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Trump Endorses Romney for Senate Bid in Utah

Trump Endorses Romney for Senate Bid in Utah

President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign they are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship. The GOP's presidential nominee in 2012, Romney announced last week...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 11:40 PM EST

White House: Trump Moves to Improved Gun Background Checks

White House: Trump Moves to Improved Gun Background Checks

The White House has shown support Monday towards efforts to improve background checks for gun purchases since the gun debate was sparked after the deadly Florida high school shooting that left 17 students and...

5 hours ago

Pa.'s New Congressional Map Could Boost Democrats

Pa.'s New Congressional Map Could Boost Democrats

Pennsylvania's high court issued a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections on its self-imposed deadline on Monday, potentially giving Democrats a boost in their quest to capture control of...

6 hours ago

School Shooting Puts Pressure on Florida Lawmakers to Act

School Shooting Puts Pressure on Florida Lawmakers to Act

The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 05:56 PM EST

Trump Revives Push for Limits on Immigrants Bringing Family

Trump Revives Push for Limits on Immigrants Bringing Family

When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 11:35 AM EST

Sexual Harassment Complaints Rise in Massachusetts

Sexual Harassment Complaints Rise in Massachusetts

Sexual harassment complaints are on the rise in Massachusetts, and the head of the commission that investigates them says it's a direct result of the #MeToo movement.

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 05:55 PM EST

Kremlin Dismisses US Election Indictment as Lacking Evidence

Kremlin Dismisses US Election Indictment as Lacking Evidence

Russian officials had disdainful words Saturday for a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 presidential election. Children's stories, the plot of a preposterous Hollywood...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 06:51 AM EST

High Court Asked to Iron Out Polling Place Clothing Dispute

High Court Asked to Iron Out Polling Place Clothing Dispute

A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button. Wear any one of those items to vote in Minnesota, and a poll worker will probably ask you to remove it or cover it up. Like a number...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 10:47 AM EST

Parkland Student Pens an Emotional Plea for Gun Control

Parkland Student Pens an Emotional Plea for Gun Control

A freshman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is the most recent survivors of the Parkland high school shooting to speak out publicly in favor of gun control

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 04:20 AM EST

Just a Few States Have Gun Laws Targeting Threatening People

Just a Few States Have Gun Laws Targeting Threatening People

The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to...

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