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All charges dropped in case of toppled…

North Carolina prosecutors say they're dropping all charges against the last 5 people accused in case of Confederate statue toppled last summer

The 17 lives extinguished in the Florida school…

The gunman who opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, wiped out lives, and left families and friends struggling to cope after America's latest mass shooting.

WH: Trump has done more than Obama on Russia

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the Trump administration has been tougher on Russia in its first year than the Obama administration was "in eight years combined."

Mass Shootings Bring Communities Of Tragedy…

After shootings, some members of communities that have faced similar tragedies reach out.

Florida close to replacing Confederate statue in US Capitol

Florida is on the cusp of removing a statue of a Confederate general at the U.S. Capitol and replacing it with an African-American woman

FBI had probed convicted ex-Arkansas judge 20…

A former Arkansas judge who admitted giving lighter sentences to men in return for sexual favors was investigated for similar crimes two decades ago but was never charged because he gave up his job as a deputy prosecutor

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7th-grader with distraction device shoots himself…

Authorities say a seventh-grader who shot and injured himself inside an Ohio middle school bathroom also had a device in his backpack meant to cause a distraction

Lawyer linked to ex-Trump aide pleads guilty

Alex van der Zwaan, a lawyer with ties to former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, has pleaded guilty to lying to investigators.

President Trump Is Following Through On A Health…

The Trump administration's proposed changes to health care policy would focus on expanding lower-cost and short-term options.

APNewsBreak: NY touts economy boom with pic of South Africa

APNewsBreak: New York economic development agency issued a report that illustrated the state's booming growth with an 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa.

The Latest: 3M to pay $850 million to settle…

3M Co. has agreed to pay the state of Minnesota $850 million to settle a case alleging the manufacturer damaged the state's natural resources and contaminated groundwater by disposing chemicals over decades

15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates…

A 15-year-old student who was shot five times during last week's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students

Journey to Justice: One Man’s Fight for Freedom

When Jarrett Adams was 17 years old, he was wrongfully sentenced to 28 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.With his case overturned, he is now a lawyer.

Cyrus Vance Jr. — A Witness Of The Criminal…

Together with The Marshall Project, Newsy brings you stories of the criminal justice system. Here, Cyrus Vance Jr. shares his experience.

Judge won't stop execution of inmate claiming damaged veins

Judge won't stop execution of inmate claiming damaged veins

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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

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 being blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four dead in Nebraska

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.

Pennsylvania church to bless couples toting AR-15 rifles

A Pennsylvania-based offshoot of the Unification Church is encouraging couples to bring their AR-15 rifles with them to a commitment ceremony in the Pocono Mountains, a half-mile from an elementary school

Camper in California Is Gored by a Bison

A camping trip turned quite unpleasant for a man on Catalina Island, off the coast of Southern California, when he was gored by a bison Saturday evening. The animal was grazing near a log upon which the man was sitting at Little Harbor Campground, authorities tell the Orange County Register...

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.

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Hundreds of students leave school, walk to shooting site

Hundreds of students from West Boca High walked out of school Tuesday, making their way to the site of the school shooting about 10 miles away, in a show of solidarity calling for an end to gun violence

US Army to Honor Heroic Shooting Victims

He might not get a full military funeral , but Parkland school shooting victim Peter Wang will get a nod from the US Army. The 15-year-old old Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps member who held doors open for students and staff fleeing bullets at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week...

School shooting videos could scar kids _ or…

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