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Oklahoma City receives rare lake effect snow from storm

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Oklahoma City, meet the Great Lakes. A weather event known as lake effect snow that's common in the upper Midwest and northeastern U.S., made a rare appearance at Oklahoma City's Lake Hefner on Wednesday.

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Student calls 911 from school, says he was sleepwalking

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A Pennsylvania middle school canceled classes after a student who said he was sleepwalking was found inside the building

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Trump denies supporting armed teachers, says guns for 'adept' ones

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"I never said 'give teachers guns' like was stated on Fake News @CNN & @NBC," the president tweeted Thursday morning.

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Parent at Trump meeting: 'How many children have to get shot?'

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WASHINGTON -- In a somber meeting with parents and students grieving over last week's deadly shooting at a South Florida high school, President Donald Trump promised "to do something" to address the nation's spate of mass shootings,…

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Cartoon shows Aaron Feis, other shooting victims in heaven

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The assistant football coach and school guard at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School lived on Long Island as a child.

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No easy answers to gun violence

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School shootings, which have become a depressingly regular occurrence in America, are invariably followed by polarized rhetoric on gun control and gun rights. Now, after the horror in Parkland, Florida, where 14 students and three staff…

Shooting survivors issue call for action at Florida Capitol

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The teens split into several groups to talk with lawmakers and other state leaders about gun control, the legislative process, and mental health issues.

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Yuck: Bank staff sick of hawk scarfing pigeons at their door

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The feeding habits of a Cooper's hawk may fascinate birdwatchers, but employees of an upstate New York bank are fed up with the feathery remnants of slaughtered pigeons at their doorstep

Got skunks in your home? Don't use a smoke bomb

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Authorities: Man burns down home trying to use smoke bomb to rid a crawlspace of skunks

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Trumps asks why Russia probe doesn't include Obama administration

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump took aim at his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, in a Wednesday morning tweet, as the president continued to rail against the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Massachusetts transit bosses under fire for $100K bathroom

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Massachusetts transportation officials are under fire for authorizing a no-bid contract for a tiny, $100,000 bathroom inside a state office building

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Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99

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Graham, a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died in his North Carolina home Wednesday morning.

Runaway cow defends its freedom in Poland

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A local governor in Poland says a cow that escaped while being taken to a slaughterhouse is still avoiding capture even though the order to kill it has been canceled

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U.S. women win first Olympic cross-country skiing medal

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As she headed up the steepest, most grueling hill of her life in third place, Jessica Diggins thought to herself just winning an Olympic medal was no longer good enough.

Trump Jr.: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

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Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk of his family profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he embarked on a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote…

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Nothing to see here! Police clear T-Rex walking student

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Police in a Philadelphia suburb received an unusual report about a dinosaur on the loose

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Bicyclist blames Waze for directing him into Lincoln Tunnel

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A New York City bicyclist delivering Chinese food is blaming the Waze navigation app for directing him into the busy Lincoln Tunnel, where bikes are banned

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Young people in the line of fire take up the gun fight

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These students feel they are fighting for their lives.

APNewsBreak: NY touts economic boom with South African photo

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APNewsBreak: New York economic development agency issues report illustrating state's booming growth with 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa.

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LIRR 'improvement' plan urges more technology, faster response

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The president of the beleaguered Long Island Rail Road outlined an extensive plan to reverse the agency's recent service woes.

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Sayville church says display is a message about gun violence

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A Sayville church congregation has erected 17 white crosses on its lawn to honor the slain victims of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting and is seeking to help other groups create their own memorials.

Police: Man's target practice leaves bulletholes in walls

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Authorities say a Florida man who was taking target practice in his home was arrested after bullets went through the wall and into his neighbors' apartment

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Special counsel files new charge in Russia probe

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An attorney for a prominent law firm is pleading guilty to lying to federal authorities about his interactions with a former Trump campaign associate.

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First peanut allergy prevention treatment succeeds in study

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Millions of children have peanut allergies, and some may have life-threatening reactions if accidentally exposed to them.

Parkland shooting survivors to rally in Florida capital

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PARKLAND, Fla. -- A group of students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School planned to travel 400 miles to Florida's capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17…

Students show their power in Parkland

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Perhaps this will be that moment that launches a bold, new frontier as those students display an anger of righteousness.

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Capturing Olympians with multiple exposures

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Olympians at the Pyeongchang Games move so fast in some images it looks as if they are surrounded by clones. But in fact, it's a photographer's lens capturing multiple exposures of the athletes as they compete at top speeds. Reported on…