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Trump wants some teachers to carry guns. This school district is already doing it

Today in History for February 24th

Highlights of this day in history: President Andrew Johnson impeached; The Nazi Party holds its first major meeting; Manila liberated during World War II; Britain's Prince Charles, Lady Diana Spencer

Janelle Monae's new video part of 'emotion picture' featuring Tessa Thompson

Janelle Monae's new music video "Make Me Feel" is part of a longer "emotion picture" featuring actress Tessa Thompson. (Feb. 23)
Who's the veteran who earned this lost burial flag? Woman in Arizona turns to social media for help

Who's the veteran who earned this lost burial flag? Woman in Arizona turns to social media for help

A photo inside of the triangular box containing the flag appears to be of a man who served in the U.S. Navy.
Cancer: Firefighters face job danger even deadlier than fire

Cancer: Firefighters face job danger even deadlier than fire

Cancer is now the leading cause of death among firefighters, according to the Firefighter Cancer Support Network and the International Association of Firefighters.

'Peter Rabbit' stars Domhnall Gleeson and Rose Byrne talk children's books -- from Roald Dahl to 'Possum Magic'

Domhnall Gleeson was such a fan of Roald Dahl that he says the author's death was the first time he can remember crying. (Feb. 23)
California couple faces new child abuse charges in torture case

California couple faces new child abuse charges in torture case

Prosecutors have added three counts of felony child abuse against both suspects and one new account of assault against Louise Turpin.

Rose Byrne's welcoming approach to animal invaders

Australian actress Rose Byrne has a welcoming approach to animal invaders. (Feb. 23)
Wisconsin woman charged with killing 3 infants during the 1980s, including one of her own

Wisconsin woman charged with killing 3 infants during the 1980s, including one of her own

Nancy Moronez, who is accused of killing three babies in Wisconsin, allegedly told police “I can’t take kids that constantly cry.”

Ca. couple pleads not guilty to new abuse charges

A California couple already accused of starving and shackling some of their 13 children has pleaded not guilty to new charges of child abuse. (Feb. 23)
Florida teen battling cancer dies weeks after fulfilling wish to wed his high school sweetheart

Florida teen battling cancer dies weeks after fulfilling wish to wed his high school sweetheart

Doctors said last month that Dustin Snyder had only weeks to live. Wasting no time, he proposed to Sierra Siverio several days before the ceremony.

Couple Pleads Not Guilty to New Abuse Charges

A California couple already accused of starving and shackling some of their 13 children has pleaded not guilty to new charges of child abuse. (Feb. 23)

Bank and car rental giants are cutting ties with the NRA

Companies being urged to cut ties with the gun rights group, advocating a NRA boycott. Veuer's Nick Cardona has that story.

AP Top Stories February 23 P

Here's the latest for Friday, February 23rd: Rick Gates entered guilty plea; Trump administration escalate sanctions on North Korea; Gov. Rick Scott announced gun safety plan; French customs find
A school shooter, in his own words: 'I wasn't wanted by anyone'

A school shooter, in his own words: 'I wasn't wanted by anyone'

When he stole a gun from his great-grandmother, he said he never intended what he ultimately did with it.
Beautiful but venomous blue dragon sea slugs spotted off Florida beach

Beautiful but venomous blue dragon sea slugs spotted off Florida beach

The freaky looking creatures like to eat Portuguese man o' wars and steal their venom.
Facebook pulls violent virtual reality games from CPAC booth after Parkland

Facebook pulls violent virtual reality games from CPAC booth after Parkland

Facebook apologized for the demos of violent shooter games at CPAC after the shootings at a high school in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 people dead.

Family affair in Berlin for Ed Sheeran

Family affair in Berlin for Ed Sheeran

White House locked down after car hit security barrier

The White House was put on lockdown Friday afternoon when a woman drove into a security gate near the White House complex. She is now in custody and the U.S. Secret Service says there were no