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A father and daughter reunite in a vacant field, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz., after two students were shot and killed at Independence High School in the Phoenix suburb. The danger at the campus was over, police said, as worried parents crowded stores nearby to meet their children.  (AP Photo/Matt York)

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Two teen girls dead in shooting at Arizona high school More

A shooting at a high school in Glendale, Ariz. Friday killed two students, both of them 15-year-old girls, and police say the school remains on lockdown. More

College

Journos kicked out of Concerned Student 1950 town hall at Mizzou, threatened with arrest

Journalists covering student activism on the campus of the University of Missouri still face a hostile environment.

CRIME

Columbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims daily

The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and that she thinks about the victims and their families every ...

VIDEO

FBI investigation into Ohio machete attack

Report: Investigators looking into suspect's digital footprint for possible terror ties

Texas

Texas OKs licensing path for immigrant detention centers

Two of the nation's largest federal immigrant family detention centers can soon apply for residential child care licenses in Texas.

EDUCATION

Catholic college reinstating 2 fired professors

The embattled president of a Catholic university in Emmitsburg, Maryland, says he's reinstating two faculty members he fired this week amid an uproar over a plan to identify freshmen most likely to ...

DISASTERS

Where did El Nino go? Heat, dry spell stoke drought worry

Where did El Nino go? Ten days with record heat and no rain have Californians worrying about the drought again.

Tech Take: Allison Barrie shares some gift ideas for women who just don't care for flowers or chocolates Tech Take: Allison Barrie shares some gift ideas for women who just don't care for flowers or chocolates

Family

What Moms Really Want for Valentine’s Day

Kids, ditch the flowers, candy, wine. Do your laundry instead!

German city looks to add female icons German city looks to add female icons

Family

Gender Neutrality for the Almighty Dollar

Retailers eye profits as most of America is ignored.

College research professor claims hovering does more harm than good College research professor claims hovering does more harm than good

Family

Good Kids? Good for You!

Why it pays to let go of the hyperfocus on negatives.

Lynn Garcia uses a chart as she takes part in a Texas Forensic Science Commission meeting to consider recommendations against using bite mark analysis in criminal cases, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Austin, Texas. The commission  moved forward with the recommendation that bite mark evidence not be used pending further research. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Lynn Garcia uses a chart as she takes part in a Texas Forensic Science Commission meeting to consider recommendations against using bite mark analysis in criminal cases, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Austin, Texas. The commission  moved forward with the recommendation that bite mark evidence not be used pending further research. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

CRIME

Texas becomes first state to recommend court ban on bite mark evidence

Texas has become the first state to call for a ban on allowing bite mark evidence, which legal experts say is likely to reverberate in courtrooms across the U.S. The Texas Forensic Science Commission ...

Illegal Immigrants

Restaurant owner charged with harboring illegal immigrants after deadly house fire

Federal officials charged a suburban Detroit restaurant owner and his wife Friday with harboring immigrants who were in the U.S. without legal permission after a fire at a house he owned killed five ...

Police and Law Enforcement

NYPD fires partner of officer convicted in stairwell shooting trial

The New York Police Department says Peter Liang's partner has been fired after his involvement in the 2014 shooting death of Akai Gurley.

New Jersey

Smoke from massive warehouse fire detected by weather radar

Firefighters on Friday contained a massive warehouse fire that burned out of control for nearly 20 hours and generated so much smoke that it was detected by weather radar and forced some school ...

High School

School bus driver pleads not guilty to being drunk behind the wheel after crash

A Massachusetts school bus driver charged with being drunk when he crashed his bus carrying 11 high school and middle school students into a utility pole has pleaded not guilty.

EDUCATION

Fraternity says 5 chapters acknowledged hearing racist chant

The fraternity connected to a racist chant that surfaced at the University of Oklahoma last spring says members at five other chapters acknowledged hearing the chant over the last five years.

Texas

Texas 1st state to recommend court ban on bite mark evidence

Texas has become the first state to call for a ban on allowing bite mark evidence, which legal experts say is likely to reverberate in courtrooms across the U.S.

Massachusetts

The Latest: Police examining manhole cover for wear

The Latest on the death of a woman whose vehicle was struck by a manhole cover on a Boston highway (all times local): 3:50 p.m.

New York

Florida man gets prison for defrauding investors of $3.3M

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn say a Florida man has been sentenced to 3½ years in prison for defrauding over 70 investors of $3.3 million.

Oregon

FBI sweeping Oregon wildlife refuge for possible explosives

FBI bomb technicians are currently in the process of clearing the Oregon wildlife refuge of possible traps or explosives that protesters may have been left behind after the last holdouts left Thursday,...

EDUCATION

APNewsBreak: Feds open broad bias probe into Iowa athletics

The University of Iowa is facing a broad federal civil rights investigation into allegations that its athletics department does not provide equal opportunities for female athletes.

Pennsylvania

Police: Boy, 3, severely burned when 1-pot meth lab explodes

Police in Pennsylvania say a 3-year-old boy suffered serious burns when a one-pot methamphetamine lab exploded.

Colorado

Plans for Colorado shelter for immigrant children scrapped

The federal government is abandoning plans to open a temporary shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children in suburban Denver, saying it would take too much time and money to get the site ready.

Georgia

Man charged with murder in Georgia lawman's shooting death

A suspect accused of gunning down a Georgia lawman has been charged with murder in the death of the 25-year police veteran.

VIDEO

Glendale police statement on 'tragic incident' at school

Raw video: Police officer provides statement on shooting at Arizona high school that left two students dead

High School

Student buys 900 Valentine's Day carnations, one for each girl at school

The gift was years in the making: A high school senior in Utah bought

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