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Trump quietly used regulations to expand gun access

President Donald Trump speaks at the White House Monday about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo White House The president said he has taken tough action on guns. His administration has mostly [...]

DNC rules could expand, not shrink, future debate stage

Several 2020 candidates aren’t on track to qualify for the September debate, but rules may change in their favor for the October debate. | Carlos Osorio/AP Photo 2020 elections After culling the field for the September debate, [...]

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights

Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations on Tuesday, in a momentous victory for a [...]

Arizona officials expand temporary housing for migrants

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Officials in Arizona are expanding temporary housing options for the latest of thousands of migrants arriving here this year with their families. The Arizona Daily Star reports Wednesday that Pima County has opened [...]

Iran Tries to Expand Business in Iraq to Blunt U.S. Sanctions

BAGHDAD — From financing the expansion of the vast courtyards that lead into the Shiite shrines of the holy city of Najaf, to ensuring that a Tehran-friendly candidate gets the job of interior minister, Iran’s role in Iraq keeps [...]

House prepares to expand obstruction probe

WASHINGTON (AP) – Declaring it’s “very clear” President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, says the panel is requesting documents Monday from more than 60 people from Trump’s administration, [...]

Florida could expand law that allows armed teachers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida could expand a law that now allows some teachers to carry guns in schools. The Senate Education Committee approved a bill on a 5-3 vote Tuesday that would make all teachers eligible for a program that [...]

Texas defense contractor wants to expand border towers

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – A Fort Worth defense contractor that monitors part of the U.S.-Mexico border with high-tech surveillance towers wants to expand the technology in more states along the southern border. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram [...]

German Cabinet approves plan to expand job-seeker visas

BERLIN (AP) – Germany’s Cabinet has approved a plan to expand a system of visas allowing people from outside the European Union to seek jobs as it tries to tackle a shortfall of skilled workers. Ministers also approved Wednesday a plan [...]

Amnesty to expand probe of US-led campaign in Syria’s Raqqa

BEIRUT (AP) – Amnesty International said Wednesday it is enlisting the help of thousands of online activists to speed up its investigation into the U.S.-led campaign that drove Islamic State militants from their self-styled capital of [...]