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AP Explains: Graham's rare honor at US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 next Wednesday and Thursday.


The Latest: No answer at home of school's ex-armed officer

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida school shooting (all times local):


Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, officials announced Thursday.


Congressman claims undisclosed firm wasn't 'doing business'

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A congressman from Iowa said in a sworn statement made public Thursday that a company he failed to disclose wasn't "doing business" in 2016, despite claims in its own advertising to the contrary.


Third California state lawmaker resigns over sexual misconduct allegations, just ahead of possible expulsion vote

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Third California state lawmaker resigns over sexual misconduct allegations, just ahead of possible expulsion vote.


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Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up Capitol

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Holding hand-scrawled signs and wearing black "Parkland Strong" T-shirts, the 40 teenagers filed warily into a committee room at Florida's state Capitol on Wednesday. They hadn't been invited and the lawmakers they were intruding upon were in the middle of a meeting. Timid yet determined, they stood their ground.


Sen. Rubio says he would support raising age to buy rifles

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — On the defensive after the Florida school shooting rampage that killed 17, GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, an ardent gun-rights advocate, said he would support raising the age to buy rifles and other restrictions.


Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

Students who survived the Florida school shooting prepared to flood the Capitol Wednesday pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people...


The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida school shooting (all times local):


Investigation of California senator finds 6 misconduct cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California senator likely engaged in unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with six women he worked with, including four subordinates, according to an independent investigation released Tuesday.


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Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students who survived the Florida school shooting began a journey Tuesday to the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to prevent another massacre, but within hours the gun-friendly Legislature had effectively halted any possibility of banning assault-style rifles like the one used in the attack.


The Latest: Stoneman Douglas students greeted in Tallahassee

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local):


The Latest: Investigation of senator finds misconduct likely

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on alleged sexual misconduct at the California Legislature (all times local):


Ethics Committee confirms review of Tennessee lawmaker

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee confirmed Tuesday that it is investigating Republican Rep. John Duncan Jr., of Tennessee over unspecified allegations, after media reports last year that he had paid his son for campaign work.


Democrats on House panel urge Equifax to extend protections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers on a House investigative panel are asking Equifax Inc. to provide its free credit monitoring and identity theft protection for at least three years.


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.


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.


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Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

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Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

Rick Gates

Trump, Turnbull praise each other on immigration and taxes

Donald Trump, Malcolm Turnbull,

White House locked down over after vehicle strikes barrier

White House locked down over after vehicle strikes barrier

Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

Closing arguments in ex-Cuomo aide trial could be next week

Joseph Percoco

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

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