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June 11, 2018 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with a man's children over his ex-wife in a dispute about who should get more than $180,000 in life insurance proceeds. The justices ruled on Monday in a case involving the breakup of Mark Sveen and Kaye Melin. When the Minnesota residents divorced in...
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, gay rights activist attend a May Day rally in St.Petersburg, Russia. Tolerated during the World Cup, Russia’s LGBT communities face a return to widespread discrimination when the FIFA circus packs up and leaves the country in mid-July. As head of Russia’s LGBT Sports Federation, Alexander Agapov says he can’t advertise sports events without hiring security and he’s been attacked on public transport. Still, he predicts foreigners arriving for the World Cup won’t notice a thing.(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
June 01, 2018 - 11:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Tolerated during the World Cup, Russia's LGBT communities face a return to widespread discrimination when the FIFA circus packs up and leaves the country in mid-July. As head of Russia's LGBT Sports Federation, Alexander Agapov says he can't advertise sports events without hiring...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos accompanied by first grade teacher Alexandra Lyons speaks to student Ayana Greene, during a visit of the Federal School Safety Commission at Hebron Harman Elementary School in Hanover, Md., Thursday, May 31, 2018. DeVos listened to first-graders share stories about friendship during a field trip by a presidential commission seeking ways to stem a steady stream of school violence. The school specializes in mentoring and counseling as opposed to punitive discipline. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
May 31, 2018 - 5:12 pm
HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos bumped fists with first-graders and listened as they shared stories about friendship during a field trip Thursday by a presidential commission seeking ways to stem a steady stream of school violence. DeVos toured Hebron Harman Elementary School in...
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President Donald Trump kisses first lady Melania Trump following an event where Melania Trump announced her initiatives in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 7, 2018. The first lady gave her multipronged effort to promote the well-being of children a minimalist new motto: "BE BEST." The first lady formally launched her long-awaited initiative after more than a year of reading to children, learning about babies born addicted to drugs and hosting a White House conversation on cyberbullying. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 07, 2018 - 6:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump gave a splashy launch Monday to her public awareness campaign to help children, calling it "Be Best." In a rare twist on their White House roles, she commanded the Rose Garden lectern while President Donald Trump watched from the audience. The first lady said the "Be...
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President Donald Trump is surrounded by kids in the Oval Office in celebration of "Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" at the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 26, 2018 - 2:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump treated the children of White House journalists to an Oval Office visit Thursday but left their parents, many of whom he criticizes, outside looking in through the windows. "Your parents are being so nice right now. I can't believe it," said Trump, who...
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Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., carries her baby Maile Pearl Bowlsbey after they went to the Senate floor to vote, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 19, 2018 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tiny Maile Pearl made Senate history Thursday without making a sound. The tightly wrapped 10-day-old baby, brought to the well of the chamber by her mother, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, became the first newborn to appear there, just one day after the Senate approved a new rule permitting...
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Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., left, carries her baby Maile Pearl Bowlsbey as she heads to the Senate floor to vote, and is greeted by Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., at right, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 19, 2018 - 5:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate and a rule change allowing newborns of members into the chamber (all times local): 2:44 p.m. Sen. Tammy Duckworth and daughter Maile have made Senate history. The Illinois Democrat brought her daughter, in a pink hat, onto the Senate floor under new rules...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working parents, the tradition-bound institution is considering letting the newborns of senators in. The inspiration is Duckworth’s daughter, born April 9. Duckworth wants to continue voting, and the Senate requires that votes be cast in person. So she’s proposing that babies be allowed into the chamber.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 18, 2018 - 7:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a Senate resolution to allow members' babies in the chamber (all times local): 6:42 p.m. The Senate has voted to allow the babies of its members into the tradition-bound chamber. The inspiration for the historic change of rules was Sen. Tammy Duckworth's daughter,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working parents, the tradition-bound institution is considering letting the newborns of senators in. The inspiration is Duckworth’s daughter, born April 9. Duckworth wants to continue voting, and the Senate requires that votes be cast in person. So she’s proposing that babies be allowed into the chamber.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 18, 2018 - 6:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Who doesn't like babies? That question quietly wound through back channels in the Senate this week after a proposal to allow tiny humans, the progeny of senators, into the tradition-bound, male-dominated chamber. The inspiration is a small bundle named Maile Pearl, born April 9 to...
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This image taken from video shows the exterior of Government Girls Science and Tech College in Dapchi, Yobe State, Nigeria on Thursday Feb. 22, 2018. As a painful debate about school safety rages in the U.S., President Donald Trump’s proposal to put more guns in schools carries echoes of the questions being asked in the northeast Nigeria. Determined to do something, the government has deployed armed guards to schools as parents debate the merits of giving guns to teachers themselves. (AP Photo)
March 15, 2018 - 5:42 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Facing different but equally harrowing crises, parents and educators in the United States and northeast Nigeria are debating similarly drastic measures to improve school safety as a painful public reckoning plays out in both countries. As students hold walkouts across the U.S...
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