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School shooter's past includes buying guns, cutting, slurs and mental illness

As investigators track the gun purchases of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, dozens of students and staff from the site of the massacre will board buses late Tuesday, bound for the state capital. More>>

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Father and son survive separate mass shootings only months apart

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A Father and son now share an unimaginable common experience, both have survived mass shootings.

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School shooter's past includes buying guns, cutting, slurs and mental illness

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A 2016 Florida Department of Children and Families says that following a breakup with a girlfriend, Cruz began cutting his arms. He also announced plans to buy a gun, put racial slurs and hate symbols on his backpack and suffered from depression.

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Bride gets stuck in an elevator, nearly misses reception

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Melissa Rodger's dream wedding went all according to plan until it came time for the reception. She became stuck in the downtown Providence Biltmore elevator. 

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Scam Alert: IRS says to watch out for fake tax refunds

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The IRS is urging taxpayers to be wary of a scam involving a fake tax return being deposited into their bank accounts. The scam is growing quickly and has already affected thousands.

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Trump backs efforts to bolster FBI gun checks

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President Donald Trump offered support Monday for an effort to strengthen the federal gun background check system as he hunkered down at his private Florida golf course just 40 miles from last week's deadly school shooting.

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For school shooting suspect, main question is life or death

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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>>

Man arrested for feeding cocaine and whiskey to goat

Sergio Palomares-Guzman is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals after video footage of him force feeding a goat cocaine and whiskey surfaced. (Source: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office) Sergio Palomares-Guzman is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals after video footage of him force feeding a goat cocaine and whiskey surfaced. (Source: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office)
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Footage from the January 2 incident shows Palomares-Guzman holding the goat’s horns while a second male suspect inserted cocaine into the goat’s nostril.

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Gus Kenworthy's kiss with boyfriend a 'moment to celebrate'

It was a tender moment between two men in love, an openly gay Olympian kissing his boyfriend at the bottom of the hill during the ski slopestyle event. More>>

Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

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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, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment. 

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Parkland students say, 'We are going to be the last mass shooting'

To those who say it's too soon after the school massacre to talk about politics and gun control, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High see your point. More>>

23 Passengers removed from cruise ship in Australia after brawls

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A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers.

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Flu now blamed for 84 child deaths this season, CDC says

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The deaths of 22 more children from flu-related causes were reported Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its weekly surveillance report.

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Family that took in Florida shooting suspect calls him a 'monster' and say they had no clue what he was planning

The family that took in Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said they knew he was lonely, depressed and a bit odd but saw no warning signs of a coming massacre. More>>

17-year-old arrested after threatening to blow up Alamance County school

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It's a warning that students might not want to take for granted. Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson has already made an example out of a 17-year-old student.

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National school walkout planned in response to Florida high school shooting

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Organizers behind the Women's March, an anti-Trump and female empowerment protest, called for a 17-minute, nationwide walkout by teachers and students on March 14.

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Kasich: 'No confidence' Congress will address guns

Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich said the deadly school shooting on Wednesday should be a rallying moment for the nation on guns, but that he predicted Congress would not live up to the task. More>>

Washington snipped here? College says it found the first president's hair

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Tucked in the pages of a grimy, leather-bound almanac in the archives at New York's Union College was a tiny envelope with the hand-scrawled words "Washington's hair."

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Exclusive: Group chat messages show school shooter obsessed with race, violence and guns

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In a private Instagram group chat, confessed school shooter Nikolas Cruz repeatedly espoused racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic views and displayed an obsession with violence and guns.

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Trump: 'They are laughing their asses off in Moscow' over how US handled Russia investigations

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President Donald Trump says Russians are "laughing their asses off in Moscow" for the way Washington has handled the Russia investigations.

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Stars of the Olympics are changing the sponsorship game

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A gold medal used to be the golden ticket for lucrative endorsements, but in the age of social media, athletes are making a name for themselves well ahead of time.

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13 killed in Mexico after helicopter crashes as officials tour quake area

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck southeastern Mexico on Friday night, with the epicenter in the state of Oaxaca, the US Geological Survey reported. A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck southeastern Mexico on Friday night, with the epicenter in the state of Oaxaca, the US Geological Survey reported.
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A military helicopter carrying officials surveying earthquake damage crashed Friday night in the southeastern Mexican state of Oaxaca, killing 13 people, Mexican officials said.

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'I sleep well at night,' says skier Lindsey Vonn as she answers hate tweets

First placed Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, smiles at the end of an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) First placed Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, smiles at the end of an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
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Vonn once again found herself on the receiving end of a stream of negative comments, with some even wishing her physical harm.

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China warns Trump over potential steel and aluminum tariffs

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China is warning President Trump that it will take action if he puts heavy tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum.

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Why sponsors are breaking up with the Olympics

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In recent years, several companies have ended partnerships with the Olympics and Team USA.

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Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

People walk down the center of a street in the Roma neighborhood after an earthquake shook Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) People walk down the center of a street in the Roma neighborhood after an earthquake shook Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck southeastern Mexico on Friday night, with the epicenter in the state of Oaxaca, the US Geological Survey reported.

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Marshall Co. shooting suspect name released; charged with murder and assault Video included

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Officials have released the name of the 15-year-old Marshall County High School shooting suspect.

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Bikes recalled due to crash hazard

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Specialized Bicycle Components, also known as “Specialized,” is recalling their bicycles after discovering the fork on the bike can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.

