How the Parkland teens are pulling off a worldwide movement

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

Mueller examining Cambridge Analytica, Trump campaign ties

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing the connections between President Donald Trump's campaign and the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, which has come under fierce criticism over reports that it swiped the data of more than 50 million Facebook users to sway elections.

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  • Written by By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

Lead Trump lawyer in Russia probe leaves in legal shake-up

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the special counsel's Russia investigation has resigned amid a shake-up of the president's team, an exit that removes the primary negotiator and legal strategist who had been molding Trump's defense.

  • Written by By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Prosecutor: Kansas militia members wanted to kill immigrants

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three militia members plotted for months to blow up an apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in western Kansas, saying that they wanted to "exterminate cockroaches," a federal prosecutor said Thursday at the start of their trial.

  • Written by By ROXANA HEGEMAN , Associated Press

House OKs compromise $1.3 trillion budget bill, Senate next

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved a bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending bill Thursday that pours huge sums into Pentagon programs and domestic initiatives ranging from building roads to combatting the nation's opioid abuse crisis, but left Congress in stalemate over shielding young Dreamer immigrants from deportation and curbing surging health insurance premiums.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS