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Mass School Shootings Mostly Happening in Small-Town America

Mass School Shootings Mostly Happening in Small-Town America

By Lisa Marie Pane | May 23
If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the Washington Blame Game

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the Washington Blame Game

By Calvin Woodward and Elliot Spagat | May 21
When President Donald Trump and his environmental chief sat down with different audiences this past week, the blame game was on display. So was some chest-thumping.

Trump Pulls Back from Brink of Trade War with China

Trump Pulls Back from Brink of Trade War with China

By Martin Crutsinger and Paul Wiseman | May 21
President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration's temporary truce with China on trade, even as his Treasury secretary and China struck a note of caution on the latest agreement.

Divided Supreme Court Rules for Businesses Over Workers

Divided Supreme Court Rules for Businesses Over Workers

By Mark Sherman | May 21
The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to dispute their pay and conditions in the workplace, an important victory for business interests.

Gay Couple 'Stunned' After Lyft Driver Kicks Them Out of Car for Kissing

Gay Couple 'Stunned' After Lyft Driver Kicks Them Out of Car for Kissing

May 21
A young gay couple were left "stunned" after a Lyft drive in Indianapolis, Ind. booted them from his car on May 5 when they briefly kissed in the back seat.

U.S. is Running Out of Time on NAFTA While Confronting China

U.S. is Running Out of Time on NAFTA While Confronting China

By Paul Wiseman | May 21
President Donald Trump's team is running out of time to rewrite a trade pact with Canada and Mexico, and America's top trade official says the countries are still far apart.

Police Review School Search Amid Angry Cries from Students

Police Review School Search Amid Angry Cries from Students

By Colleen Slevin | May 21
Students and staff demanded answers at a school board meeting nearly a month after officers went classroom by classroom at a largely minority high school in Denver and asked teenagers for their IDs as they looked for a suspect in a shooting.

Poll: Half of Americans Approve of Legal Sports Betting

Poll: Half of Americans Approve of Legal Sports Betting

By Wayne Perry | May 20
A new poll, conducted shortly before the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, found that 50 percent of Americans favor it

Teachers Who Led Strikes Now Turning Focus to Elections

Teachers Who Led Strikes Now Turning Focus to Elections

By Melissa Daniels | May 19
As they packed up their protest signs and returned to the classroom to finish out the school year, thousands of teachers in North Carolina turned their attention to a different fight: The midterm elections.

Manhattan DA To Stop Prosecuting Pot Possession

Manhattan DA To Stop Prosecuting Pot Possession

May 19
Manhattan's District Attorney Cyrus Vance says his office will largely stop prosecuting people for possessing or smoking marijuana starting Aug. 1. The move comes after The New York Times reported on the persistent racial gap in marijuana arrests.

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