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Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

February 18, 2018

PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park, has died. He was 73. more »»

 
 
 
School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

February 18, 2018

The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmaker... more »»

A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?

February 17, 2018

Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. more »»

Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

February 17, 2018

PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park, has died. He was 73. more »»

When training on fire alarms, shootings clash: Stay or flee?

February 17, 2018

Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. more »»

Mourners: Slain Chicago officer was 'one of the good guys'

February 17, 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and "one of the good guys" who was uninterested in self-promotion, even as he moved up the... more »»

Conundrum of a fire alarm with gunfire: Flee, or lock down?

February 17, 2018

Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. more »»

Passenger says teen driver panicked, hit the gas outside NSA

February 17, 2018

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A passenger in a vehicle that was fired upon outside the National Security Agency campus says the unlicensed teen driver made a wrong turn, panicked and hit the gas. more »»

Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks

February 17, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After Tnuza Jamal Hassan was stopped from flying to Afghanistan last September, she allegedly told FBI agents that she wanted to join al-Qaida and marry a fighter, and that she... more »»

Florida legislators struggle with how to respond to shooting

February 17, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the Florida Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath. more »»

Weinstein Co. fires president after suit alleges inaction

February 17, 2018

BALTIMORE (AP) — The movie studio co-founded by Harvey Weinstein has fired its president, whose continued presence at the company was a source of controversy.

The Weinstein Co. more »»

The Latest: Slain Chicago officer remembered as 'model cop'

February 17, 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for a Chicago Police commander killed in the line of duty (all times local):

12:20 p.m. more »»

What does a bear do in the Alaska woods? Disperse seeds

February 17, 2018

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Does a bear leave scat in the woods? The answer is obvious but the effects on an ecosystem may not be. more »»

Film showcases historically black colleges and universities

February 17, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Stanley Nelson knew he wanted to tell a story about the nation's historically black colleges and universities — not just about individual HBCUs, many of which have their... more »»

School shooting massacre victims torn from community fabric

February 17, 2018

Two of the victims were coaches. One was a student who played trombone in the school band. Another proudly wore his ROTC uniform. Still another loved soccer. And most were so very youn. more »»

Suspect was a 'good shot' on NRA-backed school rifle team

February 17, 2018

The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation, part... more »»

Shooting survivors become advocates for stronger weapon laws

February 17, 2018

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Dead bodies were still inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when survivors of this week's shooting began speaking out about gun violenc. more »»

 
 

 

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