florida school shooting. Widow disgusted by Indiana immigration ad featuring husband 2018-02-23T00:36:58Z 2018-02-22T20:14:15Z 2018-02-23T00:36:55Z The widow of an Uber driver killed in a suspected drunken driving crash by a person in the U.S. illegally says a political ad featuring her deceased husband is "disgusting.".
Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors 2018-02-22T22:55:27Z 2018-02-22T06:05:15Z 2018-02-22T22:55:22Z Foreign leaders are looking to cultivate stronger ties with US governors and mayors, an interest that will be on display at this weekend's meeting of governors.
Congressman claims undisclosed firm wasn't 'doing business' 2018-02-22T22:18:19Z 2018-02-22T19:54:30Z 2018-02-22T22:18:17Z An Iowa congressman has said in a sworn statement that a company he failed to disclose wasn't "doing business" in 2016, despite evidence to the contrary. Lawmaker facing charges he extorted page for sex resigns 2018-02-22T20:38:00Z 2018-02-22T17:08:35Z 2018-02-22T20:37:58Z A Rhode Island state senator facing charges of sex extortion and video voyeurism has announced his resignation.
Students across US walk out of class to protest gun violence 2018-02-22T20:28:30Z 2018-02-21T21:36:08Z 2018-02-22T20:28:21Z Students at high schools across the U.S. are staging walk-outs to protest gun violence in the wake of last week's Florida school shooting. Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says 2018-02-22T19:40:05Z 2018-02-20T18:03:23Z 2018-02-22T19:39:41Z Insiders say the U.S. indictment against the St. Petersburg troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency's zany, ambitious operations _ and glosses over just how unconvincing some of its stunts could be. Former lawmaker accused of lying to FBI about $5K kickback 2018-02-22T19:18:25Z 2018-02-22T18:34:07Z 2018-02-22T19:18:24Z A former New York assemblyman and Long Island county official has been charged with obstructing justice in a corruption probe.
Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands 2018-02-22T19:16:57Z 2018-02-19T07:01:12Z 2018-02-22T19:16:50Z A year of turmoil at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a mass resignation from a National Park system advisory board.
Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up Capitol 2018-02-22T18:40:17Z 2018-02-22T05:23:55Z 2018-02-22T18:40:15Z Some of the high school students who traveled to Florida's state capital for protests after last week's mass shooting committed what may have been their young movement's first act of civil disobedience.
Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats 2018-02-22T18:29:58Z 2018-02-22T04:25:17Z 2018-02-22T18:29:57Z Republican congresswoman says 'many' people who commit mass murder are Democrats, but she offers no evidence; Democratic challenger calls her comments 'disgusting' and 'toxic'.
For decades Graham offered counsel and comfort to presidents 2018-02-22T18:17:58Z 2018-02-22T06:27:24Z 2018-02-22T18:17:27Z Billy Graham was a fixture of the presidency, offering counsel and comfort to the man in the White House.
Sen. Rubio says he would support raising age to buy rifles 2018-02-22T18:05:39Z 2018-02-22T03:48:55Z 2018-02-22T18:05:23Z Republican Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive at televised town hall event by angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures after school shooting rampage.
Speaking out: Students who survived shooting talk activism 2018-02-22T16:19:23Z 2018-02-21T16:23:40Z 2018-02-22T16:19:23Z Many students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School have turned into outspoken gun control advocates. Mueller files new charges in Manafort case 2018-02-22T14:48:20Z 2018-02-21T19:56:34Z 2018-02-22T14:48:16Z Court records indicate at least one new charge has been filed under seal in the case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.
The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio 2018-02-22T12:48:58Z 2018-02-21T12:03:34Z 2018-02-22T12:48:58Z The day before 17 people were gunned down inside a Florida school, a co-worker says the suspect made plans to go with him to a shooting range. Banned ex-FIFA head Blatter backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid 2018-02-22T11:56:57Z 2018-02-22T11:54:16Z 2018-02-22T11:56:56Z Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has endorsed Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid while banned from soccer roles for financial misconduct. White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate 2018-02-22T11:44:48Z 2018-02-21T17:13:41Z 2018-02-22T11:44:41Z The White House says the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if President Donald Trump's policies on regulations and infrastructure are enacted.
Blinded investigator to Indonesia graft fighters: Stay brave 2018-02-22T09:24:05Z 2018-02-22T07:34:11Z 2018-02-22T09:24:05Z An anti-corruption investigator blinded by an acid attack is urging graft fighters to "stay brave" as he returns to Indonesia after months of medical treatment.
Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency 2018-02-22T07:15:49Z 2018-02-21T07:25:45Z 2018-02-22T07:15:48Z Donald Trump Jr. says any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he kicked off a highly publicized visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name.
Oversight committee wants to look at Pruitt's travel records 2018-02-22T06:45:10Z 2018-02-22T05:24:19Z 2018-02-22T06:44:54Z A congressional oversight committee wants to take a look at travel records for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
School shooting victims plead with Trump for action 2018-02-22T06:37:45Z 2018-02-22T01:57:24Z 2018-02-22T06:37:41Z With searing anger, raw emotion and heartfelt pleas, parents, students and others impacted by school shootings came to the White House to implore President Donald Trump to take action.
Liberal group proposing plan for health coverage for all 2018-02-22T06:27:47Z 2018-02-22T05:24:52Z 2018-02-22T06:27:43Z Center for American Progress proposing a new health plan that builds on Medicare as a way to guarantee coverage for all.
Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents 2018-02-22T06:27:34Z 2018-02-22T02:09:03Z 2018-02-22T06:27:34Z As pastor to presidents from both parties, the Rev. Billy Graham offered more than just prayer.
The Latest: Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents 2018-02-22T06:26:48Z 2018-02-22T02:43:42Z 2018-02-22T06:26:43Z As pastor to presidents from both parties, the Rev. Billy Graham offered more than just prayer. Trump again attacks Obama over Russia 2018-02-22T06:26:44Z 2018-02-21T14:45:11Z 2018-02-22T06:26:41Z President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor, suggesting he should have done more to prevent Russian election meddling.
California lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct apologizes 2018-02-22T06:19:45Z 2018-02-21T07:25:56Z 2018-02-22T06:19:40Z The California Senate is weighing whether to punish a colleague after an independent investigation confirmed he likely engaged in unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with six women.
Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws 2018-02-22T06:19:20Z 2018-02-21T06:43:17Z 2018-02-22T06:19:19Z Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change law now. Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99 2018-02-22T06:14:36Z 2018-02-21T13:33:54Z 2018-02-22T06:14:36Z The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tell The Associated Press that Graham died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina.
'Fix it!' Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents 2018-02-22T05:56:03Z 2018-02-21T06:47:00Z 2018-02-22T05:56:02Z Trump declares that more must be done to protect America's children, asks Justice Department to seek ban on rapid-fire bump stocks. House panel seeks info on EPA chief's first-class flights 2018-02-22T05:55:55Z 2018-02-21T23:17:34Z 2018-02-22T05:55:47Z A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt. GOP leaders request hold on Pennsylvania congressional map 2018-02-22T05:05:26Z 2018-02-21T16:06:40Z 2018-02-22T05:05:22Z Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature say they're about to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the imposition of new congressional maps, two days after they were announced by the state's highest court.
Billy Graham dies: 'America's Pastor,' adviser to presidents 2018-02-22T04:44:05Z 2018-02-22T04:35:13Z 2018-02-22T04:44:04Z The Rev. Billy Graham, dead at 99, was 'America's pastor' and a pioneer in use of television in mass evangelism.
Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House 2018-02-22T04:28:34Z 2018-02-21T14:33:29Z 2018-02-22T04:28:16Z Billy Graham would be the first to say that his message was not complex or unique, but he won over audiences worldwide with his friendliness, openness, humility and unyielding religious conviction. APNewsBreak: Iowa congressman failed to disclose new company 2018-02-22T04:25:42Z 2018-02-21T17:56:58Z 2018-02-22T04:25:33Z A congressman from Iowa violated House ethics rules by failing to disclose a new company that he owns, a mysterious outfit that uses one of his federal staffers in a false testimonial for its services. Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums 2018-02-22T04:17:03Z 2018-02-20T14:21:53Z 2018-02-22T04:16:54Z Trump administration backs less-comprehensive, lower cost health plans in proposed rules.
The Latest: NRA protests minimum age hike for rifles 2018-02-22T02:14:08Z 2018-02-21T21:24:00Z 2018-02-22T02:14:06Z Maryland high school students who rallied at the U.S. Capitol in support of stronger gun control have marched to the White House.
