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  • Police experts urge intensive training if teachers are armed

    Police experts urge intensive training if teachers are armed

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:05 PM EST2018-02-23 22:05:41 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:39 AM EST2018-02-24 15:39:13 GMT
    (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). A bicyclist rides past a sign at  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Parkland, Fla. Teachers and administrators returned for the first time  since the Valentine's Day shoot...(Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). A bicyclist rides past a sign at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Parkland, Fla. Teachers and administrators returned for the first time since the Valentine's Day shoot...
    Law enforcement experts say it takes specialized and constant training to know how to act in an active shooter situation.More >>
    Law enforcement experts say it takes specialized and constant training to know how to act in an active shooter situation.More >>
  • Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall: Ban assault weapons

    Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall: Ban assault weapons

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:14 PM EST2018-02-23 04:14:23 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:39 AM EST2018-02-24 15:39:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 25, 2013 file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., accompanied by fellow members of the Congressional Black Caucus express disappointment in the Supreme Court's decision on Shelby County v. Holder tha...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 25, 2013 file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., accompanied by fellow members of the Congressional Black Caucus express disappointment in the Supreme Court's decision on Shelby County v. Holder tha...
    Longtime U.S. Rep John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights.More >>
    Longtime U.S. Rep John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights.More >>
  • Attorneys seek information on aborted Alabama execution

    Attorneys seek information on aborted Alabama execution

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:04 AM EST2018-02-23 08:04:29 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:38 AM EST2018-02-24 15:38:59 GMT
    (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP). This image provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Doyle Lee Hamm, an inmate scheduled to be executed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Alabama. Alabama is set to execute Hamm, who argues his past dr...(Alabama Department of Corrections via AP). This image provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Doyle Lee Hamm, an inmate scheduled to be executed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Alabama. Alabama is set to execute Hamm, who argues his past dr...
    Alabama postpones execution of inmate with damaged veins.More >>
    Alabama postpones execution of inmate with damaged veins.More >>
  • Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples

    Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples

    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:15 AM EST2018-02-24 14:15:50 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:36 AM EST2018-02-24 15:36:58 GMT
    It didn't take long after Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley. (Source: AP Photos)It didn't take long after Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley. (Source: AP Photos)

    The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office.

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    The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office.

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  • More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts

    More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:15 AM EST2018-02-23 16:15:03 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:26 AM EST2018-02-24 15:26:13 GMT
    Investment firm Blackrock wants to know how gun makers will respond to school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and elsewhere.More >>
    Investment firm Blackrock wants to know how gun makers will respond to school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and elsewhere.More >>
  • US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's assets

    US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's assets

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:14 AM EST2018-02-23 05:14:29 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:26 AM EST2018-02-24 15:26:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, Martin Shkreli is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York. "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is due bac...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, Martin Shkreli is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York. "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is due bac...
    'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli is due back in court for a hearing about whether he should forfeit millions of dollars in assets including a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album as part of his conviction in a securities...More >>
    'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli is due back in court for a hearing about whether he should forfeit millions of dollars in assets including a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album as part of his conviction in a securities fraud scheme.More >>
  • US lands agency makeover would diminish Washington's power

    US lands agency makeover would diminish Washington's power

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:45 AM EST2018-02-23 15:45:44 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:09 AM EST2018-02-24 15:09:07 GMT
    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has changed a proposed overhaul of his department with a new organizational map that more closely follows state lines instead of the natural boundaries he initially proposed.More >>
    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has changed a proposed overhaul of his department with a new organizational map that more closely follows state lines instead of the natural boundaries he initially proposed.More >>
  • Greitens blames politics, but even some in GOP concerned

    Greitens blames politics, but even some in GOP concerned

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:04 AM EST2018-02-23 13:04:51 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:09 AM EST2018-02-24 15:09:02 GMT
    (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). 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 Greit...(St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). 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 Greit...
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicts him for felony invasion of privacy.More >>
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicts him for felony invasion of privacy.More >>
  • US deportations targeting more people with no crime records

    US deportations targeting more people with no crime records

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:44 PM EST2018-02-24 01:44:56 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:18 AM EST2018-02-24 13:18:53 GMT
    U.S. figures show that people getting deported increasingly have no criminal backgrounds.More >>
    U.S. figures show that people getting deported increasingly have no criminal backgrounds.More >>
  • US visa boss insists mission statement isn't anti-immigrant

    US visa boss insists mission statement isn't anti-immigrant

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:25 PM EST2018-02-23 23:25:44 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:55 AM EST2018-02-24 06:55:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE- This Dec. 13, 2017, file photo shows L. Francis Cissna, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, during an interview in his office in downtown Los Angeles. Cissna told The Associated Press on Friday, Feb...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE- This Dec. 13, 2017, file photo shows L. Francis Cissna, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, during an interview in his office in downtown Los Angeles. Cissna told The Associated Press on Friday, Feb...
    The head of the federal agency that grants visas has a message for anyone who interprets his new mission statement as anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no.".More >>
    The head of the federal agency that grants visas has a message for anyone who interprets his new mission statement as anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no.".More >>
  • California parents face new charges in kids' torture case

    California parents face new charges in kids' torture case

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:14 AM EST2018-02-23 07:14:54 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:36 AM EST2018-02-24 06:36:52 GMT
    (Mike Blake/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018 file photo, Louise Turpin appears in court in Riverside, Calif. David and Louse Turpin, who are charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them, are schedu...(Mike Blake/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018 file photo, Louise Turpin appears in court in Riverside, Calif. David and Louse Turpin, who are charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them, are schedu...
    A California couple charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them is due in court.More >>
    A California couple charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them is due in court.More >>
  • Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide his bald spot

    Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide his bald spot

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:46 AM EST2018-02-23 16:46:30 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:36 AM EST2018-02-24 05:36:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump gestures as he makes a joke about his hair during remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Oxon Hill, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump gestures as he makes a joke about his hair during remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Oxon Hill, Md.
    Now it can be told: President Donald Trump goes to great lengths to hide the bald spot revealed in a recent photo.More >>
    Now it can be told: President Donald Trump goes to great lengths to hide the bald spot revealed in a recent photo.More >>
  • Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

    Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:57 PM EST2018-02-23 21:57:24 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:58 PM EST2018-02-24 04:58:08 GMT
    Jonathan Martin played for two teams in three NFL seasons. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)Jonathan Martin played for two teams in three NFL seasons. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    A law enforcement official says former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin was taken into Los Angeles police custody after a threatening Instagram post and is being questioned but is not under arrest.

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    A law enforcement official says former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin was taken into Los Angeles police custody after a threatening Instagram post and is being questioned but is not under arrest.

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  • Delay in Nevada gun buyer law draws protests at court debate

    Delay in Nevada gun buyer law draws protests at court debate

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:55 PM EST2018-02-23 20:55:22 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 9:27 PM EST2018-02-24 02:27:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). 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 gu...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). 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 gu...
    With protesters outside the courthouse calling for action, a Nevada judge is due to hear arguments about a voter-approved gun background-check law that has not been enforced since voters passed it in November 2016.More >>
    With protesters outside the courthouse calling for action, a Nevada judge is due to hear arguments about a voter-approved gun background-check law that has not been enforced since voters passed it in November 2016.More >>
  • Utah bill would give teens fleeing polygamy more rights

    Utah bill would give teens fleeing polygamy more rights

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:35 PM EST2018-02-24 01:35:08 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 8:40 PM EST2018-02-24 01:40:39 GMT
    (Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2012, file photo, Elissa Wall attends a community meeting regarding the United Effort Plan (UEP) trust, in Colorado City, Ariz. Former polygamous group member Elissa Wall was ma...(Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2012, file photo, Elissa Wall attends a community meeting regarding the United Effort Plan (UEP) trust, in Colorado City, Ariz. Former polygamous group member Elissa Wall was ma...
    Teenagers fleeing polygamous communities would get more legal protection from parents who could expose them to sexual abuse under a proposal approved by a panel of Utah lawmakers.More >>
    Teenagers fleeing polygamous communities would get more legal protection from parents who could expose them to sexual abuse under a proposal approved by a panel of Utah lawmakers.More >>
  • Judges decline to immediately throw out congressional map

    Judges decline to immediately throw out congressional map

    Friday, February 23 2018 1:35 PM EST2018-02-23 18:35:11 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-02-24 01:22:34 GMT
    A panel of three Republican-appointed federal judges is in place to consider a request by eight sitting GOP congressmen in Pennsylvania to halt the use of a new congressional district map in this year's elections.More >>
    A panel of three Republican-appointed federal judges is in place to consider a request by eight sitting GOP congressmen in Pennsylvania to halt the use of a new congressional district map in this year's elections.More >>
  • White nationalist is latest to sue over social media ban

    White nationalist is latest to sue over social media ban

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:44 PM EST2018-02-21 22:44:38 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-02-24 00:58:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File). FILE - In a March 22, 2015 file photo, U.S. writer Jared Taylor, author of the book "White Identity" speaks during the International Russian Conservative Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Taylor is suing Twitter for ban...(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File). FILE - In a March 22, 2015 file photo, U.S. writer Jared Taylor, author of the book "White Identity" speaks during the International Russian Conservative Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Taylor is suing Twitter for ban...
    A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive.More >>
    A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive.More >>
  • Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trolls

    Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trolls

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:34 PM EST2018-02-22 20:34:16 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-02-24 00:58:36 GMT
    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez wipes away tears during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez wipes away tears during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.

    Survivors of Florida school shooting endure new assault, this time from internet trolls.

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    Survivors of Florida school shooting endure new assault, this time from internet trolls.

