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Thursday, February 22, 2018
President Trump met with survivors of school shootings Wednesday. Also, students in Florida protested in support of gun control and Mashable's Kerry Flynn discusses Twitter's purge of alleged bots.
Friday, February 16, 2018
The FBI says it got a tip last month about the Florida shooting suspect, but failed to follow protocols to assess the threat.
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysts have been told to omit words such as "vulnerable," "transgender" and "evidence-based" from an upcoming budget. Critics say it amounts to censorship.
Saturday, December 02, 2017
The tax bill passed by the Senate early Saturday must now reconciled with one passed by the House before it can go to President Trump for his signature.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
After a two-year battle between "Keepers," who want the name to stay, and "Changers," who believe it represents the history of racism, the board is expected to remove the name Thursday.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
A study by NPR, Harvard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds African-Americans making more than $75,000 report experiencing higher levels of discrimination than those making less.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
In Nassau County, one official says they are still waiting on reimbursement from state and federal authorities for disaster costs forked out when Hurricane Matthew caused damage last year.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The city of Jacksonville, Fla., is still reeling from record breaking floods in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
Monday, September 11, 2017
In the wake of Hurricane Irma, more than 6.5 million customers in Florida are left without power. Eric Silagy, CEO of Florida Power & Light, which provides electricity to half the state, said on Monday that residents need to be prepared for "prolonged and extended outages."
Sunday, September 10, 2017
As Hurricane Irma hits Florida, most people are hunkered down in shelters or in their homes. But for those who are out on the roads, they're finding another problem.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The area around Howard University was once working-class and black. As more nonblack residents move in and property values rise, the D.C. university is taking advantage of the hot real estate market.
Thursday, April 06, 2017
The Texas Republican is taking over the investigation as an ethics committee looks into whether Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes mishandled classified information.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
The Vice President was in West Virginia a day after the GOP's Affordable Care Act repeal efforts were scrapped. He joked that maybe some WWE superstars were needed on Capitol Hill.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Hours after the GOP-led efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act collapsed, a conservative-leaning group ran ads giving kudos to some members for keeping their promise to replace the health care law.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Throughout the crowds at Women's Marches on Saturday were thousands of knitted pink caps. People wore them to send a message to President Donald Trump.
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Immigrants and activists throughout the country are rallying in anticipation of Donald Trump's inauguration. They're protesting against mass deportation, which Trump discussed on the campaign trail.
Sunday, January 08, 2017
Esteban Santiago, 26, accused of killing five people, will appear in court Monday. Despite run-ins with Alaska law enforcement and a stint at a mental facility, nothing prevented him from being armed.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
When the new Congress convenes, Republican leaders will focus on dismantling Obamacare. The first bill introduced in past congressional sessions gives a timeline of political history.
Sunday, January 01, 2017
Organizers of an event to celebrate Donald Trump as he comes to office in January rescinded the invitation of one of its leading figures, following his tweets about Jews and the media.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Six senators sent a letter to Scott Pruitt, President-elect Trump's pick to run the EPA. They want lists of donors and details about meetings with energy lobbyists ahead of his confirmation hearings.