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George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP
April 22, 2018 - 11:46 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A nearly naked gunman wearing only a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville early Sunday, shooting four people to death before a customer rushed him and wrestled the weapon away.
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AP Photo/Evan Vucci
April 21, 2018 - 8:37 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush was remembered as the "first lady of the Greatest Generation" during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who filled a Houston church with laughter as much as tears, with many recalling her quick wit and devotion to...
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AP Photo/Wayne Parry
April 20, 2018 - 1:47 pm
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — On the anniversary of the largest marine oil spill in the petroleum industry, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday prohibiting oil and natural gas drilling in state waters, as well as preventing infrastructure like pipelines that could support drilling...
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Bruce Ackerman/Star-Banner via AP
April 20, 2018 - 9:03 am
FORT LAUDERDALE , Fla. (AP) — Panic and fear gripped another Florida school Friday when a gunman opened fire, wounding one student before being taken into custody on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said.
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AP Photo/David Zalubowski
April 20, 2018 - 8:46 am
Another wave of student walkouts is expected to disrupt classes Friday at hundreds of schools across the U.S. as young activists press for tougher gun laws.
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AP Photo/Evan Vucci
April 20, 2018 - 8:13 am
HOUSTON (AP) — As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady at a viewing. Bush's body will lie in repose from noon to midnight Friday at St. Martin's Episcopal Church at 717 Sage Road in Houston, the nation's largest...
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AP Photo/Evan Vucci
April 20, 2018 - 8:11 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — On a hot summer day in 1978, as her husband mulled his first presidential run, Barbara Bush headed to Houston's leafy Memorial Park for a jog while she thought about what issues she'd like to focus on should she become first lady.
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Alabama Department of Corrections via AP
April 19, 2018 - 10:25 pm
By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate convicted of the mail-bomb slaying of a federal judge during a wave of Southern terror in 1989 was executed by lethal injection Thursday, becoming the oldest prisoner put to death in the U.S. in modern times. Walter Leroy Moody...
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AP Photo/Evan Vucci
April 19, 2018 - 8:40 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The memorials to former first lady Barbara Bush have begun with a celebration of her life in front of Houston's City Hall.
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AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
April 19, 2018 - 8:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won't be joining his wife in attending the memorial service of former first lady Barbara Bush, matriarch of a political dynasty that Trump often clashed with during his 2016 campaign.
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