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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, California state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, announces that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him are completed in Sacramento, Calif. When lawmakers return from the President's Day weekend, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2018, they will learn whether the investigation cleared Mendoza or sets him up for possible expulsion. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File)
Senate to weigh punishment for member accused of misconductThe California Senate is preparing to debate punishment for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct
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Florida eye doctor gets 17 years for Medicare fraudA federal judge has sentenced a politically prominent Florida eye doctor to 17 years in prison for stealing $73 million in one of history's largest Medicare frauds
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Lawsuit: Trump's ending immigrant program racially motivatedHaitian and Salvadoran immigrants are suing President Donald Trump over the administration's decision to end special protections that have allowed them to live and work in the US
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Ideology tops facts in Texas history curriculum, experts sayAs Texas again begins revising what its 5.3-plus million students are taught, a group of academics has produced a report highlighting problems with the 2010 standards _ and ways to fix them
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The Latest: Resolution would expel California senatorCalifornia's Senate leader has introduced a resolution to expel a senator accused of sexual misconduct as lawmakers prepare to debate punishment
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President Donald Trump holds notes during a listening session with high school students and teachers in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Trump  heard the stories of students and parents affected by school shootings, following last week's deadly shooting in Florida. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: Pence says school safety 'top national priority'Vice President Mike Pence says the Trump administration will make school safety "our top national priority" after last week's attack on a high school in Parkland, Florida
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President Donald Trump arrives to hosts a listening session with high school students, teachers, and others in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn't know if it canPresident Donald Trump has ordered his Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stocks like the ones used in last year's Las Vegas massacre_ but officials aren't sure they can
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National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Trump endorses raising minimum age to 21 for more weaponsPresident Donald Trump endorses a range of gun-control measures, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing more weapons than at present.
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4 governors join forces on gun safety, pledge to share intelThe governors of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island are forming a coalition
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 15, 2016 file photo, Cypriot Foreign minister Ioannis Kasoulides speaks after his statements to the media at the foreign ministry in Nicosia, Cyprus. Kasoulides said on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, that drilling in the specific area could be abandoned if Turkish naval vessels continue to obstruct the rig. For two weeks, Turkish warships have prevented a rig from reaching an area southeast of Cyprus where Italian firm Eni is scheduled to carry out exploratory drilling. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias, File)
Turkey says won't allow 'one-sided' gas search off CyprusTurkey's energy minister says his country won't allow the Cyprus government to carry out a 'unilateral' search for gas off Cyprus
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Lobbyists and attorneys listen as student survivors from last Wednesday's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School interrupt a house legislative committee hearing in the hope to challenge lawmakers on gun control reform in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up CapitolSome of the high school students who traveled to Florida's state capital for protests after last week's mass shooting committed what may have been their young movement's first act of civil disobedience
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Sen. Bill Nelson asks for assault rifles to be removed from the streets during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
The Latest: Nelson credits Rubio for attending town hallDemocratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida is giving fellow Sen. Marco Rubio credit for being the only Republican to attend a televised town hall meeting after the school shooting in their state
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