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After Mosque Attacks, New Zealand Banning 'Military-Style' Guns

After Mosque Attacks, New Zealand Banning 'Military-Style' Guns

By Juliet Williams and Nick Perry | Mar 21
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban Thursday on sales of "military-style" semi-automatic and automatic weapons like the ones used in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 worshippers.

AP Fact Check: Trump's Slam on McCain Ignores Who Aided Vets

AP Fact Check: Trump's Slam on McCain Ignores Who Aided Vets

By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Mar 21
President Donald Trump's posthumous slam on Sen. John McCain flips reality on its head when it comes to who gave veterans the option to see a private doctor at public expense.

Trump's Criticism of McCain Raises Ire of Some Republicans

Trump's Criticism of McCain Raises Ire of Some Republicans

By Laurie Kellman | Mar 21
Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain, even claiming credit for the senator's moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked.

AP Fact Check: Trump Attacks Russia Probe as Biased

AP Fact Check: Trump Attacks Russia Probe as Biased

By Hope Yen and Eric Tucker | Mar 21
Seeking to discredit a highly anticipated report on the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump is attacking the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller by falsely claiming it was biased and conflicted.

Did Your Doctor 'Ghost' You? An Employment Contract May Be to Blame

Did Your Doctor 'Ghost' You? An Employment Contract May Be to Blame

By Michelle Andrews | Mar 20
Contracts with so-called restrictive covenants are now common in medicine, although some states limit their use.

NZ City Scarred by Shooting is Home to White Supremacists

NZ City Scarred by Shooting is Home to White Supremacists

By Stephen Wright | Mar 20
The leafy New Zealand city where a self-proclaimed racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known for its picturesque river. But for decades, Christchurch has also been the center of the country's white supremacist movement

Shifting Hopes as Republicans and Democrats Await Mueller

Shifting Hopes as Republicans and Democrats Await Mueller

By Jonathan Lemire and Mary Clare Jalonick | Mar 20
With Robert Mueller's findings expected any day, the president has grown increasingly confident the report will produce what he insisted all along: No clear evidence of a conspiracy between Russia and his 2016 campaign.

Feds to Ease Land Restrictions Across U.S. West

Feds to Ease Land Restrictions Across U.S. West

By Matthew Brown | Mar 16
The Trump administration is finalizing plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other industries that were meant to protect an imperiled bird species that ranges across the American West, federal officials said Thursday.

Admissions Scandal Unfolds Amid Cynicism About Moral Values

Admissions Scandal Unfolds Amid Cynicism About Moral Values

By David Crary | Mar 16
Ethics experts say Americans these days are barraged with accounts of corruption, greed and amoral behavior to the point that many likely wonder, "Why should I play by the rules?"

EU Official Floats 2-Stage Delay to Brexit

EU Official Floats 2-Stage Delay to Brexit

Mar 16
A senior European Union official is floating the possibility of a two-step delay to Britain's departure from the bloc, currently scheduled for March 29.

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