Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns

PARKLAND, Fla. — Students who survived the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., last week traveled Tuesday to the Florida state Capitol to urge lawmakers to prevent another massacre, but within hours the gun-friendly Legislature effectively halted any possibility of banning assault rifles such as the one used in the attack.

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to “ban all devices” like the rapid-fire bump stocks involved in last year’s Las Vegas massacre.

Report: Hawaii wasn’t ready to handle missile threat alert

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s nuclear missile scare showed that the state began testing alerts before fully developing a plan to address the ballistic missile threat and that a public outreach campaign months earlier wasn’t effective, said a report released Tuesday.

Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

NEW YORK — When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children could not come with him because they were now adults.