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Many colleges have shooting response plans, but a lot of students and staff still in the dark
Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make "active shooter" training mandatory for incoming students, while others offer little more than brief online guidance on what to do if there's a gunman on the loose, a review by The Associated Press finds....

Questions, answers about the federal campus safety law
The federal law known as the Clery Act is credited with bringing improvements to campus safety, even as sexual assault and gun violence remain major concerns. Supporters of the law plan to mark its 25th anniversary next month....

Black men on National Mall to mark Million Man March 20th anniversary, call for change
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Black men from around the nation returned to the National Mall to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March and call for changes in policing and in black communities....

Jerry Parr, Secret Service agent who saved Reagan's life after he was shot, dies
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service agent credited with saving President Ronald Reagan's life on the day he was shot outside a Washington hotel has died....

House Speaker John Boehner's here to stay, for now, and that means leverage on budget fights
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Speaker John Boehner wants out. He really does....

Republicans wonder whether anyone can lead the House GOP in an era of divisions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The job of leading House Republicans may have gone from difficult to impossible....

"Lucky one" Mathew Downing gives first statement about Oregon community college massacre
SEATTLE (AP) -- The 18-year-old college student singled out by the shooter as the "lucky one" to survive and deliver a package to law enforcement has told his story for the first time about the massacre in Roseburg, Oregon....

As Oregon town buries campus shooting victims, strong emotions flare during president's visit
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- Gun-rights activists and others gave voice to strong emotions when President Barack Obama came to meet privately with grieving families whose loved ones were killed on a college campus in Roseburg, Oregon....

School aides get new training in serving kids with autism in NYC, where boy vanished in 2013
NEW YORK (AP) -- The icebreaker was simple: Choose a partner and learn three things about her. The catch: Your partner will pretend she does not speak....

The Latest on the Million Man March anniversary: Civil rights veteran returns to the Mall
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Thousands of African-Americans crowded on the National Mall Saturday for the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March....

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