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Tearful student asks Trump, 'How do we not stop this?'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump listened intently to the raw emotion and pledged action, including the possibility of arming teachers.


Again the question: Could armed teachers stop shootings?

In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, President Donald Trump says that if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it."


Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives in Washington this week for consultations with President Donald Trump, he won't be traveling solo.


Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Payday lenders got regulators to rethink rules on how closely to vet borrowers. E-cigarette makers got a delay in federal oversight of many vaping products. Candy makers praised a decision to hold off on more stringent labeling standards. And title insurers declared "victory" for getting changes that benefited them in the tax overhaul.


Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — He was rebuffed, then embraced, by Harry Truman. Confided in — and deeply hurt by — Richard Nixon. A source of reassurance for George H.W. Bush on the eve of war. The spark that finally turned George W. Bush toward sobriety.


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The Latest: Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Billy Graham's relationship with the presidents (all times local):


'Fix it!' Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents

Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump listened intently to the raw emotion and pledged action, including the possibility of arming teachers...


School shooting victims plead with Trump for action

WASHINGTON (AP) — With searing anger, raw emotion and heartfelt pleas, parents, students and others impacted by school shootings implored President Donald Trump to take action at the White House Wednesday.


Much-touted MS-13 sweep keeps even most basic details secret

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a tally so impressive that President Donald Trump touted it at his State of the Union address: Since May, agents cracking down on the violent gangs terrorizing the working-class suburbs of Long Island had swept up 428 gang suspects, including 220 members of the notorious MS-13.


Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting.


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White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House's top economist said Wednesday 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.


Mueller files new charges in Manafort case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Court records indicate at least one new charge has been filed under seal in the case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.


Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent US residents

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents says they're living legally in the U.S.


Trump again attacks Obama over Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor, suggesting he should have done more to prevent Russian election meddling.


Secret Service clears suspicious vehicle by White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says they have cleared a suspicious vehicle near the White House.


Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

NEW DELHI (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk of his family profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he embarked on a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote international business ventures.


State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with Pence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un's government canceled at the last minute, the Trump administration said Tuesday.


Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads to the United States on Wednesday, accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.


US: North Korea canceled meeting with Pence at last minute

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un's government canceled at the last minute, the Trump administration said Tuesday.


Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases...


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Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

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Florida students pushing for gun regulations face pushback
Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up Capitol

Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up Capitol

Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control

Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control

The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

13 Russians charged with interfering in U.S. election

13 Russians charged with interfering in U.S. election

NY Senate leader endorses DeFrancisco for governor

Senate Deputy Majority Leader John DeFrancisco, R-Syracuse, speaks In the Senate Chamber at the state Capitol on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Albany, N.Y.

Gov. Cuomo's favorability, re-election ratings tumble

Gov. Cuomo's favorability, re-election ratings tumble

Former Syracuse mayor might run for governor

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Rep. Chris Collins says Trump is not a racist

Rep. Chris Collins says Trump is not a racist

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