Politics

New York lawmakers are pushing legislation that would prevent teachers from carrying guns.
Dreamstime
March 05, 2018 - 11:02 am
It's been nearly three weeks since the massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and enthusiasm in Congress to do something seems to be fading.
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Sen. Charles Schumer
Jasper Colt-USA TODAY
March 04, 2018 - 3:11 pm
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York) was joined by students Sunday to demand action on gun control legislation on Capitol Hill.
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Feb. 5, 2018; Blue Ash, OH, USA; President Donald Trump tours and speaks at Sheffer Corporation.
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March 03, 2018 - 11:26 am
The Obama administration made a new rail tunnel under the Hudson, America's number one infrastructure priority.
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Dreamstime
March 02, 2018 - 11:09 am
A federal jury in Manhattan continues to deliberate in the bribery trial of Joseph Percoco, a former aid to Governor Andrew Cuomo.
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Sonia Rincon
March 01, 2018 - 1:42 pm
"I am very, very surprised," De Blasio added. "I have a lot of respect for him but I am very surprised."
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March 01, 2018 - 12:24 pm
Authorities say 24-year-old Daniel Frisiello, of Beverly, Massachusetts, actually mailed five envelopes filled with powder to public figures across the United States.
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February 28, 2018 - 5:37 pm
The Trump administration is losing another key member of its team.
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February 28, 2018 - 2:21 pm
Dick's said it has stopped selling assault-style rifles in wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead.
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February 28, 2018 - 1:42 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It is a rare tribute by America's leaders. The body of the Rev. Billy Graham lies in honor at the U.S. Capitol building. President and Mrs. Trump were on hand for a ceremony along with other dignitaries including House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
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Midday News
February 26, 2018 - 1:30 pm
President Trump is again calling out the school resource officer who remained outside the building while the shooting was going on inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14 that left 17 dead.
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