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Magazine obtains ex-playmate's notes on alleged Trump affair

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Karen McDougal confirmed in the story published online Friday that she wrote the account but said she was constrained in what else she could say publicly because of a confidentiality agreement.

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Her son survived Florida school shooting a year after she survived mass shooting at airport

Family members embrace following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Family members embrace following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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A year earlier, she'd survived the mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport that left five people dead and several wounded.

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Lockdown ended, all clear given at Highline College in Washington state

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Highline College in Des Moines, Washington was on lockdown after reports of gunshots, but no shooter or victims were discovered and the all clear was given.

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FBI says it didn't act on tip about Parkland shooter

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The FBI failed to act on a tip about Nikolas Cruz, the confessed shooter in the Parkland, Florida, school massacre, the bureau said in a statement on Friday.

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White nationalist militia claims Florida school shooter was a member, but police aren't so sure

This photo provided by the Broward County Jail shows Nikolas Cruz. Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. (Broward County Jail via AP) This photo provided by the Broward County Jail shows Nikolas Cruz. Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. (Broward County Jail via AP)
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The leader of a white nationalist militia says Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz was a member of his group and participated in paramilitary drills in Tallahassee.

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What happened, moment by moment, in the Florida school massacre

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Here are some of the police communications during the search for the shooter at Stoneman Douglas High School, all are direct quotes with some edited for clarity.

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Photos: These are the victims of the Florida school shooting

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Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Thursday that all families who lost loved ones in the shooting have been notified. 

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Suspect confesses to being shooter in rampage that killed 17 at Florida school

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On Thursday, Nikolas Cruz confessed to being the shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, according to a report from the Broward County Sheriff's Office.

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The FBI, CIA and NSA say American citizens shouldn't use these phones

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Top officials from the CIA, NSA, FBI and the Defense Intelligence Agency testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that the Chinese smartphone makers posed a security threat to American customers.

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UPDATE: Independence Applebee's location to close days after alleged racial profiling incident

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A St. Louis woman claims she was racially profiled at an Independence Applebee’s after she says the restaurant staff accused her and a friend of leaving without paying their bill during a previous visit.

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Trump pledges to 'ease pain' after school shooting, offers few specifics

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President Donald Trump said the nation is "joined together as one American family" after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.

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Warriors coach Kerr blasts lawmakers after Florida school shooting

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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr on Wednesday rebuked the federal government's inaction to prevent gun violence in the wake of the Florida school shooting.

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Trump suggests 25 cent increase in gas tax, senator says

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In a bipartisan meeting with lawmakers at the White House, Trump reportedly noted that the federal gas tax hasn't been raised since 1993.

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Trump signs sex assault bill as scandal engulfs White House

President Donald Trump signed a measure on Wednesday aimed at preventing the kind of systemic sexual abuse perpetrated by Olympic gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, who was recently sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison. More>>

Trump shows willingness to raise fuel taxes

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday signaled his openness to a 25-cent fuel tax increase to help pay for his infrastructure proposal. 

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Several hospitalized after vehicle tried to enter secure NSA campus

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Three people, including a police officer, were injured after authorities say a vehicle tried to enter the secure campus of the National Security Agency at Fort Meade on Wednesday morning.

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Her brother with special needs was ridiculed by a 'Clueless Teen Girl,' but her open letter to the girl is touching hearts Video included

Adrianna Kleckley McCullar will not have anyone disrespecting her brother - which she says happened at a restaurant following his Night to Shine Prom over the weekend. (Source: Adrianna Kleckley McCullar) Adrianna Kleckley McCullar will not have anyone disrespecting her brother - which she says happened at a restaurant following his Night to Shine Prom over the weekend. (Source: Adrianna Kleckley McCullar)
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Adrianna Kleckley McCullar will not have anyone disrespecting her brother. 

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Trump lawyer says he paid porn actress out of his own pocket

(AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)Stormy Daniels arrives for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards. President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he paid $130,000 out of his own pocket to a porn actress who allegedly had a sexual relationship with Trump in 2006. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)Stormy Daniels arrives for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards. President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he paid $130,000 out of his own pocket to a porn actress who allegedly had a sexual relationship with Trump in 2006.
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President Donald Trump’s personal attorney said Tuesday he paid $130,000 out of his own pocket to a porn actress who allegedly had a sexual relationship with Trump in 2006. 

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Off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot at downtown building

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A Chicago police spokesman says an officer has been shot while assisting a tactical team at a state government office building downtown.

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'Scariest flight of my life': Passengers frightened on flight over Pacific

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Passengers on a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu got quite a scare Tuesday afternoon.

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Climber dies in fall on Mt. Hood; crews respond to multiple incidents on the mountain

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Search and rescue crews responded to a fallen climber and a stranded group of climbers on Mount Hood on Tuesday.

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FBI director contradicts White House's Porter timeline

FBI Director Chris Wray upended the White House's timeline about when it learned of domestic abuse allegations leveled against disgraced aide Rob Porter. More>>

2 facing charges in Cape Girardeau death investigation Video included

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Two men were charged in connection with the death of a 19-year-old in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

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US intel chiefs unanimous that Russia is targeting 2018 elections

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Tuesday "there should be no doubt" that Russia sees the 2018 US elections as a target. More>>

Oregon woman's condition first known case for humans: 14 worms pulled from eye

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An Oregon woman thought she had an irritated eye because of a stray eyelash, or even a piece of fuzz. But she ended up pulling out more than a dozen worms form her left eye.  

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Family: 4 officers at center of FBI probe also held victim underwater Video included

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Family members of a man who says four officers forced him to lick a urinal allege the abuse also included physical violence.

