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Mountain lion kills one man, injures another east of Seattle

Mountain lion kills one man, injures another east of Seattle

Mountain lions — also known as cougars, panthers or pumas — have attacked fewer than 100 people since 1890, according to the nonprofit Cougar Network. About 20 of those attacks have been fatal.
More than 25 hospitalized in NYC due to synthetic marijuana

More than 25 hospitalized in NYC due to synthetic marijuana

More than 25 people have been hospitalized in New York City due to bad reactions to the synthetic marijuana known as K2.
Pastor plays host to gun class one day after school shooting kills 10 in close-knit community

Pastor plays host to gun class one day after school shooting kills 10 in close-knit community

A day after a mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, an already scheduled licensed-to-carry handguns class took place at Pentecostals of Santa Fe Church.
Texas shooting suspect won’t face death penalty, could be paroled

Texas shooting suspect won’t face death penalty, could be paroled

Dimitrios Pagourtzis of Santa Fe, Texas, is 17 years old, he will be subject to a 2005 Supreme Court ruling banning the execution of juveniles -- even though he will be treated as an adult in Texas
Parkland survivor David Hogg: Wear #OrangeCaps at graduation for gun control

Parkland survivor David Hogg: Wear #OrangeCaps at graduation for gun control

David Hogg, a Parkland survivor, urged students to paint their graduation caps orange
School Shoot Suspect Family 'Mystified'

School Shoot Suspect Family 'Mystified'

An attorney for the 17-year-old accused of killing 10 people at his high school says the suspect's family members are mystified by the shooting and there were no red flags. (May 19)
Mother of Texas school shooting survivor says gunman killed students as they hid in closet

Mother of Texas school shooting survivor says gunman killed students as they hid in closet

The mother of a student who survived the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas says her daughter saw two of her classmates killed and one wounded as the gunman fired several rounds into a
U.S. bishop gives rousing sermon at royal wedding

U.S. bishop gives rousing sermon at royal wedding

The leader of the Episcopal Church has quoted civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the "redemptive power of love" as he blessed the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. (May 19)
30 minutes of terror in first-period art class: How the Texas high school shooting unfolded

30 minutes of terror in first-period art class: How the Texas high school shooting unfolded

Students were just starting their day. It was first-period art class. Then it was a war zone. For 30 minutes, authorities say Santa Fe High School was under siege by a teenage gunman armed with a

Interior Secretary Zinke offers royal newlyweds U.S. honeymoon spots

Now that the rings have been exchanged and the bells have rung, the attention now turns to where Prince Harry and his new American wife Meghan Markle will honeymoon.
School resource officer John Barnes, others: Heroes emerge in Texas school shooting

School resource officer John Barnes, others: Heroes emerge in Texas school shooting

Hours after a massacre in Texas left 10 people dead and 10 injured when a gunman opened fire at Santa Fe high school, stories of heroes began to emerge. Among them: School resource officer John

NRA blames media for creating 'monsters' who commit mass shootings

On the same day of the horrific shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas that left 10 dead and 10 others wounded, Dana Loesch, a spokesman for the National Rifle Association, called out the

Neighbor says Texas shooter 'real quiet'

Charity Killman, who lives adjacent to the property that police searched for explosive devices in connection to the attack at a Texas high school says nobody lived in the trailer but she had seen the
Texas high school students allowed back into school day after school shooting

Texas high school students allowed back into school day after school shooting

Authorities on Saturday allowed small groups of students back inside the Texas high school here to gather their belongings the day after they were forced to flee for their lives as a gunman carried
30 minutes of terror in first period art class: How the Texas high school shooting unfolded

30 minutes of terror in first period art class: How the Texas high school shooting unfolded

Students were just starting their day. It was first period art class. Then it was a war zone. For 30 minutes, authorities say Santa Fe High School was under siege by a teenage gunman armed with a

Meghan Markle's school celebrates royal wedding

Student at Meghan Markle's old Los Angeles high school got up very early to watch and celebrated her wedding to Prince Harry. (May 19)
Texas community holds vigil for shooting victims

Texas community holds vigil for shooting victims

The community of Santa Fe gathered for a vigil to honor the victims of Friday's shooting at Santa Fe High School. A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire, killing 10 people, most

The royal couple smile with joy at the altar

Harry and Meghan have been pronounced husband and wife after marrying in a fairytale ceremony in St George's Chapel. (May 19)

Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller designs Markle's sleek dress

Meghan Markle is wearing a dress by designer Clare Waight Keller for her wedding to Prince Harry. (May 19)

Marriage of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle begins

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other's eyes at the altar in St. George's Chapel in Windsor as their wedding got underway on Saturday, as a soprano sang to celebrate the trans-Atlantic