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Few States Let Courts Take Guns from People Deemed a Threat

Few States Let Courts Take Guns from People Deemed a Threat

By Ryan J. Foley And Don Thompson | Feb 19
The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment.

High Court Asked to Iron Out Polling Place Clothing Dispute

High Court Asked to Iron Out Polling Place Clothing Dispute

By Jessica Gresko | Feb 19
A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button. Wear any one of those items to vote in Minnesota, and a poll worker will likely ask you to remove it or cover it up.

Shooting Survivors on Potential Collision Course with Trump

Shooting Survivors on Potential Collision Course with Trump

By Jason Dearen, Terry Spencer And Allen G. Breed | Feb 19
Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting who hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement are on a potential collision course with President Donald Trump.

 SF Health Dept. Promotes PrEP for African-Americans

SF Health Dept. Promotes PrEP for African-Americans

By Liz Highleyman | Feb 18
The San Francisco Department of Public Health has launched a new campaign to increase PrEP use among African-Americans, in an effort to help end disparities in new HIV infections, especially among black gay and bi men.

Survivors of Deadly School Shooting Lash Out at Trump

Survivors of Deadly School Shooting Lash Out at Trump

By Jason Dearen, Terry Spencer, and Tamara Lush | Feb 18
Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive.

Calls for Gun Control Grow Louder After Florida Shooting

Calls for Gun Control Grow Louder After Florida Shooting

By Jason Dearen, Allen G. Breed, and Tamara Lush | Feb 18
Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a mass shooting at a Florida high school, with thousands of angry protesters at state rallies demanding immediate action from lawmakers, and more demonstrations planned across the country.

Ruling Opens Possibility Trans Teen Will Get Hormone Therapy

Ruling Opens Possibility Trans Teen Will Get Hormone Therapy

Feb 17
A judge in Cincinnati granted custody of the 17-year-old to his grandparents Friday and said they have the right to determine what kind of care he pursues at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's transgender program.

Florida, Angry and Grieving, Takes Gun Protest to Streets

Florida, Angry and Grieving, Takes Gun Protest to Streets

By Jason Dearen, Allen Breed, and Tamara Lush | Feb 17
Thousands of angry students, parents and residents demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday as new details were revealed about the suspect accused of shooting and killed 17 people in a Florida high school.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Feb 17
None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts.

Magazine Obtains Ex-Playmate's Account of Trump Affair

Magazine Obtains Ex-Playmate's Account of Trump Affair

By Jake Pearson and Jeff Horwitz | Feb 16
President Donald Trump had a nine-month extramarital affair with the 1998 Playboy Playmate of the year beginning in 2006 according to the woman's eight-page, handwritten account of the relationship obtained by The New Yorker magazine.

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