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  • 2 dead, 17 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held - BENTON, Ky. (AP) -- A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday, methodically firing a handgun inside a crowded atrium at his rural Kentucky high school....
  • Undersea quake sends Alaskans fleeing from feared tsunami - ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A powerful undersea earthquake sent Alaskans fumbling for suitcases and racing to evacuation centers in the middle of the night after a cellphone alert warned a tsunami could hit communities along the state's southern coast and parts of British Columbia....
  • Pence visits Western Wall amid tensions with Palestinians - JERUSALEM (AP) -- Vice President Mike Pence placed his hand on the hallowed Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City on Tuesday as he wrapped up a four-day trip to the Mideast that ended with Palestinians still fuming over the Trump administration's decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital....
  • Bill Cosby is hitting the town; legal experts see a strategy - PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby is suddenly out and about in his hometown of Philadelphia in what legal experts say appears to be an effort by the comedian to rebuild his good-guy image ahead of his retrial on sexual assault charges in the spring....
  • Sessions interviewed by Mueller team in Russia investigation - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday. He's the highest-ranking Trump administration official and first Cabinet member known to have submitted to questioning....
  • Ex-gymnast to doctor: 'You didn't heal me. You only hurt me' - LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- A former elite gymnast said Tuesday that a sports doctor who treated Olympic athletes overlooked what turned out to be a broken leg while he molested her in the basement of his home, one of the latest victims to testify at a Michigan sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar....
  • Turkey urged to show restraint in assault on Syrian Kurds - BEIRUT (AP) -- France and the United States on Tuesday urged Turkey to exercise restraint in its offensive against a Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria, where the U.N. says an estimated 5,000 people have been displaced by the fighting....
  • MPR: Allegations against Keillor far beyond single touch - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Public Radio provided additional details of allegations of sexual harassment against humorist Garrison Keillor on Tuesday, saying his alleged conduct went well beyond his account of an accidental touch of a woman's bare back....
  • Schumer takes back wall offer in new immigration push - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has taken back his offer of billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall....
  • In Oscar nominations, fresh voices lead the way - NEW YORK (AP) -- The Academy Awards showered outsiders, on screen and off, with milestone-setting nominations that celebrated Guillermo del Toro's full-hearted ode to outcasts "The Shape of Water," embraced first-time filmmakers like Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele, and made "Mudbound" director of photography Rachel Morrison the first woman ever nominated for best cinematography....