A look at the scandals surrounding Israel's prime minister 2018-02-22T02:08:51Z 2018-02-21T12:55:22Z 2018-02-22T02:08:46Z A look at the scandals engulfing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is fighting for his political life while denying any wrongdoing. The Latest: Governor focusing on court order for new map 2018-02-22T02:04:36Z 2018-02-22T00:47:55Z 2018-02-22T02:04:30Z Pennsylvania's 2 highest-ranking Republican legislative leaders ask US Supreme Court to block new congressional district map viewed as likely to help Democrats. Supreme Court sides with Chicago museum in terror case 2018-02-22T01:48:26Z 2018-02-21T15:43:40Z 2018-02-22T01:48:22Z The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at Chicago museums to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran. The Latest: House seeks records of EPA chief's travel 2018-02-22T01:48:23Z 2018-02-21T23:56:37Z 2018-02-22T01:48:20Z A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt. Woman in affair that led US rep to resign now seeks office 2018-02-22T01:43:54Z 2018-02-21T23:33:37Z 2018-02-22T01:43:42Z A woman whose affair with a married eight-term Pennsylvania congressman led to his resignation is now pursuing her own run for the U.S. House.
Reports suggest GOP House hopeful got racy texts from aide 2018-02-22T01:34:36Z 2018-02-21T22:36:55Z 2018-02-22T01:34:35Z A Christian minister running to replace a congressman who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations reportedly traded suggestive text messages with a female staffer who included a topless photo of herself in one of the exchanges. NTSB: Truck hit by GOP train was on tracks after warning 2018-02-21T23:04:36Z 2018-02-21T16:23:30Z 2018-02-21T23:04:36Z Witnesses to a collision between a train carrying Republican congressmen and a garbage truck in rural Virginia have told investigators that the truck entered the railroad crossing after safety gates came down to warn drivers about the approaching train.
Texas governor weighs parole board's advice on inmate's fate 2018-02-21T23:01:20Z 2018-02-21T20:23:37Z 2018-02-21T23:01:08Z The fate of a convicted Texas killer nearing execution is in Gov. Greg Abbott's hands after the state parole board made the rare recommendation that the prisoner's life be spared. Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent US residents 2018-02-21T22:19:12Z 2018-02-21T19:03:57Z 2018-02-21T22:19:02Z A lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents says that both are living legally in the U.S. Attorney Michael Wildes says Viktor and Amalija Knavs "are both lawfully admitted to the United States as permanent residents.".
Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns 2018-02-21T21:56:07Z 2018-02-21T06:46:39Z 2018-02-21T21:55:53Z A Denver-area congressman whose district was the site of the Aurora movie theater shooting in 2012 was booed at a town hall Tuesday night as people called for action after the Florida school shooting. Geraldo Rivera talks weapons age-limits with Trump 2018-02-21T21:46:45Z 2018-02-21T17:23:56Z 2018-02-21T21:46:45Z Television personality Geraldo Rivera says he has discussed the idea of raising the minimum age to purchase assault-type weapons with President Donald Trump, adding that Trump "took it under advisement.". Vandalism, violent incidents mark Italy's election campaign 2018-02-21T21:28:52Z 2018-02-21T19:13:33Z 2018-02-21T21:28:52Z Acts of vandalism and violence are marking Italy's election campaign. Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison 2018-02-21T21:28:47Z 2018-02-21T08:06:20Z 2018-02-21T21:28:47Z A court in Bahrain has sentenced a prominent activist to five years in prison over tweets alleging torture at a prison in his country and criticizing Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.
Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents 2018-02-21T21:06:26Z 2018-02-17T06:19:49Z 2018-02-21T21:06:24Z Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents. Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection is narrow 2018-02-21T20:59:00Z 2018-02-21T15:43:27Z 2018-02-21T20:58:43Z The Supreme Court says whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly. Madrid art fair yanks photo exhibit amid political spat 2018-02-21T20:45:27Z 2018-02-21T14:33:59Z 2018-02-21T20:44:45Z Madrid's International Art Fair has yanked an exhibition entitled "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain," prompting charges of censorship against the government-funded body which operates the event venue. Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors 2018-02-21T18:56:07Z 2018-02-21T00:52:11Z 2018-02-21T18:55:56Z Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads for the United States accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.
State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with Pence 2018-02-21T18:36:42Z 2018-02-21T06:46:52Z 2018-02-21T18:36:33Z State Department says North Korean officials passed up an opportunity to meet face to face with Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to South Korea for the Olympic Games.
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