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  • Retiree wins sweepstakes, plans to get her kicks on Route 66

    Retiree wins sweepstakes, plans to get her kicks on Route 66

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:14 PM EST2018-02-23 23:14:59 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:55 PM EST2018-02-23 23:55:55 GMT
    (Aimee Dilger/The Times Leader via AP). Jo-Ann Snyder reacts when she see's the check from Publishers Clearing House at her home in Wilkes-Barre Twp., Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.(Aimee Dilger/The Times Leader via AP). Jo-Ann Snyder reacts when she see's the check from Publishers Clearing House at her home in Wilkes-Barre Twp., Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.
    Pennsylvania retiree wins $1 million upfront, $5,000 a week for the rest of her life through Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes; she and husband hope to fulfill their dream of traveling US Route 66 from Chicago...More >>
    Pennsylvania retiree wins $1 million upfront, $5,000 a week for the rest of her life through Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes; she and husband hope to fulfill their dream of traveling US Route 66 from Chicago to California.More >>
  • It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

    It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:54 PM EST2018-02-21 19:54:48 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:49 PM EST2018-02-23 23:49:20 GMT
    Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again.More >>
    Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again.More >>
  • Nasty flu season showing signs of winding down in US

    Nasty flu season showing signs of winding down in US

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:44 AM EST2018-02-23 16:44:42 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:48 PM EST2018-02-23 23:48:54 GMT
    Health officials see encouraging downturn in a flu season that surged for months.More >>
    Health officials see encouraging downturn in a flu season that surged for months.More >>
  • Billy Graham and North Carolina: The affection was mutual

    Billy Graham and North Carolina: The affection was mutual

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:38 PM EST2018-02-23 19:38:47 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:19 PM EST2018-02-23 23:19:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek). Tracey DeBruhl, of Asheville, N.C., views a memorial display in tribute to the Rev. Billy Graham inside the chapel at the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Asheville. DeBruhl came to pay...(AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek). Tracey DeBruhl, of Asheville, N.C., views a memorial display in tribute to the Rev. Billy Graham inside the chapel at the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Asheville. DeBruhl came to pay...
    While the Rev. Billy Graham's travels took him as far away as the Soviet Union and China, he always came back to his native North Carolina, a place of refuge and spiritual refueling.More >>
    While the Rev. Billy Graham's travels took him as far away as the Soviet Union and China, he always came back to his native North Carolina, a place of refuge and spiritual refueling.More >>
  • Second judge says Trump can't keep stalling clean-air rules

    Second judge says Trump can't keep stalling clean-air rules

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:34 PM EST2018-02-23 17:34:44 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:45 PM EST2018-02-23 22:45:46 GMT
    A second federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's efforts to delay an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands.More >>
    A second federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's efforts to delay an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands.More >>
  • Police: McDonald's manager fired at drive-thru customers

    Police: McDonald's manager fired at drive-thru customers

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:14 PM EST2018-02-23 22:14:59 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-02-23 22:30:21 GMT
    Police say a manager who fired shots at a car in a McDonald's drive-thru line in Cleveland faces felonious assault charges.More >>
    Police say a manager who fired shots at a car in a McDonald's drive-thru line in Cleveland faces felonious assault charges.More >>
  • Texas governor accepts recommendation, spares inmate

    Texas governor accepts recommendation, spares inmate

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:14 PM EST2018-02-22 17:14:11 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:19 PM EST2018-02-23 22:19:24 GMT
    (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death row inmate Thomas Whitaker. The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, unanimous...(Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death row inmate Thomas Whitaker. The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, unanimous...
    A condemned Texas inmate set for execution is awaiting word on whether Gov. Greg Abbott will accept the state parole board's rare clemency recommendation to spare the prisoner's life at the urging of his father.More >>
    A condemned Texas inmate set for execution is awaiting word on whether Gov. Greg Abbott will accept the state parole board's rare clemency recommendation to spare the prisoner's life at the urging of his father.More >>
  • Correction: Fishing's Footprint story

    Correction: Fishing's Footprint story

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:14 PM EST2018-02-22 19:14:10 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:39 PM EST2018-02-23 21:39:32 GMT
    (Global Fishing Watch via AP). This image provided by Global Fishing Watch shows fishing activity around the world in 2016. According to a study released Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, researchers found more than 55 percent of the world’s oceans are fished c...(Global Fishing Watch via AP). This image provided by Global Fishing Watch shows fishing activity around the world in 2016. According to a study released Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, researchers found more than 55 percent of the world’s oceans are fished c...
    A new global study gives the first comprehensive snapshot of how extensive industrial fishing is.More >>
    A new global study gives the first comprehensive snapshot of how extensive industrial fishing is.More >>
  • Science Says: European art scene began with Neanderthals

    Science Says: European art scene began with Neanderthals

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:14 PM EST2018-02-22 19:14:21 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:38 PM EST2018-02-23 21:38:15 GMT
    Two new studies from Spain provide the strongest evidence yet that Neanderthals created art.More >>
    Two new studies from Spain provide the strongest evidence yet that Neanderthals created art.More >>
  • Vice president wants US businesses trailblazing into space

    Vice president wants US businesses trailblazing into space

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:43 AM EST2018-02-21 15:43:51 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:38 PM EST2018-02-23 21:38:04 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence has brought a newly revived advisory group to Florida's Kennedy Space Center.More >>
    Vice President Mike Pence has brought a newly revived advisory group to Florida's Kennedy Space Center.More >>
  • Some fear California drought cuts could erase water rights

    Some fear California drought cuts could erase water rights

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:01 AM EST2018-02-20 07:01:58 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:38 PM EST2018-02-23 21:38:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File). FILE - This Sept. 3, 2015, file photo shows a dried-out lawn at Los Angeles City Hall, with a sign explaining that irrigation has been shut off due to the ongoing drought. California water managers will vote Tuesday, Feb. 20, ...(AP Photo/Nick Ut, File). FILE - This Sept. 3, 2015, file photo shows a dried-out lawn at Los Angeles City Hall, with a sign explaining that irrigation has been shut off due to the ongoing drought. California water managers will vote Tuesday, Feb. 20, ...

    The restrictions would include prohibitions on watering lawns so much that the water flows into the street, using a hose to wash down sidewalks, or using a hose without an automatic shut-off nozzle to wash cars.

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    The restrictions would include prohibitions on watering lawns so much that the water flows into the street, using a hose to wash down sidewalks, or using a hose without an automatic shut-off nozzle to wash cars.

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  • Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

    Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:52 AM EST2018-02-20 12:52:36 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:37 PM EST2018-02-23 21:37:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dake Kang). David Ramsey, a Medicaid patient who suffers from chronic pain after falling off a cliff in 2011, receives acupuncture treatment in Warrensville Heights, Ohio on November 13, 2017. Long derided as pseudoscience, acupuncture is inc...(AP Photo/Dake Kang). David Ramsey, a Medicaid patient who suffers from chronic pain after falling off a cliff in 2011, receives acupuncture treatment in Warrensville Heights, Ohio on November 13, 2017. Long derided as pseudoscience, acupuncture is inc...
    Ancient acupuncture is increasingly used as weapon in the nation's struggle with opioids.More >>
    Ancient acupuncture is increasingly used as weapon in the nation's struggle with opioids.More >>
  • Groups want details on Trump's approval of Keystone pipeline

    Groups want details on Trump's approval of Keystone pipeline

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:22 PM EST2018-02-20 19:22:00 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:37 PM EST2018-02-23 21:37:47 GMT
    Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to turn over emails and other documents related to President Donald Trump's approval of the project.More >>
    Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to turn over emails and other documents related to President Donald Trump's approval of the project.More >>
  • The Latest: Australia says he's inspired by US tax cuts

    The Latest: Australia says he's inspired by US tax cuts

    Friday, February 23 2018 1:34 PM EST2018-02-23 18:34:57 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:29 PM EST2018-02-23 21:29:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull talk as they walk along the colonnade to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull talk as they walk along the colonnade to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says "a lot of good things" will come from Friday's meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.More >>
    President Donald Trump says "a lot of good things" will come from Friday's meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.More >>
  • Gothamist news sites brought back to life by public radio

    Gothamist news sites brought back to life by public radio

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:55 PM EST2018-02-23 20:55:24 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 3:59 PM EST2018-02-23 20:59:45 GMT
    A local news website in New York abruptly shut down late last year after reporters unionized has a new life thanks to public radio.More >>
    A local news website in New York abruptly shut down late last year after reporters unionized has a new life thanks to public radio.More >>
  • The Latest: Gardner spokeswoman: No 'political games'

    The Latest: Gardner spokeswoman: No 'political games'

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:59 AM EST2018-02-23 13:59:26 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 3:40 PM EST2018-02-23 20:40:27 GMT
    (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). 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 Greit...(St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). 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 Greit...
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has canceled plans to attend an annual meeting of the nation's governors following his indictment stemming from an extramarital affair.More >>
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has canceled plans to attend an annual meeting of the nation's governors following his indictment stemming from an extramarital affair.More >>
  • Correction: Arkansas Judge-Sex Allegations story

    Correction: Arkansas Judge-Sex Allegations story

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-02-21 21:43:50 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 3:40 PM EST2018-02-23 20:40:22 GMT
    (Pulaski County Sheriffs Office via AP, File). File - This file photo provided by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office in Little Rock, Ark., shows Joseph Boeckmann, who has pleaded guilty in federal court to accusations that he gave lighter sentences to...(Pulaski County Sheriffs Office via AP, File). File - This file photo provided by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office in Little Rock, Ark., shows Joseph Boeckmann, who has pleaded guilty in federal court to accusations that he gave lighter sentences to...
    A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former judge from eastern Arkansas to five years in prison after he admitted he gave young male defendants lighter sentences in exchange for sexual favors.More >>
    A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former judge from eastern Arkansas to five years in prison after he admitted he gave young male defendants lighter sentences in exchange for sexual favors.More >>
  • Governors push bipartisan national health care compromise

    Governors push bipartisan national health care compromise

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:14 AM EST2018-02-23 11:14:35 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 2:45 PM EST2018-02-23 19:45:39 GMT
    A bipartisan group of governors says the two parties can and should work together to improve the nation's health care system.More >>
    A bipartisan group of governors says the two parties can and should work together to improve the nation's health care system.More >>
  • Florida man yells 'murderers!' as he's put to death

    Florida man yells 'murderers!' as he's put to death

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:44 PM EST2018-02-23 04:44:59 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 1:32 PM EST2018-02-23 18:32:04 GMT
    (Lauren Bacho/The Gainesville Sun via AP). The family of Susan Morris makes a statement after the execution of Eric Scott Branch in Gainesville, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The governor's office said Branch, 47, was pronounced dead Thursday after re...(Lauren Bacho/The Gainesville Sun via AP). The family of Susan Morris makes a statement after the execution of Eric Scott Branch in Gainesville, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The governor's office said Branch, 47, was pronounced dead Thursday after re...
    Florida inmate lets out blood-curdling scream, yells 'murderers!' as he's executed for 1993 rape and killing; authorities say 'no indication' last actions caused by lethal injection.More >>
    Florida inmate lets out blood-curdling scream, yells 'murderers!' as he's executed for 1993 rape and killing; authorities say 'no indication' last actions caused by lethal injection.More >>
  • Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, 3 still critical

    Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, 3 still critical

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:14 PM EST2018-02-23 02:14:22 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:51 AM EST2018-02-23 16:51:18 GMT
    (Teddy Fujimoto via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2018, photo, a survivor, lower right, walks away from the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. Authorities said Thursday, Feb. 22, that a ...(Teddy Fujimoto via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2018, photo, a survivor, lower right, walks away from the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. Authorities said Thursday, Feb. 22, that a ...
    Authorities say a British tourist who was pulled from the wreckage of a fiery helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon died from his injuries Thursday.More >>
    Authorities say a British tourist who was pulled from the wreckage of a fiery helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon died from his injuries Thursday.More >>
  • Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

    Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:35 PM EST2018-02-22 22:35:21 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:17 AM EST2018-02-23 16:17:56 GMT
    A St. Louis grand jury indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)A St. Louis grand jury indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

    A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015.

