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Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

52 min 11 sec ago
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking lot....
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Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats

52 min 11 sec ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's high court issued a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections on Monday, potentially giving Democrats a boost in their quest to capture control of the U.S. House unless Republicans can to stop it in federal court....
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Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skaters

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- The first notes of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned....
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Experts: Underwater archaeology site imperiled in Mexico

52 min 11 sec ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Pollution is threatening the recently mapped Sac Actun cave system in the Yucatan Peninsula, a vast underground network that experts in Mexico say could be the most important underwater archaeological site in the world....
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Ex-workers at Russian 'troll factory' trust US indictment

3 hours 52 min ago
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg "troll factory" say they think the criminal charges are well-founded....
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Injured Alpine ski racers miss years, not days, at a time

3 hours 52 min ago
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- Just the thought of being at the Olympics on Tuesday made Swiss ski racer Lara Gut smile broadly, and that had nothing to do with it being the last opportunity to train for the downhill, an event in which she earned a bronze at the 2014 Sochi Games....
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Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced

6 hours 52 min ago
Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting....
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Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

6 hours 52 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children could not come with him because they were now adults....
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Once again, US will meet Canada for women's hockey gold

6 hours 52 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The United States will play for a gold medal in women's hockey for the third straight Olympics....
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AP Exclusive: Key EU banker accused of bribery, Russia ties

9 hours 52 min ago
LONDON (AP) -- Latvia's top banking official explained the "rules of the game" for successful banking in the small European country. His sidekick sat the owner of Norvik bank down, scribbling the sum on a piece of paper: 100,000 euros ($125,000) a month....
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Freestyle skier's complex path offers Olympic Rorschach test

9 hours 52 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The words left Liz Swaney's lips without an ounce of irony. No telling curl of the lips. No wink. Nothing. She meant them. All of them....
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17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique

9 hours 52 min ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique's capital on Monday, killing as many as 17 people who were buried by debris....
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Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

9 hours 52 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday. He was 104....
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Fergie's NBA All-Star Game national anthem confuses, amuses

12 hours 52 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fergie tried something different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering....
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Doping charge could hurt Russia's chance at reinstatement

15 hours 52 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Russia could lose its chance to be reinstated before the end of the Winter Olympics because of a doping charge against curling bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky....
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Hero, harasser or both? Shaun White's newly complex legacy

15 hours 52 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- It was expected to be a coronation: snowboarder Shaun White, shredding the halfpipe in an epic performance that won him Olympic gold at Pyeongchang four years after a devastating loss in Sochi and two years after a run that nearly killed him....
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High court asked to iron out polling place clothing dispute

15 hours 52 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button....
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As athletes struggle, Kim Jong Un dreams of Olympic glory

18 hours 52 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Kim Jong Un wants to turn his country into an international sports power - think East Germany in the 1970s and 80s. The North Korean leader is pouring resources into training and infrastructure, athletes are getting more recognition than ever and the country now even has an all-sports television channel, though it's not clear how many citizens are able to actually watch it....
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Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona

Sun, 2018-02-18 23:58
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt....
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4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

Sun, 2018-02-18 23:58
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition....
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