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Prosecutor seeks no bond for suspect in 2 officers' slayings

Associated Press News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:24
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A prosecutor is asking that the suspect in the fatal shooting of two Ohio police officers be held without bail or bond as the potential death penalty case proceeds....

Fighting gun violence after shooting gives teens purpose

Associated Press News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:19
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Chris Grady was a theater kid counting down the days until he reported for duty in the U.S. Army this summer, when a gunman opened fire at his school. As he huddled in his classroom at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last Wednesday listening to shots ring out nearby, what he felt wasn't fear, but anger....

Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law change

Associated Press News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 03:18
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- A hundred Stoneman Douglas High School students are busing 400 miles to Florida's capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and faculty last week....

Complaint filed against Idaho senator who yelled at students

Associated Press News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 02:04
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A Republican state senator who shouted at University of Idaho students in the Capitol to lobby for a birth control bill on Monday now faces an ethics complaint after a tweet from an account presenting as the lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague....

New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims against founder

Associated Press News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:56
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced last month....

Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

Associated Press News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:08
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking lot....

Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

Associated Press News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:02
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital started offering acupuncture for chronic pain....

Congressional map raises Democrats' hopes, legal test ahead

Associated Press News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 00:09
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The map of congressional districts imposed by Pennsylvania's high court for the state's 2018 elections will set off a new legal battle, reconfigure perhaps dozens of campaigns and give Democrats a boost in their mission to wrest control of the U.S. House....

New exhibit examines Native American imagery in US culture

Associated Press News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:53
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Bold. Visionary. A spectacular success....

Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced

Associated Press News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:04
Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting....