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Florida takes gun protest to streets

| Thousands of angry people demanded stricter gun control laws as new details emerged about the suspect accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school.

13 die after helicopter crashes while surveying Mexico earthquake damage


No deaths had been reported as a direct consequence of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck central and southern Mexico earlier Friday.

The downside to positive racial stereotypes


"Strong" black woman? "Smart" Asian man? It's easy to spin these as compliments. But making any generalization about a group is a slippery slope.

Community mourns after deadly Florida school shooting


Thousands gathered at a local park, some chanting "no more guns," amid tearful remembrances of the 17 students and staff killed at Douglas High School.

North Koreans find faith and family in LA church


A Los Angeles church offers community to North Koreans who often come to the U.S. alone and mourning the loss of family back in their homeland.


'You don't hold back': Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold at 2018 Winter Olympics


It was a hard-won medal, on a day where 20 racers crashed out of the course as they tried to carve out time and move up the leaderboard.

Shaun White wins gold in halfpipe at the Winter Olympics


The men's final was a duel between America's Shaun White, Japan's Ayumu Hirano, and Australia's Scotty James. It all came down to the third run.

Russian threat to US elections to persist through 2018, intel boss warns Congress


The Director of National Intelligence said Tuesday that Moscow viewed its attack on the 2016 election as worthwhile given the chaos it has sown at relatively low cost, and that such interference is likely to continue.


Jamie Anderson repeats, winning Olympic gold in snowboard slopestyle


Strong winds forced a change: instead of snowboarders getting three runs to net a best score, they got just two tries. Jamie Anderson needed only one — and, she said, "my lion power."