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Florida Town Of Parkland In Mourning, After Shooting At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Kills 17
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President Donald Trump and NRA executive VP Wayne LaPierre

NRA Head and Trump Strike Similar Tone

There are many similarities in how President Donald Trump and the NRA's Wayne LaPierre, right, are responding to the deadly Florida school shooting, which left 17 people dead and reignited America's gun control debate to a fever pitch

Missouri Governor Affair, Jefferson City, USA - 20 Jan 2018

Missouri Governor Indicted Over Nude Photo Allegation

A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, the city circuit attorney's office said

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Russia Blocks U.N. Ceasefire in Syria

World leaders called for an urgent cease-fire in Syria as government forces pounded the opposition-controlled eastern suburbs of the capital in a crushing campaign that has left hundreds of people dead in recent days

Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar gather Bangladesh-Myanmar

Myanmar Bulldozing What Is Left of Rohingya Villages

Their villages were burned. Now, Myanmar's government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth — in a vast operation rights groups say is destroying crucial evidence of mass atrocities against the Rohingya Muslim minority

Curling Gold Medal Match

Team USA Is Headed to the Curling Gold Medal Match

Hours after the U.S. women’s hockey team won a thrilling gold medal game against Canada, America continued to beat its northern neighbor in its favorite pastimes. No U.S. curling team has ever reached an Olympic gold medal game

New York Health Care Workers Receive 1st Wave Of H1N1 Vaccinations

The Nasal Flu Vaccine Is Coming Back

After a two-year hiatus, the nasal flu vaccine is set to return to doctors' offices next year. But even though this year's flu season is still in full swing, many providers have already purchased their supplies for the next one

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Russian Women Dominate Olympic Figure Skating

With talent and gamesmanship, the Russian women proved they deserved to be at the top of the Olympic figure skating podium as Alina Zagitova took home the gold, followed by her teammate Evgenia Medvedeva in silver

Kylie Jenner arrives at the Marie Claire Fresh Faces Party at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood on April 11, 2016.

Kylie Jenner Tweeted About Snapchat. Its Stock Tanked

Snapchat shares sank as much as 7.2%, wiping out $1.3 billion in market value, on the heels of a tweet from Kylie Jenner, who said she doesn’t open the app anymore. "sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore?" she asked