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Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu Video included

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US flu season, still worsening, is now as bad as the height of the 2009 swine flu pandemic. More>>

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Kansas chemist held in Hawaii after being granted second emergency stay Video included

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The Board of Immigration Appeals has granted a new stay of removal that would keep a Kansas chemist in the U.S. while he battles immigration officials' efforts to deport him to Bangladesh.

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Trump says 'OK with me' if plan to rebuild roads founders Video included

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The administration's plan is centered on using $200 billion in federal money to leverage local and state tax dollars to fix America's infrastructure, such as roads, highways, ports and airports.

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Vanessa Trump taken to hospital after white powder scare

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Donald Trump Jr.'s wife was taken to a New York City hospital on Monday as a precaution after she opened an envelope addressed to her husband that contained an unidentified white powder, though police later said the substance wasn't dangerous, authorities said.

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14 worms pulled from the eye of woman with rare infection

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An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies. 

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Watch: Obamas' official portraits are unveiled

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Barack and Michelle Obama re-emerged on the public stage Monday in Washington, only this time for an event that has nothing to do with politics.

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Hold that tweet: Athletes tiptoe around Olympic do's, don'ts

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Olympians in Pyeongchang are treading carefully to avoid falling foul of rules that limit what they can post on social feeds about sponsors that aren't partners of the games. But change could be on the horizon, with the IOC facing pressure from regulators. More>>

False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

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Last month's bogus ballistic missile alert in Hawaii and a tsunami foul-up this week have highlighted trouble spots in the system that warns Americans about dangerous weather and other emergencies.

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US women rally to beat Finland 3-1 in Olympics opener

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The United States women's hockey team rallied to beat Finland 3-1 to remain perfect when opening an Olympic tournament. More>>

Conway on Porter's alleged abuse: 'I have no reason not to believe these women'

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White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she was "horrified" by recent accusations that White House staff secretary Rob Porter abused his ex-wives, adding that she has "no reason not to believe" the women who came forward with the allegations.

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Trump accuses Democrats of playing politics with memo

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President Donald Trump won't declassify a memo drafted by Democrats that counters GOP allegations about abuse of government surveillance powers.

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What to watch from Pyeongchang -- Day 2

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Speed, tricks and big air: what to watch as competition in full force at Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

Olympic swimmer: Coach's manipulation, abuse dulled success

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A world champion swimmer's allegations that a U.S. Olympic coach sexually abused her as a minor marks the latest scandal for the U.S. governing body for swimming. More>>

Autopsy gives no insight on motive in Vegas mass shooting

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An autopsy found Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock had anti-anxiety drugs in his system but was not under the influence of them and was otherwise healthy.

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Teenage snowboarder Red Gerard wins first Team USA gold medal

Red Gerard, of the United States, smiles after winning gold in the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Red Gerard, of the United States, smiles after winning gold in the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
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Teenager Red Gerard pulled off a shock win in the men's slopestyle snowboarding to claim the first gold medal for Team USA at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

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After S. Korea visit, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North

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Vice President Mike Pence insists there's "no daylight" between the U.S., South Korea and Japan on the need to keep the pressure on North Korea.

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CDC releases latest flu numbers

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The Centers for Disease Control are reporting that nearly every state in the US is currently experiencing widespread flu activity and said the end of flu season may still be many weeks away.

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Winter storm pounding Midwest blamed for 2 deaths

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A winter storm moving across the Great Lakes that is forecast to drop about a foot of snow in some areas has closed schools and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights. More>>

For the first time in Olympic history, an African-American is playing for a US hockey team

Jordan Greenway hasn't yet finished college, but he's already made history: He's the first African-American competing on a Olympic US hockey team. More>>

Kalla wins first gold medal of this year's games and Bjoergen makes history

Bronze medal winner Krista Parmakoski, of Finland, celebrates during the winners ceremony after the women's 7.5km /7.5km skiathlon cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) Bronze medal winner Krista Parmakoski, of Finland, celebrates during the winners ceremony after the women's 7.5km /7.5km skiathlon cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
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The Pyeongchang Games got off to a historic start on Saturday.

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Trump won't declassify Democratic memo on Russia probe

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President Trump is "weighing his options" as he decides whether to release a classified memo drafted by Democrats concerning the Russia probe.

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President Trump is "weighing his options" as he decides whether to release a classified memo drafted by Democrats concerning the Russia probe.

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Woodward and Bernstein: Trump's Russia response 'eerily similar' to Nixon's leading up to Saturday Night Massacre

We're here again. A powerful and determined President is squaring off against an independent investigator operating inside the Justice Department. Special counsel Robert Mueller's mission is a comprehensive look at Russian... More>>

'House of Cards' and 'The Wire' actor Reg E. Cathey dead at 59

Reg E. Cathey arrives at night one of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) Reg E. Cathey arrives at night one of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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Actor Reg E. Cathey, better known for his roles in the hit Netflix drama "House of Cards" and the HBO series "The Wire," has died.

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Facts about the Winter Olympics you probably didn't know

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Check out these record-breaking stats!

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Talk centers on Mick Mulvaney if chief of staff John Kelly leaves

Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's chief budget officer, is in the spotlight this week as staffers consider what might happen if White House chief of staff John Kelly leaves in the wake of the Rob Porter scandal. More>>

What happened to the Tesla that Elon Musk shot into space?

