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Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 02:09 PM EST

'Fix It!': Students Plead for Gun Safety to Trump at WH

'Fix It!': Students Plead for Gun Safety to Trump at WH

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...

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 12:56 PM EST

Mueller Asking if Manafort Promised WH Job to Receive Loans

Mueller Asking if Manafort Promised WH Job to Receive Loans

Federal investigators are probing whether former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort promised a Chicago banker a job in the Trump White House in return for $16 million in home loans, two people with direct...

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 11:54 PM EST

Fla. Shooting Survivors Flood Capital, Push for Assault-Style Rifle Ban

Fla. Shooting Survivors Flood Capital, Push for Assault-Style Rifle Ban

Students who survived the Parkland school tragedy prepared to flood the Capitol Wednesday pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 08:56 PM EST

North Korea Cancels Meeting With Pence at Olympics

North Korea Cancels Meeting With Pence at Olympics

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...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 05:18 PM EST

Trump Proposes ‘Bump Stock’ Ban

Trump Proposes ‘Bump Stock’ Ban

During the Public Safety Medal of Valor award ceremony, President Trump said that he has been in discussions with Attorney General Jeff Sessions on a proposal to ban “bump stocks,” devices that...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 05:02 PM EST

White House Admits Russia Meddled in Election, Maintains There Wasn’t Collusion

White House Admits Russia Meddled in Election, Maintains There Wasn’t Collusion

Following a series of tweets President Trump sent over the weekend in response to the Parkland, Florida, shooting and the indictment of 13 Russian nationals who tried to sow discord in the 2016 U.S. election,...

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 11:27 AM EST

Trump Says More Must be Done, Proposes Bump Stock Ban

Trump Says More Must be Done, Proposes Bump Stock Ban

As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 01:13 PM EST

Trump Pushes Insurance Sans Pre-Existing Condition Coverage

Trump Pushes Insurance Sans Pre-Existing Condition Coverage

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it is moving to expand the use of low-budget temporary insurance, which could offer customers a cut-rate alternative to plans on the Affordable Care Act's...

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 12:27 AM EST

Fla. Students Take Push for Gun Laws to State Capital

Fla. Students Take Push for Gun Laws to State Capital

Students who survived the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland last week are mobilizing with a message: never again. "Not that we want to take people's gun's away, but we...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 11:43 AM EST

Trump Calls Assault Claim Fake News, Denies Knowing Accuser

Trump Calls Assault Claim Fake News, Denies Knowing Accuser

After spending the weekend criticizing his political opponents in a tweetstorm, President Donald Trump went on the offense again Tuesday — this time denying a sexual assault claim and attacking the "fake...

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