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Activist Lewis honored decades after civil rights…

Longtime U.S. Rep John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights

Supreme Court won't stop Alabama execution

Alabama execution to go forward

Cooper questions if Trump will follow through

CNN's Anderson Cooper says President Donald Trump is going against the NRA by supporting legislation that would raise the age limit to purchase a rifle, but questions whether he will follow through.

'He Never Went In': Stoneman Douglas Resource…

The resource officer who was assigned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School never went into the building during the shooting that killed 17.

Florida school shooting: 'abject breakdown at all…

'Abject breakdown on all levels': Florida high school where ex-student accused of fatally shooting 17 people reopening to teachers Friday amid revelations an armed officer on campus did nothing to stop suspect, and other issues

Protesters ousted from sacred site where Elvis…

Officers are removing protesters from the ruins of a Hawaii hotel where they have been squatting since last year in an attempt to block redevelopment of a resort where Elvis Presley's character got married in the movie "Blue Hawaii."

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West Virginia teachers: Statewide walkout over…

West Virginia public school teachers launch first statewide walked since 1990, complaining of low pay and benefits

Trump has new ideas for guns in schools

President Donald Trump delivered more statements on gun policy and school security, including bonuses for teachers who train to use firearms and renaming active shooter drills. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

Robert Mueller Added More Charges Against…

The charges allege they understated their income on federal tax returns.

Officer convicted at terrorism trial faces decades in prison

A former transit-agency police officer convicted in a sting operation of attempting to help the Islamic State faces decades in prison at his sentencing hearing

The Latest: Official: Inmate scream not from…

Florida authorities say there's 'no indication' a blood-curdling scream let out by a Florida inmate during his execution was caused lethal injection procedure

School Officer Waited Outside During Parkland…

“I am devastated,” the Miami Herald quotes Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel as saying. “Sick to my stomach. He never went in.” Israel suspended Scot Peterson—the school resource officer assigned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland—pending an investigation into his actions during the Feb. 14 shooting...

Survivor: Trump will listen to NRA money

Samuel Zeif, a survivor of the Florida school shooting and guest at President Trump's discussion on gun policy, says he doesn't think Trump will be serious about gun law reforms because, "he only listens to people putting money in his pocket."

School Threats Increased After The Florida…

Since the Florida school shooting, at least 328 violent incidents and threats have been reported, according to the Educator's School Safety Network.

Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill

Kansas legislative leaders have canceled a debate on a gun-safety education bill giving preference to a National Rifle Association program in elementary schools

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Texas governor accepts recommendation, spares…

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has accepted the state parole board's recommendation and is sparing the life of convicted killer Thomas "Bart" Whitaker

10 Things to Know for Friday

Among 10 Things to Know: Florida sheriff's deputy never entered school during shooting, students endure troll attacks, Missouri governor indicted

Breaking Stereotypes With an Ultramarathoner

After suffering health complications, Mirna Valerio knew she needed a change in lifestyle. So she dedicated herself to fitness and has spent the past eight years running marathons.

White Supremacists Behind The Charlottesville…

Roberta Kaplan is suing people and groups involved in organizing the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Judge: Ads can run in Uber, Lyft vehicles in New York City

A federal judge has given the green light to a Minnesota company that wants to put advertising in vehicles driven for companies like Uber and Lyft in New York City

The Latest: Health authorities say 3 men may have…

San Francisco's public health department says the overnight deaths of three men found on a city street were likely drug-related

Church: Cardinal's 'nighty-night, baby' tweet was…

A New Jersey archbishop raised a few eyebrows when he tweeted "Nighty-night, baby. I love you," but his spokesman says it was an errant message intended for his sister.

Who is H.R. McMaster?

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is a decorated military general with a PhD with a reputation for speaking his mind.

After Bots Stoked Gun Debate, Twitter Blocks Them

After the Parkland school shooting, Russian-linked bots were used to drive the discussion around gun control. Twitter is fighting back.

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First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card

The nation's largest privately owned bank says it will stop producing credit cards for the National Rifle Association in response to criticism from customers

Farm beloved for goat yoga offers reward over…

A popular Maine farm that invites the public to come cuddle or do yoga with its goats says one of the animals was found shot to death

Mueller Unveils New Charges Against Ex-Trump…

Special counsel Robert Mueller unveiled 32 new criminal charges against former Trump advisers Paul Manafort and Rick Gates on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reports. The charges are laid out in an indictment from a federal grand jury in Virginia. According to ABC News , there are 16 counts related to...