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WH: Trump has done more than Obama on Russia

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the Trump administration has been tougher on Russia in its first year than the Obama administration was "in eight years combined."

The 17 lives extinguished in the Florida school…

The gunman who opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, wiped out lives, and left families and friends struggling to cope after America's latest mass shooting.

FBI had probed convicted ex-Arkansas judge 20…

A former Arkansas judge who admitted giving lighter sentences to men in return for sexual favors was investigated for similar crimes two decades ago but was never charged because he gave up his job as a deputy prosecutor

7th-grader with distraction device shoots himself…

Authorities say a seventh-grader who shot and injured himself inside an Ohio middle school bathroom also had a device in his backpack meant to cause a distraction

More than 100 killed in Syria assault on Damascus…

Government forces bomb the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for a second straight day, killing more than 100 people and raising the specter of a full-scale offensive that could spell catastrophe for the 400,000 residents trapped under siege

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Prosecutor: Woman sought hit man over relative's $40k policy

A federal prosecutor says a 32-year-old Mississippi woman has pleaded guilty to trying to hire a hit man to kill her half-brother so she'd get $40,000 in life insurance

You Could Buy Michelangelo's Villa (if You Have…

If you’ve got $9 million burning a hole in your pocket, you could buy a Tuscan farmhouse once owned by Michelangelo. Buzz60's Josh King has more.

Trump awards Medal of Valor to public safety officers

President Donald Trump is recognizing bravery by the nation's public safety officers and awarding the Medal of Valor to a dozen police, fire department and other officials.

The Latest: 3M to pay $850 million to settle…

3M Co. has agreed to pay the state of Minnesota $850 million to settle a case alleging the manufacturer damaged the state's natural resources and contaminated groundwater by disposing chemicals over decades

Britain urges EU to work jointly on Brexit deal

Brexit minister David Davis will say that Britain has no plans to recast itself as a regulation-light economy undercutting rivals on the continent, as he attempts to dispel a major concern of European Union leaders. David Pollard reports.

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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

A late-afternoon sell-off pulled U.S. stocks lower Tuesday, snapping a six-day winning streak

15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire

A 15-year-old Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student who was shot five times during the massacre is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students

Louisville To Vacate Men's Basketball National…

The NCAA denied an appeal from the University of Louisville after it found a former men's basketball staffer committed serious ethics violations.

Trump says he supports bump stock ban

At a ceremony honoring public safety officers with the Medal of Valor, President Trump said that he supports a ban on bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to simulate automatic fire.

Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than…

Insiders say the U.S. indictment against the St. Petersburg troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency's zany, ambitious operations _ and glosses over just how unconvincing some of its stunts could be

Lawyer linked to ex-Trump aide pleads guilty

Alex van der Zwaan, a lawyer with ties to former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, has pleaded guilty to lying to investigators.

Judge approves shutdown of large California…

Authorities are being allowed to shut down a large homeless encampment in Southern California and moving hundreds of tent-dwellers into motel rooms

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Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow…

A storm system stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes states with risks of flooding, freezing rain and snow is being blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four dead in Nebraska

All charges dropped in case of toppled…

North Carolina prosecutors say they're dropping all charges against the last 5 people accused in case of Confederate statue toppled last summer

Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by…

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full UN membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for resolving all issues with Israel for a two-state solution.