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Former student opens fire at Florida high school, killing 17

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A former student opened fire at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing “numerous”...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2018. There are 316 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 18, 1678, the first part of “The Pilgrim’s Progress,” a Christian allegory by English author John Bunyan, was published in London. On this date: In 1546,...


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Under fire for travel expenses, EPA's Pruitt cancels trip to Israel

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has canceled a nearly week-long trip to Israel, agency officials confirmed Sunday. Pruitt, who had been scheduled to leave this weekend for an extensive tour of the Mideast ally, has come under...


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She didn't expect her video of a screaming Delta passenger would go viral - now she feels

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The original video has more than 1.8 million views on Facebook alone, each one of them a hard lesson for Marissa Rundell. She filmed a woman who allegedly yelled at Rundell and her baby during boarding on a Feb. 6 Delta flight from New York to Syracuse, New York The...


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Trump vents frustration over Russia probe, rails against FBI

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Venting his fury over the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump on Sunday asserted that the Obama administration bears some blame for the election meddling, insisted he never denied that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 U.S. campaign and said “they are laughing...


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The Latest: Trump to meet with Florida high school students

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:45 p.m. President Donald Trump will hold a listening session with high school students this week following the deadly school shooting in Florida. A White House schedule says Trump will host students and teachers...


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The Latest: Principal gives emotional message after shooting

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The principal of the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week addressed the community in an emotional video message. The video, which was posted Sunday, showed an emotional...


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'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

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NEW YORK (AP) — Already a much-celebrated pop-culture milestone, “Black Panther” is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too. The Marvel superhero film blew past expectations, with $192 million in ticket sales in North America over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. That...


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Peggy Cooper Cafritz, grande dame of the Washington arts and education scene, dies at 70

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Peggy Cooper Cafritz, a doyenne of Washington, D.C., arts and education, who tried to mend many of the city’s social and racial wounds, created one of the nation’s leading arts-intensive high schools, and capped her civic involvement with a divisive six-...


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Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive. “You’re the president. You’re supposed to bring this nation together, not divide us,” said...


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Florida students plea with Congress: It's about the guns

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Students of the Florida school where 17 people died this week said Sunday they will organize nationwide marches for gun control next month and try to create a “badge of shame” for politicians who take money from the National Rifle Association and other gun rights...


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