Bill targets law aimed at keeping politics out of churches


WASHINGTON (AP) — Churches should have the right to endorse political candidates and still keep their tax-free status, say House Republicans targeting a law that prohibits such outright politicking from the pulpit.

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  • Written by By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

State laws will expand concealed guns to public facilities


Starting Saturday, concealed guns will be permitted at college campuses in Georgia and Kansas, more public buildings and bus stations in Tennessee, and at the Iowa state Capitol as new laws take effect continuing the steady expansion of gun rights in Republican-controlled states.

  • Written by By DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Little Rock police: 25 people shot at nightclub

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police say 25 people were shot after gunfire rang out Saturday at a rap show at a downtown Little Rock nightclub, prompting pleas from top leaders to curb the growing violence in Arkansas' capital city.


  • Written by By ANDREW DeMILLO, Associated Press

Nevada launches sales of legal recreational marijuana


LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada became the fifth state in the U.S. with stores selling marijuana for recreational purposes, opening a market early Saturday that is eventually expected to outpace any other in the nation thanks to the millions of tourists who flock to Las Vegas.


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  • Written by By REGINA GARCIA-CANO, Associated Press

Ukraine: Russian security services were behind cyberattack

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine accused the Russian security services Saturday of planning and launching a massive cyberattack that locked up computers across the world.

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