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New Jersey Becomes First US State to Take Legal Oscars Bets

New Jersey Becomes First US State to Take Legal Oscars Bets

By Regina Garcia Cano | Feb 13
For the first time in the United States, you can legally bet on one of pop culture's biggest nights.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the Wall, and A Ban on Cows?

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the Wall, and A Ban on Cows?

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Feb 12
Let Democrats have their way, President Donald Trump suggested, and the United States will become a country without border security, airplanes or cows.

Budget Deal Allows Far Less Money Than Trump Wanted for Wall

Budget Deal Allows Far Less Money Than Trump Wanted for Wall

By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram | Feb 12
Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues.

EPA Decision Soon on Chemical Compounds Tied to Health Risks

EPA Decision Soon on Chemical Compounds Tied to Health Risks

Feb 11
There's growing evidence that long-term exposure to the perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl compounds, or PFAS, can be dangerous, even in tiny amounts.

Some Washington Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce New Gun Laws

Some Washington Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce New Gun Laws

By Nicholas K. Geranios | Feb 11
Sheriffs in a dozen Washington counties say they won't enforce the state's sweeping new restrictions on semi-automatic rifles until the courts decide whether they are constitutional.

Report: Finnish SS Volunteers Likely Killed Jews in WWII

Report: Finnish SS Volunteers Likely Killed Jews in WWII

By Jari Tanner | Feb 11
An Israeli Holocaust historian praised authorities in Finland on Sunday for publishing a report that concluded Finnish volunteers serving with Nazi Germany's Waffen-SS "very likely" took part in World War II atrocities.

Jail Sought for Woman Who Encouraged Her Boyfriend's Suicide

Jail Sought for Woman Who Encouraged Her Boyfriend's Suicide

Feb 11
Prosecutors are asking a judge to order a Massachusetts woman to begin serving her 15-month jail sentence for encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself.

Democrats and GOP Square Off over Trump's Tax Returns

Democrats and GOP Square Off over Trump's Tax Returns

By Marcy Gordon | Feb 8
With Democrats now controlling the House and holding the legal key to seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns, Republican lawmakers are invoking privacy in defending Trump's flank.

Democrats Seek Green New Deal to Address Climate Change

Democrats Seek Green New Deal to Address Climate Change

By Matthew Daly | Feb 8
Democrats including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York are calling for a Green New Deal intended to transform the U.S. economy to combat climate change and create thousands of jobs in renewable energy.

Parkland Attack Fueled Big Shift in America's Gun Politics

Parkland Attack Fueled Big Shift in America's Gun Politics

By Lisa Marie Pane | Feb 8
Last year's shooting at a Florida high school sparked a movement among a younger generation angered by gun violence and set the stage for a significant shift in America's gun politics.

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