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The Parkland Teens Are Giving These Columbine Survivors Hope

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:23:53 -0500

Last week, Austin Eubanks had just wrapped up his speech at a school in Colorado when he noticed he had a message on his phone.....
'How dare you': CNN's Camerota clashes with NRA's Loesch over her claim that media 'love' mass shootings

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:17:38 -0500

The national spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association on Friday doubled down on her claim that members of the media “love” mass shootings, like last week’s school massacre in Parkland, Fla., bec....
Yes, Russia Likely Did Swing Votes For Donald Trump

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 05:01:13 -0500

WASHINGTON ― As John Bentley waited in line to see President Barack Obama campaign for Hillary Clinton just days before the 2016 election, he worried that he’d been unable to persuade his son to cast ....
Secret Service: Driver 'apprehended' after hitting barrier near White House

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:52:08 -0500

The White House went on lockdown after a driver crashed a vehicle into a barrier outside of the complex. The suspect was later apprehended according to the Secret Service.....
The Latest: Spared Texas inmate expresses gratitude

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:57:03 -0500

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Texas inmate (all times local):....
This Las Vegas Airport Is Letting People Dump Their Marijuana Before Flying

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:39:29 -0500

Cannabis is legal in Nevada but still banned by the U.S. government....
Trump says Kushner’s security clearance will be up to John Kelly

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:16:58 -0500

During a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday, a reporter asked President Trump a question about his son-in-law Jared Kushner’s security clearance, to which....
12 Tweets On Gun Violence And Mental Health Everyone Should Read

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:37:13 -0500

If you mapped out the discussion about the major causes of gun violence following every mass shooting in the United States, it would almost certainly lead you to the same destination: mental illness.....
Parents of abducted Nigerian girls plan to join Bring Back Our Girls campaign

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:11:15 -0500

Islamist militant group Boko Haram is suspected to have kidnapped scores of girls on Monday from a school in Dapchi village, Yobe state. It would be the largest mass abduction since Boko Haram took m....
West Virginia Teachers Are Making Sure Their Students Get Fed While They're On Strike

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:51:30 -0500

Once it became clear West Virginia schools would close for a statewide teacher walkout this week, staffers from Nitro High School came up with a plan to keep hungry students fed while school was out.....
National Rifle Association facing backlash as corporate giants drop links with gun lobby group

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:35:32 -0500

A wave of companies has ended their association with the National Rifle Association as the backlash against the gun lobby group spreads. In the wake of the Parkland shooting, companies have come under....
Author Eric Metaxas, evangelical intellectual, chose Trump, and he's sticking with him

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:00:12 -0500

Eric Metaxas, who wrote a bestselling biography of the anti-Nazi pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer, surprised his friends when he came out in support of Donald Trump. And nothing that has happened since the ....
Florida School's Armed Officer Did "Nothing" During Shooting

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:29:55 -0500

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Texas governor accepts recommendation, spares inmate

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:46:49 -0500

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday spared the life of a convicted killer shortly before the man's scheduled execution for masterminding the fatal shootings of his mother a....
Woman Charged With Suffocating 3 Infants in the 1980s

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:49:33 -0500

The cases were reopened in March 2015 after Nancy Moronez's daughter told police her mother confessed to suffocating Moronez's son....
Nikki Haley attacks Russia for 'stalling' vote on Syria ceasefire: 'How many more people will die before Security Council votes?'

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:12:00 -0500

America’s ambassador to the United Nations blasted Russia for delaying a vote on a ceasefire in Syria for the besieged area of eastern Ghouta, saying “the Syrian people can’t wait”. “Unbelievable tha....
35 Sleek & Inspiring Contemporary Kitchen Design Ideas

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:05:00 -0500

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Apple, Amazon, YouTube Urged To Pull NRA TV Channel

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:19:28 -0500

Amazon, Apple, Roku and YouTube are facing increased calls to drop the National Rifle Association’s TV channel from their streaming services, as backlash against the organization grows following a Flo....
Why Schools Are Flooded With Threats After Mass Shootings

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:00:14 -0500

In the days since last week’s mass shooting at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, schools across the country have been receiving an onslaught of copycat threats.....
Suspect in Filipina's death in Kuwait arrested, wife sought

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:17:18 -0500

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Lebanese man suspected in the death of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait has been arrested, the Philippine foreign secretary said Friday.....
Two top White House advisers may leave over tensions with Trump: sources

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:13:26 -0500

By John Walcott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Longstanding friction between U.S. President Donald Trump and two top aides, the National Security Adviser and the Chief of Staff, has grown to a point that eit....
Car Rental Company Enterprise Holdings Ends Discounts For NRA Members

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 04:13:49 -0500

One of the world’s largest car rental companies is cutting ties with the National Rifle Association.....
Canada to accept bid from Boeing for new fighter jets

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:16:14 -0500

Canada said Thursday it was allowing Boeing to submit a bid to replace the country's aging F-18 fleet, after an earlier trade dispute between the American manufacturer and Ottawa. The announcement ca....
Attorney: Mayor has turned over phone code in affair probe

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:53:59 -0500

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Mayor Megan Barry's attorney said Friday that she has provided the passcode for her personal cellphone to state authorities, who are searching the device as they ....
North Korea Is Sending Military Hardliner Kim Yong Chol to the Olympic Closing Ceremony. Here's What to Know

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:59:48 -0500

He might cross paths with Ivanka Trump....
Los Angeles fire: 100 fire-fighters tackle huge blaze at apartment building in Pico Rivera

