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  • Associated Press

    Nominee to lead FAA will face challenge on Boeing oversight

    WASHINGTON (March 19, 2019) -- President Donald Trump has tapped a former Delta Air Lines executive to lead the Federal Aviation Administration as the regulator deals with questions about its approval of a Boeing airliner involved in two deadly crashes within five months.

  • Associated Press

    Mississippi Senate OKs ban on abortion after fetal heartbeat

    JACKSON, Miss. (March 19, 2019) — Mississippi senators on Tuesday passed the final version of a bill that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.

  • Associated Press

    Panel accuses Indiana attorney general of misconduct

    INDIANAPOLIS (March 19, 2019) — The Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission is accusing state Attorney General Curtis Hill of professional misconduct following allegations he drunkenly groped a female lawmaker and three female legislative staffers at a bar.

  • Associated Press

    Pro-life bill clears Georgia Senate committee

    ATLANTA (March 18, 2019) — Republicans on a Georgia Senate committee moved Monday to ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

  • Associated Press

    Baltimore's Democrat mayor disgraced in hospital scandal

    BALTIMORE (March 18, 2019) — Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh stepped down from the University of Maryland Medical System's board of directors on Monday, days after it came to light that the hospital network had for years purchased her self-published children's books.

  • Associated Press

    Booker says he would reverse military's transgender ban

    DUBUQUE, Iowa (March 18, 2019) — Democratic White House hopeful Cory Booker said Sunday night he would reverse President Donald Trump's ban on transgender individuals serving in the military if elected president.

  • Associated Press

    O'Rourke apologizes for teen writings, rhetoric toward wife

    FAIRFIELD, Iowa (March 15, 2019) — Democratic presidential contender Beto O’Rourke on Friday acknowledged making mistakes as a teen and as a candidate, responding to criticism of his campaign rhetoric toward his wife as well as writings he produced online when he was young.

  • Associated Press

    Trump issues first veto to protect border order

    WASHINGTON (March 15, 2019) — President Donald Trump has issued the first veto of his presidency, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding.

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