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'Vote them out!': Hundreds of thousands demand gun control
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo....

Survivor marks 6 minutes of strength and silence at rally
Chin high and tears streaming, Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez stood silent in front of thousands gathered for the "March for Our Lives" rally in Washington, D.C....

The Latest: "March for Our Lives" rallies draw huge crowds
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on student-led protests against gun violence (all times Eastern Daylight Time):...

Student protesters say they're fed up, ready for gun reform
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Student survivors of the Florida school massacre anchored a massive rally against gun violence Saturday in Washington, D.C., while throngs of young people took to the streets in sister marches across the U.S. Some students also participated in counter protests in places like Helena, Montana, and Salt Lake City....

Stars affected by violence join students' gun-reform rallies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Paul McCartney, Common, Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer and other stars played supporting roles at nationwide gun-reform rallies dominated by teenage survivors' emotional speeches....

7 months after Harvey, flood-control projects' fate unclear
HOUSTON (AP) -- Large-scale projects long considered essential to easing Houston's flooding woes went to the top of the area's to-do list after Hurricane Harvey inundated large swaths of the nation's fourth-largest city....

Iowa family died of gas asphyxiation at Mexican resort
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Autopsies indicate an Iowa couple and their two children died from inhaling toxic gas at a rented condo on Mexico's Caribbean coast, but there was no sign of foul play or suicide, Mexican authorities said Saturday....

FBI seeks motive for fiery van crash at California air base
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Investigators are working around the clock as they struggle to determine why a man with no apparent ties to terrorism drove a flaming minivan full of propane tanks and gasoline cans through the main gate of a major Northern California Air Force Base this week....

Planned Russian statue starts mini-Cold War in American city
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) -- Back in World War II when the U.S. and Russia were allied against the Nazis, hundreds of Soviet aviators were trained on the North Carolina coast as part of a secret spy project - but now, an effort to honor their mission has triggered a miniature Cold War in a small American city....

Congressman: Bombing suspect called himself a 'psychopath'
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The suspected Austin bomber called himself a "psychopath" in a recorded confession and said he felt no remorse for deadly explosions that killed two people and terrorized the city, a U.S. congressman said Saturday....

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