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Free rifle magazines handed out at gun rights rally in Vermont. Free rifle magazines handed out at gun rights rally in Vermont.
Corrections & clarifications: An earlier version of this story misstated what items were given away to protesters at Saturday's rally. MONTPELIER, Vt. — Gun rights activists gave our free rifle magazines Saturday in Montpelier as Vermont Gov. Phil Scott was poised to sign gun-control proposals into law. The rally, which drew hundreds of people to the steps of the Statehouse, was a protest ag...
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President Trump to award Medal of Honor to World War II hero for repelling German attack President Trump to award Medal of Honor to World War II hero for repelling German attack
WASHINGTON — President Trump will award the Medal of Honor posthumously to a World War II hero from Kentucky who called in artillery fire on his own position to repel an attack by 600 German troops, the White House announced Thursday. First Lt. Garlin Conner, who died in 1998, was one of the most decorated soldiers in U.S. history. The military awarded him with the Distinguished Service Cross, ...
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What you should know about the massive Chinese space station hurtling toward Earth What you should know about the massive Chinese space station hurtling toward Earth
A Chinese space station roughly the size of a school bus will crash into Earth's atmosphere any day now. Here's what you need to know: What is it? The Heavenly Palace, also known as Tiangong-1, is the first space station built and launched by China. The station launched Sept. 30, 2011. Heavenly Palace weighs 9.4 tons and is 34-feet long. It is equipped with two sleep stations for astronaut...
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Stormy Daniels seeks Trump testimony on her sex claims Stormy Daniels seeks Trump testimony on her sex claims
Adult-film star Stormy Daniels has filed a court motion for US President Donald Trump to testify about her claim that they had a relationship. Her lawyer wants sworn testimony from Mr Trump about a "hush" agreement the actress says she signed. The attorney, Michael Avenatti, is also seeking a legal interview with the president's lawyer. Ms Daniels alleges she had unprotected sex with Mr T...
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Doctors slam Rick Santorum: 'CPR not effective' against assault weapons Doctors slam Rick Santorum: 'CPR not effective' against assault weapons
Former U.S. senator Rick Santorum's suggestion that student survivors of last month's deadly shooting rampage at a Florida high school should forget about supporting "phony gun laws" and learn CPR has drawn the ire of some physicians on social media. "How about kids instead of looking to someone else to solve their problem, do something about maybe taking CPR classes or trying to deal with situ...
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11-year-old Naomi Wadler sends powerful message at March for Our Lives: Honor African-American victims 11-year-old Naomi Wadler sends powerful message at March for Our Lives: Honor African-American victims
An 11-year-old girl nearly stole the show at the March for Our Lives, delivering an awe-inspiring speech on the shooting deaths of black women and girls. "I represent the African-American women who are victims of gun violence, who are simply statistics instead of vibrant, beautiful girls full of potential," Naomi Wadler, from Alexandria, Va., told thousands listening on Pennsylvania Avenue in W...
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'Red flag' laws that allow for temporary restrictions on access to guns gain momentum across nation 'Red flag' laws that allow for temporary restrictions on access to guns gain momentum across nation
WASHINGTON – States across the country are taking a closer look at “red flag” laws since an alleged gunman, long known to law enforcement as troubled, was accused in the mass shooting in February at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. The laws allow family members or law enforcement to seek a court order to temporarily restrict people's access to firearms when they show "red ...
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Help wanted: Teachers, police, even mayors. Jobs crucial to society are plagued by discontent Help wanted: Teachers, police, even mayors. Jobs crucial to society are plagued by discontent
On Saturday, tens of thousands of students are expected to join March for Our Lives protests following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Many teachers will join them. Among the 17 dead in Parkland was Scott Beigel, a social studies teacher credited with saving student lives. Such actions have led teachers across the country — who may have entered the fie...
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Florida school shooting students told to wear clear backpacks Florida school shooting students told to wear clear backpacks
Students at the Florida high school where 17 people were shot dead last month are being asked to wear clear backpacks. School officials have written to families of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High pupils outlining the plans as part of new security measures. They said any student without a clear rucksack would be given one at no cost. But some pupils say it does nothing to tackle the issue of...
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Deadly nor'easter wallops East with up to a foot or more of heavy snow Deadly nor'easter wallops East with up to a foot or more of heavy snow
The first full day of spring Wednesday brought yet another snowstorm to the eastern U.S., causing travel chaos and widespread school and business closures. Up to a foot of heavy, wet snow — and potentially more — was expected from the mid-Atlantic into New England by the time the storm winds down Thursday. Increasingly sunny, windy conditions were forecast for most of the East later Thursda...
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