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Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety billKansas legislative leaders have canceled a debate on a gun-safety education bill giving preference to a National Rifle Association program in elementary schools
The Associated Press8 minutes ago
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, center, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, watch as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRAPresident Donald Trump endorsed barring those under 21 from buying semi-automatic weapons _ a move that puts him in direct opposition with the National Rifle Association
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.  A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, the city circuit attorney's office said Thursday. Greitens' attorney issued a scathing statement challenging the indictment. (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affairA St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
Gun control bill OK'd by Oregon; 1st since Florida shootingFueled by anguished voices in the aftermath of the Florida high school shooting, Oregon's Legislature on Thursday banned people convicted of stalking and domestic violence or under restraining orders from buying or owning firearms and ammunition
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
FILE - in this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates departs Federal District Court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate, Gates. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associatesSpecial counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
CNN's Jake Tapper listens to Republican Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. Rubio is being challenged by angry students, teachers and parents who are demanding stronger gun-control measures after a school shooting that killed more than a dozen people at a Florida high school.  (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunmanA Florida sheriff says the deputy who was on duty at a high school where 17 people were massacred waited outside the building for about four minutes without ever going in
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Dems see big Texas turnout early for first primary of 2018Democrats in Texas are early voting in bigger numbers ahead of the nation's first primary elections of the 2018 midterms
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Closing arguments in ex-Cuomo aide trial could be next weekJurors in the bribery trial of a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo may begin deliberations as early as next week
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Top US diplomat in Venezuela under fire after commentsThe head of Venezuela's government controlled assembly accuses the top U.S. diplomat in Caracas of promoting a coup and threatened to take appropriate diplomatic measures against him
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Widow disgusted by Indiana immigration ad featuring husbandThe widow of an Uber driver killed in a suspected drunken driving crash by a person in the U.S. illegally says a political ad featuring her deceased husband is "disgusting."
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Indicted Missouri governor had been rising politicallyMissouri Gov. Eric Greitens, who was indicted for invasion of privacy, has acknowledged an affair, but denied that he blackmailed the woman.
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
Sen. Bill Nelson asks for assault rifles to be removed from the streets during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
The Latest: Florida seeks $1M in federal aid after shootingFlorida authorities are asking the federal government for at least $1 million in emergency grant funds to reimburse state and local agencies for the cost of responding to last week's school shooting
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
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