Violence

FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on worldwide threats, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Washington. Wray said the agency provided the White House with information twice last year about Rob Porter, the top Trump aide who resigned as staff secretary last week after domestic violence allegations from two ex-wives became public. Wray said the bureau closed its background investigation on Porter in January, weeks before the allegations were published. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 13, 2018 - 5:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Contradicting the White House, the FBI said Tuesday it gave the Trump administration information on multiple occasions last year about a top aide accused of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives, and the investigation wrapped up in January. That account by FBI Director Christopher...
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FILE - This Oct. 5, 2016 file photo shows Dale Hall, dressed as Superman, next to the casket for his brother, Jacob Hall at Oakdale Baptist Church on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, in Townville, S.C. A teenager charged with killing his father at their home and a first-grader on a school playground said he kissed his bunny Floppy and three dogs goodbye after shooting his father and then headed to the school to resume shooting, according to the boy's videotaped statement played in court Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (Ken Ruinard/The Independent-Mail via AP, Pool)
February 13, 2018 - 3:54 pm
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — When a teen began firing at students on a South Carolina elementary school's playground, the principal said her horror became even worse when she recognized him as a former student. "He's been here. He knows where our kids are. He knows how we drill," Townville Elementary...
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FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on worldwide threats, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 13, 2018 - 3:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on White House security clearances (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The White House says the security clearance review for a former top staffer was still ongoing when he resigned last week, despite a completed FBI background check. FBI Director Christopher Wray revealed...
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FBI Director Christopher Wray appears before a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on worldwide threats, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 13, 2018 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 11:25 a.m. FBI Director Christopher Wray is providing new details that call into question the White House timeline leading up to the departure of former staff secretary Rob Porter. Wray tells senators that the FBI administratively closed its file...
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White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, right, stands with White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway during a meeting in the Oval Office between President Donald Trump and Shane Bouvet, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 13, 2018 - 12:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Colbie Holderness, the first wife of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, pushed back on recent comments made by presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway that seemed to suggest strong women can't be victims of domestic violence. Conway, in a weekend interview on CNN, said...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2017 file photo, Garrison Keillor, creator and former host of, "A Prairie Home Companion," talks at his St. Paul, Minn., office. The University of Minnesota has removed a plaque honoring humorist Garrison Keillor after he faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Keillor's plaque is no longer displayed on the school's Scholars Walk, which honors outstanding university faculty and alumni. On his Facebook page, Keillor said Monday, Feb.. 12, 2018, the removal of his plaque was "a relief." (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen, File)
February 12, 2018 - 8:16 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has removed a plaque honoring humorist Garrison Keillor after he faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Keillor's plaque is no longer displayed on the school's Scholars Walk, which honors outstanding university faculty and alumni, Minnesota Daily...
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President Donald Trump pauses to speak to guests as he leaves the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, after a meeting with state and local officials about infrastructure. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 12, 2018 - 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is defending President Donald Trump's failure to acknowledge the women who accused former staff secretary Rob Porter of domestic violence. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders tells reporters that Trump and the entire administration take domestic violence...
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February 12, 2018 - 3:59 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has removed a plaque honoring humorist Garrison Keillor after he faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Keillor's plaque is no longer displayed on the school's Scholars Walk, which honors outstanding university faculty and alumni, Minnesota Daily...
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FILE - These undated file photos provided by the City of Westerville, Ohio show Officers Eric Joering, 39, left, and Anthony Morelli, 54, who were fatally shot while responding to a hang-up 9-1-1 call on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Police in the Columbus suburb of Westerville on Monday, Feb. 12 will escort the bodies of two slain officers as they're moved from a coroner's office to separate funeral homes. Officials invited the public to line the route as the bodies are transported Monday to honor the officers. (City of Westerville via AP, File)
February 12, 2018 - 2:40 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man was charged by federal authorities Monday with providing the gun used to kill two Ohio policemen, as the officers' bodies were escorted in a procession to funeral homes in the suburban community they served. Gerald Lawson, 30, of suburban Cleveland, is accused of buying...
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February 12, 2018 - 2:28 pm
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — The teenager who shot and killed a child on a South Carolina school yard cried and apologized afterward and said it was a good thing his gun jammed before he could shoot more children, a detective testified Monday. Anderson County Det. Ronald Wood comments Monday came during a...
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