Maryland school shooting victim has died

A teenage girl who was shot when a classmate opened fire inside their Maryland high school has died, authorities said Friday.


  • Written by By MATTHEW BARAKAT and BRIAN WITTE , Associated Press

AP-NORC Poll: Support soars for stricter gun control laws


NEW YORK (AP) — Support for tougher gun control laws is soaring in the United States, according to a new poll that found a majority of gun owners and half of Republicans favor new laws to address gun violence in the weeks after a Florida school shooting left 17 dead and sparked nationwide protests.

  • Written by By STEVE PEOPLES and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press

AP News Guide: Facebook's widening crisis over user data

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is facing the most serious crisis in its 14-year history as it deals with fallout from a major leak of user data to political consultants associated with the 2016 Trump campaign.


  • Written by By ALEXANDRA OLSON , Associated Press

Bolton replacing McMaster as Trump national security adviser


WASHINGTON (AP) — Charging ahead with the dramatic remaking of his White House, President Donald Trump said he would replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, a foreign policy hawk entering an administration facing key decisions on Iran and North Korea.


  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY, ZEKE MILLER and KEN THOMAS , Associated Press

Fatal police shooting protest disrupts NBA game

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of people protesting a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in California's capital city marched into City Hall, disrupted rush-hour traffic on a freeway and then joined hands to block thousands of NBA fans from entering the arena where the Sacramento Kings were playing.

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  • Written by By SOPHIA BOLLAG and DON THOMPSON , Associated Press