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ADDS FIRST NAME - The bedroom of White House gunman, Cameron Ross Burgess, is seen with empty gun case on bed, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Gainesville, Fla. Four days after he fatally shot himself outside the White House, Burgess' apartment sat untouched by investigators on Tuesday. His roommates had not been questioned by police and didn't even know that he had died. (AP Photo/Jason Dearen)
March 06, 2018 - 6:00 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Four days after he fatally shot himself outside the White House, a Florida man's apartment sat untouched by investigators on Tuesday. His roommates had not been questioned by police and didn't even know that he had died. An open, empty handgun case sat on the unmade bed of...
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March 06, 2018 - 5:53 pm
ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — An 8-year-old boy loaded a rifle, repeatedly shot his 4-year-old sister at home and then informed their mother, who left work to check the girl's injuries, cleaned up a bloody bed cover and returned to work, leaving the children alone again, a prosecutor said. Alyssa Edwards,...
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Bill Cosby winks as he arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 06, 2018 - 5:51 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Letting jurors hear from some of Bill Cosby's dozens of accusers at his looming retrial would sharpen the prosecution's he-said-she-said case into a sweeping referendum on five-decades of alleged misconduct while sending his lawyers scrambling to dent their credibility, legal...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Texas Democrats have turned out in force ahead of their state's first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday, March 6 2018, even though their party remains a longshot to win much. Democratic early voting across Texas most-populous counties more than doubled the last non-presidential cycle in 2014. But the party hasn't won Texas statewide office since 1994. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
March 06, 2018 - 5:20 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democrats turned out in force ahead of the first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday in what could be an early hint of a midterm election backlash against President Donald Trump, though their party remains a longshot to dent Republican political dominance of the state...
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This Sunday, March 4, 2018, still image from AP video appears to show the man who authorities say stole Frances McDormand's best actress Oscar walking out of the official Academy Awards after-party in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jeff Turner)
March 06, 2018 - 5:18 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 47-year-old man has been charged with stealing Frances McDormand's Academy Award. Los Angeles County prosecutors said that Terry Bryant was charged Tuesday with stealing the statuette McDormand won for best actress from the official Oscars after-party in Hollywood on Sunday...
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Florida Rep. Janet Cruz (D-Tampa) walks around a group of 20 college students and activists as they stage a die-in on the 4th floor rotunda between the House and Senate chambers while the House takes up the school safety bill at the Florida Capital in Tallahassee, Fla., Tuesday March 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
March 06, 2018 - 5:18 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A proposal to arm some teachers and school employees proved particularly contentious Tuesday as Florida representatives debated amendments to a school safety bill. House members spent nearly three hours asking questions about the legislation, which would put some...
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March 06, 2018 - 4:58 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge says Idaho can't bar transgender people from changing the sex listed on their birth certificates. In a ruling issued Monday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale said the rules by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare violated the Equal Protection Clause of the...
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This combination of photos provided by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department shows Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, left, and her former bodyguard, retired police Sgt. Robert Forrest. Barry resigned Tuesday, March 6, 2018, after pleading guilty to cheating the city out of thousands of dollars as she carried on an affair with Forrest. (Metropolitan Nashville Police Department via AP)
March 06, 2018 - 4:57 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mayor Megan Barry, a one-time rising star in the Democratic Party with big plans to remake Nashville, resigned Tuesday after pleading guilty to cheating the city out of thousands of dollars as she carried on an affair with her bodyguard. The resignation marked a swift fall...
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Teachers and school personnel celebrate after the state Senate approved a bill to increase state employee pay by 5 percent at the capitol in Charleston, W.Va., on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The lawmakers unanimously approved the pay raises for teachers and troopers, after the governor reached a deal to end a teacher walkout that shuttered the state's schools for nine days. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
March 06, 2018 - 4:57 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on a statewide teachers strike in West Virginia (all times local): 3:50 p.m. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed a bill to give teachers in the state a raise, ending a statewide teacher walkout that lasted nine days. Justice spoke at a Tuesday afternoon news...
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March 06, 2018 - 4:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Investor group cancels deal to buy Weinstein Co., citing disappointing information about deal's viability .
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