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Coldilocks, the oldest captive polar bear in the…

The oldest captive polar bear in the U.S. has died

Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow…

A storm system stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes states with risks of flooding, freezing rain and snow is causing fatal accidents and forcing schools to close

Don Jr.'s India trip raises ethical question

Former director of the United States Office of Government Ethics Walter Shaub said Donald Trump Jr.'s visit to India isn't illegal because no one expected this behavior from a president.

President Trump To Dine With Reporters At…

The Gridiron Club has hosted past presidents for a roast that takes aim at both political parties.

Lawsuit: Kansas City school let violent felon take girl

A lawsuit alleges a Kansas City school allowed a violent felon to pick up a 14-year-old student who was taken to a motel and raped

Florida school shooting unfolded instantly on…

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

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Oklahoma man gets life without parole for hate…

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

GOP candidate defends campaign's AR-15 giveaway

Kansas congressional candidate Tyler Tannahill defends continuing his campaign's AR-15 giveaway in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, saying, "I do support the Second Amendment in the hard times and the bad."

Youth Program Looks To Build Diversity In…

Hip Hop Architecture aims to solve problems in building design by teaching architecture to kids from underrepresented communities.

Lawsuit: Louisiana prison brutally punishes suicidal inmates

A federal lawsuit claims a Louisiana prison brutally punishes suicidal and mentally ill inmates by isolating them for months or even years, chaining them to chairs and exposing them to extreme cold

New Wynn Resorts CEO denies knowing of claims…

The executive who took over Wynn Resorts after casino mogul Steve Wynn was accused of sexual misconduct says the public shouldn't judge until the investigations wrap up

Minnesota's $5 billion case over 3M chemicals is…

Jury selection has been halted in Minnesota's $5 billion case against 3M Co., on the day the trial was expected to start

Panelist: Why doesn't Trump just shut up?

Political commentators Tara Setmayer and Jason Miller clash over President Donald Trump's Twitter rants in the days following a deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

John Kasich Changed The Second Amendment Page On…

After speaking out about gun control over the weekend, Ohio Gov. John Kasich changed the Second Amendment portion of his website.

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Man: Defending son from 'hoodlums' outside led to…

A white man who shot an unarmed black man after reporting "hoodlums" said he thought the loud, armed people in a street were friends of his own drug-taking son until he expressed fear about the unfamiliar crowd

Students shaken by shooting focus on stopping gun…

Students who survived a Florida school shooting that killed 17 have created the Never Again movement to channel their anger and frustration

New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops…

New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops turbine projects

Survivor: I'm terrified to return to school

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Alex Wind said he is terrified to return to school in the wake of a mass shooting that left 17 people dead.

Mass Shootings Can Happen Anywhere, But They Keep…

Mass shootings happen worldwide, but they're more frequent and prompt a more muted legislative response in the U.S.

Florida school shooting survivors begin 400-mile trip to state capital to pressure lawmakers to act on gun control laws

Florida school shooting survivors begin 400-mile trip to state capital to pressure lawmakers to act on gun control laws

Judge approves shutdown of large California…

Authorities are being allowed to shut down a large homeless encampment in Southern California and moving hundreds of tent-dwellers into motel rooms

Trump Slams Washington Post for Running 'False…

One of the women who has accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct retells her story in a front-page Washington Post feature that caught the attention of the president himself. "A woman I don't know and, to the best of my knowledge, never met, is on the FRONT PAGE of the...

Florida student: This is about us, not Trump

A group of teens and more than a hundred supporters staged a "lie-in" outside the White House on Presidents Day to pressure lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.

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Survivors Of The Florida School Shooting Plan A…

The students who survived Wednesday's shooting at a Florida high school are planning a march on Washington to call for gun control.

Character witnesses testify for embattled Allentown mayor

Religious, community and business leaders in Pennsylvania's third-largest city have taken the witness stand in defense of the embattled mayor

Woman to jury: I'd 'never forget' attempted…

Jurors returned to a Florida courtroom to begin the sentencing phase in the trial of a man accused of abducting, raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl