By CONOR LOBB of Capital News Service, RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 03/06 — The General Assembly passed measures this session repealing restrictions on sex before marriage,
By MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) 02/26— New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a red-flag gun bill Tuesday that will allow state district courts to order the temporary surrender of firearms,
By ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 02/17 — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s push to ban the sale of assault weapons failed on Monday after some of his fellow Democrats balked at the proposal.
By MARCELO DE SOUSA, Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) 02/14 — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro celebrated Friday after a crime index showed homicides fell to their lowest level in more than a decade during the first year of his term.
By ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer MUNICH, Germany (AP) 02/14 — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday defended his decision to divert billions of dollars in funding for Navy and Air Force aircraft and other military programs to help pay for President Donald Trump’s promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 02/14 — A 23-year-old man who posted on Facebook, “I don’t know why I don’t go on a killing spree.”
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) 02/09 — Two more rural Arizona counties have declared themselves to be “Second Amendment sanctuary counties,” taking stances in favor of gun rights even as some supporters of the measures acknowledge they’ll have no or little real legal effect.
By PETER ORSI, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 01/31 — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that he expects more caravans of Central American migrants and asylum seekers to emerge,
By ALAN SUDERMAN and SARAH RANKIN Associated Press, RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 01/20 — Thousands of gun-rights activists rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday under a heavy police presence,
By ALEXANDRA JAFFE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/24— Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg cut ties with a contractor that used prisoners to make calls for his presidential campaign,
By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 10/21 — The tragedy of the Parkland school massacre framed a developing political drama in Florida’s capital,
KELVIN CHAN, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) 10/23 — Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests that have since morphed into a campaign for greater democratic change.
By KELLI KENNEDY and FREIDA FRISARO, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 09/25 — The sheriff suspended by Gov. Ron DeSantis over the Parkland high school shooting should be reinstated,
By NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) 09/13 — Six months after a gunman killed 51 people at two Christchurch mosques, New Zealand’s government is planning further restrictions to gun ownership.
By JAKE BLEIBERG and CEDAR ATTANASIO, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) 09/12 — A man accused of gunning down people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder,
By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/12 — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump’s wrath,
By ELANA SCHOR and JUANA SUMMERS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/10 — Every top Democratic presidential contender is touting a detailed overhaul of the criminal justice system to end rules and practices that have been blamed for the mass incarceration of a generation of African Americans.
By MATT SEDENSKY and ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) 08/06 — Authorities in two U.S. cities scoured leads in a pair of weekend mass shootings that killed 31,