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The Latest: Trump visits hospital, meets shooting survivors

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local):<p>7:15 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump has met with victims of a school shooting who are recovering at a Florida hospital.<p>He's praising the "incredible" work of doctors, nurses and first responders …

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My Body Story (Part 2) Autumn 2017 Yoga Work-Out

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My Body Story_Summer 2017 Issue

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Forever Be A Shinning Light - Prayer Praise Prose

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17 killed in shooting at South Florida high school

<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 opened fire on campus shortly before classes let out Wednesday, killing 17 people while …

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OPEC's Oil Price Nightmare Is Coming True

The latest surge in U.S. oil output will probably hasten the country's rise to the top of the producer pile. More important, it's starting to look as …

Oil

Saudi Ritz-Carlton reopens after stint as lavish prison

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh is now open to commoners again, three months after it was first converted into a lavish prison for high-profile Saudis.<p>Guests are again staying at the 492-room hotel, said Shahd Bargouthy, spokeswoman for the Ritz-Carlton in the Middle East.<p>Hundreds of detainees …

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The Most Over-the-Top Tourist Attraction in Every U.S. State, Mapped

The U.S. is home to some of the world’s most popular attractions. From the Big Apple’s Empire State Building, to Seattle’s Space Needle, its cities …

National Parks

Kim's Smiling Sister Exploits Trump-Moon Divide

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un deployed a new weapon at the Olympics to fight back against the Trump administration’s sanctions and threats of a …

North Korea

Rob Porter Is a National Security Scandal, Too

A morally compromised White House staffer may have had access to America’s top secrets. Chief of Staff John Kelly has some explaining to do.<p>The allegations against Rob Porter, the recently departed White House staff secretary, are morally disturbing. Multiple ex-wives have accused him of abusive …

Donald Trump

Richard Pryor and Marlon Brando were lovers, Pryor's widow confirms

Jennifer Lee Pryor, who was twice married to the comedian, corroborates claims by music producer Quincy Jones, noting that ‘it was the 70s’ and ‘drugs were still good’<p>Quincy Jones said what? Star interviews that got us all talking<p>The widow of Richard Pryor has confirmed a claim by music producer …

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After Trump's Immigration Remarks, Oakland Naturalization Ceremony Goes Viral

<i>Editor's note: reporter Matt Savener attended a naturalization ceremony yesterday in Oakland, where immigrants took an oath of allegiance and became</i> …

Customers Line Up for Broad Legal Pot Sales in California

(LOS ANGELES) — Customers hoping to be among the first in California to purchase marijuana legally lined up early Monday, as the arrival of the new …

Photos of the New Year: Ringing in 2018 Around the World

Last night, as the stroke of midnight rolled across the world's time zones, people gathered in private and took to the streets to celebrate the arrival of the New Year, 2018. Fireworks erupted from Yogyakarta to Nairobi, and revelers gathered in Sydney, Dubai, Rio de Janeiro, New York, and …

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‘This is a game-changer’: New shingles vaccine dramatically improves protection

"It was like being wrapped in flaming barbed wire."<p>That's how Erin Bell, a 48-year-old nutritionist from Peterborough, Ont., describes having shingles.<p>She got shingles at age 42 and the itchy, unsightly blisters that stretched across her torso faded away relatively quickly, but the nerve pain …

First recreational marijuana shops open in California

While most of the Bay Area was still sound asleep, thousands of polite, cheerful and suddenly law-abiding marijuana customers awoke before dawn on …

A National Guard soldier home for the holidays died trying to save people in the deadly Bronx fire

A National Guard soldier who was home for the holidays died while saving people from the massive apartment fire in the Bronx borough in New York City on Thursday night, according to several news reports.<p>Emmanuel Mensah, a 28-year-old who immigrated from Ghana five years ago, returned to his …

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Thomas Fire on course to become California's largest-ever wildfire

<b>(CNN) —</b> A huge blaze that has devastated swaths of Southern California is on course to become the largest wildfire in the state's modern history and is expected to burn into January.<p>The Thomas Fire, the biggest of a number of blazes currently burning in California, has torched 270,000 acres, making …

California

U.S. Vetoes U.N. Resolution Condemning Move on Jerusalem

Punctuating America’s increasing international isolation, the United Nations Security Council demanded on Monday that the Trump administration rescind its decisions to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and to put the United States Embassy there.<p>The demand, in a resolution that its backers …

Israel

At least 3 dead in Amtrak derailment in Washington state, official says

<b>DuPont, Washington (CNN) —</b> At least three people were killed and more than 100 injured when an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Washington state, DuPont Fire Chief Larry Creekmore said Monday night.<p>The Amtrak Cascades 501 was making its first trip on a new service route when the train ran off the …

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Lawsuits address whether presidents can modify monuments

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A flurry of lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump's decision to chop up two large national monuments in Utah could finally bring an answer to the much-debated question of whether presidents have the legal authority to undo or change monuments created by past …

Insurance claims for Northern California wildfires reach $9B

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The wildfires that ravaged Northern California wine country two months ago have generated $9 billion in insurance claims, far more than the single costliest fire in U.S. history, officials said Wednesday.<p>The figure is not likely to increase much more, California Insurance …

The Government Is Finally Processing Workplace Harassment Claims Online

It’s much faster.<p><i>As Trump tweets, government acts. Welcome to Meanwhile, our recurring look at what federal agencies are up to and how their work</i> …

U.S. homeless count rises, pushed by crisis on the West Coast

LOS ANGELES >> The nation’s homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living …

San Diego No. 4 in Nation for Homeless People, 3rd in Homeless Veterans

Share This Article:<p>San Diego County has the fourth-largest population of homeless people in the United States, according to a government report …

Dozens of horses found torched to death in California wildfire

Nearly 30 horses burned to death in one of several fires that erupted in Southern California this week.<p>The horses were found dead at Rancho Padilla …

Latest California Wildfire Endangers Getty Center and Here's What Could Be Lost if It Goes Up in Flames

California is on fire again, as high December Santa Ana winds meet dry brush, near-zero humidity, and a flame.<p>This time, one fire, in particular, is …