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What's happened to the pro-gun wish list in Washington?
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ATLANTA (AP) — Gun rights advocates entered the Trump era with high hopes. After years of frustration they thought a gun-friendly president and Congress would advance their agenda. At the top of the list: a gun-owner's ability to bring a legal weapon across any state lines, a policy known as reciprocity….

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97% of Puerto Ricans vote for US statehood but …
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Puerto Ricans who voted for US statehood in a non-binding referendum Sunday are “claiming our equal rights as American citizens,” Puerto Rico’s governor says.

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Idaho high court: Unmarried gay partner has no custody right
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court has denied custody and visitation rights to a gay woman who raised a child with her former partner, reflecting state laws that have not been updated since same-sex marriage became legal in 2014….

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3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill
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JOHNSON CREEK, Wis. (AP) — The body of a third worker was recovered Friday from the ruins of a corn mill that exploded in southern Wisconsin, and company executives insisted safety violations were corrected years ago….

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Abraham Lincoln document from Civil War up for sale
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This Memorial Day, historical collectors have the opportunity to snag a rare Civil War item: a document believed to be the only one with the signatures of President Abraham Lincoln and his fellow Union political and military leaders.

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Opinion: This isn't how to honor veterans
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America started observing Memorial Day after the Civil War as a way to commemorate the service of deceased Union soldiers. For Americans today, it has come to mean many other things — from the start of the summer season to a few days of great sales at stores — but the essence of this day […]

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Mississippi accused of unequal schooling for black students
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, a civil rights group alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit over school funding….

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NAACP president to leave office as group undertakes changes
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WASHINGTON (AP) — NAACP President Cornell William Brooks will not be returning as the leader of the nation's oldest civil rights organization after his contract expires this summer, officials said Friday….

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Civil War battlefield looted, described as 'crime scene'
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The National Park Service is calling part of a Civil War battlefield “an active crime scene” following a series of excavations.

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