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:30:00 -0500

One person was injured after a massive fire broke out at an apartment complex near Los Angeles. Firefighters were forced to exit the building and go into “defensive mode” to battle the flames, the Lo....
USA Makes History With First Olympic Curling Gold After Unlikely Comeback

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 04:16:38 -0500

The U.S. men’s Olympic curling team made history on Saturday after they bested Sweden to win the squad’s first ever gold medal.....
Congressional Democrats Go Scorched Earth Against A Progressive Candidate

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:48:38 -0500

A Democratic candidate running for Congress has attracted the opposite of an endorsement from her own party: A full-throated denouncement declaring her unfit for office.....
David and Louise Turpin facing additional charges over California 'house of horrors'

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 04:30:44 -0500

A couple facing trial over the torture and false imprisonment of their 13 children had four more charges filed against them on Friday in a California court. The Riverside County district attorney file....
This Is What A Serious Gun Violence Policy Would Look Like

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 08:01:13 -0500

A serious debate over gun policy is underway in the aftermath of last week’s massacre in Florida, and one focus is the federal background check system ― a system that has existed for 20 years but whic....
CDC seeking $400 million to replace lab for deadliest germs

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:05:32 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen years after building a state-of-the-art lab for the world's most dangerous germs, the nation's top public health agency is asking for more than $400 million to build a....
Cops: Chevy Chase kicked in roadside altercation in New York

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:03:55 -0500

Authorities say the driver and Chase got into a verbal argument, which led to a passenger in the car cursing at Chase and kicking him in the shoulder. The driver contends the kick was self-defense bec....
At least 23 killed in multiple attacks in Afghanistan

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:04:31 -0500

At least 23 people, mostly soldiers, were killed and more than a dozen wounded in a series of attacks and suicide bombings in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the latest assaults on the war-to....
Gus Kenworthy Visits Dog Meat Farm in Korea: 'One of the Saddest Places I've Ever Been'

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:34:27 -0500

"I am honestly feeling heartbroken," the 2014 Olympic silver medalist said.....
The Latest: Officials couldn't connect line to inmate

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:40:06 -0500

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local):....
Former RNC Chair Fires Back At Claim He Was Only Hired Because He Was Black

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 14:10:22 -0500

Former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele blasted Friday a leading conservative’s speech that claimed that he had only been hired because he is black as “painfully stupid.”....
5 Reasons to Claim Social Security at Age 70

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:03:52 -0500

If you wait until you are 70 to take your Social Security benefit, you will receive monthly payments that are 32 percent higher than the benefits you would have received at 66, which is the retirement....
Grand Canyon crash that killed Britons happened on tribal land with fewer aviation regulations

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 04:29:30 -0500

Investigators are continuing to probe what caused a helicopter to plunge into the Grand Canyon as it emerged that the crash happened on tribal land where air tours are not as highly regulated as those....
The Pentagon Has Delivered Its Transgender Military Proposal To Trump

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:37:24 -0500

Defense Secretary James Mattis has delivered his recommendations concerning transgender troops to President Donald Trump, the Pentagon confirmed to HuffPost on Friday.....
Drugs likely in deaths of 3 found on San Francisco street

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:33:55 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Public health authorities are warning against the dangers of buying drugs potentially laced with fentanyl after three men were found dead near a school in San Francisco's hist....
How to Make Your Washer and Dryer Last

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:54:56 -0500

How long should your new washer and dryer to last? It's a topic of much debate. Given that most machines come with just a 1-year parts and labor warranty, we asked manufacturers what kind of long....
Strikes pound Syria's Eastern Ghouta as world fumbles for response

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:28:01 -0500

Syrian regime air strikes and artillery fire hit the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta for a sixth straight day Friday killing 38 civilians, as world powers struggled to reach a UN deal to stop the....
Emily Ratajkowski Marries Sebastian Bear-McClard In Surprise City Hall Ceremony

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:56:12 -0500

The 26-year-old model announced on Instagram Friday that she had married her boyfriend, Sebastian Bear-McClard.....
Florida shooting: Two more officers investigated over claim they were outside school but failed to intervene

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 13:33:00 -0500

A local sheriff’s office is investigating claims that three deputies on patrol at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School failed to intervene when a gunman entered the Florida school and killed 17 people....
Ex-NFL Player In Custody After Instagram Post Prompts High School Closure

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:22:29 -0500

An Instagram post by former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin prompted a private Los Angeles area high school to shut down Friday as authorities worked to understand the somewhat cryptic message.....
The Latest: Lawsuit over congressional map called baseless

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:05:35 -0500

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Republican challenges to Pennsylvania's congressional map (all times local):....
Chinese billionaire Li Shufu buys biggest single stake in Daimler

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:48:17 -0500

Chinese billionaire Li Shufu has bought a near 10-percent stake in Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler, making him the German group's largest single shareholder, a stock market filing showed Friday. Li, who ....
Trump says he wants to review U.S. military policy of gun-free zones on bases

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:34:28 -0500

President Donald Trump said on Friday he wanted to review the U.S. military's policy of having bases be gun-free zones, noting that some soldiers killed in a shooting spree several years ago at one fa....
Correction: Arkansas Judge-Sex Allegations story

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:20:25 -0500

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In a story Feb. 21 about a former Arkansas judge being sentenced after admitting to giving male defendants lighter sentences in exchange for sexual favors, The Associated Pres....
How a Little Boy in Illinois Restored Power at a School in Puerto Rico

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:19:59 -0500

For his 7th birthday, a boy in Illinois collected school supplies for kids in Puerto Rico instead of asking for gifts for himself. His kindness led to a bigger surprise than anyone imagined.....