There were plenty of spectacular moments during the maiden launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday. More>>

Pence and Kim Jong Un's sister sit just meters apart at opening ceremony

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Look closely. That's a historic moment right there. It shows Mike Pence, the US Vice President, watching the opening ceremony. Sitting in the row behind him is Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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Trump signs bill after brief wait Friday morning

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President Donald Trump signed a major budget deal into law early Friday morning, hours after Congress voted to end a brief government shutdown overnight.

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More than 1,000 flights canceled as snowstorm slams Midwest

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More than 1,000 US flights have been canceled and drivers were urged to stay off the roads Friday as a winter storm slammed the Midwest with at least 1 inch of snow per hour.

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Congress votes to reopen government, passes budget deal

The U.S. Capitol in Washington on Thursday night, Feb. 8, 2018. The Senate passed a budget deal and spending measure to reopen the shuttered federal government early Friday morning, sending the bill to the House. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick) The U.S. Capitol in Washington on Thursday night, Feb. 8, 2018. The Senate passed a budget deal and spending measure to reopen the shuttered federal government early Friday morning, sending the bill to the House. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
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The House has narrowly passed a sweeping bipartisan budget accord, ending an hours-long government shutdown.

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More than 1,000 flights canceled as snowstorm slams Midwest

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More than 1,000 US flights have been canceled and drivers urged to stay off the roads as a winter storm slammed the Midwest on Friday with at least 1 inch of snow per hour. 

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Markets Right Now: China share benchmark falls 5.5 percent

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Stocks are sliding further on Wall Street, putting the market on track for its second big weekly drop in a row. More>>

George W. Bush says Russia meddled in 2016 US election

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Former President George W. Bush says there's "pretty clear evidence that the Russians meddled" in US election.

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Report: Spice Girls set to ‘Spice Up Your Life’ with reunion tour

The Spice Girls perform at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, in Los Angeles. They are, from left, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, Melanie Brown and Victoria Beckham. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) The Spice Girls perform at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, in Los Angeles. They are, from left, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, Melanie Brown and Victoria Beckham. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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A reunion tour bringing the Spice Girls to the U.S. and U.K. is a done deal, according to a report from TMZ.

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Watch: Amazon delivery drivers found wandering inside Florida home

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The Amazon Flex delivery drivers walked inside of his home. Michael said one of the drivers even walked upstairs.

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Naked passenger forces plane back to Anchorage

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An Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle was forced to return to Anchorage early Wednesday after a passenger locked himself in the bathroom, took off all his clothes, and refused to follow crew instructions. 

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Washington state teacher caught on camera shoving student

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A teacher near Seattle is on administrative leave after an incident involving a student.

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Missouri woman finds neighbor's dog riding pony

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A dog riding a one-eyed pony into the night is a surely a spectacle that needs video proof. A Missouri woman made sure to get exactly that.

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6 dead, 76 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan

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At least two people are dead and 202 injured -- including tourists -- after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck just off the east coast of Taiwan late Tuesday, local police said.

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Strange light seen in western Arizona sky

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People from around Arizona saw a strange light in the sky on Tuesday night.

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SpaceX's big new rocket blasts off with sports car on top

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SpaceX's big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars.

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SIU Dreamer speaks out on DACA efforts

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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly says "Dreamers are NOT a priority for deportation". 

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Authorities say 7 dead in Iowa as winter storm sweeps state

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Authorities say seven people have been killed — including two teenage sisters — on Iowa roads as a winter storm swept the state Monday, leading to dozens of crashes and a 50- to 70-car pileup near Ames. 

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Asian shares tumble after Dow has worst day since 2011

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After their worst week in two years, stocks are falling again in early trading, with sharp losses for banks and energy companies.

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Pence doesn't rule out meeting North Korean officials

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Vice President Mike Pence isn't ruling out a meeting with North Korean officials as he prepares to attend the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

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Deputy killed, 4 other people injured in Colorado shooting

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A Colorado sheriff's deputy was shot and killed on Monday, the third officer to be gunned down in the line of duty in the state in the past five weeks.

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Balancing act: Homeless man puts on show for support

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He can kneel down and then stand back up. He can tip toe in between cars to collect cash.

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House intelligence committee unanimously votes to release Democratic memo

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., right, and the committee's ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., leave after talking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 2, 2... (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., right, and the committee's ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., leave after talking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 2, 2...
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The House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously Monday evening to make public the Democratic memo rebutting GOP allegations that the FBI abused surveillance laws, the committee's top Democrat said, a move that will put the issue back on President Donald Trump's desk this week.

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After final sentence for Nassar, victims vow to fight on

Former Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar sits in court Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Lansing, Mich., at the start of his four-day sentencing hearing for sexually assaulting young gymnasts. (AP Photo/David Eggert) Former Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar sits in court Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Lansing, Mich., at the start of his four-day sentencing hearing for sexually assaulting young gymnasts. (AP Photo/David Eggert)
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The worst sex-abuse case in sports history ended Monday with a third long prison sentence for Larry Nassar, and his victims vowed to keep fighting for accountability in the scandal that upended the gymnastics world and raised alarms about the sport's ask-no-questions culture.

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Renewed Natalie Wood death investigation may be nearing end

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Detectives hope the latest round of renewed interest in the mysterious 1981 death of actress Natalie Wood will bring forward new witnesses, but this may otherwise be the end of the investigation, a Los Angeles County sheriff's official said Monday.

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ICE detains chemistry professor who’s lived in the US for 30 years

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Supporters of a Kansas chemistry instructor hope immigration officials will be lenient because he has lived in the United States for 30 years without problems and has a family. 

