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Young shooting survivors stepped from school into gun debate

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - Dead bodies were still inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when survivors of this week's shooting began speaking out about...

The Latest: Animal-rights groups decry Westminster dog show

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local):3:40 p.m.Animal-rights activists have protested outside the Westminster Kennel...

US criticizes Thailand for deporting Cambodian shoe thrower

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. is criticizing its ally Thailand for repatriating a Cambodian labor activist wanted for throwing a shoe at a billboard...

Pakistani leading rights activist, Asma Jehangir, dead at 66

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - Asma Jehangir, one of Pakistan's most prominent right activists and lawyers, died on Sunday of a heart attack in the...

Iranian-Canadian dies in custody in Tehran after crackdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - An Iranian-Canadian university professor detained in Tehran has died in custody, activists and a family member said Sunday,...

Pakistan tribesmen end sit-in over police killing of model

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Thousands of Mehsud tribesmen have ended their dayslong sit-in in Islamabad after assurances that the police officer accused of killing a...

The Latest: UN official calls for 30-day Syria cease-fire

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local):1:20 a.m.The U.N. humanitarian chief briefed the Security Council on the worsening...

The Latest: Sources say 19 civilians killed by Syria capital

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local):2:40 p.m.Syrian rescue workers and activists say at least 19 civilians, including...

Pelosi stages 8-hour speech to push for vote for ‘Dreamers’

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi staged a record-breaking, eight-hour speech Wednesday in hopes of pressuring Republicans to allow a vote on...

Pelosi stages 8-hour speech to push for vote for ‘Dreamers’

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi staged a record-breaking, eight-hour speech Wednesday in hopes of pressuring Republicans to allow a vote on...