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Gunman Opens Fire in Texas High School, Killing Up to 10

At least one gunman opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing eight to 10 people, most of them students, authorities said.

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Trump to Deny Funds to Clinics that Refer for Abortion

The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule banning federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, or sharing space with abortion providers.

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Hawaii Volcano Erupts from Summit, Sends Huge Plume into Sky

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted from its summit before dawn Thursday, shooting a dusty plume of ash about 30,000 feet (9,100 meters) into the sky.

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Trump Reimbursed Michael Cohen as Much as $250,000 for Unspecified "Expenses"

President Donald Trump revealed in his financial disclosure that he reimbursed personal attorney Michael Cohen as much as $250,000 for unspecified "expenses," with no mention of a $130,000 payment to ...

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EDITORIAL: Feds Must Stop Cruel Deportations, Rethink ‘War on Drugs’

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers are arresting more undocumented immigrants now than under the previous administration—nonviolent undocumented men and women as Donald Trump uses scare tactics about dangerous immigrant gangs ...

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CIA Nominee Toughens Interrogation Stance, Picks Up Support

President Donald Trump's CIA nominee toughened her public stance against harsh interrogation on Tuesday and picked up Democratic support, making it increasingly likely she will be confirmed as the agency's ...

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Seven Governors Sign Letter Backing Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant joined South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and five other Republican governors in signing a letter backing President Donald Trump's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, citing ...

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Supreme Court Makes Sports Betting a Possibility Nationwide

The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball ...

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Texas Suit Could Speed DACA's Path to Supreme Court

A lawsuit filed last week in Texas seeks to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and may create a legal clash that could speed the issue's path ...

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Lawmakers Release Thousands of Russian Facebook Ads

Democrats on the House intelligence committee have released more than 3,500 Facebook ads that were created or promoted by a Russian internet agency, providing the fullest picture yet of Russia's ...


Photos of the characters and places in R.L. Nave's story REBEL LAND: A Racial History ...