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Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse

February 15, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses. more »»

These are the lives lost in the Florida high school shooting

February 15, 2018

When a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida, the 17 dead included students and school workers, young and old. more »»

The Latest: Trump postpones Penn. rally after shooting

February 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's response to the Florida school shooting (all times local):

2:45 p.. more »»

Lawyer: El Chapo eager to go to trial, not cutting any deal

February 15, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Notorious Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is eager to go to trial, his lawyer said Thursday after a U.S. judge set Sept. more »»

Indiscriminate school shooting killed students and staffers

February 15, 2018

When a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida, the 17 dead included students and school workers, young and old. more »»

Officer who fatally shot mentally ill woman found not guilty

February 15, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill woman in her New York apartment in 2016 after she brandished scissors and a bat was acquitted by a judge Thursday. more »»

Ban on abortions due to Down syndrome challenged in lawsuit

February 15, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging an Ohio law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a diagnosis of Down... more »»

A talkative Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reflects on becoming himself

February 15, 2018

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been a best-selling author, civil-rights activist, actor, historian and one of the greatest basketball players who ever lived. more »»

McDonald's moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menu

February 15, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is taking cheeseburgers and chocolate milk off its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its... more »»

Trump cites mental health in shooting, no mention of guns

February 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump struck a solemn tone Thursday after the deadly school shooting in Florida, describing a "scene of terrible violence, hatred and evil" and promising to... more »»

After Florida massacre, a look at some past school shootings

February 15, 2018

Authorities say a former student opened fire at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing 17 people. Fourteen wounded survivors were hospitalized. Here's a look at some recent U.S. more »»

Abortion-rights supporters push back against gains by foes

February 15, 2018

Foes of abortion have pushed through several hundred state laws restricting access to the procedure over the past decade. more »»

 
 

 

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