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Vice president wants US businesses trailblazing into space

Vice President Mike Pence and his new space advisory council want U.S. private companies moving faster and farther into the cosmos, with the government easing restrictions on these 21st century pioneers.

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

President Donald Trump directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year’s Las Vegas massacre.

15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire

A 15-year-old student who was shot five times during last week’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students.

Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees.

What to wear at polls? High court will have a say...

Should political swagger be banned from polling locations? The Supreme Court is about to decide.

Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children could not come with him because they were now adults.

Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced

Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting.

Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive.

Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting

Plans for the protests circulated widely on social media on Saturday, as students, parents, teachers and neighbors gathered to express their grief over the fatal shooting of 14 students and three staff members at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

Georgia trails on list, prioritized for infrastructure improvements

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue this week announced the selection of 15 priority areas to help address the more than $300 million trail maintenance backlog on national forests and grasslands.
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