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Blackhawks fans ejected for racist taunts at Capitals player

Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) argues with Chicago Blackhawks fans from the penalty box during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Chicago. (Credit: AP) Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) argues with Chicago Blackhawks fans from the penalty box during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Chicago. (Credit: AP)
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Four Blackhawks fans may never be allowed back in the United Center again.

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LA Times: Former Trump aide Gates to plead guilty, testify against Manafort

Rick Gates departs Federal District Court, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Rick Gates departs Federal District Court, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Former Trump presidential campaign aide Rick Gates has agreed to testify against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and will plead guilty to fraud related charges, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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Billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay 'significantly higher' taxes

Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay more in taxes and that the government should require other superwealthy people like him to contribute "significantly higher" amounts. More>>

Stoneman Douglas principal in emotional video promises to hug every student

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Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden smiles in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden smiles in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.

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School shooter will offer to plead guilty, public defender says

Nikolas Cruz wants to plead guilty so that he can avoid the death penalty and spare a traumatized South Florida community a trial that would recount horrifying details of his mass shooting, a top public defender said Friday. More>>

Missouri Senate passes electric rate legislation

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The Missouri Senate has passed legislation allowing the state's largest electric companies to recoup more of their costs for infrastructure improvements from their customers.

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Florida shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

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The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation, part of a multimillion-dollar effort by the gun group to support youth shooting clubs.

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13 Russian nationals charged in Mueller investigation Video included

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Thirteen Russians and three Russian entities were charged Friday with an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, federal prosecutors announced Friday.

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FBI says it didn't act on tip about Parkland shooter

Nikolas Jacob Cruz (Source: Broward County Jail) Nikolas Jacob Cruz (Source: Broward County Jail)

A person close to Nikolas Cruz, the confessed shooter in the Parkland, Florida, school massacre, contacted the FBI on January 5 to report concerns about him, the bureau said in a statement on Friday.

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Kentucky governor blames video games for school shooting

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin speaks to a joint session of the General Assembly at the Capitol, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin speaks to a joint session of the General Assembly at the Capitol, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky.
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Governor Bevin said, "There are games that literally replicate and give people the ability to score points for doing the very same thing that these students are doing inside of schools, ..."

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Jimmy Kimmel to Trump after school shooting: 'You've literally done nothing'

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An emotional Jimmy Kimmel opened his show Thursday night by speaking to both his audience and President Trump following Wednesday's school shooting that took place in Florida.

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Amtrak: We'll stop service on tracks lacking speed controls

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Amtrak is considering suspending service on tracks that don't have sophisticated speed controls by a Dec. 31 deadline, the railroad's top executive said Thursday, threatening to disrupt operations across the U.S. in a push to strengthen safety after a series of deadly wrecks.

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Trump suggests Fla. shooting suspect was "mentally disturbed

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President Donald Trump says it appears the suspect in Florida's deadly school shooting was "mentally disturbed."

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A festive close to Mardi Gras was marred by shootings across New Orleans that left three people dead and five others wounded. More>>

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There has been no decision by President Donald Trump to replace embattled White House chief of staff John Kelly, but multiple sources say conversations over who could succeed him have heated up. More>>

'Help': Police say attendant's quick thinking helped save captive woman

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The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is commending a Florida gas station employee for quick thinking they say helped save a woman who was being held captive inside a vehicle.

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Conservatives lash out at GOP spending binge

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. rocket team, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. rocket team, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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The GOP is the party of fiscal responsibility no more. 

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Watch: Adorable baby giraffe explores Kansas City Zoo

The Kansas City Zoo is welcoming a new arrival.  A baby giraffe born Feb. 2 is about five-feet-tall and weighs more than 100 pounds. (Photo: Kansas City Zoo via AP) The Kansas City Zoo is welcoming a new arrival.  A baby giraffe born Feb. 2 is about five-feet-tall and weighs more than 100 pounds. (Photo: Kansas City Zoo via AP)
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The Kansas City Zoo is welcoming a new arrival.  A baby giraffe born Feb. 2 is about five-feet-tall and weighs more than 100 pounds.

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White House wants to deliver food to the poor, Blue Apron-style

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Think of it as Blue Apron for food stamp recipients. That's how Budget Director Mick Mulvaney described the Trump administration's proposal to replace nearly half of poor Americans' monthly cash benefits with a box of food.

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Woman pleads guilty to kidnapping newborn in 1998, raising her to adulthood

Two decades after taking a baby from a hospital and raising the child as her own, Gloria Williams, a South Carolina woman, pleaded guilty Monday to kidnapping and interference with custody, prosecutors said. (Jacksonville County Sheriff) Two decades after taking a baby from a hospital and raising the child as her own, Gloria Williams, a South Carolina woman, pleaded guilty Monday to kidnapping and interference with custody, prosecutors said. (Jacksonville County Sheriff)
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Two decades after taking a baby from a hospital and raising the child as her own, a South Carolina woman pleaded guilty Monday to kidnapping and interference with custody.

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Gunmaker Remington says it will file for bankruptcy

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Remington, one of the oldest and most well-known gun companies in the world, plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. 

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Missouri bill would mark official day for sliced bread

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Missouri lawmakers are considering whether to mark an official day to celebrate sliced bread.

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Slideshow: 2018 Winter Olympics

Mark McMorris, of Canada, jumps during the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.  (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) Mark McMorris, of Canada, jumps during the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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Want to know the latest on what’s happening in the 2018 Winter Olympics? Check out our slideshow to find out!

