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Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law change

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A hundred Stoneman Douglas High School students are busing 400 miles to Florida's capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and faculty last week.


For Duckworth, a baby will bring down yet another barrier

WASHINGTON (AP) — Breaking down barriers is nothing new for Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and that's the way she likes it.


Florida legislators struggle with how to respond to shooting

Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the Florida Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath...


Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney's extensive resume has many Republicans looking to him to take on a role in the Senate as a political and moral counterweight to a president many in the GOP see as divisive and undignified.


Suspect was a 'good shot' on NRA-backed school rifle team

The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation, part of a multimillion-dollar effort by the gun group to support youth shooting clubs and other programs.


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House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — As badly as things have gone for immigration legislation in the Senate, it's not looking any easier in the more conservative House.


Trump signs bill providing more access to 911 calls

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that will provide more direct access to the 911 system for callers using a multi-line telephone in an emergency.


The Latest: Trump blames Dems for immigration bill fail

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration (all times local):


The Latest: White House blasts Democrats over immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation in Congress (all times local):


'Dreamers' left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate left hundreds of thousands of "Dreamer" immigrants in limbo Thursday, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation's border security. Senators dealt President Donald Trump an especially galling defeat as more than a quarter of fellow Republicans abandoned him on an issue that helped propel him to the White House.


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Bannon interviewed in Mueller's Russia investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the combative former chief strategist for President Donald Trump, was interrogated for 20 hours over two days this week as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, according to a person familiar with the process.


Lots of talk, little action in Congress after shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a brief moment after the Las Vegas massacre last fall, Republicans and Democrats in Congress talked about taking a rare step to tighten the nation's gun laws. Four months later, the only gun legislation that has moved in the House or Senate instead eases restrictions for gun owners.


Senate rejects bipartisan proposal to provide 1.8 million Dreamers a chance for citizenship, $25 billion for border

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate rejects bipartisan proposal to provide 1.8 million Dreamers a chance for citizenship, $25 billion for border.


US denies plan for 'bloody nose' strike on North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States doesn't have a "bloody nose" strategy for North Korea, senators of both parties and a Trump administration official said Thursday, rejecting claims the U.S. wants to strike the North's nuclear program in a way that avoids an all-out war.


The Latest: Obama calls for gun safety laws after shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the gun control debate in Congress after the Florida school shooting (all times local):


Group of senators reaches immigration deal on Dreamers, wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of senators reached a bipartisan agreement Wednesday aimed at balancing Democrats' fight to offer citizenship to young "Dreamer" immigrants with President Donald Trump's demands for billions to build his coveted border wall with Mexico.


Democrats negotiating with FBI on classified info in memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday that he is continuing to negotiate with the FBI over the release of a memo packed with classified information from secret surveillance applications, but remains unsure if the White House will attempt to block its release.


South Dakota, Marsy's Law campaign reach amendment deal

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers advanced changes Wednesday to a constitutional bill of rights for crime victims under an agreement with the group that has persuaded voters in several states to approve "Marsy's Law."


Warren: 'Never used' Native American claim to advance career

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Wednesday that President Donald Trump is disrespecting Native Americans by referring to her as "Pocahontas," and that while she does not claim membership in any tribe, she has never used her ancestry "to get a break" or advance her career.


Admiral says North Korea aiming to reunify Korean Peninsula

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's long-term goal is to reunify the divided Korean Peninsula under his totalitarian government, the senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific told lawmakers Wednesday.


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Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

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Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments

Donald Trump Jr.

Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys

Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys

Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

Mitt Romney, Donald Trump, Ann Romney

The Latest: Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

The Latest: Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

Trump to attend Gridiron Dinner after skipping it last year
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

Stephanie Miner

Rep. Chris Collins says Trump is not a racist

Rep. Chris Collins says Trump is not a racist

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