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Trooper shot and wounded in Texas while pursuing suspectAuthorities say a Texas trooper has been shot and wounded while pursuing a suspect
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Family of Scott Beigel, the 35 year-old geography teacher who was killed during the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School shootings, escort his casket to the mausoleum after the service at Temple Beth El in Boca Raton, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Charles Trainor Jr/Miami Herald via AP)
The Latest: Shooting survivors focus anger at Trump, tweetsStudents who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida are focusing their anger at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Missing Uber Driver May Have Called 911A Los Angeles driver for Uber and Lyft has been missing for days and police have asked the public for help. Joshua Thiede was last seen Feb. 11 in Los Angeles, the LA Times reports. The 29-year-old's mother, Janet Thiede, said phone records show that somebody called 911 from her...
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Mourners leave the funeral service at Temple Beth El in Boca Raton, Fla., for Scott Beigel, a teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who was killed in Wednesday's mass shooting, on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at TrumpStudents who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida are focusing their anger at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A single-engine Piper propeller plane sits down on a grassy strip freeway landing dividing State Route 101 in Morgan Hill south of San Jose, Calif., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the pilot reported engine failure before the emergency landing Sunday morning. Gregor says the pilot, who was the only person on board, was not hurt during the landing near San Martin Airport south of San Jose. The California Highway Patrol says there were no injuries on the ground. (Joshua Miller via AP)
Plane lands on California highway median; no one injuredAuthorities say a small plane has landed on the median of a Northern California highway but no injuries have been reported
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this Jan. 26, 2018 photo, people skate at the Campus Martius ice rink in Detroit. Some cities and regions are dangling racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town. Places such as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Detroit are touting their populations of people of color to chief executives and other corporate officials as part of being open for business. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businessesSome cities wanting to lure new companies to town are including the diversity of the people who live and work there in pitches
The Associated Press7 hours ago
First hippopotamus born at new Dallas Zoo exhibit diesThe first baby hippopotamus born at a new Dallas Zoo exhibit has died
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Penn State students raise more than $10M in dance marathonHundreds of hardy Penn State students have raised more than $10 million for pediatric cancer patients in the annual 46-hour dance marathon known as Thon
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this 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 opened fire on the campus.  Students are taught to evacuate during fire alarms but lock down during school shootings. So there was confusion Wednesday when a fire alarm sounded,  the second one that day at the high school as 19-year-old former student Nikolas Cruz unleashed a barrage of gunfire. Head for the exits or hunker down in classrooms? (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
For school shooting suspect, main question is life or deathThe public defender whose office represents Nikolas Cruz says that if prosecutors decide against seeking the death penalty, the 19-year-old will likely plead guilty to killing 17 of his former classmates and teachers
The Associated Press8 hours ago
We Shouldn't Let Young Men Own Semiautomatic RiflesConservative columnist Ross Douthat supports the right of individuals to own weapons, but last week's massacre in Florida has him floating a specific compromise on gun control. In a New York Times op-ed, Douthat suggests limiting the rights of young people to own semiautomatic rifles such as the AR-15. "After...
Newser9 hours ago
Brothers Jack, left, and James Ciaramello pose at Pine Trails Park in Parkland, Fla., on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Jack was in the same Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps company as Nikolas Cruz, who is charged with gunning down 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine's Day. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
ROTC leader shocked that accused school shooter 1 of his own"It clicked": JROTC school leader shocked to learn that accused Florida shooter was one of his own
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this undated photo made available by Lisa Jackson Nesmith, Alex Schachter poses at a school band performance. Schachter was a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. He was killed when former student Nikolas Cruz opened fire at the school Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (Lisa Jackson Nesmith via AP)
School shooting massacre victims torn from community fabricStudents who had barely begin discovering life 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
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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