Will GOP accomplishments in Congress be enough for voters?

WASHINGTON (AP) — With passage of an enormous budget bill, the GOP-controlled Congress all but wrapped up its legislating for the year. But will it be enough to convince voters to give Republicans another two years at the helm?

  • Written by By LISA MASCARO and MATTHEW DALY

Website, app allows students to report safety concerns

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — An organization formed by parents whose children died in the 2012 shooting at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School has launched a system that will allow students to report safety concerns anonymously online.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

After Parkland shooting, worldwide 'March for Our Lives'

 

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — They can't buy a beer or rent a car and most aren't even old enough to vote, yet the students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have spearheaded what could become one of the largest marches in history with nearly 1 million people expected in Washington and more than 800 sister marches from California to Japan.

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  • Written by By KELLI KENNEDY , Associated Press

US charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in a government-sponsored hacking scheme to pilfer sensitive information from hundreds of universities, private companies and American government agencies.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Foreign adoptions by US families drop by 12 percent

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents dropped more than 12 percent last year, accelerating a decline that's now continued for 13 years, according to new State Department figures.

  • Written by By DAVID CRARY , AP National Writer