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    A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015.

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  • California senator quits as Legislature grapples with #MeToo

    California senator quits as Legislature grapples with #MeToo

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:43 AM EST2018-02-22 07:43:54 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:09 AM EST2018-02-23 16:09:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File). FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, California state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, announces that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him are c...(AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File). FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, California state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, announces that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him are c...
    The California Senate is preparing to debate punishment for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct.More >>
    The California Senate is preparing to debate punishment for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct.More >>
  • Forgot about that joint? Vegas airport lets people dump pot

    Forgot about that joint? Vegas airport lets people dump pot

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:44 PM EST2018-02-22 23:44:29 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 10:38 AM EST2018-02-23 15:38:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Regina Garcia Cano). Unidentified travelers exit the airport past a green metal container designed for "Disposal for Prescription and Recreational Drugs," set outside one of the entrances to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Thursd...(AP Photo/Regina Garcia Cano). Unidentified travelers exit the airport past a green metal container designed for "Disposal for Prescription and Recreational Drugs," set outside one of the entrances to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Thursd...
    Tourists catching a flight out of Las Vegas can now dump their leftover legal marijuana in metal containers set up at the airport.More >>
    Tourists catching a flight out of Las Vegas can now dump their leftover legal marijuana in metal containers set up at the airport.More >>
  • Correction: Obit-Billy Graham story

    Correction: Obit-Billy Graham story

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:05 PM EST2018-02-22 04:05:14 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 10:15 AM EST2018-02-23 15:15:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams). FILE - In this June 26, 2005 file photo, the Rev. Billy Graham speaks on stage on the third and last day of his farewell American revival in the Queens borough of New York.  A spokesman said on Graham has died at his home i...(AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams). FILE - In this June 26, 2005 file photo, the Rev. Billy Graham speaks on stage on the third and last day of his farewell American revival in the Queens borough of New York. A spokesman said on Graham has died at his home i...

    The Rev. Billy Graham, who was known as "America's Pastor," has died at his North Carolina home at 99.

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    The Rev. Billy Graham, who was known as "America's Pastor," has died at his North Carolina home at 99.

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  • Hernandez's fiancee sues to protect assets of home sale

    Hernandez's fiancee sues to protect assets of home sale

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:17 AM EST2018-02-23 14:17:44 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 9:50 AM EST2018-02-23 14:50:26 GMT
    Hernandez's fiancee sues estates of 3 men the former NFL star is charged with killing in effort to ensure their daughter benefits from the sale of home.More >>
    Hernandez's fiancee sues estates of 3 men the former NFL star is charged with killing in effort to ensure their daughter benefits from the sale of home.More >>
  • Girl injured by dog during boarding for Southwest flight

    Girl injured by dog during boarding for Southwest flight

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:04 PM EST2018-02-22 18:04:30 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:26 AM EST2018-02-23 10:26:00 GMT
    Southwest Airlines says a child was hurt by a support dog on jet in Phoenix while passengers were boarding.More >>
    Southwest Airlines says a child was hurt by a support dog on jet in Phoenix while passengers were boarding.More >>
  • Florida executes inmate; Texas, Alabama executions halted

    Florida executes inmate; Texas, Alabama executions halted

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:34 PM EST2018-02-22 18:34:58 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 1:58 AM EST2018-02-23 06:58:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). This photo combo shows death row immates, from left,  Thomas Whitaker from Texas, Doyle Lee Hamm from Alabama, and Eric Scott Branch from Florida. Executions are set for Alabama, Texas and Florida for the same night. If they are carrie...(AP Photo/File). This photo combo shows death row immates, from left, Thomas Whitaker from Texas, Doyle Lee Hamm from Alabama, and Eric Scott Branch from Florida. Executions are set for Alabama, Texas and Florida for the same night. If they are carrie...

    Executions are set for Alabama, Texas and Florida for the same night.

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    Executions are set for Alabama, Texas and Florida for the same night.

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  • GOP congressmen challenge new Pennsylvania district map

    GOP congressmen challenge new Pennsylvania district map

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:13 AM EST2018-02-22 05:13:49 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 1:58 AM EST2018-02-23 06:58:56 GMT
    Pa Supreme Court draws a 'much more competitive' district mapPa Supreme Court draws a 'much more competitive' district map

    The state Supreme Court last month threw out a Republican-crafted map that was considered among the nation's most gerrymandered.

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    The state Supreme Court last month threw out a Republican-crafted map that was considered among the nation's most gerrymandered.

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  • Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story

    Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:21 PM EST2018-02-19 17:21:19 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 12:27 AM EST2018-02-23 05:27:57 GMT
    (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, after a shooter op...(Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, after a shooter op...
    The U.S. medical community is voicing mounting frustration over the Trump administration's focus on mental illness to fight mass violence.More >>
    The U.S. medical community is voicing mounting frustration over the Trump administration's focus on mental illness to fight mass violence.More >>
  • Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill

    Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:09 PM EST2018-02-23 00:09:00 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-02-23 05:08:14 GMT
    Kansas legislative leaders have canceled a debate on a gun-safety education bill giving preference to a National Rifle Association program in elementary schools.More >>
    Kansas legislative leaders have canceled a debate on a gun-safety education bill giving preference to a National Rifle Association program in elementary schools.More >>
  • Shelters open amid Midwest flooding as rivers keep rising

    Shelters open amid Midwest flooding as rivers keep rising

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:14 AM EST2018-02-22 13:14:18 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:57 PM EST2018-02-23 04:57:58 GMT
    (Becky Malewitz /South Bend Tribune via AP). Emergency crews help evacuate residents  Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Elkhart, Ind.  Crews are using boats to help northern Indiana residents amid flooding from melting snow and heavy rain moving across the ...(Becky Malewitz /South Bend Tribune via AP). Emergency crews help evacuate residents Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Elkhart, Ind. Crews are using boats to help northern Indiana residents amid flooding from melting snow and heavy rain moving across the ...
    Shelters open to help people evacuated from their homes amid flooding in Indiana, Michigan and other parts of the Midwest.More >>
    Shelters open to help people evacuated from their homes amid flooding in Indiana, Michigan and other parts of the Midwest.More >>
  • Florida man yells 'murderers!' as he's executed for slaying

    Florida man yells 'murderers!' as he's executed for slaying

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:24 PM EST2018-02-23 01:24:33 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:47 PM EST2018-02-23 04:47:48 GMT
    (Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP). This undated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Eric Scott Branch in custody. Florida is scheduled to execute Branch Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, for raping and killing a ...(Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP). This undated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Eric Scott Branch in custody. Florida is scheduled to execute Branch Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, for raping and killing a ...

    Florida inmate yells 'murderers!' repeatedly as he's executed for his convictioin in 1993 rape and killing of a college student.

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    Florida inmate yells 'murderers!' repeatedly as he's executed for his convictioin in 1993 rape and killing of a college student.

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  • Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

    Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:14 AM EST2018-02-22 06:14:16 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:28 PM EST2018-02-23 04:28:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Mourners hug as they leave the funeral of Alaina Petty, in Coral Springs, Fla., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.  Petty was a victim of Wednesday's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, ...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Mourners hug as they leave the funeral of Alaina Petty, in Coral Springs, Fla., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Petty was a victim of Wednesday's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, ...

    The students who swarmed Florida's state capitol in the wake of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre face pushback in Legislature.

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    The students who swarmed Florida's state capitol in the wake of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre face pushback in Legislature.

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  • West Virginia teachers: Statewide walkout over pay, benefits

    West Virginia teachers: Statewide walkout over pay, benefits

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:04 PM EST2018-02-22 22:04:19 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:35 PM EST2018-02-23 02:35:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raby). Jennifer Hanner, a first-year teacher from Harts, W.Va., center, holds a sign Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, outside the state Senate chambers at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Teachers statewide went on strike Thursday over pay and b...(AP Photo/John Raby). Jennifer Hanner, a first-year teacher from Harts, W.Va., center, holds a sign Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, outside the state Senate chambers at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Teachers statewide went on strike Thursday over pay and b...
    West Virginia teachers launch first statewide walked since 1990, complaining of low pay and benefits.More >>
    West Virginia teachers launch first statewide walked since 1990, complaining of low pay and benefits.More >>
  • Final tribute: Slain football coach is hailed as a 'hero'

    Final tribute: Slain football coach is hailed as a 'hero'

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:54 PM EST2018-02-22 22:54:39 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:34 PM EST2018-02-23 02:34:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach). Members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School football team depart the service at the Church by the Glades for Aaron Feis, the football coach who was killed at the school shooting last week, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in C...(AP Photo/Joel Auerbach). Members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School football team depart the service at the Church by the Glades for Aaron Feis, the football coach who was killed at the school shooting last week, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in C...
    Friends, students pay tribute to football coach who died saving students from school shooter.More >>
    Friends, students pay tribute to football coach who died saving students from school shooter.More >>
  • Mayor: Driver crashed car into hospital, set himself on fire

    Mayor: Driver crashed car into hospital, set himself on fire

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:44 PM EST2018-02-22 17:44:19 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:20 PM EST2018-02-23 01:20:32 GMT
    Police: Driver intentionally crashed into a Connecticut hospital emergency room with a car that burst into flames.More >>
    Police: Driver intentionally crashed into a Connecticut hospital emergency room with a car that burst into flames.More >>
  • Man who admitted Hawaii concert scam wants plea change

    Man who admitted Hawaii concert scam wants plea change

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:24 PM EST2018-02-22 21:24:18 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:38 PM EST2018-02-23 00:38:52 GMT
    A man who admitted to defrauding the University of Hawaii of $200,000 by lying about being able to produce a Stevie Wonder fundraiser concert now wants to take back his guilty plea.More >>
    A man who admitted to defrauding the University of Hawaii of $200,000 by lying about being able to produce a Stevie Wonder fundraiser concert now wants to take back his guilty plea.More >>
  • FBI says it's trying to rebuild trust after botched tip

