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D.C. Council set to vote on gun law

Associated Press

The D.C. Council is expected to decide Tuesday whether to allow residents to carry concealed handguns in the district, with some restrictions.

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Texas requests for gun purchases plummet

Associated Press

The number of Texans seeking federal permission to purchase firearms has dropped 18 percent this year as fears of tougher regulations subside.

Protesters stand in from of signs at Bay City, Mich., Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, before a commission meeting at Bay City Hall. (AP Photo/The Bay City Times, Yfat Yossifor)

Bay City officials vote to support child migrants

Associated Press

The Bay City Commission has approved a resolution to support housing child immigrants from Central America during a meeting that drew protesters and supporters of the plan.

FILE - In this Friday, July 27, 2012 file photo, Chairmen of the two chambers of the new FIFA Ethics Committee Michael Garcia, left, from the US and Joachim Eckert, right, from Germany attend a press conference, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA ethics judge Joachim Eckert is unlikely to reach final decisions in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding corruption probe until early next year. The German judge also suggested on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, it was not his job to remove Russia or Qatar as hosts or order a re-vote based on FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia's investigation. (AP Photo/Keystone, Walter Bieri, File)

FIFA ethics judge hesitates on World Cup

- Associated Press

For Qatar or Russia to be stripped of the World Cup, a key person in the legal chain needs to make use of the powers available to him.

This Sept. 21, 2009, photo provided by Jerry Murphy shows Omar Gonzalez, who was married to Murphy's mother, Samantha, until they divorced in 2012. Authorities have identified Gonzalez as the man who got into the White House after scaling a fence on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jerry Murphy)

Accused White House intruder to appear in court

- Associated Press

The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance Monday in federal court.

President Barack Obama listens to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speak after a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama and immigration: High hopes, a mixed record

Associated Press

There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Living in Illinois, they appealed for help from their new U.S. senator, Barack Obama.

Elliot Crown of New York parades in a costume called "Fossil Fool." The goal of signing a climate deal could better be facilitated more by strategic negotiations rather than distracting protest marches. (Associated Press)

Wall Street sit-in planned on climate crisis

- Associated Press

One day after a huge climate march in New York City, activists on Monday planned to flood Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.