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School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

Terry Spencer, Curt Anderson and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 9:12pm

The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on firearms for decades, lawmakers said Monday.

Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:53pm

President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.

The Latest: Twitter account says no affiliation with senator

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:13pm

The Latest on Sen. Dan Foreman getting in a heated exchange with students (all times local):

NYPD Special Victims hunting for rapist of 12-year-old

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 7:51pm

The 12-year-old girl was in her school uniform, wearing pigtails. She clutched her princess lunch box as she got off the Bronx bus after tutoring, and that's when the rapist grabbed her by the arm.

Idaho senator yells at students lobbying for birth control

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 7:33pm

A state senator shouted at University of Idaho students affiliated with Planned Parenthood trying to schedule a meeting with him to discuss birth control and sex education.

Utah measure pushes back on ruling that boosted police power

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 7:01pm

A Utah lawmaker is proposing to limit the effects of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that bolstered police power to use evidence even if officers did something wrong to get it.

Pastor describes blast, flames in Grand Canyon copter crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 5:18pm

A Las Vegas pastor said witnessing a "big explosion and instant flames" when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, has left him shaken.

Californians can go home but told to keep watch on wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:57pm

A wind-driven wildfire in rural central California threatened hundreds of buildings Monday, including a historic railroad station, but officials said they made some gains after the flames exploded in size.

Confederate statue toppling cases start with dismissals

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:53pm

Problems identifying protesters on video hindered North Carolina prosecutors on Monday as they sought to hold demonstrators responsible for toppling a Confederate statue last summer.

The Latest: Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:44pm

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The Latest: Most evacuations over California wildfire end

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:35pm

The Latest on a wildfire burning in central California (all times local):

The Latest: 3rd person avoids conviction in statue toppling

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:33pm

The Latest on trials of protesters accused of tearing down a Durham monument (all times local):

Utah snowstorm causes hundreds of crashes on slick roads

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:27pm

A winter snowstorm dumped a thick layer of snow in Utah that caused hundreds of car crashes and power outages Monday, punctuating an otherwise mild and dry winter.

The Latest: Utah snow leads to nearly 300 crashes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:17pm

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Police: Ohio pastor helped rob Sunday school teacher

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:53pm

Police say a gun-wielding Ohio pastor and two family members have robbed a Sunday school teacher at their church.

Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

Terry Spencer, Jennifer Kay and Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:43pm

Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same.

Police: UberEATS driver charged with killing customer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:31pm

Police say an Atlanta food delivery driver accused of fatally shooting a customer is in custody.

Man arrested after allegedly dragging, running over woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:06pm

An Idaho man is accused of dragging a woman alongside his truck and then running her over.

Jimmy Carter 'deathly afraid' as wife underwent surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 2:55pm

Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday he was "deathly afraid" as his 90-year-old wife underwent surgery over the weekend.

Man shot by Texas trooper dies, wounded officer recovering

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 2:29pm

Authorities say a man who shot and wounded a Texas state trooper before a trooper shot him has died.