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What Next? UK Lawmakers Torn on Fate of Brexit, and May

What Next? UK Lawmakers Torn on Fate of Brexit, and May

By Jill Lawless | Mar 25
Britain has just a few weeks to break its Brexit impasse, with the fate of the country's departure from the European Union, and of Prime Minister Theresa May, both hanging in the balance.

Suddenly, Cost-Cutting States Turn Friendly to Teachers

Suddenly, Cost-Cutting States Turn Friendly to Teachers

By Paul J. Weber | Mar 25
Schoolteacher raises of $5,000 are on the table in Texas — a proposed pay hike that ranks among the biggest in the U.S. since a wave of teacher unrest began last year. But protests aren't why the money is suddenly available.

Norway to Open Probe Into Cruise in Stormy Weather

Norway to Open Probe Into Cruise in Stormy Weather

By Jan M. Olsen | Mar 25
Norwegian officials said Monday they have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,300 people set sail despite storm warnings, forcing a major evacuation.

AP FACT CHECK: Mueller Probe Doesn't Totally Exonerate Trump

AP FACT CHECK: Mueller Probe Doesn't Totally Exonerate Trump

By Hope Yen | Mar 25
President Donald Trump on Sunday celebrated a "total exoneration" that special counsel Robert Mueller explicitly did not provide in his report on the Russia investigation.

AP-NORC Poll: Majority of Americans Favor Stricter Gun Laws

AP-NORC Poll: Majority of Americans Favor Stricter Gun Laws

By Lisa Marie Pane and Emily Swanson | Mar 24
A majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe places of worship and schools have become less safe over the last two decades, according to a new poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Judge Says New York's Stun Gun Ban is Unconstitutional

Judge Says New York's Stun Gun Ban is Unconstitutional

By Chris Carola | Mar 24
New York state's ban on personal ownership of stun guns is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday in the latest in a series of court decisions that have led to the loosening of restrictions on the weapons in several states.

AP Fact Check: McCain Can't Respond but His Record Speaks

AP Fact Check: McCain Can't Respond but His Record Speaks

By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen and Christopher Rugaber | Mar 24
Trump misrepresented McCain's record on matters stretching from McCain's school days to his funeral, as he went on a tear about the late Arizona senator, Republican presidential candidate, Vietnam War naval aviator and tortured prisoner of war.

Trump Orders Colleges to Back Free Speech or Lose Funding

Trump Orders Colleges to Back Free Speech or Lose Funding

By Collin Binkley | Mar 24
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal research funding.

Dispute over Refinery Near National Park Heats Up in Court

Dispute over Refinery Near National Park Heats Up in Court

By Blake Nicholson | Mar 24
Parties involved in a dispute over whether North Dakota regulators should be involved in the siting of an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park have filed their initial legal arguments in state court.

ACLU: Black Man Detained While Moving into Own Kansas Home

ACLU: Black Man Detained While Moving into Own Kansas Home

By Roxana Hegeman | Mar 23
The Kansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union asked state officials to investigate after a black man was detained by police while moving into his home, then allegedly harassed for weeks.

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