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Florida school shooting: Students to march on Washington

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:21:16 GMT

Young survivors of Wednesday's school massacre demand it be a "turning point" on gun control.

Russia-Trump inquiry: Russian foreign minister dismisses FBI charges

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:01:49 GMT

The Russian foreign minister reacts a day after the US indicted 13 Russians over election meddling.

Mitt Romney launches Utah Senate campaign with dig at Trump

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:52:21 GMT

The ex-presidential nominee laments Washington is sending "a message of exclusion" to immigrants.

US Veterans Affairs official steps down amid travel scandal

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 07:25:13 GMT

The aide to the US Veterans chief resigns after allegations she doctored emails.

White House refuses to release photo of Trump gun law repeal

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:01:53 GMT

Despite repeated media requests, the image of Mr Trump revoking a gun control law stays under wraps.

How a US grandmother foiled an alleged school shooting plot

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:01:14 GMT

When a US grandmother found her grandson's troubling journal entries, she called the police.

New York ex-teacher and twin arrested for bomb-making

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:46:17 GMT

The city's police believe an ex-teacher and his brother paid students to handle gunpowder.

Trump-Russia: Steve Bannon questioned in Mueller inquiry

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:47:10 GMT

Steve Bannon, a former top adviser to Donald Trump, reportedly spent 20 hours with investigators.

Florida shooting: 'We watched gunman kill our friends'

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 22:44:44 GMT

Two students who hid under a desk as a gunman fired at their classmates describe their ordeal.

Immigration effort to protect Dreamers collapses in US Senate

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:08:52 GMT

The Senate falls short of the 60 votes needed to pass any of four proposals brought to the floor.

Winter Olympics: Fans leap to Nathan Chen's defence

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:44:44 GMT

After Nathan Chen's uncharacteristic tumble in an Olympic skating event, fans jumped to his rescue

Winter Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin fourth in slalom as Frida Hansdotter wins

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:53:44 GMT

Sweden's Frida Hansdotter wins the women's slalom as favourite Mikaela Shiffrin misses out on a second gold in Pyeongchang.

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:33:19 GMT

The couple, who were married in 2015, say the decision is mutual and was "lovingly made".

Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:24:47 GMT

She was able to produce enough milk to be the baby's only food source for the first six weeks, a study says.

Toronto fire fighter who went missing in NY found in California

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:25:56 GMT

Police say Danny Filippidis can't remember much about how he went from a ski hill to Sacramento.

In Florida aftermath, US students say 'Never Again'

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:14:26 GMT

Movements run by school students are spreading rapidly online in wake of the Florida attack.

The mystery of Toronto's gay village killings

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:39:01 GMT

Toronto’s LGBT community grieves after one of their own is charged with targeting and killing gay men.

Florida school shooting: A killer comes to 'paradise'

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:13:06 GMT

Students re-live Wednesday's shooting in Florida - and demand tougher gun laws from their government.

Nikolas Cruz: Depressed loner 'crazy about guns'

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:04:13 GMT

Students at the school described Nikolas Cruz, 19, as an "outcast" known for making threats.

Florida shooting: Senators singled out over gun lobby funds

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:52:55 GMT

Politicians sending condolences to Florida victims criticised by screenwriter Bess Kalb.

'Guns and survivalists, but no school until I was 17'

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:11:08 GMT

Tara's fundamentalist family in rural Idaho would not let her go to school, but she got a PhD from Cambridge.

How pastry chef training helps people with disabilities

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:18:16 GMT

Unemployment for disabled adults is double the US average but a bakery in Maryland is trying to change that.

Chloe Kim: Why do some people get 'hangry'?

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:55 GMT

Kim was 'hangry' before winning a Winter Olympic gold medal. Why does hunger make people angry?

US Judge dismisses Taylor Swift 'haters' case as too 'banal'

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:59:00 GMT

The phrase "haters gonna hate" cannot be copyrighted, rules the judge in a case against Taylor Swift.

Lena Dunham undergoes hysterectomy after chronic pain

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:40:40 GMT

The Girls star reveals the pain of endometriosis led her to have surgery to remove her womb.

Ex-gymnast and Nassar survivor poses naked with the word 'survivor'

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:56:58 GMT

Alexandra Raisman poses with the words "women do not have to be modest to be respected" written on her.

Florida: US couple hope to recover their sunken 'dream' boat

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:33:03 GMT

The Florida pair saved for two years for the trip, but their boat sunk after just two days.

Who were the corrupt Baltimore police officers?

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:19:12 GMT

The members of the Gun Trace Task Force were convicted for racketeering and robbing city residents.

'I fixed a butterfly's broken wing to remember my mother'

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:28:02 GMT

Romy McCluskey's late mother said butterflies were a sign she would always be with her. Those words inspired a remarkable act.

Winter Olympics: Would Chloe Kim have made it as a South Korean?

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:04:53 GMT

The American-South Korean teenager has won an Olympic Gold but social media are imagining another life.

Kansas rallies behind detained professor

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:58:11 GMT

Bangladesh-born chemistry professor came to the US in 1987 but may now have to leave due to visa issues.

How to become a professional wrestler

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:26:11 GMT

In a blue-collar New Jersey town, young men and women dream of becoming the next wrestling superstar.

How this church plans to fight a gunman

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:34:50 GMT

As places of worship have become targets, training sessions are meant to increase readiness.

Anger at Google image search 'peace deal'

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:36:26 GMT

The search giant will remove features from its image search to appease Getty Images.

US rejects China-led bid for Chicago Stock Exchange

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:37:38 GMT

Regulator's decision is the latest rejection of a Chinese firm's attempt to do business in the US.

Google Chrome launches default ad-blocker

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:13:20 GMT

The latest versions of the web browser will block "annoying intrusive" ads from today.

Sandy Hook Senator: 'This happens nowhere else'

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 02:12:45 GMT

US Senator Chris Murphy called for action to be taken to prevent shootings shortly after the Florida school attack on Thursday.

Florida students to lawmakers: 'Shame on you'

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:56:11 GMT

Students have been addressing a rally after the February 14 shooting in which 17 people died.

Woman challenges definition of 'feminine' on

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:14:00 GMT says it will review its entry after Kaya Day complained about the word's "comical" synonyms.

Florida survivors on gun laws: 'Something has to change'

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:06:06 GMT

Survivors and family members call for change to gun laws in the aftermath of a Florida school shooting.

Russians conducted 'information warfare' on US election

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:53:52 GMT

US Deputy Attorney General says Russians began interfering with the US election process as early as 2014.

The surreal junkyard of decaying vintage cars

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:11:46 GMT

In the state of Georgia, in the US, Dean Lewis runs a junkyard full of decaying vintage cars

Female driver leads LA police on a high-speed chase

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:12:52 GMT

A reporter in a helicopter was able to capture - and commentate on - the high-speed pursuit.

Florida shooting: Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo speaks at vigil

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:37:43 GMT

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo delivers an emotional speech at a candlelight vigil for his alma mater.

Florida school shooting: Thousands mourn at vigil

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:58:41 GMT

Fred Guttenberg's daughter Jaime was killed in the Florida shooting, he paid tribute to her at a vigil.

Florida shooting: Gunman opens fire in a classroom

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:37:01 GMT

A student captures the horrifying moment Nikolas Cruz began shooting in a Florida classroom.

Florida shooting: Trump warns against inaction

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:54:59 GMT

But the president offers no specific ways to make schools safer - and doesn't mentions guns at all.