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1 dead, suspect in custody in Kentucky school shooting

1 dead, suspect in custody in Kentucky school shooting

A 15-year-old male student opened fire with a handgun inside a rural Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, killing two classmates and injuring 19, including 14 with gunshot wounds. Police led a suspect away in handcuffs and said there is no reason to...
Updated: 24 minutes ago
Americans killed, injured in weekend attack on Kabul hotel

Americans killed, injured in weekend attack on Kabul hotel

WASHINGTON — Multiple American citizens were killed and injured in the Taliban’s 13-hour siege of an upscale hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, the State Department said Tuesday. No exact figures were immediately available for either the U.S. fatalities or...
Updated: 4 hours ago
6 new rules aim to prevent another Oscar envelope flub

6 new rules aim to prevent another Oscar envelope flub

LOS ANGELES — After taking responsibility for the epic best picture flub at the Oscars last year, Tim Ryan of PwC got down to business. He grilled the partners who made the gaffe, then personally reached out to the dozens of people affected by it: Th...
Published: 01/22/18
Fur and fury at 40,000 feet as more people bring animals on planes

Fur and fury at 40,000 feet as more people bring animals on planes

When Marlin Jackson arrived at his row on a Delta flight from Atlanta to San Diego in June, the middle seat was already occupied by a man with a sizable dog on his lap. Jackson squeezed by them to his window seat, and the Labrador mix lunged at his f...
Published: 01/22/18
Thousands protest in women’s marches around the world

Thousands protest in women’s marches around the world

Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, 5,000 marched in downtown St. Petersburg, and protesters braved sleet and snow in London and rain in Paris to celebrate the anniversary of women’s marches around the world."Th...
Published: 01/21/18
Trump to anti-abortion marchers: ‘We are with you all the way. May God bless you.’

Trump to anti-abortion marchers: ‘We are with you all the way. May God bless you.’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence signaled their support as thousands of anti-abortion activists rallied on the National Mall at the annual March for Life on Friday."Under my administration, we will always defend the v...
Published: 01/19/18
Cuba’s tourism is booming despite Trump’s tougher policy

Cuba’s tourism is booming despite Trump’s tougher policy

HAVANA — On a sweltering early summer afternoon in Miami’s Little Havana, President Donald Trump told a cheering Cuban-American crowd that he was rolling back some of Barack Obama’s opening to Cuba in order to starve the island’s military-run economy...
Published: 01/19/18
California DA says couple’s abuse of 12 kids became torture

California DA says couple’s abuse of 12 kids became torture

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — They were starved and shackled to their beds, sometimes for months. They were beaten and choked. They were given scant medical care, often denied use of a toilet and allowed to shower but once a year. They lived mostly at night, o...
Published: 01/19/18
House approves government spending bill

House approves government spending bill

A divided House on Thursday passed an 11-hour plan to keep the government running. But the GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remained unclear whether lawmakers would be able to find a way to keep federal offices open pa...
Published: 01/18/18
O.J. Simpson won’t move to Florida after all, lawyer says

O.J. Simpson won’t move to Florida after all, lawyer says

LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson is not planning to move from Nevada to Florida like he told state parole officials before he was released in October from Nevada state prison, his Las Vegas lawyer said Thursday. The 70-year-old former football hero, acquitt...
Published: 01/18/18