AP News

Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law change

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- A hundred Stoneman Douglas High School students are busing 400 miles to Florida's capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and faculty last week....

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking lot....

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Ex-workers at Russian 'troll factory' trust US indictment

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg "troll factory" say they think the criminal charges are well-founded....

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship....

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The Latest: US men's team beats Slovakia in Olympic hockey

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying largely mum in the last few days about the victims of the Florida school massacre and the escalating debate about controls on weapons....

Monday, February 19, 2018
Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meet

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- On many days, Ramon Medina has no choice but to skip work to make ends meet....

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold medal

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were the last couple to leave the ice after their warmup early Tuesday, the Canadian ice dancers soaking in every second before their final Olympic performance....

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Congressional map raises Democrats' hopes, legal test ahead

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The map of congressional districts imposed by Pennsylvania's high court for the state's 2018 elections will set off a new legal battle, reconfigure perhaps dozens of campaigns and give Democrats a boost in their mission to wrest control of the U.S. House....

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims against founder

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced last month....

Tuesday, February 20, 2018