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  • Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

    Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:27 AM EST2018-02-22 06:27:36 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:35 AM EST2018-02-22 12:35:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Donald Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to inf...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Donald Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to inf...
    Quid pro Trump? Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to influence his administration.More >>
    Quid pro Trump? Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to influence his administration.More >>
  • For decades Graham offered counsel and comfort to presidents

    For decades Graham offered counsel and comfort to presidents

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:27 AM EST2018-02-22 06:27:24 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:35 AM EST2018-02-22 12:35:12 GMT
    (AP Photo, File). FILE - In this Dec. 12, 1961 file photo,  Evangelist Billy Graham, left, talks with President John F. Kennedy during a call at the the White House in Washington.   Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching ...(AP Photo, File). FILE - In this Dec. 12, 1961 file photo, Evangelist Billy Graham, left, talks with President John F. Kennedy during a call at the the White House in Washington. Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching ...
    Billy Graham was a fixture of the presidency, offering counsel and comfort to the man in the White House.More >>
    Billy Graham was a fixture of the presidency, offering counsel and comfort to the man in the White House.More >>
  • Tearful student asks Trump, 'How do we not stop this?'

    Tearful student asks Trump, 'How do we not stop this?'

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:24 AM EST2018-02-22 05:24:34 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:35 AM EST2018-02-22 12:35:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump, looks to Julia Cordover, the student body president at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., as she speaks during the listening session with high school students, teachers, and others...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump, looks to Julia Cordover, the student body president at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., as she speaks during the listening session with high school students, teachers, and others...
    Students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence.More >>
    Students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence.More >>
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  • Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up Capitol

    Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up Capitol

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-02-22 05:23:55 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:34 AM EST2018-02-22 12:34:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Aria Siccone, 14, a 9th grade student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where more than a dozen students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting on Wednesday, cries as she recounts her story from that day...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Aria Siccone, 14, a 9th grade student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where more than a dozen students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting on Wednesday, cries as she recounts her story from that day...
    Some of the high school students who traveled to Florida's state capital for protests after last week's mass shooting committed what may have been their young movement's first act of civil disobedience.More >>
    Some of the high school students who traveled to Florida's state capital for protests after last week's mass shooting committed what may have been their young movement's first act of civil disobedience.More >>
  • Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control

    Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:48 PM EST2018-02-22 03:48:55 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:34 AM EST2018-02-22 12:34:21 GMT
    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are recognized before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are recognized before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.
    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive at televised town hall event by angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures after school shooting rampage.More >>
    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive at televised town hall event by angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures after school shooting rampage.More >>
  • It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

    It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:54 PM EST2018-02-21 19:54:47 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:56 AM EST2018-02-22 11:56:06 GMT
    Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again.More >>
    Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again.More >>
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  • Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control

    Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:48 PM EST2018-02-22 03:48:58 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:34 AM EST2018-02-22 12:34:21 GMT
    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are recognized before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are recognized before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.
    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive at televised town hall event by angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures after school shooting rampage.More >>
    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive at televised town hall event by angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures after school shooting rampage.More >>
  • It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

    It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:54 PM EST2018-02-21 19:54:48 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:56 AM EST2018-02-22 11:56:07 GMT
    Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again.More >>
    Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again.More >>
  • Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story

    Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:21 PM EST2018-02-19 17:21:19 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:56 AM EST2018-02-22 11:56:05 GMT
    (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, after a shooter op...(Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, after a shooter op...
    The U.S. medical community is voicing mounting frustration over the Trump administration's focus on mental illness to fight mass violence.More >>
    The U.S. medical community is voicing mounting frustration over the Trump administration's focus on mental illness to fight mass violence.More >>
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