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  • Friday, February 15th, 2019

    Feb 15 2019

    President Trump says he will sign a border funding compromise to avert a shutdown, but will also declare a national emergency in order to build a border wall. Also, Amazon cancels plans for a New York headquarters.

  • Up First Special: One Year After The Parkland Shooting

    Feb 14 2019

    One year after the shooting claimed 17 lives in Parkland, Fla., many are still angry with Broward County Schools superintendent. Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior Patrick Petty lost his sister in the attack, but he said his belief in the Second Amendment is stronger than ever.

  • Thursday, February 14th, 2019

    Feb 14 2019

    A judge rules ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied in the Russia probe. And it's been a year since the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida. We check in on how the community has been healing. Also, a former Air Force counterintelligence officer is charged with giving secrets to Iran.

  • Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

    Feb 13 2019

    President Trump is not happy with a border security deal, but thinks a government shutdown is unlikely. Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" is convicted on all charges. What's the reaction in Mexico? And, many migrant children are sent to one massive Florida shelter — what's happening inside?

  • Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

    Feb 12 2019

    Congressional negotiators say they've come to an "agreement in principle" on border security to avoid another government shutdown. And at his rally in El Paso, Texas, President Trump says he's building the wall regardless of what's in the deal. Also, we look at how a change in firearms policy at Dick's Sporting Goods following the Parkland school shooting has impacted the company.