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States taking action to keep guns out of abusers' hands
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns.... 2/6/2016 1:12 PM

Tampa police: 1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at club
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- A shooting at a strip club early Saturday morning in Tampa, Florida, left one person dead, seven injured and police searching for answers.... 2/6/2016 11:47 PM

Man accused of IS-inspired plot to attack Detroit church
DETROIT (AP) -- Authorities have arrested a 21-year-old Michigan man whom they accuse of supporting Islamic State militants and plotting to attack a Detroit church.... 2/6/2016 9:19 PM

Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' New Hampshire advantage
HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) -- Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions about her trustworthiness and explanation of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi.... 2/7/2016 1:41 AM

New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay conversion therapy.... 2/7/2016 1:49 AM

Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma
CHICAGO (AP) -- A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized.... 2/7/2016 12:13 AM

Search for possible survivors of midair crash suspended
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities on Saturday called off the search for survivors of a midair collision that sent at least one plane plunging into the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles and instead turned to hunting bodies and wreckage.... 2/6/2016 9:09 PM

Mardi Gras season rolls into last big weekend in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The Mardi Gras season entered its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before its end at midnight Fat Tuesday, when Ash Wednesday ushers in the period of Lent leading to Easter.... 2/6/2016 10:31 PM

Cause of deadly New York crane collapse under investigation
NEW YORK (AP) -- It may take weeks to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars, city officials said Saturday.... 2/6/2016 9:14 PM

Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge has begun coming down
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River.... 2/6/2016 8:51 PM



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