    FBI says it's trying to rebuild trust after botched tip

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:16 PM EST2018-02-22 19:16:30 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:38 PM EST2018-02-23 00:38:48 GMT
    A top FBI official is acknowledging the agency has lost public trust after it botched a potentially life-saving tip before the Florida school shooting.More >>
    A top FBI official is acknowledging the agency has lost public trust after it botched a potentially life-saving tip before the Florida school shooting.More >>
  • US may never see another spiritual leader like Billy Graham

    US may never see another spiritual leader like Billy Graham

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:35 PM EST2018-02-22 22:35:02 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:18 PM EST2018-02-23 00:18:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek). Lyn Warwick of Black Mountain, N.C., photographs a memorial display of Rev. Billy Graham inside Chatlos Chapel at the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in Asheville, NC. Warwick is frien...(AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek). Lyn Warwick of Black Mountain, N.C., photographs a memorial display of Rev. Billy Graham inside Chatlos Chapel at the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in Asheville, NC. Warwick is frien...
    In the wake of the Rev. Billy Graham's death, religion scholars say this much is clear: There will never be another American spiritual leader with his reach and influence.More >>
    In the wake of the Rev. Billy Graham's death, religion scholars say this much is clear: There will never be another American spiritual leader with his reach and influence.More >>
  • Weinstein uses quotes from female celebrities in his defense

    Weinstein uses quotes from female celebrities in his defense

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:44 PM EST2018-02-22 00:44:06 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:26 PM EST2018-02-22 23:26:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Carucci, File). FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, film producer Harvey Weinstein poses for a photo in New York. Weinstein has asked a judge to toss out a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against him and he's invoking the wo...(AP Photo/John Carucci, File). FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, film producer Harvey Weinstein poses for a photo in New York. Weinstein has asked a judge to toss out a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against him and he's invoking the wo...
    Harvey Weinstein has asked a judge to dismiss a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit against him and invoked the words of some A-list actresses in his defense.More >>
    Harvey Weinstein has asked a judge to dismiss a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit against him and invoked the words of some A-list actresses in his defense.More >>
  • Funerals stir more tributes for school shooting victims

    Funerals stir more tributes for school shooting victims

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:34 PM EST2018-02-22 22:34:38 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:18 PM EST2018-02-22 23:18:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach). Members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School football team depart the service at the Church by the Glades for Aaron Feis, the football coach who was killed at the school shooting last week, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in C...(AP Photo/Joel Auerbach). Members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School football team depart the service at the Church by the Glades for Aaron Feis, the football coach who was killed at the school shooting last week, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in C...
    Funeral services are stirring more tributes and remembrances for the 17 students and employees who were shot to death at a Florida high school.More >>
    Funeral services are stirring more tributes and remembrances for the 17 students and employees who were shot to death at a Florida high school.More >>
  • Correction: Neurologist-Sexual Abuse story

    Correction: Neurologist-Sexual Abuse story

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:13 PM EST2018-02-21 20:13:39 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:57 PM EST2018-02-22 22:57:30 GMT
    A neurologist who already admitted groping women at a Philadelphia clinic has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting patients in New York City.More >>
    A neurologist who already admitted groping women at a Philadelphia clinic has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting patients in New York City.More >>
  • Husband of slain online exhibitionist charged with murder

    Husband of slain online exhibitionist charged with murder

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:54 PM EST2018-02-22 18:54:14 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:36 PM EST2018-02-22 22:36:14 GMT
    The husband of an online exhibitionist found slain outside her suburban home has been arrested in her killing.More >>
    The husband of an online exhibitionist found slain outside her suburban home has been arrested in her killing.More >>
  • Man arrested in shooting death of postal worker on highway

    Man arrested in shooting death of postal worker on highway

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:34 PM EST2018-02-22 21:34:19 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:18 PM EST2018-02-22 22:18:49 GMT
    Investigators have arrested a man who they say shot and killed a postal worker while he was driving an 11-ton delivery rig on a Dallas highway.More >>
    Investigators have arrested a man who they say shot and killed a postal worker while he was driving an 11-ton delivery rig on a Dallas highway.More >>
  • Prosecutors charge health company in Milwaukee jail death

    Prosecutors charge health company in Milwaukee jail death

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:13 PM EST2018-02-21 21:13:34 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:57 PM EST2018-02-22 21:57:03 GMT
    Prosecutors say the company that cares for inmates at the Milwaukee County jail face criminal because employees lied about checking on a man who died of dehydration after water to his cell was shut off.More >>
    Prosecutors say the company that cares for inmates at the Milwaukee County jail face criminal because employees lied about checking on a man who died of dehydration after water to his cell was shut off.More >>
  • Lawmaker facing charges he extorted page for sex resigns

    Lawmaker facing charges he extorted page for sex resigns

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:08 PM EST2018-02-22 17:08:36 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:37 PM EST2018-02-22 20:37:59 GMT
    A Rhode Island state senator facing charges of sex extortion and video voyeurism has announced his resignation.More >>
    A Rhode Island state senator facing charges of sex extortion and video voyeurism has announced his resignation.More >>
  • SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

    SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:26 AM EST2018-02-22 14:26:53 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:16 PM EST2018-02-22 20:16:09 GMT
    A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite has blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.More >>
    A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite has blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.More >>
  • The Latest: Spokesman: Graham planned own funeral carefully

    The Latest: Spokesman: Graham planned own funeral carefully

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:44 AM EST2018-02-22 13:44:22 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-02-22 20:04:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File). FILE - In this March 12, 2006 file photo, the Rev. Billy Graham, right, and his son Franklin Graham wait for the start of a service in New Orleans.   Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and...(AP Photo/Bill Haber, File). FILE - In this March 12, 2006 file photo, the Rev. Billy Graham, right, and his son Franklin Graham wait for the start of a service in New Orleans. Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and...
    The Rev. Billy Graham's son, the Rev. Franklin Graham, says his father would want to be remembered as a preacher.More >>
    The Rev. Billy Graham's son, the Rev. Franklin Graham, says his father would want to be remembered as a preacher.More >>
  • Former lawmaker accused of lying to FBI about $5K kickback

    Former lawmaker accused of lying to FBI about $5K kickback

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:34 PM EST2018-02-22 18:34:07 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:18 PM EST2018-02-22 19:18:24 GMT
    A former New York assemblyman and Long Island county official has been charged with obstructing justice in a corruption probe.More >>
    A former New York assemblyman and Long Island county official has been charged with obstructing justice in a corruption probe.More >>
  • Ideology tops facts in Texas history curriculum, experts say

    Ideology tops facts in Texas history curriculum, experts say

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:35 PM EST2018-02-22 18:35:05 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:18 PM EST2018-02-22 19:18:18 GMT
    As Texas again begins revising what its 5.3-plus million students are taught, a group of academics has produced a report highlighting problems with the 2010 standards _ and ways to fix them.More >>
    As Texas again begins revising what its 5.3-plus million students are taught, a group of academics has produced a report highlighting problems with the 2010 standards _ and ways to fix them.More >>
  • Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

    Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:01 AM EST2018-02-19 07:01:15 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:16 PM EST2018-02-22 19:16:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Smith, File). FILE - This April 14, 2017 file photo shows trees near where U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff ...(AP Photo/Scott Smith, File). FILE - This April 14, 2017 file photo shows trees near where U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff ...
    A year of turmoil at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a mass resignation from a National Park system...More >>
    A year of turmoil at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a mass resignation from a National Park system advisory board.More >>
  • Charges: Minneapolis father beat, raped twin daughters

    Charges: Minneapolis father beat, raped twin daughters

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:11 PM EST2018-02-22 02:11:41 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:55 PM EST2018-02-22 18:55:36 GMT
    A 51-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of beating his mentally disabled twin daughters, raping them and chaining them to a bedroom door in a case described as torture.More >>
    A 51-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of beating his mentally disabled twin daughters, raping them and chaining them to a bedroom door in a case described as torture.More >>
  • Lawsuit: Trump's ending immigrant program racially motivated

    Lawsuit: Trump's ending immigrant program racially motivated

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:04 AM EST2018-02-22 14:04:30 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:40 PM EST2018-02-22 18:40:48 GMT
    Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants are suing President Donald Trump over the administration's decision to end special protections that have allowed them to live and work in the US.More >>
    Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants are suing President Donald Trump over the administration's decision to end special protections that have allowed them to live and work in the US.More >>
  • Sen. Rubio says he would support raising age to buy rifles

    Sen. Rubio says he would support raising age to buy rifles

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:48 PM EST2018-02-22 03:48:58 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:05 PM EST2018-02-22 18:05:29 GMT
    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are recognized before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are recognized before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.
    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive at televised town hall event by angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures after school shooting rampage.More >>
    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive at televised town hall event by angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures after school shooting rampage.More >>
  • Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows

    Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:41 AM EST2018-02-20 16:41:59 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:17 PM EST2018-02-22 17:17:17 GMT
    A precision nutrition approach to weight loss didn't hold up in a study testing low fat versus low carb depending on dieters' genetic or metabolic makeup.More >>
    A precision nutrition approach to weight loss didn't hold up in a study testing low fat versus low carb depending on dieters' genetic or metabolic makeup.More >>
  • Speaking out: Students who survived shooting talk activism

    Speaking out: Students who survived shooting talk activism

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:23 AM EST2018-02-21 16:23:47 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:19 AM EST2018-02-22 16:19:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Tyra Hemans, 19, left, and Tanzil Philip, 16, student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting on Wednesday, converse aboard their bus between Parkland ...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Tyra Hemans, 19, left, and Tanzil Philip, 16, student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting on Wednesday, converse aboard their bus between Parkland ...
    Many students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School have turned into outspoken gun control advocates.More >>
    Many students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School have turned into outspoken gun control advocates.More >>
  • Ford ousts top exec over 'inappropriate behavior'

    Ford ousts top exec over 'inappropriate behavior'

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:24 PM EST2018-02-21 21:24:07 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:54 AM EST2018-02-22 14:54:51 GMT
    In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Ford Executive Vice President Raj Nair addresses the North American International Auto show in Detroit. Ford has ousted Nair over allegations of unspecified inappropriate behavior. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Ford Executive Vice President Raj Nair addresses the North American International Auto show in Detroit. Ford has ousted Nair over allegations of unspecified inappropriate behavior. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
    In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Ford Executive Vice President Raj Nair addresses the North American International Auto show in Detroit. Ford has ousted Nair over allegations of unspecified inappropriate behavior. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Ford Executive Vice President Raj Nair addresses the North American International Auto show in Detroit. Ford has ousted Nair over allegations of unspecified inappropriate behavior. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    Ford has ousted one of its top executives over allegations of unspecified inappropriate behavior.

