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Commission investigates Florida high school massacre
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) -- The chairman of a commission examining the Florida high school massacre told his members Tuesday that they need to push aside ideology and base their final report solely on whatever facts they uncover....

Mental health and guns an issue after Waffle House attack
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Without knowing who he was or what he might do, police briefly had Travis Reinking in their sights days before the deadly assault on a Waffle House restaurant....

For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids
NEW YORK (AP) -- If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck. For the first time, the social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and doesn't belong on its service - 27 pages worth of them, in fact....

Southwest has been faced with fines, union safety complaints
DALLAS (AP) -- Southwest Airlines runs its planes hard. They make many short hops and more trips per day than other U.S. airliners, which adds to wear and tear on parts, including the engines....

Michigan State kept ties to coach accused of sexual abuse
CHICAGO (AP) -- Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, has maintained ties to a prominent volleyball coach for decades after he was publicly accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in the 1980s....

Stuck in jail: Poor Mississippi inmates wait long for trial
BRANDON, Miss. (AP) -- Jerry Sanders has been sitting in a jail cell on a relatively minor charge of methamphetamine possession for more than a year - longer than the sentence he could get if he's convicted....

US agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators....

Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics
One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who develop a dangerous addiction there is one treatment Medicare won't cover: methadone....

Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to Maine
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said....

Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Fresh-faced Democrats are packing U.S. House races nationwide, inspired to run in the Trump era with hopes of seizing long-held Republican seats in a much-anticipated "blue wave."...

 
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