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The Latest: Trump orders tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local):<p>2:15 a.m.<p>President Donald Trump his action on tariffs on steel and aluminum imports is necessary to protect industries "ravaged by aggressive foreign trade practices. …

Donald Trump

South Korean officials leave for US with message from North Korea to Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Top South Korean negotiators left for the United States Thursday to brief their American counterparts on the outcome of their historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un earlier this week.<p>South Korean National Security Office Head Chung Eui-yong revealed few details of the trip as …

North Korea

Florida legislature backs new gun restrictions after Parkland school shooting

By Michael Scherer<p>, Reporter<p>Florida lawmakers bucked the National Rifle Association on Wednesday to pass new firearms regulations and create a program for arming some school employees in a rare act of Republican compromise on the divisive issue of gun violence.<p>The response to the slayings at …

Guns

West Virginia teachers cheer pay hike deal to end walkout

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's striking teachers cheered, sang and wept joyfully Tuesday as lawmakers voted to give them a 5 percent raise, ending a nine-day walkout that closed schools across the state.<p>A huge crowd of teachers packing the Capitol jumped up and down, chanted "We love our …

N.R.A. Chief, Wayne LaPierre, Offers Fierce Defense of 2nd Amendment

OXON HILL, Md. — The head of the National Rifle Association, Wayne LaPierre, leveled a searing indictment on Thursday against liberal Democrats, the news media and political opportunists he said were joined together in a socialist plot to “eradicate all individual freedoms.”<p>Mr. LaPierre’s remarks, …

Guns

David Wise defends ski halfpipe title; Alex Ferreira wins silver

After falling on his first run of the qualifying round, David Wise had to play it safe and use a very mellow run to get himself into the final. After …

Olympics

Winter Olympics: Kikkan Randall, Jessie Diggins win historic gold medal

U.S. cross country skiers Kikkan Randall, Jessie Diggins win historic gold medal<p>USA TODAY Sports | USA TODAY<p>What to watch on Day 13 of the Winter Olympics<p>SportsPulse: Day 13 of the Winter Olympics will feature multiple Americans with a chance to medal, including skiing stars Lindsey Vonn and …

Winter Olympics

Sofia Goggia wins Olympic downhill, Lindsey Vonn becomes oldest female medalist

Gold: Sofia Goggia (Italy) Silver: Ragnhild Mowinckel (Norway) Bronze: Lindsey Vonn (USA) JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn cast a quick …

Marches, walkouts and sit-ins: Gun control battle heads to the street

<i>CNN will hold a town hall with the victims' classmates, parents and community members. "Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action" will air live Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> As survivors of Wednesday's school shooting demand that it be the last such massacre, marches are being …

Florida School Shooting

Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab—Get the Facts

The breakthrough moves researchers a small step closer to growing human organs for medical transplant.<p>Building on a controversial breakthrough made in 2017, scientists announced on Saturday that they have created the second successful human-animal hybrids: sheep embryos that are are 0.01-percent …

Big Mexico quake cuts power and damages homes; two dead in crash

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake that rocked Mexico on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in the capital and south but the only reported deaths came when a military helicopter crashed after surveying the aftermath.<p>At least 50 homes suffered damage …

Natural Disasters

F.B.I. Was Warned of Florida Suspect’s Desire to Kill but Did Not Act

The F.B.I. received a tip last month from someone close to Nikolas Cruz that he owned a gun and had talked of committing a school shooting, the bureau revealed Friday, but it acknowledged that it had failed to investigate.<p>The tipster, who called an F.B.I. hotline on Jan. 5, told the bureau that Mr. …

Nikolas Cruz

Parasitic Worms Found in a Woman's Eye—First Case of Its Kind

An Oregon woman’s infection marks the first time on record that an eye worm species normally found in cattle has been seen in humans.<p>Abby Beckley was salmon fishing in Alaska when she felt <i>something</i> in her left eye.<p>“It felt like when an eyelash is poking you,” she says. But try as she might, the …

‘A horrific, horrific day’: At least 17 killed in Florida school shooting

By Lori Rozsa<p>, Reporter<p>Moriah Balingit<p>, Reporter<p>William Wan<p>, Reporter<p>Mark Berman<p>, Reporter<p><i>Follow Thursday’s updates here: Florida school shooting suspect booked on 17 counts of ‘murder premeditated’</i><p>PARKLAND, Fla. — A heavily armed 19-year-old who had been expelled from a South Florida high school …

High School

Raw: School Shooting Suspect Brought To Jail

Skip Valentine’s Day and Have a Feast With Friends

Forget romance and get your pals together for a menu with all the foods you’re supposed to avoid on dates: garlic, onions and spaghetti. And bring on …

NYC Is Suing Five Oil Companies Over Climate Change

Six California cities and municipalities sued the same big oil companies over climate change last year. Earlier this week, ExxonMobil took first steps toward a counter-suit.<p>New York City is the latest — and largest — US city to sue five big oil companies for billions in damages from the impacts of …