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    Ford has ousted one of its top executives over allegations of unspecified inappropriate behavior.

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  • Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest flooding

    Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest flooding

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:55 AM EST2018-02-21 06:55:12 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:10 AM EST2018-02-22 13:10:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner). A motorist stops to clear ice from his wipers along I-70 near Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The area is under a winter weather advisory.(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner). A motorist stops to clear ice from his wipers along I-70 near Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The area is under a winter weather advisory.

    Several states could see severe flooding and other weather-related problems amid a storm system that has brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains.

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    Several states could see severe flooding and other weather-related problems amid a storm system that has brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains.

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  • The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

    The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:03 AM EST2018-02-21 12:03:42 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:49 AM EST2018-02-22 12:49:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School survivors Tanzil Philip, left, is comforted by fellow student Diego Pfeiffer as Philip speaks to Leon High School students after arriving in Tallahassee, Fla., Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018. The ...(AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School survivors Tanzil Philip, left, is comforted by fellow student Diego Pfeiffer as Philip speaks to Leon High School students after arriving in Tallahassee, Fla., Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018. The ...
    The day before 17 people were gunned down inside a Florida school, a co-worker says the suspect made plans to go with him to a shooting range.More >>
    The day before 17 people were gunned down inside a Florida school, a co-worker says the suspect made plans to go with him to a shooting range.More >>
  • Much-touted MS-13 sweep keeps even most basic details secret

    Much-touted MS-13 sweep keeps even most basic details secret

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:55 PM EST2018-02-21 19:55:52 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:34 AM EST2018-02-22 06:34:18 GMT
    A sweep of MS-13 gang members on New York's Long Island that was praised by President Donald Trump has been shrouded in secrecy, with authorities refusing to release the names of the suspects or the charges against...More >>
    A sweep of MS-13 gang members on New York's Long Island that was praised by President Donald Trump has been shrouded in secrecy, with authorities refusing to release the names of the suspects or the charges against them.More >>
  • California lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct apologizes

    California lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct apologizes

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:25 AM EST2018-02-21 07:25:58 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:19 AM EST2018-02-22 06:19:42 GMT
    The California Senate is weighing whether to punish a colleague after an independent investigation confirmed he likely engaged in unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with six women.More >>
    The California Senate is weighing whether to punish a colleague after an independent investigation confirmed he likely engaged in unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with six women.More >>
  • Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

    Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:43 AM EST2018-02-21 06:43:29 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:19 AM EST2018-02-22 06:19:21 GMT

    Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't...

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    Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change law now.

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  • 'How do we stop this?' School shooting threat spurs arrest

    'How do we stop this?' School shooting threat spurs arrest

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:04 PM EST2018-02-21 19:04:16 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:16 AM EST2018-02-22 06:16:38 GMT

    Officials say they thwarted a student's plot to open fire at a Southern California high school after a staff member overheard a threat by the boy upset over a ban on headphones.

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    Officials say they thwarted a student's plot to open fire at a Southern California high school after a staff member overheard a threat by the boy upset over a ban on headphones.

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  • Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

    Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:33 AM EST2018-02-21 13:33:54 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:14 AM EST2018-02-22 06:14:37 GMT
    The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tell The Associated Press that Graham died Wednesday morning at...More >>
    The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tell The Associated Press that Graham died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina.More >>
  • GOP leaders request hold on Pennsylvania congressional map

    GOP leaders request hold on Pennsylvania congressional map

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:06 AM EST2018-02-21 16:06:41 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:05 AM EST2018-02-22 05:05:24 GMT

    Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature say they're about to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the imposition of new congressional maps, two days after they were announced by the state's highest court.

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    Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature say they're about to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the imposition of new congressional maps, two days after they were announced by the state's highest court.

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  • Billy Graham is remembered by secular and religious leaders

    Billy Graham is remembered by secular and religious leaders

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:30 PM EST2018-02-22 04:30:07 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:34 PM EST2018-02-22 04:34:45 GMT
    Leaders expressed admiration and respect for evangelist Billy Graham, who died at his North Carolina home Wednesday morning.More >>
    Leaders expressed admiration and respect for evangelist Billy Graham, who died at his North Carolina home Wednesday morning.More >>
  • Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House

    Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:33 AM EST2018-02-21 14:33:34 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:28 PM EST2018-02-22 04:28:22 GMT
    Billy Graham would be the first to say that his message was not complex or unique, but he won over audiences worldwide with his friendliness, openness, humility and unyielding religious conviction.More >>
    Billy Graham would be the first to say that his message was not complex or unique, but he won over audiences worldwide with his friendliness, openness, humility and unyielding religious conviction.More >>
  • Woman in affair that led US rep to resign now seeks office

    Woman in affair that led US rep to resign now seeks office

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:33 PM EST2018-02-21 23:33:38 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:43 PM EST2018-02-22 01:43:43 GMT
    A woman whose affair with a married eight-term Pennsylvania congressman led to his resignation is now pursuing her own run for the U.S. House.More >>
    A woman whose affair with a married eight-term Pennsylvania congressman led to his resignation is now pursuing her own run for the U.S. House.More >>
  • Reward raised, new attention on US prosecutor's 2001 slaying

    Reward raised, new attention on US prosecutor's 2001 slaying

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:09 PM EST2018-02-22 01:09:26 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:13 PM EST2018-02-22 01:13:59 GMT
    Sixteen years after a federal prosecutor named Thomas Wales was shot to death in his Seattle home, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says the unsolved case remains a top priority of the Justice Department.More >>
    Sixteen years after a federal prosecutor named Thomas Wales was shot to death in his Seattle home, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says the unsolved case remains a top priority of the Justice Department.More >>
  • Seventh-grader who shot himself in school bathroom dies

    Seventh-grader who shot himself in school bathroom dies

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:44 PM EST2018-02-21 21:44:03 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:06 PM EST2018-02-22 00:06:28 GMT
    Authorities say an Ohio seventh-grader who police said brought a gun to school and shot himself inside a restroom has died of his injuries.More >>
    Authorities say an Ohio seventh-grader who police said brought a gun to school and shot himself inside a restroom has died of his injuries.More >>
  • Murphy reverses Christie, approves $7.5M for women's health

    Murphy reverses Christie, approves $7.5M for women's health

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-02-21 16:14:14 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:54 PM EST2018-02-21 23:54:19 GMT
    New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign legislation setting aside about $7.5 million in funding for family-planning and women's health.More >>
    New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign legislation setting aside about $7.5 million in funding for family-planning and women's health.More >>
  • NTSB: Truck hit by GOP train was on tracks after warning

    NTSB: Truck hit by GOP train was on tracks after warning

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:23 AM EST2018-02-21 16:23:30 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:04 PM EST2018-02-21 23:04:39 GMT
    Witnesses to a collision between a train carrying Republican congressmen and a garbage truck in rural Virginia have told investigators that the truck entered the railroad crossing after safety gates came down to...More >>
    Witnesses to a collision between a train carrying Republican congressmen and a garbage truck in rural Virginia have told investigators that the truck entered the railroad crossing after safety gates came down to warn drivers about the approaching train.More >>
  • Texas governor weighs parole board's advice on inmate's fate

    Texas governor weighs parole board's advice on inmate's fate

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:23 PM EST2018-02-21 20:23:41 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:01 PM EST2018-02-21 23:01:11 GMT
    The fate of a convicted Texas killer nearing execution is in Gov. Greg Abbott's hands after the state parole board made the rare recommendation that the prisoner's life be spared.More >>
    The fate of a convicted Texas killer nearing execution is in Gov. Greg Abbott's hands after the state parole board made the rare recommendation that the prisoner's life be spared.More >>
  • Police: Officer shot, killed intervening in domestic dispute

    Police: Officer shot, killed intervening in domestic dispute

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:50 PM EST2018-02-21 22:50:04 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:53 PM EST2018-02-21 22:53:38 GMT
    Authorities say an off-duty police officer has been fatally shot while intervening in a domestic dispute in suburban Maryland.More >>
    Authorities say an off-duty police officer has been fatally shot while intervening in a domestic dispute in suburban Maryland.More >>
  • Geraldo Rivera talks weapons age-limits with Trump

    Geraldo Rivera talks weapons age-limits with Trump

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:23 PM EST2018-02-21 17:23:57 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-21 21:46:48 GMT
    Television personality Geraldo Rivera says he has discussed the idea of raising the minimum age to purchase assault-type weapons with President Donald Trump, adding that Trump "took it under advisement.".More >>
    Television personality Geraldo Rivera says he has discussed the idea of raising the minimum age to purchase assault-type weapons with President Donald Trump, adding that Trump "took it under advisement.".More >>
  • Illinois man jailed for decades found not guilty at retrial

    Illinois man jailed for decades found not guilty at retrial

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:41 PM EST2018-02-21 20:41:58 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:25 PM EST2018-02-21 21:25:25 GMT
    A suburban Chicago judge has found a man who spent 22 years behind bars not guilty in his retrial on charges of arson and murder in his mother-in-law's death.More >>
    A suburban Chicago judge has found a man who spent 22 years behind bars not guilty in his retrial on charges of arson and murder in his mother-in-law's death.More >>
  • Correction: Peanut Allergy Treatment story

    Correction: Peanut Allergy Treatment story

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:21 AM EST2018-02-20 15:21:53 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:27 PM EST2018-02-21 20:27:41 GMT
    The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way.More >>
    The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way.More >>
  • Stowaway pleads not guilty after Chicago to London flight

    Stowaway pleads not guilty after Chicago to London flight

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:48 PM EST2018-02-21 19:48:58 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:26 PM EST2018-02-21 20:26:41 GMT
    A woman with a history of sneaking onto planes pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony theft and other charges for allegedly thwarting Chicago airport security and flying to London before anyone realized she didn't...More >>
    A woman with a history of sneaking onto planes pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony theft and other charges for allegedly thwarting Chicago airport security and flying to London before anyone realized she didn't have a ticket.More >>
  • Biographical details on the Rev. Billy Graham

    Biographical details on the Rev. Billy Graham

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:13 AM EST2018-02-21 14:13:33 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-02-21 20:09:36 GMT
    Biographical details on the Rev. Billy Graham.More >>
    Biographical details on the Rev. Billy Graham.More >>
  • Jobs, training, free tickets: Casino woos minority community

    Jobs, training, free tickets: Casino woos minority community

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:34 PM EST2018-02-21 17:34:07 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-02-21 20:04:22 GMT
    Hard Rock making massive effort to engage Atlantic City's largely minority community when it opens this summer.More >>
    Hard Rock making massive effort to engage Atlantic City's largely minority community when it opens this summer.More >>
  • 15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire

    15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:51 AM EST2018-02-20 08:51:44 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:45 PM EST2018-02-21 18:45:44 GMT
    A 15-year-old Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student who was shot five times during the massacre is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students.More >>
    A 15-year-old Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student who was shot five times during the massacre is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students.More >>
  • Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid

    Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:32 PM EST2018-02-21 02:32:19 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-02-21 16:30:07 GMT
    A special election is being held in Kentucky to replace a legislator who killed himself after allegations surfaced from a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager.More >>
    A special election is being held in Kentucky to replace a legislator who killed himself after allegations surfaced from a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager.More >>
  • Idaho lawmaker not sorry for yelling 'abortion is murder'

    Idaho lawmaker not sorry for yelling 'abortion is murder'

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:14 AM EST2018-02-20 07:14:56 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:26 AM EST2018-02-21 16:26:49 GMT

    An ethics complaint has been filed against an Idaho state senator after a tweet from an account purported to be the Republican lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague.

