Ken Thomas and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 12:04pm
President Donald Trump told conservatives that even Second Amendment supporters can get behind steps to fight gun violence, offering a red-meat call for arming teachers Friday while avoiding mention of other elements of his approach opposed by the National Rifle Association.
Jim Salter and David A. Lieb, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 11:32am
A growing number of Republicans are questioning whether Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens should remain in office and are backing a legislative investigation that could lead to impeachment proceedings following the Republican governor's indictment on an invasion of privacy charge related to an extramarital affair.
Collin Binkley, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 11:30am
Public school officials in Massachusetts say they had to physically restrain students more than 9,000 times last school year, sparking outcry from some advocates who say the practice is dangerous and overused.
Mark Scolforo, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 11:29am
A request by eight GOP congressmen in Pennsylvania to halt the use of a new congressional district map in this year's elections was placed in the hands of three Republican-appointed federal judges Friday.
Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 11:28am
A fire tore through a school bus garage early Friday, destroying or damaging more than two dozen buses as tires exploded off their rims, forcing firefighters to back away, fire officials said. Classes in the district were cancelled.
Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 11:27am
Utah teacher Kasey Hansen says carrying a concealed weapon in school is “more of a solution” than hiding in a corner and waiting if an armed intruder enters the classroom. But Texas teacher Tara Bordeaux worries that she lacks “the instincts” of a law enforcement officer and can’t easily see herself carrying a gun in class.
Matthew Brown and Dan Elliott, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 11:22am
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is revamping a planned sweeping overhaul of his department with a new organizational map that more closely follows state lines instead of the natural boundaries he initially proposed, he told The Associated Press on Friday in an exclusive interview.