Stephen Braun, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 1:42pm
An advocacy group is suing the Justice Department for not turning over records sought under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act. The group says the records could shed light on the Trump administration's dealings with private prison companies in forming new policies on incarceration.
Kevin Freking, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 1:35pm
The House Ethics Committee confirmed Tuesday that it's investigating Republican Rep. John Duncan Jr., of Tennessee, who is serving his 16th term in the House and had previously announced he won't seek re-election.
Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 12:40pm
A Republican Idaho state senator yelled "abortion is murder" at a group of students who were pushing for birth control legislation at the Statehouse and now faces an ethics complaint after a post from an unverified Twitter account told them to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic lawmaker.
Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 12:29pm
The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election has charged an attorney with lying to federal investigators about his interactions with a former Trump campaign official, according to court papers made public Tuesday.
Terry Spencer, Curt Anderson and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 12:22pm
Students who survived the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School began a 400-mile journey to Florida's capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and faculty last week.
Jason Dearen, Allen G. Breed and Tamara Lush, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 12:19pm
When two teenagers slaughtered 12 students and a teacher at Columbine High School in Colorado 19 years ago, young people across the country learned the news the old-fashioned way: largely on television and in newspapers. It took days, if not weeks, to process the information and discover the full, horrific story.