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    An ethics complaint has been filed against an Idaho state senator after a tweet from an account purported to be the Republican lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague.

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  • Spacewalking astronauts finish months of robot arm repair

    Spacewalking astronauts finish months of robot arm repair

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:16 AM EST2018-02-16 12:16:48 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:59 AM EST2018-02-21 15:59:03 GMT
    Spacewalking astronauts are finally wrapping up months of repair work on the International Space Station's big robot arm.More >>
    Spacewalking astronauts are finally wrapping up months of repair work on the International Space Station's big robot arm.More >>
  • What does a bear do in the Alaska woods? Disperse seeds

    What does a bear do in the Alaska woods? Disperse seeds

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:42 AM EST2018-02-17 16:42:24 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:58 AM EST2018-02-21 15:58:54 GMT
    A study of bears and berries has determined that the big animals are the main dispersers of fruit seeds in southeast Alaska.More >>
    A study of bears and berries has determined that the big animals are the main dispersers of fruit seeds in southeast Alaska.More >>
  • After teenager's arrest, liberal Vermont ponders gun safety

    After teenager's arrest, liberal Vermont ponders gun safety

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:22 PM EST2018-02-21 00:22:11 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:46 AM EST2018-02-21 15:46:42 GMT
    What Vermont officials consider a near-miss on a high school shooting is giving a boost to gun control efforts in the state Legislature.More >>
    What Vermont officials consider a near-miss on a high school shooting is giving a boost to gun control efforts in the state Legislature.More >>
  • Report: Hawaii wasn't ready to handle missile threat alert

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

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:08 PM EST2018-02-20 22:08:12 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:45 AM EST2018-02-21 15:45:39 GMT
    The latest report on Hawaii's missile scare says the state began testing alerts before fully a developing a plan to address the ballistic missile threat.More >>
    The latest report on Hawaii's missile scare says the state began testing alerts before fully a developing a plan to address the ballistic missile threat.More >>
  • The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

    The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:03 PM EST2018-02-16 19:03:02 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:08 AM EST2018-02-21 15:08:27 GMT
    In this June 21, 2017, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. A grand jury in the Russia probe issued indictments on Friday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)In this June 21, 2017, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. A grand jury in the Russia probe issued indictments on Friday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein says the goal of 13 Russians and three Russian entities charged Friday was "spreading distrust" of 2016 candidates and the political system.

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    Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein says the goal of 13 Russians and three Russian entities charged Friday was "spreading distrust" of 2016 candidates and the political system.

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  • Massachusetts students lead US in Advanced Placement exams

    Massachusetts students lead US in Advanced Placement exams

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:12 AM EST2018-02-21 05:12:15 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:53 AM EST2018-02-21 14:53:37 GMT
    Students in Massachusetts scored the best in the nation on last year's Advanced Placement exams.More >>
    Students in Massachusetts scored the best in the nation on last year's Advanced Placement exams.More >>
  • Kansas lawmakers split on response to teen governor hopefuls

    Kansas lawmakers split on response to teen governor hopefuls

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:42 PM EST2018-02-21 00:42:11 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:39 AM EST2018-02-21 14:39:13 GMT
    More than half a dozen prospective candidates in the crowded Kansas governor's race are teenagers, and legislators are divided over whether to try to prevent having such young hopefuls in the field in the future.More >>
    More than half a dozen prospective candidates in the crowded Kansas governor's race are teenagers, and legislators are divided over whether to try to prevent having such young hopefuls in the field in the future.More >>
  • Judge approves shutdown of large California homeless camp

    Judge approves shutdown of large California homeless camp

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:06 PM EST2018-02-20 18:06:08 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:38 AM EST2018-02-21 14:38:48 GMT
    Authorities are being allowed to shut down a large homeless encampment in Southern California and moving hundreds of tent-dwellers into motel rooms.More >>
    Authorities are being allowed to shut down a large homeless encampment in Southern California and moving hundreds of tent-dwellers into motel rooms.More >>
  • Rhode Island marks 15 years since 100 killed in club fire

    Rhode Island marks 15 years since 100 killed in club fire

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:52 AM EST2018-02-20 14:52:14 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:14 AM EST2018-02-21 12:14:11 GMT
    Rhode Island is marking the 15th anniversary of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured more than 200 others.More >>
    Rhode Island is marking the 15th anniversary of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured more than 200 others.More >>
  • New Wynn Resorts CEO denies knowing of claims against mogul

    New Wynn Resorts CEO denies knowing of claims against mogul

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-02-20 07:11:55 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:44 AM EST2018-02-21 09:44:00 GMT
    The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month.More >>
    The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month.More >>
  • School shooting videos could scar kids _ or galvanize them

    School shooting videos could scar kids _ or galvanize them

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:22 PM EST2018-02-20 18:22:27 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:14 AM EST2018-02-21 07:14:25 GMT
    The school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead appears to be the first major tragedy of its kind in which students were sharing horrific images in near-real time with young people elsewhere.More >>
    The school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead appears to be the first major tragedy of its kind in which students were sharing horrific images in near-real time with young people elsewhere.More >>
  • Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns

    Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:32 PM EST2018-02-20 04:32:13 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:05 AM EST2018-02-21 07:05:18 GMT

    A hundred Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to head by bus to Florida's capital to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of massacre that claimed 17 lives.

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    A hundred Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to head by bus to Florida's capital to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of massacre that claimed 17 lives.

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  • Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow to Midwest

    Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow to Midwest

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:22 PM EST2018-02-20 22:22:10 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:04 AM EST2018-02-21 07:04:55 GMT
    A storm system stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes states with risks of flooding, freezing rain and snow is being blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four dead in Nebraska.More >>
    A storm system stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes states with risks of flooding, freezing rain and snow is being blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four dead in Nebraska.More >>
  • The Latest: Stoneman Douglas students greeted in Tallahassee

    The Latest: Stoneman Douglas students greeted in Tallahassee

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:48 PM EST2018-02-20 18:48:37 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:53 PM EST2018-02-21 04:53:07 GMT

    Two buses are preparing to take about 100 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to Tallahassee so that they can pressure state lawmakers to pass more restrictive gun laws.

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    Two buses are preparing to take about 100 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to Tallahassee so that they can pressure state lawmakers to pass more restrictive gun laws.

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  • Urged on by Trump, GOP to fight Pennsylvania's district map

    Urged on by Trump, GOP to fight Pennsylvania's district map

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:11 AM EST2018-02-20 05:11:47 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:44 PM EST2018-02-21 02:44:15 GMT

    The new map substantially overhauls a Republican-drawn congressional map widely viewed as among the nation's most gerrymandered.

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    The new map substantially overhauls a Republican-drawn congressional map widely viewed as among the nation's most gerrymandered.

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  • Students shaken by shooting focus on stopping gun violence

    Students shaken by shooting focus on stopping gun violence

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:12 AM EST2018-02-20 07:12:10 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:37 PM EST2018-02-21 02:37:47 GMT

    Survivors of a Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead are channeling their anger and sadness into action.

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    Survivors of a Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead are channeling their anger and sadness into action.

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  • Trump awards Medal of Valor to 12 public safety officers

    Trump awards Medal of Valor to 12 public safety officers

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-02-20 21:43:23 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:13 PM EST2018-02-21 00:13:24 GMT
    President Trump presented the Medal of Valor to 12 public safety officials on Tuesday, Feb. 20. (Source: CNN/Pool)President Trump presented the Medal of Valor to 12 public safety officials on Tuesday, Feb. 20. (Source: CNN/Pool)

    President Donald Trump is recognizing bravery by the nation's public safety officers and awarding the Medal of Valor to a dozen police, fire department and other officials.

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    President Donald Trump is recognizing bravery by the nation's public safety officers and awarding the Medal of Valor to a dozen police, fire department and other officials.

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  • Democrats on House panel urge Equifax to extend protections

    Democrats on House panel urge Equifax to extend protections

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:41 AM EST2018-02-20 16:41:57 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:42 PM EST2018-02-20 23:42:08 GMT
    Democratic lawmakers on a House investigative panel are asking Equifax Inc., to provide its free credit monitoring and identity theft protection for at least three years.More >>
    Democratic lawmakers on a House investigative panel are asking Equifax Inc., to provide its free credit monitoring and identity theft protection for at least three years.More >>
  • Skier lost in New York doesn't know how he got to California

    Skier lost in New York doesn't know how he got to California

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:25 PM EST2018-02-14 19:25:16 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:34 PM EST2018-02-20 22:34:15 GMT
    It's still not clear how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked massive search on a snowy Adirondack mountainside showed up a week later in California, confused and in ski clothes.More >>
    It's still not clear how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked massive search on a snowy Adirondack mountainside showed up a week later in California, confused and in ski clothes.More >>
  • 7th-grader with distraction device shoots himself at school

    7th-grader with distraction device shoots himself at school

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:42 AM EST2018-02-20 14:42:08 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:26 PM EST2018-02-20 22:26:39 GMT
    A school official in Ohio says a middle school student apparently shot himself after bringing a gun to school Tuesday morning.More >>
    A school official in Ohio says a middle school student apparently shot himself after bringing a gun to school Tuesday morning.More >>
  • Advocacy group sues Justice for prison policy files

    Advocacy group sues Justice for prison policy files

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:52 PM EST2018-02-20 20:52:01 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:12 PM EST2018-02-20 22:12:21 GMT
    An advocacy group is suing the Justice Department for not turning over records sought under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act.More >>
    An advocacy group is suing the Justice Department for not turning over records sought under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act.More >>
  • The Latest: California winter now third driest on record

