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GOP tax law leads to a tax hike, more revenue in…

The Republican tax overhaul is bringing most Americans lower income taxes but also is causing some state income taxes to rise, leading to extra revenue for state budgets

After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws…

'Our kids have started a revolution:' Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy

4 Broward County Sheriff's Deputies Under…

The deputy working as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's resource officer already resigned after being suspended without pay.

Student detained after explosion at Florida high school

Authorities have detained a 14-year-old boy and launched an arson investigation after an explosion at a Florida high school led to an evacuation

Admirers line streets as Graham's body arrives in…

Well-wishers lined freeway overpasses and small-town streets to see the Rev. Billy Graham's motorcade barrel through his beloved home state of North Carolina for four hours on Saturday from his mountain chapel to namesake library in Charlotte

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NRA, Florida faces backlash after latest school…

NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting

Tech Companies Facing Pressure To Remove NRATV…

A number of other companies have already cut ties with the NRA following social media campaigns.

The Latest: Missouri governor declares state of emergency

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of storms and flooding in parts southern Missouri

Woman fatally stabbed with hunting knife at…

Police say a man approached a young woman from behind at a public library in the Boston suburbs and stabbed her repeatedly with a hunting knife, killing her and injuring an elderly man who came to her aid.

Landslides prompt home evacuation near Pittsburgh

Landslides outside of Pittsburgh have damaged vehicles, closed roads and even caused a home evacuation after debris slid down a slope against the house.

Stephen Curry on shooting: Tough to digest

NBA star Stephen Curry responds to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.

Ajit Pai Wins NRA Award For 'Courage' And 'Saving…

The award is, at least in part, due to the FCC repealing net neutrality rules.

The Latest: NRA lashes out at boycott in wake of shooting

The National Rifle Association said its members are being punished by decisions by a number of companies that have severed ties with the group in a backlash over a school shooting that left 17 people dead in Florida

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US sailor hit by helicopter blade dies

A sailor has died after he was struck by a helicopter rotor blade at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base, north of San Diego

UN unanimously demands a 30-day cease-fire across…

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Says More Sanctions On…

He said new sanctions would be announced in the next several weeks.

Toyota, Hyundai recall roughly 110,000 vehicles

Toyota and Hyundai recall a combined 110,000 trucks and sport utility vehicles, including the 2018 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia, and the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport

Captive Children 'Starting to Make Plans for…

Two California parents already facing dozens of charges for allegedly keeping their 13 children captive and torturing all but the youngest are now facing even more charges, CNN reports. A spokesperson for the Riverside County District Attorney announced Friday three more counts of child abuse against both Louise and David...

Gay parade permit sparks major debate in…

The rejection of a permit for a gay-rights parade has sparked a major confrontation over free speech and equal rights in a Mississippi college town

Is The Media Perpetuating Mass Shootings?

NRA representatives said, "The media loves mass shootings." But is there a link between media coverage and mass shootings?

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Tornado watch issued in 4 southern and Plains states

The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for parts of four states as potentially severe weather developed in the South and Plains states and flooding was reported in Indiana

This week in odd news: Skunk fire, sleepwalker, T…

This week in odd news: Bicyclist blames Waze for directing him into Lincoln Tunnel; 11-year-old Pennsylvania Boy Scout called for jury duty; Student calls 911 from school, says he was sleepwalking; Nothing to see here! Police clear T-Rex walking student

Parkland Suspect to Police: 'I'm Dealing With a…

“I know he’s—he’s going to explode," an unidentified caller told the FBI on Jan. 5, less than six weeks before authorities say Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people at a school in Parkland, Florida. The Wall Street Journal obtained a transcript of the call, which the FBI has admitted wasn't...