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Gerard gives US first gold with men's slopestyle snowboarding triumph

(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Red Gerard, of the United States, reacts after his run during the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Red Gerard, of the United States, reacts after his run during the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
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Teenager Red Gerard has won the United States' first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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Robertson, Porter help Missouri beat Ole Miss 75-69

Missouri's Jordan Geist, center, pulls down a rebound in front of Mississippi State's Abdul Ado, left, as teammate Reed Nikko, right, looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G Patterson) Missouri's Jordan Geist, center, pulls down a rebound in front of Mississippi State's Abdul Ado, left, as teammate Reed Nikko, right, looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G Patterson)

Kassius Robertson scored 27 points to lead four Missouri players in double figures and the Tigers beat Mississippi 75-69 on Tuesday night.

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Coach abused me and took nude photos, former swimmer says

Swimmer Ariana Kukors poses for a portrait prior to the Fourth Annual Golden Goggles Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 18, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Getty Images via CNN Wire) Swimmer Ariana Kukors poses for a portrait prior to the Fourth Annual Golden Goggles Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 18, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Getty Images via CNN Wire)
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A former world champion swimmer says her former coach sexually abused and exploited her for several years beginning when she was 16.

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Sheriff caught on body camera during chase saying "take him out"

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Police body-camera video obtained by CBS' Nashville affiliate WTVF shows a sheriff ordering officers to "take out" a man they were chasing.

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Fox News pulls executive's column slamming focus on 'darker, gayer' Olympics

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Fox News on Friday removed an inflammatory op-ed written about the 2018 Winter Games by a network executive after it attracted widespread criticism.

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Authorities: Officer, suspect dead in shooting near Atlanta

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Authorities say one officer has died and two deputies were critically wounded in a shooting that also left a suspect dead south of Atlanta. 

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Appeals by 45 Russian athletes against Olympic bans rejected

In this Feb. 15, 2014, file photo, men's 1,000-meter short track speedskating gold medalist Viktor Ahn, of Russia, gestures while holding his medal during the medals ceremony at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. In this Feb. 15, 2014, file photo, men's 1,000-meter short track speedskating gold medalist Viktor Ahn, of Russia, gestures while holding his medal during the medals ceremony at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
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Russia's desperate attempt to get 45 banned athletes — including several medal favorites — into the Pyeongchang Olympics failed just hours before Friday's opening ceremony.

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Police: Stranger spanked 2-year-old in checkout line

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Police arrested a Georgia man who allegedly spanked a stranger’s 2-year-old son at a grocery store. 

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Omarosa says she wouldn't vote for Trump again

In this Dec. 13, 2016 file photo, Omarosa Manigault smiles at reporters as she walks through the lobby of Trump Tower in New York.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) In this Dec. 13, 2016 file photo, Omarosa Manigault smiles at reporters as she walks through the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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Omarosa Manigault Newman says on the premiere of 'Celebrity Big Brother' she would never again vote for President Donald Trump.

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Asteroid to pass between Earth and the Moon Friday

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An asteroid between 50 and 130 feet wide will fly by the Earth on Friday on a path closer than the moon's, NASA said this week. 

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Bacteria-infected mosquitoes might be good thing for Miami

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Mosquitoes are a year-round downside to living in subtropical Miami, but millions of bacteria-infected mosquitoes flying in a suburban neighborhood are being hailed as an innovation that may kill off more bugs that spread Zika and other viruses. 

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Drivers describe I-95 "mayhem" as murder suspect drove wrong way

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Florida authorities have identified the gunman who ended a two-day crime spree by killing his girlfriend before he was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy on a major interstate. 

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Michigan teen found murdered was set to testify in rape trial

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The Michigan teenager found murdered in the woods was set to testify in a rape trial scheduled for April. 

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Missouri bill would up penalties for protesters on highways Video included

Law enforcement officers are seen blocking off a highway onramp as protestors march through the city streets following a not guilty verdict on September 15, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri (Getty Images) Law enforcement officers are seen blocking off a highway onramp as protestors march through the city streets following a not guilty verdict on September 15, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri (Getty Images)
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Missouri lawmakers are considering a bill that would increase penalties for protesters who block highways. 

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Dad who lunged at Larry Nassar to donate funds to groups that help sexual assault survivors

Randall Margraves, the father of three daughters who have been abused by Larry Nassar tried to attack the former doctor in Eaton County court Friday before he was tackled and arrested by security. (Credit: CNN) Randall Margraves, the father of three daughters who have been abused by Larry Nassar tried to attack the former doctor in Eaton County court Friday before he was tackled and arrested by security. (Credit: CNN)
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The father of three of Larry Nassar's victims who tried to tackle the former USA Gymnastics doctor last week in court says he will donate more than $30,000 from an online fundraiser created in his name to Michigan groups that help survivors of sexual assault.

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Pentagon misconduct complaints increase; fewer found guilty

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Defense Department investigators say the number of complaints filed against senior military and defense officials has grown over the past several years, but more cases are being rejected as not credible and fewer officers are found guilty of misconduct. More>>

Mom says teacher bit her 4-year-old daughter, causing an infection

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Authorities in North Carolina are investigating a parent's report of a teacher biting her 4-year-old daughter. 

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USA Today: Gay Olympic athlete turns down Pence meeting

Adam Rippon performs during the men's short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Adam Rippon performs during the men's short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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US Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon turned down a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence after criticizing him for his stance on gay rights, USA Today reported.

