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Students begin school walkouts on Columbine anniversary
Students from Florida to Chicago started streaming out of their schools Friday in the latest round of gun-control activism following the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida....

1 shot, wounded at Florida school; suspect in custody
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Panic and fear gripped another Florida school Friday when a gunman who carried a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire, wounding one student before he was taken into custody on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said....

Defense says schedules show Cosby wasn't around for assault
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors got a look Friday at Bill Cosby's travel records as his lawyers made the case that he never visited his suburban Philadelphia mansion in the month he is accused of drugging and molesting a woman there....

Trump lawyer told to file statement to slow porn star's suit
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- President Donald Trump's personal lawyer must declare in writing that his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination is jeopardized unless there's a delay in legal proceedings in a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels, a federal judge said Friday....

President George HW Bush greets mourners honoring his wife
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush greeted some of the hundreds of mourners filing through a large Houston church on Friday to pay final respects to his wife of 73 years, former first lady Barbara Bush....

'This is my real life': Where Trump's travel ban hits home
NEW YORK (AP) -- At the New York City convenience store where he works the overnight shift, Radad Alborati takes a sip of coffee and surveys his life....

Southwest offers apology, $5K, to passengers on damaged jet
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Southwest is sending a letter of apology, a $5,000 check and a $1,000 travel voucher to passengers who were on a flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia following an engine explosion....

USA Gymnastics settles sex abuse lawsuit
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- USA Gymnastics has reached a confidential settlement in a Georgia lawsuit that spurred a newspaper investigation into the organization's practices for reporting child abuse....

AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans largely fear the country's relationship with Russia and China will get worse in the coming year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un on nuclear weapons, nearly half say the same about North Korea....

Woman suspected in Minnesota, Florida deaths caught in Texas
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) -- A tip-off in a Texas resort town led to the arrest of a woman who investigators believe killed her husband in Minnesota then fled to Florida, where she fatally shot her doppelganger with the intention of assuming her identity, police said Friday....

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