Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a mass shooting at a Florida high school, with thousands of angry protesters at state rallies demanding immediate action from lawmakers, and more demonstrations planned across the country in the weeks ahead.

Organizers behind the Women's March, an ...

LeBron says he ‘will definitely not shut up and dribble’

LOS ANGELES (AP) - LeBron James says he will not stick to sports.

The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation's political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star Game.

"I will not just shut up and dribble," James ...

School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.

Organizers behind the Women's March, an anti-Trump and female empowerment protest, called ...

Report offers anonymous accounts of Statehouse harassment

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A new report details anonymous accounts of sexual harassment between male state lawmakers or male lobbyists and women working in Maryland's Statehouse.

The Baltimore Sun reported Friday that the Maryland Women's Caucus compiled the list of encounters. It offers an anonymous glimpse into what female ...

Trump pushes back against ‘Fake News Media’ coverage of Russian meddling

President Trump pushed back Saturday against coverage by what he called the “Fake News Media” on revelations about Russian meddling in the 2016 election -- saying the meddling began well before he ran for office and citing a Facebook official who said swaying the election was not Russia’s main goal.

GOP Donor: Unless GOP Bans Assault Weapons, No More Money

Al Hoffman Jr., a top GOP donor who has repeatedly blasted the Republican Party for its position on gun control, on Saturday said he would no longer contribute to candidates or groups, "unless they all support a ban on assault weapons," The New York Times reports.Hoffman...

Romney: Trump’s Been Effective But I’ll Call Him Out When Needed

Mitt Romney, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on separate occasions Friday said he generally approves of the president's agenda but will not hesitate to call him out when he disagrees with his behavior or actions."I'm not always with the president on what he...

Utility offered Burgum more than free Super Bowl tickets

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's trip to the Super Bowl as a guest of a Minneapolis utility included free invitations to a rock concert, private parties, meals and other events, The Associated Press found through an open records request.

Burgum spokesman Mike Nowatzki said Saturday the ...

Infamous Steele anti-Trump dossier disproven by Mueller’s first Russia indictments

The Christopher Steele dossier allegation that an “extensive conspiracy” existed between the Donald Trump campaign and the Kremlin wasn’t borne out in the special counsel’s first charges of Russian election interference.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller brought a grand jury indictment against 13 Russians for interfering in the election via social ...