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For school shooting victims, future plans dashed…

An outgoing and 'really funny' student who blocked the door to try to prevent the gunman from entering the classroom and an exchange student who aspired to work in civil service were among the 10 people killed at a Texas high school

Texas mom marched after Parkland, then her town…

Texas mother had been inspired by survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, then the very sort of extreme gun violence she was marching against arrived in her town

Pope Francis Is Trying To Make College Of…

Pope Francis' list of new cardinals includes names from some parts of the world where Christians are a minority — like Iraq and Pakistan.

Police response to Texas school shooting remains…

Questions remain about the police response to a shooting at a high school outside Houston that killed 10 people

Man faces murder charges in restaurant crash that…

Police say a man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a steak and seafood outlet in North Carolina, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law who had been seated inside the restaurant with other family members

Survivors of Texas massacre confront 'spiritual…

Prosecutor tells seniors graduating from Texas high school where mass shooting occurred: 'You are entering into a war zone in this world, and it's a spiritual war zone'

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One Person Has Been Injured In Hawaii's Kilauea…

The county mayor's office confirmed that one person has been injured in Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption.

Coast Guard aids Canadian mariner whose vessel flooded

The Coast Guard assisted a distressed Canadian mariner after his vessel began taking on water about 80 miles from the Big Island

AP PHOTOS: On the 'inside' with women behind bars

AP PHOTOS: The opioid crisis is putting more women behind bars across the U.S. _ tearing apart families and squeezing communities that treatment programs and permanent solutions

Revolving door of despair: Drugs land more women…

The opioid crisis is putting more women behind bars across the U.S. _ tearing apart families and squeezing communities that lack treatment programs and permanent solutions. In one Tenn. county jail, most female inmates have long-term addiction problems.

J.J. Watt To Pay For Texas School Shooting…

Nine students and a teacher were killed and 10 other students were injured Friday in a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.

Police: Man charged with murder in death of girlfriend's son

Police in Washington, D.C. say a man has been charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend's child

Mayor who pulled Confederate statues honored with…

The former mayor of New Orleans has been honored for his leadership in removing Confederate memorials

Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked…

The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle

Kilauea Eruption Sends Ash And Lava Bombs Flying…

Twenty-two fissures from the Kilauea volcano have opened up on Hawaii's Big Island since May 3

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Sentencing to resume in case of man who mailed fatal cyanide

The sentencing of a man convicted of mailing fatal cyanide to a suicidal Englishman is set to resume in Maine

Police video from California fires shows…

Police body-camera footage from last year's deadly wildfires in California's wine country reveals officers' frantic efforts to convince residents to flee as massive flames bore down

Obama Official Says Keep Kids Home to Fight Guns

An official from the Obama administration has suggested parents nationwide force Congress to act on gun control by keeping their kids home from school. Arne Duncan, a former US Secretary of Education, made the statement in a tweet on Friday after 10 people were gunned down in an east Texas...

Trump Nominates Harry Harris As Ambassador To…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly wanted Harris in this new role.

Ohio nursing home where man killed 3 people reopens

An Ohio nursing home where a man killed two employees and the village police chief has reopened a year after the attack

5 teens involved in fatal crash were high school…

Police say they have identified teenagers involved in a car crash in Massachusetts as high school students

Uber Was Killing His Livelihood, So He Killed…

"I will not be a slave working for chump change. I would rather be dead." So read a line in the suicide note left by Doug Schifter, a 61-year-old who had for four decades driven cabs and black cars in New York City and who in February took his own...

This Man's Defiance Helped Spark The Civil Rights…

Bruce Boynton is a former lawyer who played a special role in the civil rights movement: He paved the way for the Freedom Riders.

Cop's son charged in terror case expected to plead guilty

A Boston police captain's son who is accused of plotting a terrorist attack on a college campus to support the Islamic State group is expected to plead guilty

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The Latest: Incoming NRA president addresses…

The National Rifle Association's incoming president is blaming the latest deadly school shooting on youngsters "steeped in a culture of violence."

Man Punches Service Dog, Pregnant Deaf Woman: Cops

Violence erupted on a Frontier flight Thursday and spilled into Orlando International Airport when a passenger allegedly punched a deaf pregnant woman and her service dog, the Orlando Sentinel reports. It began when passenger Timothy Manley's wife complained about being allergic to the Great Dane, so he punched it, making...

Texas Governor: 'We Need To Do More Than Just…

A shooter opened fire in a Texas high school Friday, killing 10 people and injuring 10 others.