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USA Today NetworkJames Call, Tallahassee Democrat Published 12:39 a.m. ET Feb. 17, 2018 | Updated 12:46 a.m. ET Feb. 17, 2018 CLOSE Several dozen students from South Broward High School took a public stand against gun violence Friday and for gun control. (Feb. 16) AP Both were filed by Rep. Greg Steube, R-Sarasota, and passed
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USA Today NetworkKevin Grasha, The Cincinnati Enquirer Published 11:24 p.m. ET Feb. 16, 2018 | Updated 11:35 p.m. ET Feb. 16, 2018 CLOSE Living with Change: New foundation will support transgender clinic at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Provided Sylvia Hendon.(Photo: Enquirer file) CINCINNATI — A judge in Ohio has paved the way for a
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USA Today NetworkMike Kilen, The Des Moines Register Published 9:28 p.m. ET Feb. 16, 2018 | Updated 9:28 p.m. ET Feb. 16, 2018 CLOSE Paul and Chantele Montover talk about their struggle with a surrogate at their home in Cedar Rapids. Bryon Houlgrave/The Register Paul and Chantele Montover of Cedar Rapids went through a lengthy
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal authorities have charged three men with illegally exporting drone parts and other material from the United States to Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday. It said in a statement that suspects Usama Darwich Hamade and Issam Darwich Hamade were in custody in South Africa while Samir
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CLOSE 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz is described by his classmates and investigators as a troubled teen with a history of “disturbing” posts on social media. Cruz is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder in Wednesday’s Florida high school shooting. Nikolas Cruz, 19, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where
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CLOSE Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential candidate, former governor of Massachusetts, and outspoken critic of President Trump, is running for United States Senate. He’s hoping to fill the Utah seat of outgoing Sen. Orrin Hatch. Mitt Romney, the former presidential candidate, will run for Utah’s U.S. Senate seat.(Photo: Rick Bowmer, AP) Mitt Romney will run
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The Justice Department is taking the rare step of asking the Supreme Court to review the opinion — issued by a San Francisco-based judge — even before a federal appeals court has had a chance to weigh in. Under normal circumstances, the Supreme Court disfavors parties from bypassing lower court proceedings and asking for direct
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FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla (Reuters) – Down the palm tree-lined roads of northeast Florida’s Flagler County, a half-dozen dump trucks are shuttling back and forth along the Atlantic coast pouring thousands of tons of sand onto the local beach. Replacing sand swept away by waves and wind is critical work to protect seaside homes and businesses
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CLOSE Mourners share their thoughts and feelings Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, on yesterday’s mass shooting at at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during a vigil honoring those injured and killed and their families at Parkland Amphitheater. LEAH VOSS/TCPALM Freshman Nyallah Penn cries during a prayer circle after a vigil at Pine Trails Park in Parkland,
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CLEVELAND (Reuters) – The ACLU filed a lawsuit on Thursday challenging an Ohio law that criminalizes abortions if a doctor performing a termination is aware that the woman has received a diagnosis that her fetus has Down syndrome. The Ohio state chapter of the American Civil Liberties union filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District
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Perhaps, perfectly legally. While people who knew Nikolas Cruz describe a complicated picture of the 19-year-old behind Wednesday’s school shooting, questions of mental health and gun laws are beginning to occupy the top tiers of American government. According to a US official briefed on the investigation, Cruz used an AR-15 style weapon that he had
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USA Today NetworkLucas Daprile, Melissa Montoya, Alexi C. Cardona, Patrick Riley and Lisa Broadt, USA TODAY NETWORK-Florida Published 9:12 p.m. ET Feb. 15, 2018 CLOSE Students console one another as they remember lives lost in deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida. (Feb. 15) AP People mourn for the mass shooting victims at Parkland Amphitheater on
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Instead, it was the incredible shrinking immigration debate, which lasted roughly one hour on the floor and ended without a single amendment passing to protect DACA recipients or send a cent of funding for President Donald Trump’s border wall. “I’m ready to move on,” said Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy. “We wasted a whole week
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A much-anticipated bipartisan deal that would have paired a pathway to citizenship for nearly 2 million undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children with $25 billion in border security and some other measures failed to get the 60 votes necessary to advance legislation after furious White House opposition. The vote was 54-45. A
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