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A view of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

White House now seeking interns

- The Washington Times

It’s business as usual at the White House, and traditional protocol and programs continue. The Fall 2017 White House Internship Program application is now open for interested parties, though time is of the essence. The process closes at precisely 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 16.

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Associated Press

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New 'Blue Lives Matter' laws raise concerns among activists

- Associated Press

Following a spike in deadly attacks on police, more than a dozen states have responded this year with "Blue Lives Matter" laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers, raising concern among some civil rights activists of a potential setback in police-community relations.

Tennessee governor signs NRA-backed metal detector gun bill

- Associated Press

Many Tennessee city and county buildings, parks and buses will either have to buy metal detectors, hire security guards and check people's bags, or let handgun permit holders bring in their guns, under a law signed Friday by Gov. Bill Haslam.

Complaint raises questions about Kentucky governor, mansion

- Associated Press

The head of a Kentucky government watchdog group said Friday he's seeking an investigation into Gov. Matt Bevin's connection to a Louisville-area mansion that sold for nearly a million dollars below market value.

US citizen says she was detained by immigration agents

Associated Press

A Southern California woman has taken the first step toward suing county and federal officials after she says she was detained by immigration authorities for deportation even though she is an American citizen.