Supporters want Minnesota to be 17th state to pass law banning handheld cellphones.
Minnesota Republican says research into gun violence should proceed. One of his DFL foes, Dean Phillips, said it's too little, too late.
The nation should keep assault rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump declared Thursday.
Asian stocks advanced Friday after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged higher.
Congress is reserving one of the nation's greatest distinctions for the Rev. Billy Graham, selecting him to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda next Wednesday and Thursday.
The nation should keep assault rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump says, defying his loyal supporters in the National Rifle Association amid America's public reckoning over gun violence. He also pushed hard for arming security guards and many teachers in U.S. schools.
Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting, striking a defiant tone amid a renewed debate over guns and school safety.
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He told a crowd Thursday that he's planning a visit to Minnesota. But the Super Bowl Host Committee there has been "nothing to indicate that he is" coming.
The Dayton administration, after a critical 2016 audit, points to gains in minority contracting and employment by state government.
The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local):
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens remains defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicted him for felony invasion of privacy, alleging the Republican took a compromising photo of a woman during an extramarital affair the year before he was elected.
A St. Louis grand jury on Thursday indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015. The Republican governor responded that he made a mistake but committed no crime.
Dramatically escalating the pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.
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In intercepted communications, Yevgeniy Prigozhin, told a senior Syrian official that he had "secured permission" from an unspecified Russian minister.
Minnesotans again descend on Capitol to demand tougher laws to prevent gun violence, but Republican majorities show little interest.
Gov. Dayton, whose veto last year led to a legal battle, has said he would sign.
The Florida high school where a former student shot and killed 17 people with an assault-type rifle is reopening for teachers Friday as the community grappled with word that the armed officer on campus did nothing to stop the shooter.
Administration planning an open-ended mission.