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US sailor hit by helicopter blade in critical…

The military says a sailor was hit by a helicopter rotor blade at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base, north of San Diego

The Latest: Judge cancels hearing on aborted…

A federal judge has canceled a Monday hearing on an Alabama inmate's aborted execution

Trump shifts tone at CPAC

President Donald Trump addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference and hosted Australian Prime Minister Malcomb Turnbull at the White House. CNN's Ryan Nobles reports.

Is The Media Perpetuating Mass Shootings?

NRA representatives said, "The media loves mass shootings." But is there a link between media coverage and mass shootings?

US deportations targeting more people with no crime records

U.S. figures show that people getting deported increasingly have no criminal backgrounds

Utah bill would give teens fleeing polygamy more…

Teenagers 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

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US gymnasts tell AP sport rife with verbal…

U.S. gymnasts say the sport plagued by a win-at-all-cost culture rife with verbal, emotional and sometimes physical abuse

Vehicle strikes barrier near White House

A passenger vehicle hit a security barrier near the White House, according to Secret Service, though it didn't breach the secure complex that surrounds the executive mansion.

Manafort Charged With Funding Lobby For…

The alleged scheme happened around 2012.

Police trace white supremacist signs; no students involved

Vermont police say white supremacist signs and stickers posted at the University of Vermont and Champlain College have been traced to a state resident and an out-of-towner

Attorney: Mayor has turned over phone code in…

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry's attorney says she's provided her personal cellphone's passcode to authorities, who are investigating whether laws were broken in her affair with her former bodyguard

Wisconsin woman charged in 3 infant deaths from…

Milwaukee prosecutors have charged a 60-year-old woman with suffocating three babies who investigators initially believed died from sudden infant death syndrome more than 30 years ago

Trump: Syria humanitarian crisis is a disgrace

President Trump called out Russia, Iran, and Syria for creating a "humanitarian disgrace" in the war-torn country of Syria.

Rick Gates Becomes The 5th Person To Plead Guilty…

Gates pleaded guilty to two counts stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

Corps: Agency worked to inform on Harvey flood risk

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it "worked diligently" with officials to inform the public on flooding risks from Houston reservoirs that ended up inundating thousands of homes during Hurricane Harvey

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Midwest flooding expected to last through weekend

Flooding that prompted evacuations in parts of the Midwest persisted Friday in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio and was expected to last through the weekend in areas that have been swamped by high water from heavy rains and melting snow

The Latest: NRA lobbyist takes issue with Florida…

The National Rifle Association's longtime Florida lobbyist has sent an email alert criticizing the gun safety proposals introduced by the governor and lawmakers

Trump: We need offense and defense in schools

President Donald Trump says schools need armed personnel on campus to deter shooters and prevent having to wait for first responders to arrive.

Florida Governor Debuts A Student Safety Plan…

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's plan includes changing state laws so only customers 21 years or older can purchase firearms.

Prosecutors: Developer gave illicit cash to LA politicians

A real estate developer has been charged with making nearly $200,000 in illegal campaign contributions to Mayor Eric Garcetti and seven other Los Angeles politicians that led to approval of a massive apartment complex

Neo-Nazi Group Celebrated Murder of Gay Jewish…

The body of a 19-year-old U of Penn student was found last month in a California park, and as details of Blaze Bernstein's murder continue to emerge, so, too, does a disturbing picture of suspected killer Sam Woodward, 20, and the white supremacist group he's said to belong to. ProPublica...

The Latest: No quick order on Nevada gun buyer…

A 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

Trump Jr. slams American media, praises India

During the Global Business Summit in India, Donald Trump Jr. doubles down on his comments about the spirit of the people of India while criticizing the Washington Post's reporting on the comments.

Rick Gates Expected To Plead Guilty In Plea…

Rick Gates will reportedly plead guilty in a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's office.

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Mormon president: Laws let people have guns who shouldn't

New Mormon president Russell M. Nelson is lamenting that laws allow people to have guns who shouldn't

Teen battling cancer dies weeks after marrying…

A Florida teen who had been battling a rare form of cancer has died less than a month after marrying his high school sweetheart

UN to vote Saturday on humanitarian cease-fire in…

The U.N. Security Council has delayed a vote on a resolution demanding a 30-day humanitarian cease-fire across Syria until Saturday in hopes of closing a gap over the timing for a halt to fighting