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School shooting victims remembered as sweet…

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

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

Syrian government to resume anti-IS offensive in Damascus

Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians

Sentence next for Detroit-area body parts broker

Prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man convicted of dealing diseased body parts for medical training

Venezuela's Maduro wins re-election

Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro wins re-election in a vote marred by an opposition boycott.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Wins Disputed…

Venezuelan officials declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday’s presidential election, while his leading challenger questioned the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities.

'Monotonous' Ocean Mapping Leads Researchers to…

It started out as just your average sweep of the ocean floor, but it wasn’t sand or those creepy angler fish scientists discovered, rather the unlocking of a 128-year shipwreck mystery. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.

Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's 1st female director

Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's first female director, Gina Haspel

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

Italy moves toward populist government

Italy's president has convened the leaders of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League for consultations that could lead to the first populist government in the euro-zone's third largest economy

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

'Deadpool 2' Kicks 'Infinity War' Out Of Top Spot…

"Deadpool 2" had the second best opening for an R-rated film of all time behind, you guessed it, the original "Deadpool."

US, China putting trade war on hold after…

The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with China

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'

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.

Portuguese director drops out of Israel festival over Gaza

Portuguese theater director drops out of festival in Jerusalem this week over Israel's treatment of Palestinians

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

Ola Brown: the driving force behind Nigeria's air…

She came up with the idea of airlifting patients after a personal tragedy

'Let's Have a Moment of Change.' Kelly Clarkson…

Kelly Clarkson confronted the recent school shooting in Texas in an emotional opening to the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night. Clarkson called for a “moment of action” to replace the usual “moment of silence” that follows mass shooting tragedies.