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Photos: Soldier takes girl whose dad was killed to father-daughter dance

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The two were escorted to the dance by a veterans' motorcycle club and members of area police and fire departments.

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Missouri bill limits medical marijuana to terminal illness

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A Missouri bill would provide access to medical marijuana for people who have terminal conditions.

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Missouri House backs expanded notice for abortions on minors

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The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill requiring both custodial parents to receive notice when a minor is seeking an abortion.

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11-year-old boy dies after saving friend who fell through icy pond

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An 11-year old boy from New York City who died while braving a frozen pond to save his drowning friend is being remembered as a hero.

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Steve Wynn steps down as CEO of Wynn Resorts

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Steve Wynn has stepped down as CEO of Wynn Resorts, the company said late Tuesday. 

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Senate advances ban on those under 21 buying tobacco

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 An Illinois Senate panel on Tuesday endorsed raising the age to buy tobacco in an effort the sponsor said is aimed at snuffing out teenage smoking. 

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More US teens are rejecting 'boy' or 'girl' gender identities, a study finds

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) People with the Human Rights Campaign hold up "equality flags" during an event organized by Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., in support of transgender members of the military, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) People with the Human Rights Campaign hold up "equality flags" during an event organized by Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., in support of transgender members of the military, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, on Capitol Hill.

More teenagers are identifying themselves with nontraditional gender labels such as transgender or gender-fluid, according to a new study. 

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Boeing announces over $900 million in orders at air show

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By ANNABELLE LIANG Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) - Boeing has announced more than $900 million in orders at the Singapore Airshow from companies in the region and beyond. The orders announced Tuesday consist of aircraft parts, digital applications and planning tools. Boeing did not give the value of individual orders. Japan's largest airline, All Nippon Airways, ordered 36 landing gear exchanges for Boeing 787s. Singapore Airlines signed a deal for the usage of an electronic logb... More>>

Officer accused of sharing alleged white supremacist posts

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Federal prosecutors have reached a last minute plea bargain with a black man after his attorneys discovered alleged white supremacist social media posts involving a potential key witness, who is a veteran Chicago police officer. 

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Sessions calls for 'fresh start' at FBI

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By Maegan Vazquez CNN  WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he believes the FBI needs a "fresh start" following FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe's decision to step down. "Well, I have believed it was important to have a fresh start at the FBI, and actually, it was in my letter to the President when I recommended (former FBI Director James) Comey's removal. I used the words, 'fresh start,' and the FBI director is Chris Wray, a very talented, sm... More>>

'Frasier' star John Mahoney passes at 77

Cast member John Mahoney arrives at the premiere of "Flipped" in Los Angeles, Monday, July 26, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Cast member John Mahoney arrives at the premiere of "Flipped" in Los Angeles, Monday, July 26, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
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John Mahoney, who as the cranky, blue-collar dad in "Frasier" played counterpoint to pompous sons Frasier and Niles, has died. Mahoney was 77.

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Cowboys fan's obituary says he died so he wouldn't have to watch the Super Bowl

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Robert Clyde Drew passed away at the end of January, and everyone is still talking about his obituary.

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7-year-old girl treated for scarlet fever, flu before her death

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A 7-year-old Indiana girl tested positive for the flu, strep throat and scarlet fever before she passed away, according to a county coroner. 

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Oklahoma considers chemical castration for sex offenders

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A Republican lawmaker is pushing to add Oklahoma to the list of states in which so-called chemical castration is an option for certain sex offenders, albeit an option that rarely gets used.

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Paul Simon announces farewell tour

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Songwriting legend, Paul Simon just announced his farewell tour -- Homeward Bound.

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Police investigate death of toddler found on porch in Ohio

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Police in Ohio are investigating how a 2-year-old girl died after her she was found unresponsive by her mother on the front porch of an apartment in freezing weather.

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Parkland students say, 'We are going to be the last mass shooting'

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"Here's a time to talk about gun control: March 24. My message for the people in office is: You're either with us or against us. We are losing our lives while the adults are playing around."

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Student journalist interviewed classmates as shooter walked Parkland school halls

David Hogg found himself living a nightmare on Wednesday, hiding in a closet with classmates as a crazed gunman roamed the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, unleashing a torrent of... More>>

Gun owner turns in rifle to police department: ‘I will lead by example’

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A Facebook post of a man turning in his rifle is going viral.

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White wins America's 100th Winter Olympics gold

Shaun White, of the United States, rides during the men's snowboard halfpipe at the Phoenix Snow Park at he Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) Shaun White, of the United States, rides during the men's snowboard halfpipe at the Phoenix Snow Park at he Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Snowboarding star Shaun White is a three-time Olympic champion.

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Second federal judge blocks move to end DACA

A second federal judge Tuesday has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. More>>

Woman burns her wedding dress at unique garage sale

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A woman in Houston wants a clean slate after having a bad marriage. 

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10-year-old boy follows man who took his younger sister from school

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A 10-year-old boy followed a man who took his younger sister from their public school, police said.

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Aetna investigated after ex-medical director's testimony

FILE - This Thursday, June 1, 2017, file photo shows a sign on the campus of the Aetna headquarters in Hartford, Conn. Aetna Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes, File) FILE - This Thursday, June 1, 2017, file photo shows a sign on the campus of the Aetna headquarters in Hartford, Conn. Aetna Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes, File)
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California's insurance commissioner has launched an investigation into Aetna after learning a former medical director for the insurer admitted under oath he never looked at patients' records when deciding whether to approve or deny care. 

