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Trump Says More Must be Done, Proposes Bump Stock Ban

Trump Says More Must be Done, Proposes Bump Stock Ban

As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 12:13 PM CST

Trump Pushes Insurance Sans Pre-Existing Condition Coverage

Trump Pushes Insurance Sans Pre-Existing Condition Coverage

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it is moving to expand the use of low-budget temporary insurance, which could offer customers a cut-rate alternative to plans on the Affordable Care Act's...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 11:27 PM CST

Fla. Students Take Push for Gun Laws to State Capital

Fla. Students Take Push for Gun Laws to State Capital

Students who survived the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland last week are mobilizing with a message: never again. "Not that we want to take people's gun's away, but we...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 10:43 AM CST

Trump Calls Assault Claim Fake News, Denies Knowing Accuser

Trump Calls Assault Claim Fake News, Denies Knowing Accuser

After spending the weekend criticizing his political opponents in a tweetstorm, President Donald Trump went on the offense again Tuesday — this time denying a sexual assault claim and attacking the "fake...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 10:05 AM CST

Bumpy Brick Roads in Fort Worth Could Get Upgrades

Bumpy Brick Roads in Fort Worth Could Get Upgrades

Brick roadways could soon get a bit smoother if Fort Worth City Council votes to approve $389,715 for brick pavement rehabilitation.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 06:36 PM CST

Attorney Charged With Lying in Russia Probe Pleads Guilty

Attorney Charged With Lying in Russia Probe Pleads Guilty

An attorney linked to a former Trump campaign official admitted Tuesday he lied to federal investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller. Alex van der Zwaan, who worked at the law firm Skadden, Arps,...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 06:34 PM CST

DeSoto Superintendent 'Relieved of Duties'

DeSoto Superintendent 'Relieved of Duties'

DeSoto Independent School District Superintendent Dr. David Harris has been "relieved" of his duties, effective immediately.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 05:41 AM CST

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' That Family's Profiting From Presidency

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' That Family's Profiting From Presidency

Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk of his family profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he embarked on a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 09:16 AM CST

Trump Endorses Romney for Senate Bid in Utah

Trump Endorses Romney for Senate Bid in Utah

President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign they are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship. The GOP's presidential nominee in 2012, Romney announced last week...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 10:40 PM CST

White House: Trump Moves to Improved Gun Background Checks

White House: Trump Moves to Improved Gun Background Checks

The White House has shown support Monday towards efforts to improve background checks for gun purchases since the gun debate was sparked after the deadly Florida high school shooting that left 17 students and...

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