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Some patients are being notified of potential privacy issue


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia Health System says it's notifying more than 1,880 patients that an unauthorized third party may have been able to view some of their private medical information.

Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, officials announced Thursday.

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates


WASHINGTON (AP) — Dramatically escalating the pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.

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Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair


ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis grand jury on Thursday indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015.…


Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA


WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation should keep assault rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump declared Thursday, defying his loyal supporters in the National Rifle Association amid America's public reckoning over gun…

Protesters ousted from sacred site where Elvis filmed movie


HONOLULU (AP) — State sheriffs on Thursday removed protesters from the ruins of a Hawaii hotel where they have been squatting since last year in an attempt to block redevelopment of land where Hawaiian chiefs once lived and where Elvis…


The Latest: GOP senator says young people don't need AR-15s


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, guns and school violence (all times local):

First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation's largest privately-owned bank holding company will stop producing credit cards for the National Rifle Association in response to customer feedback, a spokesman said Thursday.


Montenegro police: US Embassy attacker ex-soldier


PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The man who hurled a bomb into the U.S. Embassy compound in Montenegro's capital, and then killed himself, was an ex-soldier apparently decorated by former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic after NATO's…


Shelters open amid Midwest flooding as rivers keep rising


ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Shelters were open to assist people forced from their homes by flooding in Indiana and Michigan on Thursday, as rivers swollen by heavy rain and melting snow continue to rise in the Midwest.


Trucker killed by falling metal conduit inside tunnel


A section of electrical conduit fell from the roof of a Pennsylvania Turnpike tunnel, crashed through a windshield of a truck and struck the driver in the head, killing him, police said.


Sen. Rubio says he would support raising age to buy rifles


SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — On the defensive after the Florida school shooting rampage that killed 17, GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, an ardent gun-rights advocate, said he would support raising the age to buy rifles and other restrictions.


Dutch prosecutors reject calls for criminal tobacco case


THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch anti-smoking activists vowed to fight on Thursday after prosecutors rejected their call for a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or…

Worries about US rate hikes return to stalk markets


LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets tracked Wall Street lower on Thursday after the minutes to the last meeting of the Federal Reserve policy meeting rekindled fears about the pace of interest rate rises.


Firefighter charged with lighting children's hands on fire


FERRISBURGH, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont firefighter is charged with lighting his children's hands on fire in what he told police was an attempt to teach them about poor decision-making.


Superagers' brains offer clues for sharp memory in old age


WASHINGTON (AP) — It's pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now scientists are peeking into the brains of these "superagers" to uncover their secret.


Nowitzki 'disgusted' by report of hostile workplace for Mavs

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki said Wednesday night he was "disgusted" to read about allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace…

Billy Graham is remembered by secular and religious leaders


Leaders expressed admiration and respect for evangelist Billy Graham, who died at his North Carolina home Wednesday morning.


The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida school shooting (all times local):

Thursday, Feb 22

Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A week after a shooter slaughtered 17 people in a Florida high school, thousands of protesters, including many angry teenagers, swarmed into the state Capitol on Wednesday, calling for changes to gun laws, a ban on…

Wednesday, Feb 21

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 widely heard Christian evangelist in history,…

The Latest: Wisconsin Assembly approves rent-to-own bill


MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin Legislature (all times local):

The Latest: Stoneman Douglas students greeted in Tallahassee


PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local):

Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns


PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students who survived the Florida school shooting began a journey Tuesday to the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to prevent another massacre, but within hours the gun-friendly Legislature had effectively halted any…

Tuesday, Feb 20

The Latest: Group says Syria death toll tops 100 for the day


BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

Netanyahu confidant identified as scandals mount


JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, already reeling from a damaging police report into alleged corruption, faced yet another scandal on Tuesday — with allegations that a longtime confidant attempted to bribe a judge in…

Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India


NEW DELHI (AP) — "Trump has arrived. Have you?" shout the barrage of glossy front-page advertisements in almost every major Indian newspaper.

Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats


HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's high court imposed a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections on Monday, potentially giving Democrats a boost in their quest to capture control of the U.S. House unless Republicans…

Monday, Feb 19

School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act


PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on firearms…

The Latest: Shooting survivors focus anger at Trump, tweets


PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local):

All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran


TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials feared all 65 people on board were killed.

Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt.

Sunday, Feb 18

'Three Billboards' wins, women make waves at UK film awards


LONDON (AP) — Ferocious female-led tragicomedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated…

CS teen threatened shooting on social media, police say

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A teen was arrested in College Station on Saturday afternoon after police say he threatened to commit a mass shooting similar to the recent incident that took place early this week in Florida.

Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets


PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not…

The Latest: Second gun-control rally held in Florida


PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local):