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The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida school shooting (all times local):9:45 p.m.Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is being challenged by angry students, teachers and parents …

6 teens in Australian hospital after drug overdose at school

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Six boys remain in an Australian hospital after suffering drug overdoses at a private school.Police said on Thursday some of the students, aged 14 and 15, were …

Police corruption trial over, but investigators keep digging

BALTIMORE (AP) — A trial exposing a unit of wildly corrupt Baltimore detectives has wrapped up in a courtroom, but federal and police investigators are still digging into possible offshoots …

Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House

MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — As a young man, he practiced his sermons by preaching to the alligators and birds in the swamp. At his height years later, he was bringing the word of God into living …

AP Exclusive: Migrant recounts his deportation from Israel

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his options. He could not dare return to his native Eritrea, a country he risked his life to …

The Latest: Kristoffersen leads Olympic men's slalom

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):11:10 a.m.Henrik Kristoffersen has taken advantage of rival Marcel Hirscher skiing out to lead the …

50 girls missing from Nigerian town after Boko Haram attack

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — About 50 girls have been missing since Boko Haram extremists attacked a village in northern Nigeria that has a girls' boarding school, provoking fears they may have …

Colombia arrests cop who got Escobar for money laundering

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Colombian cop who commanded the operation that killed drug kingpin Pablo Escobar has been arrested for laundering money on behalf of a demobilized right-wing …

California transit agency releases video of fatal shooting

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California transit agency on Wednesday released a video recording showing one of its police officer fatally shooting a man fighting with another man.The …

Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. Billy Graham, the magnetic, movie-star-handsome preacher who became a singular force in postwar American religious life, a confidant of presidents and the most …

Students across US walk out of class to protest gun violence

In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of U.S. high schools walked out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence and honor the victims of last week's deadly …

Foes blast Trump on offshore drilling; industry pushes back

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Environmental activists, business groups and a retired U.S. Navy admiral in Virginia blasted the Trump Administration's offshore drilling plan Wednesday, claiming that it …

Charges: Minneapolis father beat, raped twin daughters

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 51-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of beating his mentally disabled twin daughters, raping them and chaining them to a bedroom door in a case described as torture.The …

Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Republican congresswoman from upstate New York says "many" people who commit mass murder are Democrats.U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney made the comment Wednesday on Talk 1300 …

Louisiana ordered to pay $154K over blocked marriage law

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge Wednesday ordered the state of Louisiana to pay more than $150,000 in fees and costs to attorneys for a man who successfully challenged a law that prevented …

The Latest: Graham to lie in repose 2 days; private funeral

MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the death of the Rev. Billy Graham (all times local):8 p.m.The Rev. Billy Graham will lie in repose for two days next week and a funeral will be held on …

Mexican network fires producer after actress' allegation

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's largest television network said Wednesday it has severed ties with independent producer Gustavo Loza after actress Karla Souza said she was raped early in her …

Top Greek politicians facing probe over pharma scandal

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers were voting early Thursday, following an 18-hour debate, on whether to investigate 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over …

School shooting victims plead with Trump for action

WASHINGTON (AP) — With searing anger, raw emotion and heartfelt pleas, parents, students and others impacted by school shootings implored President Donald Trump to take action at the White …

Mexico judge rules arrest of alleged cartel boss was illegal

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A judge in Mexico ruled Wednesday that this week's arrest of an alleged top drug cartel boss in a city bordering Texas was illegal.The Federal Judiciary Council said in a …