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Florida Governor Rick Scott leaves the room after his school safety proposal press conference at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., Feb 23, 2018. Scott proposed banning the sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21 as part of a plan to prevent gun violence. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
Students: More gun control needed after school shootingFlorida officials have outlined their plans to make schools safer after a shooting last week that left 17 people dead. Some say it isn't enough.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Aug. 12, 1985, file photo, Olympic gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi, right, instructs Sara Tank on the balance beam at his Olympic training facility in north Houston. When Tank arrived at the ranch in 1985, she said she soon realized that the Bela Karolyi she had seen on television, who was "animated and acted like he loved kids," was "not the Bela that was in the gym." "We were treated like a business plan," said Sara Tank Ornelas, now living in Wichita, Kan. Ornelas said she suffered 13 broken bones while training at the ranch from age 11 to 15. (AP Photo/Richard J. Carson, File)
US gymnasts tell AP sport rife with verbal, emotional abuseRomanian gymnasts who trained under former U.S. Olympic coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi tell the AP that the duo starved and beat them in pursuit of an ideal athlete
The Associated Press2 hours ago
U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., right hugs friend and fellow civil rights veteran Rims Barber, of the Mississippi Human Services Coalition, prior to the Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights gala Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Jackson, Miss. Lewis and four other civil rights veterans were honored. Lewis traveled to Mississippi in 1961, was arrested and jailed with other Freedom Riders, black and white, who challenged segregation in a bus station. He continued working for racial equality in Mississippi and across the South in the 1960s, and as chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, he helped organize the 1963 March on Washington. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall: Ban assault weaponsCivil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall says the United States' next civil rights movement should be to ban assault weapons. Bridges says she is distressed by the mass shootings in U.S. schools.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE- In this Sept. 3, 1997, file photo, Arizonia Gov. Fife Symington waves good-bye to well wishers following a news conference at the state capitol in downtown Phoenix. Symington was indicted in June 1996 on federal charges alleging he defrauded lenders in his former career as a real estate developer. (AP Photo/Scott Troyanos, File)
Greitens latest of several US governors indictedMissouri Gov. Eric Greitens is the latest of several U.S. governors who have been indicted on a wide variety of charges in the last century
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School bus driver Pearlie Corker, gets a hug at the school as some teachers return for the first time since the shooting, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Parkland, Fla. Corker arrived at the school as Nikolas Cruz began to shoot students and teachers on February 14th, she stayed on the bus in front of the school praying for the students and teachers. The school is scheduled to reopen next week. (Charles Trainor Jr/The Miami Herald via AP)
After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun lawsFlorida governor, legislature propose ban on sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21, but differ on whether some teachers should carry weapons in school.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2010 file photo, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent, second from left, leads three men to a waiting van during the execution of a federal search warrant at a restaurant in Poplar Bluff, Mo. People arrested by deportation officers increasingly have no criminal backgrounds, according to figures released Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, reflecting the Trump administration's commitment to cast a wider net. (Paul Davis/The Daily American Republic via AP, File)
US deportations targeting more people with no crime recordsU.S. figures show that people getting deported increasingly have no criminal backgrounds
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - This undated file image provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Doyle Lee Hamm, an inmate who was scheduled to be executed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Alabama. The state of Alabama must seek a new execution date for Hamm if it still wants to execute him following an unexpected postponement. Prison officials halted preparations for Doyle Lee Hamm's lethal injection late Thursday because medical staff said they couldn't find a suitable vein before the execution warrant expired. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP, File)
Attorneys seek information on aborted Alabama executionAttorneys seek information on aborted execution
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE- This Dec. 13, 2017, file photo shows L. Francis Cissna, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, during an interview in his office in downtown Los Angeles. Cissna told The Associated Press on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, that he cut a reference to the U.S. being a "nation of immigrants" from Citizenship and Immigration Services' mission statement because he felt it didn't belong on what he called a bureaucratic document. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
US visa boss insists mission statement isn't anti-immigrantThe head of the federal agency that grants visas has a message for anyone who interprets his new mission statement as anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no."
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE -  In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, agents from the FBI continue to process evidence at the scene of a mass shooting in Las Vegas. With protesters outside the courthouse calling for action, a Nevada judge is due to hear arguments about a voter-approved gun background-check law that has not been enforced since voters passed it in November 2016. The Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, hearing stems from a lawsuit filed in October, just days after a gunman shot into an open-air concert crowd on the Las Vegas Strip, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
Delay in Nevada gun buyer law draws protests at court debateA Nevada judge made no immediate ruling whether to force state officials to enact a gun buyer screening law that has not been implemented despite voter approval in November 2016
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2013, file photo, former NFL Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin attends the Southern California-Stanford NCAA college football game in Los Angeles.  A law enforcement official says ex-football player Martin was taken into Los Angeles police custody after a threatening Instagram post that spoke of bullying. The official says Martin was being questioned and was not under arrest. The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram postFormer Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin was questioned by Los Angeles police after a threatening Instagram post that mentioned two former teammates who had harassed him
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this July 10, 2016, file photo, a lone fisherman glides along on Kintla Lake in North Glacier National Park, Mont. US Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke said Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, that he wants to reorganize the agency that oversees vast public lands and energy resources in the West. (Brenda Ahearn/The Daily Inter Lake via AP, File)
US lands agency makeover would diminish Washington's powerU.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has revamped a proposed overhaul of his department following criticism from Western governors, but he's not backing off his overarching goal to decentralize its bureaucracy
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2012, file photo, Elissa Wall attends a community meeting regarding the United Effort Plan (UEP) trust, in Colorado City, Ariz. Former polygamous group member Elissa Wall was married to her cousin at age 14. A new bill at the Utah Legislature would give teenagers running away from polygamous groups more legal rights if they face possible sexual abuse or forced marriage. (Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)
Utah bill would give teens fleeing polygamy more rightsTeenagers fleeing polygamous communities would get more legal protection from parents who could expose them to sexual abuse under a proposal approved by a panel of Utah lawmakers
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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