    The Latest: California winter now third driest on record

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:52 PM EST2018-02-20 21:52:05 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:08 PM EST2018-02-20 22:08:17 GMT
    State water officials postpone vote on new water wasting restrictions as winter reaches third-driest on record.More >>
    State water officials postpone vote on new water wasting restrictions as winter reaches third-driest on record.More >>
  • Jailed woman accused of bigamy in plot for lighter sentence

    Jailed woman accused of bigamy in plot for lighter sentence

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-02-20 21:43:25 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:59 PM EST2018-02-20 21:59:10 GMT
    Authorities say a married New Hampshire woman who left her children in rooms covered with feces posed as a lawyer to convince another man to marry her in a bid for a lighter sentence.More >>
    Authorities say a married New Hampshire woman who left her children in rooms covered with feces posed as a lawyer to convince another man to marry her in a bid for a lighter sentence.More >>
  • Flu season shows signs of leveling off

    Flu season shows signs of leveling off

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:18 AM EST2018-02-16 16:18:20 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:45 PM EST2018-02-20 19:45:42 GMT
    Health officials say this nasty flu season, which has been surging for months, may be leveling off.More >>
    Health officials say this nasty flu season, which has been surging for months, may be leveling off.More >>
  • Man charged with killing wife who disappeared at sea

    Man charged with killing wife who disappeared at sea

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:48 PM EST2018-02-20 18:48:08 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:15 PM EST2018-02-20 19:15:43 GMT
    A man who said his wife disappeared at sea when their boat collided with an unknown object near the Bahamas has been charged with murder.More >>
    A man who said his wife disappeared at sea when their boat collided with an unknown object near the Bahamas has been charged with murder.More >>
  • Coldilocks, the oldest captive polar bear in the US, dies

    Coldilocks, the oldest captive polar bear in the US, dies

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:12 PM EST2018-02-20 17:12:37 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:05 PM EST2018-02-20 19:05:16 GMT
    The oldest captive polar bear in the U.S. has died.More >>
    The oldest captive polar bear in the U.S. has died.More >>
  • Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

    Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

    Monday, February 19 2018 5:51 PM EST2018-02-19 22:51:48 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:26 PM EST2018-02-20 18:26:55 GMT
    Funerals for Florida shooting victims: Grieving teens, raw emotions as victims of Stoneman Douglas High massacre oare mourned.More >>
    Funerals for Florida shooting victims: Grieving teens, raw emotions as victims of Stoneman Douglas High massacre oare mourned.More >>
  • Oklahoma man gets life without parole for hate crime killing

    Oklahoma man gets life without parole for hate crime killing

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:52 AM EST2018-02-20 16:52:01 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:25 PM EST2018-02-20 18:25:58 GMT
    A judge has sentenced a 63-year-old Oklahoma man to life in prison without the possibility of parole for gunning down his Lebanese neighbor in what the jury determined was a hate crime.More >>
    A judge has sentenced a 63-year-old Oklahoma man to life in prison without the possibility of parole for gunning down his Lebanese neighbor in what the jury determined was a hate crime.More >>
  • Suspect in slaying of 2 police officers jailed without bail

    Suspect in slaying of 2 police officers jailed without bail

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:31 AM EST2018-02-20 13:31:52 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:26 AM EST2018-02-20 16:26:06 GMT
    Prosecutor asks that suspect in fatal shooting of 2 Ohio police officers be held without bail or bond in the potential death penalty case.More >>
    Prosecutor asks that suspect in fatal shooting of 2 Ohio police officers be held without bail or bond in the potential death penalty case.More >>
  • Borneo's orangutan population plunged by 100,000 since 1999

    Borneo's orangutan population plunged by 100,000 since 1999

    Thursday, February 15 2018 12:49 PM EST2018-02-15 17:49:40 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:11 AM EST2018-02-20 15:11:36 GMT

    The most comprehensive study of Borneo's orangutans estimates their numbers have plummeted by more than 100,000 since 1999, as the palm oil and paper industries shrink their habitat and fatal conflicts with people...

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    The most comprehensive study of Borneo's orangutans estimates their numbers have plummeted by more than 100,000 since 1999, as the palm oil and paper industries shrink their habitat and fatal conflicts with people grow.

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  • Trump appeals California judge's curb on birth control rules

    Trump appeals California judge's curb on birth control rules

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-02-16 21:43:32 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:07 AM EST2018-02-20 15:07:21 GMT
    The U.S. Department of Justice is appealing a California judge's decision to temporarily block new Trump administration rules allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control.More >>
    The U.S. Department of Justice is appealing a California judge's decision to temporarily block new Trump administration rules allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control.More >>
  • New exhibit examines Native American imagery in US culture

    New exhibit examines Native American imagery in US culture

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:24 PM EST2018-02-19 18:24:05 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:26 AM EST2018-02-20 14:26:09 GMT
    A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian uses images of Natives to show how the population permeates American culture.More >>
    A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian uses images of Natives to show how the population permeates American culture.More >>
  • US postal worker found fatally shot in mail truck in Dallas

    US postal worker found fatally shot in mail truck in Dallas

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:51 PM EST2018-02-19 18:51:49 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:56 AM EST2018-02-20 12:56:34 GMT
    A United States Postal Service driver was shot and killed on the highway early Monday morning in Dallas, Texas. (Source: KTVT/CNN)A United States Postal Service driver was shot and killed on the highway early Monday morning in Dallas, Texas. (Source: KTVT/CNN)

    Dallas police: U.S. Postal Service worker found fatally shot inside a mail truck along busy highway, case being investigated as a homicide.

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    Dallas police: U.S. Postal Service worker found fatally shot inside a mail truck along busy highway, case being investigated as a homicide.

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  • Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse

    Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:17 PM EST2018-02-15 18:17:43 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:53 AM EST2018-02-20 12:53:51 GMT
    The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against influenza.More >>
    The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against influenza.More >>
  • Is Maryland ready to rid 'Northern scum' from state song?

    Is Maryland ready to rid 'Northern scum' from state song?

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:37 PM EST2018-02-16 17:37:44 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:08 AM EST2018-02-20 12:08:25 GMT
    Some Maryland lawmakers think the time is right to finally wipe "Northern scum," and other sensitive pre-Civil War phrases out of the official state song.More >>
    Some Maryland lawmakers think the time is right to finally wipe "Northern scum," and other sensitive pre-Civil War phrases out of the official state song.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040

    APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:31 AM EST2018-02-19 14:31:32 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:43 AM EST2018-02-20 11:43:00 GMT
    APNewsBreak: CEO says Michigan-based Consumers Energy will stop using coal to generate electricity by 2040.More >>
    APNewsBreak: CEO says Michigan-based Consumers Energy will stop using coal to generate electricity by 2040.More >>
  • McDonald's moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menu

    McDonald's moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menu

    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-15 09:46:14 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:52 AM EST2018-02-20 08:52:54 GMT

    Diners can still ask specifically for cheeseburgers or the also-banned chocolate milk with the kid's meal, but the fast-food company said that not listing them will reduce how often they're ordered.

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    Diners can still ask specifically for cheeseburgers or the also-banned chocolate milk with the kid's meal, but the fast-food company said that not listing them will reduce how often they're ordered.

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  • Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control

    Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:51 PM EST2018-02-20 00:51:37 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:23 AM EST2018-02-20 07:23:28 GMT
    A northern Idaho lawmaker told students affiliated with Planned Parenthood that he would call law enforcement officials if they attempted to visit his office at the Capitol.More >>
    A northern Idaho lawmaker told students affiliated with Planned Parenthood that he would call law enforcement officials if they attempted to visit his office at the Capitol.More >>
  • What to wear at polls? High court will have a say on that

    What to wear at polls? High court will have a say on that

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:01 AM EST2018-02-19 06:01:19 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-02-20 05:25:09 GMT
    A Minnesota law that bars voters from wearing political hats, T-shirts, buttons and other apparel to the polls is about to get a look from the Supreme Court.More >>
    A Minnesota law that bars voters from wearing political hats, T-shirts, buttons and other apparel to the polls is about to get a look from the Supreme Court.More >>
  • Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats

    Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:53 PM EST2018-02-19 03:53:04 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-02-20 05:17:26 GMT
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is on the cusp of imposing a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve for several seats.More >>
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is on the cusp of imposing a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve for several seats.More >>
  • Confederate statue toppling cases start with dismissals

    Confederate statue toppling cases start with dismissals

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:01 PM EST2018-02-20 00:01:30 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 11:35 PM EST2018-02-20 04:35:22 GMT
    A North Carolina judge trying protesters accused of toppling a Confederate statue has dismissed the criminal case against one of them.More >>
    A North Carolina judge trying protesters accused of toppling a Confederate statue has dismissed the criminal case against one of them.More >>
  • School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

    School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-18 04:00:42 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 11:24 PM EST2018-02-20 04:24:37 GMT
    Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.More >>
    Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.More >>
  • The Latest: Suspect legally purchased at least 7 long guns

    The Latest: Suspect legally purchased at least 7 long guns

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:11 AM EST2018-02-19 13:11:45 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-02-20 04:12:46 GMT
    The couple who took in the Florida school shooting suspect after his mother died says he told them he was sorry after the shooting.More >>
    The couple who took in the Florida school shooting suspect after his mother died says he told them he was sorry after the shooting.More >>
  • Was pirate Black Sam Bellamy found? DNA test could tell

    Was pirate Black Sam Bellamy found? DNA test could tell

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:53 PM EST2018-02-19 03:53:46 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 8:11 PM EST2018-02-20 01:11:31 GMT
    Researchers are set to discuss their efforts to determine whether human bones recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck are those of the infamous pirate Samuel 'Black Sam' Bellamy.More >>
    Researchers are set to discuss their efforts to determine whether human bones recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck are those of the infamous pirate Samuel 'Black Sam' Bellamy.More >>
  • Californians can go home but told to keep watch on wildfire

    Californians can go home but told to keep watch on wildfire

    Monday, February 19 2018 3:41 PM EST2018-02-19 20:41:26 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 8:03 PM EST2018-02-20 01:03:32 GMT
    Officials say a wind-driven wildfire in rural central California has forced mandatory evacuations and is threatening hundreds of buildings.More >>
    Officials say a wind-driven wildfire in rural central California has forced mandatory evacuations and is threatening hundreds of buildings.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

    The Latest: Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:01 AM EST2018-02-19 15:01:21 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 7:03 PM EST2018-02-20 00:03:20 GMT
    White House says President Trump supports efforts to improve federal gun background check system.More >>
    White House says President Trump supports efforts to improve federal gun background check system.More >>
  • 'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

    'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:40 AM EST2018-02-18 16:40:47 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-02-19 21:33:09 GMT

    Already a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too.

