The deputy who was on duty at a high school where 17 people were massacred waited outside the building for about four minutes without ever going in, a Florida sheriff says.
The new indictment comes a week after Mueller filed charges against 13 Russians, accusing them of a vast conspiracy to undermine the U.S. presidential election.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes and Erica R. Hendry
These days, it's hard to stop politics from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here's what we're reading now.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press and Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is the latest world leader to extend outreach to U.S. governors and big-city mayors in the age of Trump's "America First" policies.
By Christine Vestal, Stateline
In an opioid epidemic that began in the late 1990s, drug deaths have been climbing steadily every year, in nearly every state. A break in that trend, even if limited to just 14 states, has prompted cautious optimism among some…
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
President Donald Trump endorsed stricter gun-control measures Thursday, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing a broader range of weapons than at present.
By Associated Press
The request to Justice Samuel Alito says the state Supreme Court usurped legislative authority and calls the decision unprecedented.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
From Washington, D.C., to Florida and Texas, hundreds of students walked out of class in solidarity with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where a gunman killed 17 people with an AR-15 rifle last week.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said at a news conference Wednesday that the rifles will be locked in a patrol car when not in use until the agency secures gun locks and lockers.
As dozens of survivors from the Florida school shooting lobbied the Republican-led Florida legislature for tougher gun control, thousands across the country heeded a call to walk out of classes, massing at Florida’s state capitol, as well as the U.S.
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