Secret Service clears suspicious vehicle by White House

The Secret Service says they have cleared a suspicious vehicle near the White House.

The Latest: Turnout nears 12 percent for spring primary

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Court: Officer guilty of assault should get new trial

A federal appeals court says a Milwaukee police officer convicted of sexually assaulting a woman after he responded to her 911 call is entitled to a new trial.
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Supreme Court sides with Chicago museum in terror case

The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at a Chicago museum to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran.
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GOP leaders to seek halt to Pennsylvania congressional map

Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature said Wednesday they will soon ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the imposition of new congressional district maps , two days after they were announced by the state's highest court.
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The Latest: Sen Book: Some students got little sleep

The Latest on the deadly Florida school shooting (all times local):
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Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection is narrow

The Supreme Court said Wednesday that whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly.
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Minnesota lawmakers attend sexual harassment training

Minnesota House members are pausing from their legislative duties to attend a day-long training on sexual harassment and workplace discrimination.
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Vice president brings advisory group to Kennedy Space Center

Vice President Mike Pence has brought a newly revived advisory group to Florida's Kennedy Space Center for a rundown on how best to get Americans back to the moon, a half-century after NASA's Apollo heydays.
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Wisconsin Assembly to vote on juvenile prison overhaul

The latest version of a bipartisan plan to overhaul Wisconsin's juvenile justice system would close the troubled Lincoln Hills prison by 2021.
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Trump again attacks Obama over Russia

President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor, suggesting he should have done more to prevent Russian election meddling.

SpaceX postpones California satellite launch due to winds

SpaceX has postponed a satellite launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
FILE - In this Dec. 12, 1961 file photo, Evangelist Billy Graham, lef...

Billy Graham preached simple message, reached millions

he had no advanced theology degree.

New book by Sen. Bernie Sanders coming in November

Sen. Bernie Sanders is planning his next move.
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Trump says more must be done to protect children

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 massacre. It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that has long tied Washington in knots.

Screnock, Dallet to square off for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Sauk County Circuit Judge Michael Screnock and Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet easily advanced from Wisconsin's three-way primary for Supreme Court, setting up an April runoff between two judges with clear ideological differences.

Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid

The wife of a former Kentucky Republican lawmaker who killed himself last year after facing sexual assault allegations has lost her attempt to fill the remainder of her husband's term in a special election that ended up being a referendum of sorts on the #metoo movement.
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Florida shooting survivors in capital, demand action on guns

Students who survived the Florida school shooting prepared to flood the Capitol Wednesday pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change laws before their legislative session ends.

Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting.

State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with Pence

Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un's government canceled at the last minute, the Trump administration said Tuesday.

California Senate to weigh discipline for accused colleague

The California Senate is weighing whether to punish a colleague after an independent investigation confirmed he likely engaged in a pattern of unwelcome flirting and sexually suggestive behavior with six women, including four subordinates.

US doing little to combat Russia meddling in next elections

The Russians are going to try it again. Even President Donald Trump's intelligence chiefs say so. But with congressional primaries just two weeks away, the U.S. has done little to aggressively combat the kinds of Russian election meddling that was recently unmasked in federal court.

White House: New policy won't affect Trump's son-in-law

It's a week of reckoning for White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of other officials who have been working without permanent security clearances for the better part of a year.