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HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of an 18-year-old student accused of opening fire with a classmate inside a charter school in an affluent suburb of Denver, killing a teenager and wounding eight others. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office confirmed late Monday that Devon Erickson was taken into custody after the shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch. The other suspect is a juvenile whose name has not been released.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is launching a new bid to overhaul a national immigration system that President Donald Trump has long railed against. Similar efforts have failed to garner anywhere near the support necessary to pass into law, yet Trump invited a dozen Republican senators to the White House Tuesday to preview the plan. It was spearheaded by senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Times is reporting that Donald Trump's businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994, based on tax information the newspaper acquired. The Times says it has acquired printouts from the future president's official IRS tax transcripts, including figures from his federal tax form. The newspaper says Trump reported business losses of $46.1 million in 1985, and a total of $1.17 billion in losses for the 10-year period.
UNDATED (AP) — U.S. health officials say more moms are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and the biggest risk factor is being black or Native American. More than half of these deaths are preventable, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a report released Tuesday. New guidelines from an obstetricians group call for more heart risk checks for women before and after birth.
SHANGHAI (AP) — Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging as a hub for this research as Western attempts to push forward with human trials have foundered. But the suffering wrought by the opioid epidemic may be changing the risk-reward calculus. In February, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration greenlighted a clinical trial for opioid addicts.
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