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School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on firearms for decades, lawmakers said Monday....

Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced
Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting....

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....

Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A Republican state senator who yelled at University of Idaho students affiliated with Planned Parenthood now faces an ethics complaint after he posted on social media Monday that the students should discuss "killing babies" with his Democratic colleague....

Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's high court imposed a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections on Monday, potentially giving Democrats a boost in their quest to capture control of the U.S. House unless Republicans can to stop it in federal court....

New exhibit examines Native American imagery in US culture
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Bold. Visionary. A spectacular success....

US postal worker found fatally shot in mail truck in Dallas
DALLAS (AP) -- A U.S. Postal Service worker was found fatally shot inside a mail truck along a busy highway in Dallas on Monday, and investigators are treating the case as a homicide, according to police....

Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children could not come with him because they were now adults....

Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees....

Confederate statue toppling cases start with dismissals
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Problems identifying protesters on video hindered North Carolina prosecutors on Monday as they sought to hold demonstrators responsible for toppling a Confederate statue last summer....

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