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    Already a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too.

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  • Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case denied parole

    Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case denied parole

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:35 PM EST2018-02-19 19:35:04 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 3:14 PM EST2018-02-19 20:14:34 GMT
    71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences has been denied parole more than a half-century after he killed a sheriff's deputy at age 17.More >>
    71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences has been denied parole more than a half-century after he killed a sheriff's deputy at age 17.More >>
  • Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

    Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:30 PM EST2018-02-18 19:30:54 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 2:03 PM EST2018-02-19 19:03:02 GMT
    Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.More >>
    Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.More >>
  • Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

    Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:20 AM EST2018-02-18 15:20:47 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 1:03 PM EST2018-02-19 18:03:28 GMT
    Some cities wanting to lure new companies to town are including the diversity of the people who live and work there in pitches.More >>
    Some cities wanting to lure new companies to town are including the diversity of the people who live and work there in pitches.More >>
  • Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns

    Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:30 AM EST2018-02-18 13:30:36 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-02-19 17:56:10 GMT
    President Donald Trump is blasting the FBI, asking why they didn't investigate an Obama-era payment to Iran.More >>
    President Donald Trump is blasting the FBI, asking why they didn't investigate an Obama-era payment to Iran.More >>
  • Greening Mardi Gras: Recycling effort targets parade trash

    Greening Mardi Gras: Recycling effort targets parade trash

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:35 AM EST2018-02-14 07:35:01 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 12:54 PM EST2018-02-19 17:54:03 GMT
    Mardi Gras produces a huge amount of garbage in addition to days of fun and parties.More >>
    Mardi Gras produces a huge amount of garbage in addition to days of fun and parties.More >>
  • ROTC leader shocked that accused school shooter 1 of his own

    ROTC leader shocked that accused school shooter 1 of his own

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:11 PM EST2018-02-18 20:11:04 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 10:37 AM EST2018-02-19 15:37:30 GMT
    "It clicked": JROTC school leader shocked to learn that accused Florida shooter was one of his own.More >>
    "It clicked": JROTC school leader shocked to learn that accused Florida shooter was one of his own.More >>
  • For school shooting suspect, main question is life or death

    For school shooting suspect, main question is life or death

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:00 AM EST2018-02-18 14:00:44 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 10:37 AM EST2018-02-19 15:37:20 GMT
    The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is likely so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he's convicted is whether he'll be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in...More >>
    The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is likely so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he's convicted is whether he'll be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison.More >>
  • Weinstein Co. fires president after suit alleges inaction

    Weinstein Co. fires president after suit alleges inaction

    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:20 PM EST2018-02-17 19:20:08 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 10:02 AM EST2018-02-19 15:02:22 GMT
    The struggling movie studio co-founded by Harvey Weinstein has fired its president, whose continued presence at the company was a source of controversy.More >>
    The struggling movie studio co-founded by Harvey Weinstein has fired its president, whose continued presence at the company was a source of controversy.More >>
  • The Latest: Shooting survivors focus anger at Trump, tweets

    The Latest: Shooting survivors focus anger at Trump, tweets

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:40 AM EST2018-02-18 14:40:52 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 6:55 AM EST2018-02-19 11:55:25 GMT
    Survivor of the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that killed 17 people are planning a march on Washington next month to pressure politicians to take action on gun violence.More >>
    Survivor of the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that killed 17 people are planning a march on Washington next month to pressure politicians to take action on gun violence.More >>
  • Offshore drilling foes, denied microphone, hold rallies

    Offshore drilling foes, denied microphone, hold rallies

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:35 AM EST2018-02-14 05:35:17 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 3:54 AM EST2018-02-19 08:54:42 GMT
    Opponents of President Donald Trump's plan to open most of the nation's coastline to oil and natural gas drilling have held boisterous rallies before public meetings held by the federal government on the topic.More >>
    Opponents of President Donald Trump's plan to open most of the nation's coastline to oil and natural gas drilling have held boisterous rallies before public meetings held by the federal government on the topic.More >>
  • School shooting massacre victims torn from community fabric

    School shooting massacre victims torn from community fabric

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:16 AM EST2018-02-16 06:16:49 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 2:14 AM EST2018-02-19 07:14:34 GMT
    Students with their whole lives ahead of them and the teachers who tried to protect them were among the 17 people killed when a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida.More >>
    Students with their whole lives ahead of them and the teachers who tried to protect them were among the 17 people killed when a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida.More >>
  • Ban on abortions due to Down syndrome challenged in lawsuit

    Ban on abortions due to Down syndrome challenged in lawsuit

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:16 AM EST2018-02-15 16:16:05 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:43 PM EST2018-02-19 04:43:41 GMT
    The ACLU has filed a constitutional challenge to Ohio's law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome.More >>
    The ACLU has filed a constitutional challenge to Ohio's law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome.More >>
  • Largely silent about Florida school shooting victims

    Largely silent about Florida school shooting victims

    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:00 PM EST2018-02-18 18:00:49 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:22 PM EST2018-02-19 04:22:14 GMT
    President Donald Trump will hold a listening session with high school students this week following the deadly school shooting in Florida.More >>
    President Donald Trump will hold a listening session with high school students this week following the deadly school shooting in Florida.More >>
  • Trump once again wants to cut energy assistance to the poor

    Trump once again wants to cut energy assistance to the poor

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:00 AM EST2018-02-18 16:00:40 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:54 PM EST2018-02-18 19:54:39 GMT
    The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of low-income heating assistance and once again, program supports are vowing to fight it.More >>
    The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of low-income heating assistance and once again, program supports are vowing to fight it.More >>
  • Rosalynn Carter recovering from surgery in Atlanta

    Rosalynn Carter recovering from surgery in Atlanta

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:13 PM EST2018-02-18 19:13:35 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:35 PM EST2018-02-18 19:35:33 GMT
    Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.More >>
    Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.More >>
  • Where to turn for tax help

    Where to turn for tax help

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:14 AM EST2018-02-18 14:14:18 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:23 PM EST2018-02-18 18:23:44 GMT
    As tax filing season hits its peak, where you can go for help.More >>
    As tax filing season hits its peak, where you can go for help.More >>
  • A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?

    A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-02-17 16:30:54 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-02-18 17:05:56 GMT
    At many schools, fire alarms prompt evacuations and shootings prompt lockdowns, but the Florida school had the chaos of both.More >>
    At many schools, fire alarms prompt evacuations and shootings prompt lockdowns, but the Florida school had the chaos of both.More >>
  • Amazon to pay $1.2 million in illegal pesticide settlement

    Amazon to pay $1.2 million in illegal pesticide settlement

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:16 PM EST2018-02-15 19:16:07 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-02-18 17:05:45 GMT
    The EPA on Thursday, Feb. 15, announced a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale and distribution of illegal pesticides. (Source: CNN)The EPA on Thursday, Feb. 15, announced a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale and distribution of illegal pesticides. (Source: CNN)

    The Environmental Protection Agency says it has reached a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale of illegal pesticides.

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    The Environmental Protection Agency says it has reached a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale of illegal pesticides.

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  • Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks

    Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:10 PM EST2018-02-17 20:10:16 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:47 AM EST2018-02-18 15:47:12 GMT
    The case of a Minnesota woman accused of setting fires on a college campus last month in a self-professed act of jihad raises questions about whether law enforcement could have done more to stop her.More >>
    The case of a Minnesota woman accused of setting fires on a college campus last month in a self-professed act of jihad raises questions about whether law enforcement could have done more to stop her.More >>
  • Mourners: Slain Chicago officer was 'one of the good guys'

    Mourners: Slain Chicago officer was 'one of the good guys'

    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:10 PM EST2018-02-17 19:10:17 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:24 AM EST2018-02-18 15:24:25 GMT
    Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and "one of the good guys".More >>
    Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and "one of the good guys".More >>
  • Passenger says teen driver panicked, hit the gas outside NSA

    Passenger says teen driver panicked, hit the gas outside NSA

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:44 PM EST2018-02-17 20:44:47 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:05 AM EST2018-02-18 15:05:42 GMT
    A passenger in the vehicle that was fired on outside the National Security Agency campus says the unlicensed teen driver made a wrong turn, panicked and hit the gas.More >>
    A passenger in the vehicle that was fired on outside the National Security Agency campus says the unlicensed teen driver made a wrong turn, panicked and hit the gas.More >>
  • School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

    School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:20 PM EST2018-02-18 00:20:30 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:05 AM EST2018-02-18 15:05:08 GMT

    The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses nationwide aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.

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    The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses nationwide aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.

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  • Florida legislators struggle with how to respond to shooting

    Florida legislators struggle with how to respond to shooting

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:23 PM EST2018-02-17 18:23:56 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:23 AM EST2018-02-18 14:23:57 GMT
    Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the state Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath.More >>
    Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the state Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath.More >>
  • Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

    Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:32 PM EST2018-02-17 21:32:21 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:23 AM EST2018-02-18 14:23:33 GMT
    Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who left his mark on some of the toughest peaks in California's Yosemite National Park, has died.More >>
    Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who left his mark on some of the toughest peaks in California's Yosemite National Park, has died.More >>
  • Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

    Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-17 04:00:25 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:51 PM EST2018-02-18 03:51:15 GMT

    Anger bubbles over at funerals for students and teachers killed in Florida school shooting.

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    Anger bubbles over at funerals for students and teachers killed in Florida school shooting.

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  • Shooting survivors become advocates for stronger weapon laws

    Shooting survivors become advocates for stronger weapon laws

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:10 PM EST2018-02-17 04:10:12 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-02-17 21:33:25 GMT
    Teen survivors of the deadly shootings at a Florida high school are fast becoming advocates for stronger weapons laws.More >>
    Teen survivors of the deadly shootings at a Florida high school are fast becoming advocates for stronger weapons laws.More >>
  • Parents adopting children to see higher fees, new rules

    Parents adopting children to see higher fees, new rules

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-02-16 19:31:10 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-02-17 21:33:17 GMT
    An increase in fees, plus other regulatory changes, has fueled resentment toward the State Department among many U.S. adoption agencies who fear further reductions in the already dwindling number of international...More >>
    An increase in fees, plus other regulatory changes, has fueled resentment toward the State Department among many U.S. adoption agencies who fear further reductions in the already dwindling number of international adoptions.More >>
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