Syria Missile Strike, School-voucher Ban, Fair Park: Your Friday Morning Roundup

Happy Friday! 🎉 Here is a look at the stories making news as we start the day.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.U.S. strikes Syrian airbase over chemical attackThe U.S. military fired dozens of missiles into Syria on Thursday night -- the first direct U.S. attack on the Syrian government and President Donald Trump's most significant military action so far. Trump said that the attack was in response to the Syrian government's chemical weapons attack this week that killed more than 80 civilians.The attack came after a busy Thursday, when a new major political story seemed to emerge every hour.Senate goes nuclear: After a political showdown that began with the death of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia more than a year ago, the Senate has "gone nuclear." On Thursday, Senate Republicans voted to permanently change the procedure by which Supreme Court nominees are confirmed to the high court, clearing the way for the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch.  Continue reading...

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