Violence

February 01, 2018 - 12:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two students were shot inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student suspect, authorities said. Gunfire erupted shortly before 9 a.m. at Salvador B. Castro Middle School just west of the city's downtown, police said. The...
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February 01, 2018 - 12:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Los Angeles school shooting (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Police say a male student and a female student are victims of a shooting in a classroom at a Los Angeles middle school. Sgt. Edward Bernal of the Los Angeles Unified School District Police Department tells...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, right, and the Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Angelina Jolie leave after a media briefing at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
January 31, 2018 - 8:06 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Movie star Angelina Jolie says she and NATO's chief have agreed on ways to help the military alliance better combat the use of sexual violence against women and children in conflict zones. Jolie said Wednesday that wherever sexual violence occurs "peace is far harder and far more...
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January 30, 2018 - 10:59 pm
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee high school student's anti-bullying video has resulted in nearly 600,000 views on YouTube and a suspension for its creator. Lebanon High School student Emily Gipson said school administrators accused her of "trying to incite violence" and gave her a two-day in-...
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January 30, 2018 - 10:57 pm
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee high school student's anti-bullying video has drawn nearly 600,000 views on YouTube and netted a two-day suspension for its 16-year-old creator. Emily Gipson tells news outlets school that administrators accused her of "trying to incite violence" and handed her the...
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In this Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, photo, Clyde Bellecourt, co-founder or the American Indian Movement, speaks on at Minneapolis City Hall about activists' plans for protests during the Super Bowl. Minnesota activists are using the Super Bowl spectacle to speak out against police brutality, racism, corporate greed and other issues.(AP Photo/Amy Forliti)
January 30, 2018 - 7:25 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Social activists say Minneapolis is turning into a playground for the rich during Super Bowl week, and critics are using the spectacle to rally against economic injustice such as the displacement of dozens of homeless people, and the police shootings of blacks that spawned player...
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January 29, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on political contributions by Steve Wynn, the Las Vegas billionaire accused of sexual misconduct (all times local): 4 p.m. The chief campaign group for Republican candidates for governor is returning $100,000 to the company run by billionaire Steve Wynn, in the...
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Hillary Clinton appears on screen reading an excerpt from the book "Fire and Fury" during a skit at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 28, 2018 - 11:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One-time Grammy winner Hillary Clinton made it back to the awards show Sunday night in a role she no doubt relished. She was a surprise guest in a skit by host James Corden, supposedly auditioning for the spoken word recording of Michael Wolff's best-seller on President Donald Trump...
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FILE - This Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, shows Michigan State athletics director Mark Hollis, at left. This Nov. 9, 2012 file photo, shows Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon, at right. Hollis announced his retirement Friday, Jan. 26,m 2018, the second university official to step down in as many days amid sharp criticism over the school's handling of sexual abuse allegations against disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon submitted her resignation late Wednesday, Jan. 24, hours after Nassar, a former employee at Michigan State, was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for molesting young girls and women under the guise of medical treatment. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, left, Carlos Osorio, right, File)
January 27, 2018 - 7:56 pm
A day after a report suggested the NCAA could have years ago looked into problems at Michigan State, President Mark Emmert said Saturday that sexual assault allegations against Spartans athletes in 2010 were "widely reported" and already being investigated by law enforcement and the school. Emmert...
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Tracy Tubbs, left, aunt of Marshall County High School shooting victim Bailey Holt, holds up a drawing of Holt as Tubbs and Jackie Reid, right, principal of Sharpe Elementary School in Benton, Ky., read statements from Holt and Preston Cope's families at the Marshall County Board of Education in Benton, Ky., Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)
January 27, 2018 - 7:10 pm
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — The aunt of one of two teenage victims of a school shooting in Kentucky described her Saturday as an "old soul" who was simple, easy to love and "the salt of the Earth." Tracy Tubbs told reporters that her niece, 15-year-old Bailey Holt, was a "sweatshirt kind of girl" who often...
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