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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks in Palmyra, Mo. The attorney for the man whose wife had an affair with Greitens says a grand jury is investigating the case. Attorney Al Watkins says a subpoena issued Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, asks that his client testify before a grand jury in St. Louis. Greitens' attorney, Jim Bennett, says neither he nor Greitens have been contacted by any law enforcement agency seeking information on the governor. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens indicted over nude photo

- The Washington Times

The governor of Missouri was indicted Thursday on a felony charge that accuses him of taking a nude photo of a woman without her consent, a move that Gov. Eric Greitens called a “misguided political decision” by a “reckless liberal prosecutor.”

NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch fields questions, sitting next to Broward Sheriff Scott Israel during a CNN town hall meeting. (Associated Press)

CNN gets aggressive over ratings

- The Washington Times

CNN’s recent town hall on guns in America was a tense broadcast event that sparked controversy and ignored industry ethics meant to preserve decorum and fairness on the airwaves. Things change. The two-hour program boldly breached barriers between entertainment, news and reality TV. But it also garnered big ratings for CNN, attracting an audience of 3 million - about three times the number of viewers the network would typically attract during that time period.

Ethanol, oil industries find common enemy in electric cars

- The Washington Times

Even as they’re locked in a bitter, high-stakes battle over the federal Renewable Fuel Standard, the ethanol and oil industries each say they need to put aside differences and work together to prepare for an existential threat to both of their futures: electric cars.

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A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.  A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, the city circuit attorney's office said Thursday. Greitens' attorney issued a scathing statement challenging the indictment. (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

- Associated Press

A St. Louis grand jury on Thursday indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015. The Republican governor responded that he made a mistake but committed no crime.

Nelson: Gun debate helps Democrats on 2018 Florida ballot

- Associated Press

The debate over guns, the "me too" movement against sexual misconduct and the federal government's handling of hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico will give Florida Democrats victories up and down the November ballot, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson predicted during a meeting with state House Democrats on Thursday.

McCaskill, O'Dear favor assault weapons bans, Hawley doesn't

- Associated Press

Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and an independent candidate running for her job support banning assault weapons to stifle the sort of violence that killed 17 at a Florida high school, while the likely Republican challenger says efforts should focus on keeping guns out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill.

Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill

- Associated Press

Kansas legislators canceled debate Thursday on allowing elementary schools to offer a National Rifle Association-backed firearms safety course, responding to concerns such a step would be inappropriate the week after the mass shooting at a Florida high school.

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown delivers her inaugural speech in the Capitol House chambers in Salem, Ore. People convicted of stalking and domestic violence or with restraining orders in Oregon will not be able to buy or own guns or ammunition after the Senate passed a bill which next goes to Gov. Kate Brown for her signature. At right is House Speaker Tina Kotek and on left is Senate President Peter Courtney, both Democrats. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

Gun control bill OK'd by Oregon; 1st since Florida shooting

- Associated Press

Fueled by anguished voices in the aftermath of the Florida high school shooting, Oregon's Legislature on Thursday banned people convicted of stalking and domestic violence or under restraining orders from buying or owning firearms and ammunition.

Democratic State Sen. Tony Mendoza stands on the floor of the Senate chambers in between private meetings of the Democratic caucus, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Mendoza's colleagues debated whether to suspend him amid a sexual misconduct investigation during the opening day of the Senate. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)

California lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct resigns

- Associated Press

A California state senator accused of sexual misconduct resigned Thursday just ahead of a possible vote to expel him, delivering a scathing resignation letter that called the investigation process a farce.

In this Feb. 15, 2018 image made from video, David Hogg talks about his experiences at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High when a gunman opened fire and killed 17 students and faculty in Parkland, Fla.. Hogg, a senior, became an outspoken advocate for gun control in the wake of the shooting, making him a target of online trolls. (AP Photo/Joshua Replogle)

Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trolls

- Associated Press

One student was teased about being a "brown, bald lesbian." Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor. When a group of teens posed for a photo, they were accused of lapping up attention from the news cameras and "partying like rock stars."

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt testifies before the House Judiciary committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Laxalt is opposing a background check initiative supported by gun control advocates on the Nov. 2017 ballot. Nevada state Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt is no longer getting top billing as a speaker at a major National Rifle Association political event. Laxalt's campaign spokesman, Andy Matthews, and NRA official Catherine Mortensen did not immediately respond Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, to questions about whether Laxalt will attend the May 4 NRA Annual Leadership Forum in Dallas. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Aide: Nevada AG never confirmed for NRA political event

Associated Press

Nevada state Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt had not committed to attend a major National Rifle Association political event before his name was taken off the speakers' list, an aide said Thursday.