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It should have been their big break. By all rights, the crown was theirs, won with years of blood, sweat and slime. Maybe, in some far-distant astral plane where justice matters, they're the rightful victors. But the history books are...Show More Summary

A Teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Returns to School

Charles Bethea interviews a teacher who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week about returning to her classroom for the first time since the ordeal.

Russian mercenary boss spoke with Kremlin before attacking US forces in Syria, intel claims

A businessman known as “Putin's chef” spoke with top officials in Damascus and Moscow before Russian mercenaries he is believed to control launched a disastrous attack on US and Kurdish forces in Syria, according to US intelligence...Show More Summary

Historic Photos Celebrate Pioneering Black Explorer

Largely ignored for nearly a century, Matthew Henson made big contributions to polar exploration.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:

These Companies Are Sticking By The NRA

In what may be a pivotal moment for American gun law reform, the National Rifle Association has become a primary target for anti-gun activists and survivors of last week’s mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

How to Make Your Washer and Dryer Last

How long should your new washer and dryer to last? It's a topic of much debate. Given that most machines come with just a 1-year parts and labor warranty, we asked manufacturers what kind of long...

Bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discount

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation's largest privately-owned bank holding company and a major car rental chain said Thursday they will stop promotions aimed at National Rifle Association members.

NYU Apologizes for Offensive Black History Month Menu

A racially insensitive menu for a Black History Month meal at New York University has led to an apology and workers being fired.

10 Noteworthy Cars Coming Soon

We have our eyes on this promising group of new and redesigned models coming later this year. Although these vehicles may be tempting, we traditionally recommend holding off purchases for a year...

The Latest: Manafort responds to Gates' guilty plea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Russia investigation (all times local):

Trump reiterates call to arm teachers, saying they would've 'shot the hell out of' the Florida gunman

“Gun-adept” teachers, coaches, and other school workers should be allowed to carry a concealed weapon on campus to deter school shooters, Mr Trump told a cheering crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Teachers...Show More Summary

Cops And Educators Agree: Arming Teachers Is A Terrible Idea

In September 2014 at Idaho State University, a teacher accidentally shot himself in the foot when his concealed handgun discharged.

The Struggle to Predict—and Prevent—Toxic Masculinity

Sociological research shows that some delinquent boys—but not all—turn into men with no regard for other people's rights.

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