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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School former student Ariana Gonzalez weeps at a cross of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas coach Aaron Feis, on a hill honoring those killed, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Teachers and staff returned to the school, to begin to organize and prepare to welcome students next week. Over a dozen students and teachers were killed on Valentine's Day in a mass shooting at the high school. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 9:35 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor announced plans Friday to put more armed guards in schools and to make it harder for young adults and some with mental illness to buy guns, responding to days of intense lobbying from survivors of last week's shooting at a Florida high school. Gov. Rick...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School former student Ariana Gonzalez weeps at a cross of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas coach Aaron Feis, on a hill honoring those killed, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Teachers and staff returned to the school, to begin to organize and prepare to welcome students next week. Over a dozen students and teachers were killed on Valentine's Day in a mass shooting at the high school. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 9:35 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor announced plans Friday to put more armed guards in schools and to make it harder for young adults and some with mental illness to buy guns, responding to days of intense lobbying from survivors of last week's shooting at a Florida high school. Gov. Rick...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 photo released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, foreign nationals are arrested during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by ICE aimed at immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal aliens in Los Angeles. People arrested by deportation officers increasingly have no criminal backgrounds, according to figures released Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, reflecting the Trump administration's commitment to cast a wider net. (Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 8:59 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — People arrested by deportation officers increasingly have no criminal backgrounds, according to figures released Friday, reflecting the Trump administration's commitment to cast a wider net. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said 65 percent of arrests from October to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2015 file photo, Chevy Chase attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza, in New York. Police say the 74-year-old Chase was driving in South Nyack on Feb. 9, 2018 when he was cut off in traffic by a 22-year-old Long Island man. Authorities say the driver and Chase got into a verbal argument, which led to a passenger in the car cursing at Chase and kicking him in the shoulder. The driver contends the kick was self-defense because Chase threw a punch first. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
February 23, 2018 - 8:56 pm
SOUTH NYACK, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man says he kicked Chevy Chase in self-defense after the comedian climbed into a vehicle and tried to punch him during a profanity-laced traffic dispute. Chase told police he was cut off by another driver on Feb. 9. Thinking his car might be damaged, he followed...
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FILE - This undated file image provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Doyle Lee Hamm, an inmate who was scheduled to be executed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Alabama. The state of Alabama must seek a new execution date for Hamm if it still wants to execute him following an unexpected postponement. Prison officials halted preparations for Doyle Lee Hamm's lethal injection late Thursday because medical staff said they couldn't find a suitable vein before the execution warrant expired. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP, File)
February 23, 2018 - 8:50 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Execution team members stuck an inmate repeatedly in the lower legs, ankles and groin in effort to find a usable vein before the state called off the lethal injection, according to a Friday court filing by the inmate's lawyer. Attorney Bernard Harcourt said he is seeking...
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Former Clark County Sheriff Bill Young speaks with supporters of Question 1 outside the Regional Justice Center calling on Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval and GOP state Attorney General Adam Laxalt to enact the voter-approved initiative for background checks on all gun sales, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. The measure sought to close a legal loophole that proponents said let people skip background screening when buying guns from another person or online. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 8:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer seeking a court order to enforce a Nevada gun buyer screening law that has not been enacted despite voter approval in November 2016 blamed the state's Republican governor and attorney general on Friday for stalling the law. "For either personal or political reasons,"...
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FILE - This Aug. 28, 2014, file photo shows San Francisco 49ers' Jonathan Martin on the bench during an NFL football preseason game against the Houston Texans in Houston. A law enforcement official says ex-football player Martin was taken into Los Angeles police custody after a threatening Instagram post that spoke of bullying. The official says Martin was being questioned and was not under arrest. The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
February 23, 2018 - 8:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who has struggled with mental health issues after a 2013 bullying scandal that shook the NFL, was questioned by Los Angeles police after a threatening Instagram post on his account mentioned two former teammates who had...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. NCAA president Mark Emmert said in a statement Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, the allegations "if true, point to systematic failures that must be fixed and fixed now if we want college sports in America." (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
February 23, 2018 - 7:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the corruption scandal in college basketball (all times Eastern): 8:47 p.m. Texas is withholding junior guard Eric Davis Jr. from competition until further notice after his name appeared in documents in a federal investigation into college basketball corruption. Davis...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2012, file photo, Elissa Wall attends a community meeting regarding the United Effort Plan (UEP) trust, in Colorado City, Ariz. Former polygamous group member Elissa Wall was married to her cousin at age 14. A new bill at the Utah Legislature would give teenagers running away from polygamous groups more legal rights if they face possible sexual abuse or forced marriage. (Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)
February 23, 2018 - 7:28 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Teenagers fleeing polygamous communities would get more legal protection from parents who could expose them to sexual abuse or forced marriage under a proposal approved Friday by a panel of Utah lawmakers. If teenagers run away from home, anyone they run to must inform their...
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February 23, 2018 - 6:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nanette Fabray, the vivacious, award-winning star of the stage, film and television, has died at age 97. Fabray's son, Dr. Jamie MacDougall, tells The Associated Press his mother died Thursday at her home in Palos Verdes Estates. Fabray launched her career at age 3 as Vaudeville'...
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