Congress' immigration push sputters as guns grab attention

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's taken just two weeks for Washington's immigration battle to fade from blistering to back-burner. Lawmakers now seem likely to do little or nothing this election year on an effort that's been eclipsed by Congress' new focus on guns, bloodied by Senate defeats and relegated to B-level urgency by a Supreme Court ruling.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Trump's gun stance a struggle for Congress, NRA

WASHINGTON (AP) — Action on gun legislation has skidded to a halt in Congress — not for a lack of bipartisan proposals, but because President Donald Trump's stunning shift on gun policy left some in his party confused, irritated and scrambling to figure out what to do next.

  • Written by By LISA MASCARO and MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press

Turnover, investigations have Trump administration adrift

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rattled by two weeks of muddled messages, departures and spitting matches between the president and his own top officials, Donald Trump is facing a shrinking circle of trusted advisers and a staff that's grim about any prospect of a reset.

  • Written by By JULIE PACE, ZEKE MILLER and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

Police: 2 dead after shooting at Central Michigan University

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Police warned the public not to a confront a 19-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting two people on Friday at a Central Michigan University residence hall, saying he is considered dangerous and likely still in the area.

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  • Written by By ED WHITE and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER , Associated Press

Sheriff: Guns taken from Georgia teacher after car set afire

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia teacher accused of firing a handgun in his classroom had three rifles taken away after setting the family car ablaze at his home two years ago, according to a sheriff's report obtained Friday by The Associated Press.

  • Written by By JEFF MARTIN , Associated Press