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After Parkland shooting, hundreds attend nearby gun show

"There's no disrespect or insensitivity intended by this long-planned gun show," a statement from organizers said.
Earthlings likely to be chill about discovery of alien life

Earthlings likely to be chill about discovery of alien life

How might humanity react if we discover E.T.?
Wales hit by strongest quake in 100 years

Wales hit by strongest quake in 100 years

It was the strongest recorded earthquake in the area for more than 100 years, according to the British Geological Survey.
'Just blabber': Russia's Lavrov dismisses FBI indictments

'Just blabber': Russia's Lavrov dismisses FBI indictments

"Until we see the facts, everything else is just blabber," Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told participants at the annual Munich Security Conference.
The charges Mueller could have brought but didn't

The charges Mueller could have brought but didn't

Why would special counsel Robert Mueller allege illegal Russian activity in the election throughout the indictment, but not actually charge it?
Joy Reid: 'Black Panther' envisions what could have been for black Americans

Joy Reid: 'Black Panther' envisions what could have been for black Americans

The movie leaves us with powerful, complicated questions: What might the strongest of us built had we remained in Africa?
How Russia sent an Idaho town into a fake news tailspin

How Russia sent an Idaho town into a fake news tailspin

Russian operatives have targeted Twin Falls, Idaho, with a fake anti-immigration campaign launched on Facebook.
How U.S.-born ice dancers ended up competing for South Korea

How U.S.-born ice dancers ended up competing for South Korea

Gamelin and Min made their Olympic debut in PyeongChang grabbing headlines, but for reasons they never expected — a wardrobe malfunction.
In Puerto Rico, these upper-income professionals,  entrepreneurs are choosing to stay

In Puerto Rico, these upper-income professionals, entrepreneurs are choosing to stay

"Those of us who have survived and even thrived throughout the economic depression and now in the aftermath of the hurricane are stronger than ever."
Comments by Nikolas Cruz's attorney could impact his defense

Comments by Nikolas Cruz's attorney could impact his defense

Pleading insanity could be a difficult defense for the alleged gunman.
With the Winter Olympics as a backdrop, the U.S. gets serious on North Korea

With the Winter Olympics as a backdrop, the U.S. gets serious on North Korea

Renewed diplomatic negotiations must also include an implicit threat of increased sanctions if talks drag on.
With railguns and robots, China's military threatens U.S. dominance

With railguns and robots, China's military threatens U.S. dominance

Over the past year, China has rolled out an array of high-tech weapons that some experts say could threaten the military superiority of the United States.
At schools across the U.S., teachers face tough questions

At schools across the U.S., teachers face tough questions

At a middle school 20 minutes away from the scene of Wednesday's tragedy, drama teacher Meagan Nagy cleaned out a closet with her students so they could see: There's a place to hide if this happens
Sheriff didn't pursue sex case against Texas church gunman

Sheriff didn't pursue sex case against Texas church gunman

Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church. The assault was reported in 2013.
Mueller airs new bank fraud allegations against Manafort

Mueller airs new bank fraud allegations against Manafort

Special counsel Robert Mueller said investigators have uncovered new evidence of bank fraud against former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort.
Chen makes Olympic history with five clean quads in free skate

Chen makes Olympic history with five clean quads in free skate

Chen finished 5th overall in the men's figure skating final at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Powerful magnitude-7.2 quake shakes south, central Mexico

Powerful magnitude-7.2 quake shakes south, central Mexico

A powerful earthquake has shaken south and central Mexico, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital, and setting off quake alert systems. Crowds of people gathered
School shooting suspect willing to plead guilty for life sentence, lawyer says

School shooting suspect willing to plead guilty for life sentence, lawyer says

Accused school-massacre gunman Nikolas Cruz is looking to plead guilty in exchange for a sentence of life without parole, his state-appointed defense attorney said Friday.

Trump visits Parkland shooting victims at Florida hospital

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited a hospital and the sheriff's office in Broward County Friday evening following this week's mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.
VA's chief of staff steps down after travel flap

VA's chief of staff steps down after travel flap

The Department of Veterans Affairs says the agency's chief of staff has stepped down after an investigation found she had doctored emails to justify Secretary David Shulkin's wife accompanying him on