The impact of the the school massacre rippled through the winter meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington this weekend, as state leaders expressed willingness to consider new limits on gun ownership and stepped up efforts to address mental-health factors. But most said they were opposed to President Trump’s proposal to arm teachers.
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Dana Loesch dismissed proposals to raise the age to purchase a semiautomatic weapon to 21, saying a higher age limit is something that President Trump is only “discussing” and has not formally backed.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said that he should bear no responsibility for the missed warning signs before the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which left 17 dead.
For the 241 Americans who were part of the U.S. Olympic team, these Games were memorable on some nights, historic on others. But were the Americans successful? It all depends on the measuring stick.
The plan would change the country’s political trajectory, securing Xi Jinping’s place as the most powerful leader since Mao Zedong, who ruled for more than three decades through 1976.
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The state's Democrats rebuked Sen. Dianne Feinstein at their annual convention, giving a majority of their votes to her liberal primary challenger.
Tentative plans for Enrique Peña Nieto to make his first visit to the White House to meet with President Trump were scuttled this week after a call between them ended in an impasse over Trump’s promised border wall and who would pay for it, U.S. and Mexican officials said.
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President Trump couldn't see host Jeanine Pirro, so he didn't have to take her cues to stop talking.
A panoramic view of Cape Town’s city center. (NurPhoto/Getty)
A panoramic view of Cape Town’s city center. (NurPhoto/Getty)
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The combination of a lack of rainfall and an explosion of urban growth has pushed the city’s reservoirs to their limits and is forcing officials to consider turning off the taps. If that happens, residents will be limited to 25 liters of water a day, the equivalent to a three-minute shower or three toilet flushes.
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Samsung’s response to the iPhone X and Pixel 2 is a new phone that looks nearly identical to last year’s flagship Galaxy S8. But the S9 has a few tricks for photographers, such as an adjustable aperture and personalized AR Emoji — its version of Apple’s Animoij.
Library patrons in Massachusetts rushed to subdue a suspect as he attacked another person, authorities said.
In an update to an earlier column, we learn again that one should never try to diagnose a co-worker.
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