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Students walk past the new memorial garden outside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun Sentinel/TNS/Sipa USA)
February 14, 2019 - 8:07 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The communities and families terrorized by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre will spend Thursday's anniversary visiting graves, packing meals for the needy and contributing to other service projects as they quietly remember the 14 students and three staff...
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FILE - This illustration made available by NASA shows the rover Opportunity on the surface of Mars. The exploratory vehicle landed on Jan. 24, 2004, and logged more than 28 miles (45 kilometers) before falling silent during a global dust storm in June 2018. There was so much dust in the Martian atmosphere that sunlight could not reach Opportunity's solar panels for power generation. (NASA via AP)
February 13, 2019 - 3:42 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going and going, rolling across the rocky red soil, was pronounced dead Wednesday, 15 years after it landed on the planet. The six-wheeled vehicle that helped gather critical...
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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 12: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a meeting of his cabinet in the Cabinet Room at the White House February 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump said he was not happy about the compromise legislation agreed to by Republicans and Democrats that would prevent a new partial federal government shutdown but said he would accept the deal. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
February 13, 2019 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With little Washington appetite for another shutdown, President Donald Trump is expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall. White House officials cautioned...
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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 19, 2017: In this handout provided by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Federal authorities announced Friday that Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, known by various aliases including, âEl Chapo,❠will face charges filed in Brooklyn, New York, following his extradition to the United States from Mexico. Guzman Loera arrived in New York under heavy escort by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other authorities. (Photo by Ted Psahos/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via Getty Images)
February 13, 2019 - 12:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the world of corrections, there are inmates who pose security risks, and then there's El Chapo. Drug lord Joaquin Guzman has an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, having escaped two high-security Mexican prisons before his ultimate capture and extradition to the United States. So...
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February 13, 2019 - 9:38 am
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — Missouri Republican Senator Roy Blunt seems fine with the nearly $1.4 billion amount of funding for a southern border wall. That's despite the fact that the compomise he helped negotiate with Democrats to avoid another government shutdown is far less than what President Donald...
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February 12, 2019 - 4:34 pm
(KMOX) - Police are warning the public about a concerning new teen challenge. According to CBS New York , teens are apparently daring each other to disappear for two days in hopes their picture will show up on social media, as part of the "48-hours Missing Challenge." "This could be the stupidest...
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8/22/2018 - File photo dated 25/04/13 of a measles vaccination being administered. New university students should ensure they have been vaccinated against measles following outbreaks of the highly infectious illness, health officials have said. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)
February 12, 2019 - 1:23 pm
"... god knows how I'm still alive."
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February 12, 2019 - 12:41 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say some people who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana found a caged tiger. They called the city on Monday and the major offender animal cruelty unit and animal shelter volunteers arrived on the scene. Authorities nicknamed the tiger "Tyson" after the movie...
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FLORENCE, SC - FEBRUARY 5: A man stands near a Donald Trump campaign vehicle with an image of a dog in a window before a campaign rally February 5, 2016 in Florence, South Carolina. Trump's airplane was unable to return to New Hampshire from New York due to a snowstorm so he is holding an event in South Carolina. He plans to return to New Hampshire on Monday. The South Carolina Republican primary will be held on February 20. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)
February 12, 2019 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't hiding the fact that he isn't a dog person. He appeared impressed Monday night while describing the drug-detecting abilities of German shepherds that work for the U.S. Secret Service, but he also made it abundantly clear that he can get by in his daily...
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FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2017, file photo former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., right, listens as her husband Mark Kelly, left, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kelly said Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, that he's running to finish John McCain's term in the U.S. Senate. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 12, 2019 - 8:54 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he will run to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate. Kelly, 54, is a top...
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