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Professor replaced after insisting Australia isn't a country

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An online adjunct professor incorrectly told a student that Australia isn't a country and gave her a failing grade, prompting Southern New Hampshire University to replace the instructor.

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3 dead in helicopter crash in Grand Canyon

Three people have been killed in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon, according to Hualapai Nation police Chief Francis Bradley. (Source: Teddy Fujimoto) Three people have been killed in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon, according to Hualapai Nation police Chief Francis Bradley. (Source: Teddy Fujimoto)
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Three people have been killed in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon, according to Hualapai Nation police Chief Francis Bradley.

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Last year he almost died in a snowboarding accident. Now he's won bronze at the Olympics

Eleven months ago Mark McMorris lay waiting for a rescue helicopter in the backcountry near Whistler, British Columbia, with a fractured jaw, a ruptured spleen, internal bleeding, multiple broken bones and a collapsed lung. More>>

Ohio police officers were killed while protecting others, chief says

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Westerville police have confirmed that two officers have been fatally shot Saturday at a home in this Columbus suburb.

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2018 Gerber Baby contest winner is first with Down syndrome

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Cortney Warren says she's never met someone who didn't meet her son, Lucas, and smile.

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10 ads that stand out during Super Bowl 52

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Two young sisters collect birthday supplies for homeless children

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The girls collected birthday supplies for homeless children they never even knew.

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Olympic figure skater pulls out of NBC gig

Adam Rippon performs during the men's short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Adam Rippon performs during the men's short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon has pulled out of a job as a correspondent for NBC at the Winter Games in South Korea.

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Phoenix area teen meets blood donors who helped keep her alive

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It was emotional for the donors and the until-now anonymous recipient of the blood donations.

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Man accused of trying to kill roommate over electric bill

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Investigators in Tigard say a 72-year-old man tried to kill his 74-year-old roommate – all over the electric bill. 

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Local teen received message from best friend in Florida: ‘I'm in a school shooting’

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Imagine finding out your friend's life is in danger and learning about a school shooting across the country before the news even hit the airwaves...

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RECALL: Nearly 200 cases of Cherry Ski being recalled

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A recall has been issued for Cherry Ski cases. According to the Double Cola Company, they are recalling approximately 200 cases of its Cherry Ski product.

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KC teacher: ‘The day I’m ordered to carry a gun may be my last day’

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A Facebook post from a local teacher that said the Florida shooting had her so on edge she was actually considering ending her 35-year career in education had us wondering how many other teachers are having that kind of internal crisis.

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Newborn twins found dead inside suitcase in an Arkansas ditch Video included

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The bodies of two newborns were discovered in a purple suitcase on County Road 602 in Wynne, Arkansas, according to Cross County Sheriff's Office.

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Psychologist charged with molesting 9-year-old, posting pics online

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A metro Atlanta psychologist is under arrest, charged with molesting a girl and posting pictures online. He's now the center of a joint investigation involving Homeland Security and Cobb County authorities.

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Cubs first baseman fights tears at Florida shooting vigil

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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo fought back tears as he spoke at a Florida vigil for the 17 victims killed in a shooting at his former high school, saying we're going to be "a bit broken for a while.". More>>

Missouri Dept. of Mental Health says they may have mailed 1,000 surveys to wrong addresses

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The Missouri Department of Mental Health is having to notify 1,000 people that their personal information might have been mailed to the wrong address. 

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The Latest: Hundreds at vigil mourn school shooting victims

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The police officer who arrested the high school shooting suspect in Florida says the teen looked like a "typical high school student" when he spotted him walking away from the school. More>>

Mother gang-raped in her own bed speaks out about victims being believed

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Taylor Hirth was attacked nearly two years ago inside her Independence apartment as she slept in bed with her 2-year-old daughter. She recalled the gang rape and the way she says she was treated by police when she called for help.

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A single dad walked 11 miles to work every day until his co-workers found out

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Trenton Lewis' legs ached from the 11-mile walk he made every morning to get to his 4 a.m. shift. And yet the 21-year-old dutifully did it for seven long months. He didn't tell anyone. 

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PD: Simsbury woman linked to feces mystery

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A Simsbury woman is facing charges after police connected her to three incidents where human feces were found in the middle of a cul-de-sac.

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Blackout hits northern Puerto Rico following fire, explosion

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A blackout hit northern Puerto Rico late Sunday after an explosion set off a big fire at a main power substation in the U.S. territory. 

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Calls to boycott Peter Rabbit movie over 'food allergy bullying'

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"Peter Rabbit" filmmakers and the studio behind it are apologizing for insensitively depicting a character's allergy in the film that has prompted backlash online. 

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Phoenix firefighter arrested for stealing from fire stations, setting fire

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A Phoenix firefighter has been arrested for theft, burglary, criminal damage and arson. He has been identified as 36-year-old Ryan Donahue.

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Watch: Man tries to set train on fire in Chicago

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Chicago Police say a man threatened to set a commuter train on fire. 

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Toddler among first to get medical marijuana

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Physical therapy and diet have helped, but the medication Oscar takes creates other complications.

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Olympic swimmer: Coach's manipulation, abuse dulled success

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A world champion swimmer's allegations that a U.S. Olympic coach sexually abused her as a minor marks the latest scandal for the U.S. governing body for swimming. More>>

AP source: Yu Darvish, Cubs reach $126 million, 6-year deal

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A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that ace Yu Darvish and the Chicago Cubs have reached agreement on a $126 million, six-year contract. More>>

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