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Maryland School Shooting, Washington, USA - 20 Mar 2018

Maryland School Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Wounded

An armed school resource officer confronted and exchanged gunfire with a school shooter Tuesday morning after the student wounded two classmates at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland, police say. The gunman is dead

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Freaked Out Over Facebook? Check Your Settings

After reports that up to 50 million Facebook users' data was used without their permission, many are taking time to look at their privacy settings on social media platforms. You may be sharing more information than you realize


35 Killed in Rocket Attacks on Damascus

Rockets fired on a market in a government-controlled neighborhood of Damascus killed 35 people and wounded more than 20 others, Syrian state-run media said, marking one of the highest death tolls in a single attack targeting the capital

Piles of snow along the streets of Boston.

How Much Snow to Expect From Winter Storm Toby

Winter Storm Toby, the fourth Nor'easter in less than three weeks, is set to wallop the storm-ravaged East Coast with a fresh blanket of snow just in time for the first day of spring. It could bring more than a foot of snow to certain cities

Justine Damond, also known as Justine Ruszczyk, from Sydney, in a 2015 photo released by Stephen Govel Photography in New York on July 17, 2017.

Officer Who Shot Justine Damond Charged With Murder

A Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Australian woman in July minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home was charged Tuesday with murder and manslaughter

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Austin Police Swamped With Calls About Packages

The Austin Police Department has been overwhelmed with more than 1,200 calls about possible bombs and suspicious packages since a series of bombings has terrorized Texas' capital city since early March

Here's What the Spring Equinox Looks Like From Space

The National Weather Service shared this image from space of the Earth just before "the sun crossed the equator," or just before the start of spring. For those living north of the equator, the days will begin to get longer


Florida Shooting Suspect's Brother Held on $500K Bond

Zachary Cruz, 18, was arrested at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and charged with trespassing on school grounds, a Sheriff's Office report said. The teen had received prior warnings to stay away from the campus

FILE PHOTO: Sudan, the last surviving male northern white rhino, grazes in Laikipia National Park

World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies

The last surviving male northern white rhinoceros in the world has died, spelling likely extinction for the sub-species. Sudan, 45, was euthanized this week after battling multiple age-related infections