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Out and proud - gay athletes

PyeongChang 2018 will be an Olympics remembered, not for medals, but milestones. For the first time, two openly gay American athletes competed in the games.

Supreme Court won't stop Alabama execution

Alabama execution to go forward

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."

West Virginia teachers: Statewide walkout over…

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

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, 3…

Authorities say a British tourist who was pulled from the wreckage of a fiery helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon died from his injuries Thursday

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

This Fairly Ordinary Plastic Bag Is Being Sold…

$590 isn’t such an unusual price for a designer bag, unless, of course, it’s just a plastic shopping bag. Buzz60's Sam Berman has more.

The Latest: GOP senator says young people don't…

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts says people under 21 don't need to own semi-automatic rifles like the one used in a Florida mass shooting

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

Kylie Jenner's $1 billion Snapchat smackdown

Reality TV star Kylie Jenner's tweet erasing $1 billion in Snapchat market value rivaled a "sell" rating earlier in the week from Citi as social media users and Wall Street moaned over Snapchat's recent upgrade. Conway G. Gittens reports.

Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing…

Nissan Motor Co. is starting tests next month on regular roads of its "Easy Ride," what it calls a "robo-vehicle mobility service."

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

States Refile Suits To Try To Block Net…

The 2015 rules prohibit internet service providers from blocking, slowing or prioritizing websites and apps.

Oxfam deputy chief resigns over sex scandal

British charity Oxfam has announced the resignation of Deputy Chief Executive Penny Lawrence over misconduct by aid workers in Haiti and Chad, the charity said in a statement.

Airbnb unveils new category of rentals rated by…

Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate a new category of properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers they're booking nice places to stay

What is blockchain?

While some people are rushing to invest in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum, other experts believe that the real value lies in the underlying technology, known as blockchain. CNNMoney's Ramy Zabarah explains how it works.

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...

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

UK police probe 'racist' package sent to Harry…

British police say they are investigating a suspicious package that was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle as a racist hate crime