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Trump’s Pick to Lead Indian Health Service Withdraws Nomination

Trump’s Pick to Lead Indian Health Service Withdraws Nomination

Senator Tom Udall, the vice chairman of the Indian Affairs Committee, said that the move seemed “appropriate.”
Marco Rubio and N.R.A. Jeered on Gun Stance

Marco Rubio and N.R.A. Jeered on Gun Stance

Fred Guttenberg, the father of a teenager killed at a Florida high school, addressing Senator Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall-style meeting on Wednesday.
Where the N.R.A. Speaks First and Loudest

Where the N.R.A. Speaks First and Loudest

Technicians at NRATV preparing the broadcast set on Wednesday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland.

The N.R.A. Has a Video Channel. Guess What It Shows?

The National Rifle Association’s online video channel has a wide range of programming — and that’s the point.

Billy Graham to Lie in Repose in North Carolina

A spokesman for the family confirmed plans to allow the public to pay respects to the reverend in Charlotte before a private funeral next month.
An Envoy Who Can Rival ‘North Korea’s Ivanka’

An Envoy Who Can Rival ‘North Korea’s Ivanka’

During her visit to South Korea, Ivanka Trump, President Trump’s daughter and adviser, is likely to project a more accessible image than the vice president, simply by virtue of her age and background.
Senior Republican Calls for E.P.A. Chief’s First-Class Travel Files

Senior Republican Calls for E.P.A. Chief’s First-Class Travel Files

Scott Pruitt, the E.P.A. administrator, is facing scrutiny for his travel at taxpayer expense.
In School Shooting’s Painful Aftermath, Sheriff Faces Questions Over Police Response

In School Shooting’s Painful Aftermath, Sheriff Faces Questions Over Police Response

A line of evacuees after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., last week. The suspect was able to blend in with fleeing students.
Questions Swirl as Melania Trump’s Parents Obtain Green Cards

Questions Swirl as Melania Trump’s Parents Obtain Green Cards

Viktor and Amalija Knavs, the parents of the first lady, Melania Trump, departing Air Force One last year. They reportedly spend much of their time with the Trump family, and questions about their

Shooting Survivor Who Lost a Best Friend Opens Up

Samuel Zeif, a survivor of the Florida shooting, spoke to President Trump about how it felt to lose a friend who was “practically a brother.”

Shooting Survivor: ‘We Will Not Be Silenced’

Alfonso Calderon, a survivor of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School speaking at the Florida state Capitol, called for stricter gun control.

Trump Says Arming Teachers ‘Could Solve Your Problem’

At a listening session with grieving parents and school-shooting victims, including students from Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, President Trump suggested teachers should be allowed to carry
New Candidates Emerge for Trump’s Top Environmental Adviser

New Candidates Emerge for Trump’s Top Environmental Adviser

New candidates to lead the Council on Environmental Quality have emerged after the withdrawal of Kathleen Hartnett White, who drew criticism for calling carbon dioxide the “gas of life.”
11 of the Most Dramatic Moments in a Day of Confrontation Over Guns

11 of the Most Dramatic Moments in a Day of Confrontation Over Guns

Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., addressed President Trump at the White House on Wednesday.
Max Desfor, 104, War Photographer at Midcentury, Is Dead

Max Desfor, 104, War Photographer at Midcentury, Is Dead

Max Desfor on his 99th birthday in 2012 in Rockville, Md.
St. Louis Police Offer Candy to Build Trust. Residents Say No Thanks.

St. Louis Police Offer Candy to Build Trust. Residents Say No Thanks.

A police officer in St. Louis during a protest in September over the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.

Florida Shooting Survivor: ‘I Will Fight Every Single Day’

One hundred Marjory Stoneman Douglas students traveled to Tallahassee to advocate for gun control. Survivors spoke to legislators while supporters protested across the country.
Florida Students Began With Optimism. Then They Spoke to Lawmakers.

Florida Students Began With Optimism. Then They Spoke to Lawmakers.

The speaker of the Florida House, Richard Corcoran, told the students that he would unveil a gun reform package later in the week, but said he was not be in favor of banning military-style assault
Supreme Court Rules on Terrorism, Whistle-Blowers and Prisoners

Supreme Court Rules on Terrorism, Whistle-Blowers and Prisoners

The Supreme Court issued four decisions on Wednesday, including one rejecting a bid to seize Iranian artifacts in a terrorism suit and another on whistle-blower protections in securities cases.