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Mnuchin calls on Congress to look into gun violence issue after school shooting, breaking with rest of White House

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The treasury secretary's comments were notable because he was the first senior administration official to call for a congressional review after the massacre.
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DeVos calls for congressional hearings on school shootings

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Following a shooting at a Florida high school that left more than a dozen dead, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said Thursday that Congress should hold hearings on school shootings, “Congress needs to be holding hearings on these issues. And we've seen lots of discussion about this every time we've had another incident,” DeVos said during an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt. “We've seen, you know, lots of finger pointing back and forth. But we need to have a conversation at the level where lawmakers can actually impact the future, because going back to and putting...
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Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

Trump has spent the past two days listening to ideas about how to stem gun violence at schools after last week's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Read more ...

Russians get 1st gold thanks to 15-year-old Alina Zagitova

Russians get 1st gold thanks to 15-year-old Alina Zagitova

Zagitova won one of the games spotlight events Friday, edging her friend and training partner 18-year-old Evgenia Medvedeva. Read more ...

Scan reveals 2 surgical sponges left inside woman for at least 6 years

Scan reveals 2 surgical sponges left inside woman for at least 6 years

A 42-year-old woman had two surgical sponges left in her body after undergoing two cesarean sections, doctors report. Read more ...

Florida Panthers honor victims of school shooting

Florida Panthers honor victims of school shooting

Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo, a Parkland resident, gave an emotional statement about the bravery of those who lost their lives and how inspiring the students have been coping... Read more ...

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted On Invasion Of Privacy Charge

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted On Invasion Of Privacy Charge

The governor had earlier been accused of trying to blackmail a woman with nude photos. Read more ...

Sheriff: Marjory Stoneman Douglas school resource officer resigns, stayed...

Sheriff: Marjory Stoneman Douglas school resource officer resigns, stayed outside when shooter opened fire

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel revealed on Thursday that the school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is no longer on the job. Read more ...

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, bringing death toll to 4

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, bringing death toll to 4

Authorities say a British tourist hospitalized in Las Vegas after a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month has died. Read more ...

Grand jury indicts Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on invasion of privacy charge

Grand jury indicts Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on invasion of privacy charge

Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on a felony charge of invasion of privacy. Read more ...

Russian Bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva Fails Doping Test

Russian Bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva Fails Doping Test

A Russian curler had earlier lost his bronze medal over doping charges. Read more ...

Special counsel brings new tax charges against Paul Manafort and business...

Special counsel brings new tax charges against Paul Manafort and business associate

According to a court document, Paul Manafort and Richard Gates generated tens of millions of dollars in income as a result of their Ukraine work. Read more ...