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Trump to tackle mental health, school safety _ but not guns

Declaring the nation united and grieving with "one heavy heart," President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and "the difficult issue of mental health" in response to the deadly shooting in Florida. He made no mention of the scourge of gun violence.

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Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1.17 million statements from Afghans who say they were victims.

School shooting suspect belonged to white nationalist group

An orphaned 19-year-old who participated in paramilitary drills with a white nationalist group was charged with murder Thursday in the deaths of 17 people who were fatally shot at a huge Florida high school in the nation's deadliest school attack in five years.

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Climber’s death on popular Oregon peak underscores dangers

Oregon's tallest peak rises above the streets of downtown Portland, its gorgeous snow-capped slopes luring 10,000 climbers a year.

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Kristen Bell receives 2018 NAB Television Chairman’s Award

Television and film actress Kristen Bell will receive the NAB Television Chairman’s Award during the new NAB: We Are Broadcasters Celebration April 10 at the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas.

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Florida teen charged with 17 murders legally bought AR-15

A former student opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and sending hundreds of students fleeing into the streets in the nation's deadliest school shooting since a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 15, 2018

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Truly best in show: Westminster winner makes Broadway debut

America's new top dog became best in a Broadway show.

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Trump at last denounces abuse; Kelly's future in doubt

President Donald Trump at last broke his silence Wednesday to explicitly denounce domestic violence in the wake of allegations that a top White House aide had abused two former wives. Chief of staff John Kelly, under fire for mishandling the matter, stayed largely out of sight, his future in doubt and the White House in tumult.

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*Update* - Gunman kills at least 17 people at Florida high school

A former student opened fire at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and sending scores of students fleeing into the streets in the nation's deadliest school shooting since a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

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After 20 years, woman admits to kidnapping Florida baby

A woman has pleaded guilty to kidnapping an infant from a Florida hospital nearly 20 years ago.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 14, 2018

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Costumes, beads and music: Mardi Gras comes to a close

Families camped out from early morning to catch beads and stuffed animals thrown from float riders. Revelers took to the streets in elaborate or funny costumes evoking Marie Antoinette, President Donald Trump and glamorous vampires. And amused bystanders took in the chaotic scene from lawn chairs.

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Is inflation rising as investors fear? 5 ways to keep track

After nearly a decade of being all but invisible, inflation — or the fear of it — is back.

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Bomber gets life in prison for New York, New Jersey attacks

A New Jersey man who set off small bombs in two states, including a pressure cooker device that blasted shrapnel across a New York City block, was sentenced Tuesday to multiple terms of life in prison by a judge who repeatedly called it a miracle nobody was killed.

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Trump’s $4.4 trillion budget moves deficit sharply higher

President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an era of $1 trillion-plus federal deficits and – unlike the plan he released last year – never comes close to promising a balanced ledger even after 10 years.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 13, 2018

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The AP Asks: What would South Koreans ask a North Korean?

The Koreas share a border, a culture and a language. But 70 years after they were separated, North and South are about as divided as divided gets.

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Israeli military court to try Palestinian teen protest icon

Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi is to go on trial before an Israeli military court for slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers in December in a case that has drawn wide criticism of Israel for prosecuting the teenager.

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Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?

For more than a decade, the strongest AIDS drugs could not fully control Matt Chappell's HIV infection. Now his body controls it by itself, and researchers are trying to perfect the gene editing that made this possible.

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World in brief: Russian airliner crashes moments after takeoff, killing 71

A Russian airliner that had just taken off from the country’s second-busiest airport crashed Sunday, killing all 71 people aboard and scattering jagged chunks of wreckage across a snowy field outside Moscow.

Trump support key as Congress ready to talk immigration

The U.S. Senate today will open up a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the “Dreamer” immigrants.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 12, 2018

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Stock drop could pose risk to US economy – if it endures

The tumble in U.S. stock prices has inflicted psychological pain and financial losses – at least on paper – for people with a meaningful stake in the market.

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A look at the fallout from sports doctor scandal

Numerous people have been fired or forced out of jobs in the wake of the widening scandal involving once-renowned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, who has been ordered to serve decades in prison for molesting some of the sport's top athletes and others as well as child pornography crimes.