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Florida Republicans May Be Forced to Act on Voting Rights

Florida Republicans May Be Forced to Act on Voting Rights

By Gary Fineout | Apr 25
Confronted with a federal judge's looming deadline, Florida Gov. Rick Scott called an extraordinary late-night meeting of top state officials Wednesday to decide what to do about the state's process for restoring voting rights to former prisoners.

Trump Travel Ban is Focus of Supreme Court's Last Arguments

Trump Travel Ban is Focus of Supreme Court's Last Arguments

By Mark Sherman | Apr 25
The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last. The justices are hearing arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.

Bid to Toughen Louisiana Anti-Bestiality Law Draws Pushback

Bid to Toughen Louisiana Anti-Bestiality Law Draws Pushback

By Anthony Izaguirre | Apr 25
In Louisiana, a proposal to strengthen the law against bestiality is facing unexpected opposition from conservative lawmakers who see it as an underhanded move to strike the state's unconstitutional ban on sodomy.

For the First Time, Facebook Spells Out What it Forbids

For the First Time, Facebook Spells Out What it Forbids

By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 24
If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck.

Columbine, Parkland Students Unite for Voter Registration

Columbine, Parkland Students Unite for Voter Registration

By Colleen Slevin and Kelli Kennedy | Apr 20
Hogg has been encouraging students to walk out and register to vote. Some Columbine students compromised by holding a combined vigil and voter registration rally on Thursday night.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Skews Reasons Behind His 2016 Win

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Skews Reasons Behind His 2016 Win

By Hope Yen | Apr 20
President Donald Trump isn't getting the facts straight when it comes to how he won the 2016 election.

420: Advocates and Critics Reflect on Pot in the U.S.

420: Advocates and Critics Reflect on Pot in the U.S.

Apr 20
Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, and Michigan could become the 10th state with its ballot initiative this year. Yet cannabis remains illegal under federal law, and it still has many opponents.

Employers Urged Not to Hold Discharge Status Against Vets

Employers Urged Not to Hold Discharge Status Against Vets

Apr 20
A Connecticut agency issued new guidance Thursday warning employers they could be breaking the law if they discriminate against veterans with less-than-honorable discharges from the military.

U.S. Manufacturers Seek Relief from Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

U.S. Manufacturers Seek Relief from Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

By Paul Wiseman and Christopher Rugaber | Apr 19
President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for American companies that buy those metals, and many are pressing for relief.

Defending Trump in Russia Probe? It's Hardly A Dream Job

Defending Trump in Russia Probe? It's Hardly A Dream Job

By Eric Tucker | Apr 17
Several prominent lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump in the last year have spurned the assignment at least partly out of concerns he wouldn't pay his bills and doesn't listen to legal advice.

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