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Texas lieutenant governor calls for 'hardening' of schools

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| "The best way to take that shooter down is with a gun. But even better than that is four to five guns," said Dan Patrick.

The fiery sermon that wowed royal wedding guests


Supermodel Naomi Campbell tweeted: "BISHOP MICHAEL CURRY GIVING ME LIFE." Here's the full text of his speech.

Fake and faulty drugs — a problem no one wants to talk about


In much of the developing world, getting a properly formulated medicine is hit-or-miss — and the issue is massively underreported.

Lawmakers Propose to Extend Putin's Term Limits As President


Parliament in Chechnya submitted the legislation on Friday. It would enable the Russian leader to have a third consecutive term.

FEMA Denies Contract Extension In Puerto Rico, Power Crews Head Home


About one percent of the island's customers remain without power eight months after Hurricane Maria. Officials say power restoration will be done by May 31.

Surprise! Trump Nominates Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie To Fill Role Permanently


Following the disastrous nomination of the president's last pick, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, veterans groups say they hope the embattled agency can finally get back on track.

10 killed, 10 wounded in Texas high school shooting; student suspect ID'd


The suspected shooter, who was in custody on murder charges, also had explosive devices that were found in the school and nearby, said Gov. Greg Abbott, who called the assault "one of the most heinous attacks that we've ever seen in the history of Texas schools."

How Los Angeles is celebrating the royal wedding


From royal slumber parties to royal tea, there's plenty of ways to join in the fun, right here in LA, no plane ticket required.

Clinics that refer women for abortions would not get federal funds under new rule


The rule change would put Planned Parenthood back in the crosshairs after repeated attempts by congressional Republicans to defund the family planning group, which provides abortions but says the federal money it receives does not go toward paying for the procedures.