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Senator Responds to Trump's NRA Speech With Photos of Shooting Victims - New York Times
Senator Christopher S. Murphy, center, has pushed for increased gun control since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. Credit Alex Brandon/Associated Press. As President Trump took the stage to champion the Second Amendment at a ...

Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown - Washington Post
WASHINGTON ? Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump's 100th day in office, passing a weeklong stopgap spending bill Friday that amounted to more of a defeat for the president than a victory. Lawmakers ...

On Long Island, Sessions Vows to Eradicate MS-13 Gang - New York Times
Representative Peter T. King, left, Republican of New York, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the United States Courthouse in Central Islip on Friday. Credit Chang W. Lee/The New York Times. CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. ? The attorney general of the United ...

Fourth Arkansas execution in eight days prompts questions about inmate's movements - Washington Post
Arkansas executed a death-row inmate late Thursday in the state's fourth lethal injection in eight days, concluding a frantic execution schedule officials said was necessary to carry out death sentences before one of their drugs expired. Witness ...

NSA Halts Collection of Americans' Emails About Foreign Targets - New York Times
WASHINGTON ? The National Security Agency said Friday that it had halted one of the most disputed practices of its warrantless surveillance program, ending a once-secret form of wiretapping that dates to the Bush administration's post-Sept. 11 ...

EPA website removes climate science site from public view after two decades - Washington Post
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday evening its website would be ?undergoing changes? to better represent the new direction the agency is taking, triggering the removal of several agency websites containing detailed climate data and ...

Sanders: Obama's paid Wall Street speech 'distasteful' - CNN
Washington (CNN) Sen. Bernie Sanders believes former President Barack Obama's plan to receive $400,000 for speaking at a September Wall Street health conference is "distasteful," The Vermont Independent reported Friday. Speaking with CNN's Suzanne ...

Friends hail woman, 86, killed trying to stop attack as hero - New York Daily News
A woman passes a make-shift memorial to remember Fusako Petrus, that has been erected at a fence surrounding the track of Highlands High School, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Petrus, 86, was sexually assaulted and beaten to death during ...

Trump now agrees with the majority of Americans: He wasn't ready to be president - Washington Post
Donald Trump spent a great portion of 2016 insisting that being president would be easy ? at least for him. HuffPost compiled a number of examples of him dismissing the problems that accompany the job as being easily dispatched. Building a wall on the ...

The Obamas face the paid-speaking circuit ? and all the questions that come with it - Washington Post
ORLANDO ? When Barack and Michelle Obama left the White House, they both spoke longingly of a break from life in the public eye. But following a months-long vacation, they have started to tap into the lucrative paid-speaking circuit that has enriched ...

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