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4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month...Read more

ROTC leader shocked that accused school shooter 1 of his own

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The sound of gunfire still ringing in his ears after his mad half-mile sprint, Jack Ciaramello was standing with...Read more

Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

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MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the...Read more


After questions about travel, EPA head nixes trip to Israel

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is postponing a planned trip to Israel....Read more

School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

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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 across the United States...Read more

Florida suspect's red flags weren't enough to stop gun buy

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The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals,...Read more

The Latest: Trump to meet with high school students

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:45 p.m....Read more

Democrats, Rubio want 'red flags' to enable gun seizures

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with...Read more

Florida shooting latest: Principal gives emotional message after shooting

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The principal of the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week addressed the community in an emotional video message.Read more

Medical examiner taps DNA science to find missing persons

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NEW YORK (AP) — For families who have searched years for missing loved ones, donating a sample of their DNA is often a last, desperate...Read more

Man walking in NYC hit by fallen piece of fire escape dies

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NEW YORK (AP) — A man hit by a piece of fire escape that had fallen from a New York City building has died. Police...Read more

Trump once again wants to cut energy assistance to the poor

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of a heating assistance program that...Read more