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  1. Tillerson defends administration as highest-level Trump official to visit AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 6 | ABC News

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is making a week-long, five-nation visit to Africa where he's expected to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to development, democracy, security, and trade. But he does so against the harsh perception that the Trump administration does not care about Africa - after proposing deep budget cuts to U.S. programs there, President Donald Trump 's derogatory comments about African nations and the lack of a high-profile visit to any sub-Saharan African country after more than a year in office.


  2. NRA losing corporate ties amid calls for boycott in wake of Parkland shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 27 | ABC News

    The number of companies standing by the National Rifle Association is shrinking as consumer calls for boycotts increase in the wake of a Feb. 14 shooting in Parkland, Fla. that left 17 students and teachers dead.


  3. Lawmaker threatens Delta for nixing NRA discountRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2014 | ABC News

    One of Georgia's top lawmakers has threatened to "kill any tax legislation that benefits Delta" after the airline joined several other companies in ending a discount program associated with the National Rifle Association following a school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead. Republican Lt.


  4. 'Largest-ever' North Korea sanctions a footnote in freewheeling Trump CPAC speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 23 | ABC News

    In remarks to the annual Conservative Political Action Conference , or CPAC, President Trump this morning delivered a freewheeling speech hitting topics from last week's Florida school shooting to immigration and his defeated 2016 opponent, but mostly glossed over an expected announcement of new sanctions on North Korea the White House had previewed hours earlier. Addressing last week's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Trump again ratcheted up his call for arming teachers and coaches who would be trained to use firearms.


  5. Hundreds protest outside NRA headquarters following Florida school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | ABC News

    More than 100 protestors stood outside the National Rifle Association headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, on Friday night demanding action on gun control in the wake of Wednesday's school shooting in Florida. Among the attendees were friends of some of the 17 students and teachers who were killed in Parkland, Florida, as well as Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and relatives of those shot and killed at Virginia Tech in 2007.


  6. Fabled Army-Navy game has a new story: 1st black woman cadet leading pregame marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | ABC News

    Cadet Simone Askew, who has been selected first captain of the U.S. Military Academy Corps of Cadets for the upcoming academic year, in West Point, Aug. 14, 2017. A fabled, more than 100-year-old football rivalry will play out at today's Army-Navy game where another story will also come to the fore.


  7. PHOTO: A mom and daughter hold hands while walking to school in this undated file photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | ABC News

    Rosalind Wiseman is a 20-year teaching veteran, New York Times-bestselling author of "Queen Bees and Wannabes" and other books that explore the dynamics of parenting and education. She's also the founder of Cultures of Dignity , an organization dedicated to the emotional and physical well-being of young people.


  8. Simone Askew is first black woman to lead cadetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | ABC News

    In this Aug. 3, 2017, image provided by the U.S. Army, West Point Cadet Simone Askew poses for a photo. Askew is making history as the first black woman to lead the Long Grey Line at the U.S. Military Academy.


  9. 5 burning questions on today's political climateRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | ABC News

    ABC News chief political analyst Matthew Dowd answered viewers' questions on this week's episode of "Common Sense with Matt Dowd." 1. Katie, in Dalton, Pennsylvania asked: How do we get back to a respect for facts in government? Dowd responded, "We have to do it.


  10. Mysterious Jane Doe case finally solved after 27 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | ABC News

    Andrea Kuiper of Fairfax, Va., has been identified as the woman struck and killed by two cars in Huntington Beach, Calif., on April 1, 1990. A mysterious Jane Doe case in Southern California has been solved after 27 years thanks to a fingerprint match, officials said today.


  11. What you need to know about the 4 Americans detained in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | ABC News

    As tensions flare between the United States and North Korea, the number of American citizens detained by the authoritarian government has also risen. On Sunday, Kim Hak Song became the fourth American citizen currently jailed by the repressive regime, on charges such as espionage and "crimes against the state."


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