Weapons laws and regulations

A man watches a baseball game in the sports book at the South Point hotel-casino, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 16, 2018 - 9:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In President Donald Trump's former life as a casino owner, he might have cheered this week's ruling from the Supreme Court that struck down a federal law that barred every state but Nevada from allowing betting on most sporting events. But the Trump administration opposed the...
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A man watches a baseball game in the sports book at the South Point hotel-casino, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 15, 2018 - 5:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In President Donald Trump's former life as a casino owner, he might have cheered Monday's ruling from the Supreme Court that struck down a federal law that barred every state but Nevada from allowing betting on most sporting events. But the Trump administration opposed the outcome...
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In this April 11, 2017 photo, fans walk outside Greater Nevada Field during last year's opening game for the Reno Aces minor league baseball team in Reno, Nev. A Nevada woman has declined an invitation to sign the national anthem at one of the Aces' games this summer because the team won't let her bring her gun. The woman said she wears the gun or keeps it in a purse because she doesn't feel safe walking at night in downtown Reno, where the stadium is located. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
April 12, 2018 - 4:29 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada woman has declined an invitation to sing the national anthem before a Reno Aces baseball game this summer because the minor league team won't let her bring her gun. Alishia Wolcott told The Reno Gazette Journal that she received her concealed weapons permit earlier this...
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April 04, 2018 - 12:27 am
A museum in Los Alamos, New Mexico — a once-secret New Mexico city that developed the atomic bomb which helped end World War II — has put an exhibit from Japan on hold because of its theme of abolishing nuclear weapons. The Los Alamos Historical Museum confirmed Monday that it will not host a...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 14, 2018, file photo, Gen Schaack, dean of students at Wellsprings Friends School in Eugene, Ore., joins students from the alternative high school in front of nearby Churchill High School for a moment of silence in protest of gun violence. Religious leaders in Oregon intend to harness the youthful campaign for gun control to gather enough signatures to put a ban on assault rifles on the statewide ballot in November. (Brian Davies/The Register-Guard via AP, File)
March 15, 2018 - 9:41 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A movement to ban assault rifles in Oregon was launched in a Portland church Thursday, with clerics saying youths — many of whom have been protesting for gun control — will drive the campaign. Interfaith religious leaders in Portland said they aim to get enough signatures on...
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February 28, 2018 - 2:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes have wavered today, and the S&P 500 is on track to close out February with a loss. It would be just the second down month for the index in the last two years, when dividends are included. The 10-year yield gave up about half its increase from the prior day, when...
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FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, after a shooter opened fire on the campus. Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
February 19, 2018 - 7:55 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. SCHOOL SHOOTING PUTS PRESSURE ON FLORIDA LAWMAKERS TO ACT The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a...
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Mourners gather at a vigil that was held for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Thusday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill more than a dozen people and injuring others at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one of the nation's deadliest school shootings and concealing extra ammunition in his backpack, according to a sheriff's department report released Thursday. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 16, 2018 - 3:11 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. ---------------- TOP STORIES ---------------- SCHOOL SHOOTING-FLORIDA — A timeline released by Florida authorities show that the 19-year-old former student who confessed to a deadly high school shooting was...
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January 08, 2018 - 1:30 pm
Here are AP Business News' latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST TOP STORIES FUTURE OF WORK-CHANGING RETAIL — The retail industry is being radically reshaped by technology and nobody feels that disruption more starkly than the 16 million Americans working as shelf...
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December 05, 2017 - 11:30 am
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A new Harvard poll has found that two-thirds of millennials have more fear than hope about the country's future. The poll released Tuesday by the university's Institute for Politics also found 54 percent of young Americans think the country is headed in the wrong direction,...
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