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Texas governor weighs parole board's advice on…

A condemned Texas inmate set for execution is awaiting word on whether Gov. Greg Abbott will accept the state parole board's rare clemency recommendation to spare the prisoner's life at the urging of his father.

Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor…

The Rev. Billy Graham, who was known as "America's Pastor," has died at his North Carolina home at 99.

NRA spokeswoman pressed on 2nd Amendment

NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch says the Florida school shooter should never have been able to purchase a gun and explains her definition of a well-regulated militia.

The Southern Poverty Law Center Says White…

The SPLC's new "Year in Hate" report identifies 954 active hate groups in the U.S.

Police: Narcotics officers hit armed man in gunfire exchange

Authorities say police officers investigating drug activity in Mississippi exchanged fire with an armed man, injuring him

Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest…

Crews are using boats to help northern Indiana residents amid flooding from melting snow and heavy rain moving across the Midwest

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Foes blast Trump on offshore drilling; industry…

Environmental activists, business groups and a retired U.S. Navy admiral have lambasted the Trump Administration's offshore drilling plan in Virginia

Survivor presses NRA rep on automatic weapons

At a CNN town hall following the Parkland school shooting, National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch is pressed on the NRA's stance on banning the purchase of semi-automatic and fully automatic weapons.

Deputies Start Carrying Rifles In Schools In…

Deputies in the county where 17 people died in a school shooting last week just started carrying rifles in school.

Highlights in the Rev. Billy Graham's life

Highlights in the Rev. Billy Graham's life

Police corruption trial over, but investigators…

A trial exposing a wildly corrupt Baltimore police unit may have concluded in a courtroom, but federal and police investigators are still digging into possible offshoots of the case

California transit agency releases video of fatal…

A Northern California transit agency has released a video recording showing one of its officers fatally shooting a man who was fighting with another man

Survivor to Rubio: Will you reject NRA money?

School shooting survivor Cameron Kasky repeatedly asks Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) if he will continue to accept money from the NRA.

Students Across The Country Demand Action On Gun…

Students from ​Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School rallied at the Florida State Capitol building Wednesday.

Charges: Minneapolis father beat, raped twin daughters

A 51-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of beating his mentally disabled twin daughters, raping them and chaining them to a bedroom door in a case described as torture.

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Students across US walk out of class to protest…

Students at high schools across US stage walkouts to protest gun violence like last week's deadly Florida school shooting; they say politicians haven't acted

GOP leaders request hold on Pennsylvania…

Republican leaders of Pennsylvania Legislature ask US Supreme Court to put on hold new state congressional district map viewed as likely to help Democrats

Deutch: Our democracy is a little broken

At a CNN town hall following the Parkland school shooting, Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL) discusses the public support for stricter gun laws and says that "our democracy is a little broken."

Leaders React To The Death Of Evangelist Billy…

Christian evangelist Billy Graham died Wednesday. He was 99.

Louisiana ordered to pay $154K over blocked marriage law

A federal judge has ordered the state of Louisiana to pay more than $150,000 in fees and costs to attorneys for a man who successfully challenged a law that prevented him and other foreign-born U.S. citizens from getting married

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Among 10 Things to Know: Students in Florida and around US speak out, Rev. Billy Graham dies, US women's hockey team goes for gold

Ex-Arkansas judge sentenced to 5 years in sexual…

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former judge from eastern Arkansas to five years in prison after he admitted he gave young male defendants lighter sentences in exchange for sexual favors

Rep. Deutch: You bet I'm in favor of a ban

At a CNN Town Hall following the Parkland school shooting, Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) specify what kind of weapons they would like to ban.

New Details Emerge In The January Train Crash…

A preliminary report says a garbage truck was on the train crossing before the vehicle was hit by a train carrying GOP lawmakers.

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The Latest: Graham to lie in repose 2 days; private funeral

The late Rev. Billy Graham will lie in repose for two days next week and a funeral will be held toward the end of the week

Police: Man dies after poisoning self during…

Authorities say a rape suspect has died after poisoning himself during a freeway chase in Southern California

Prosecutor: Suspect in Ohio prison stabbing…

One of the inmates suspected in the stabbing of an Ohio prison guard is a three-time convicted killer