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Showdown Occurs At The U.N. Security Council As Trump Considers Strikes On Syria

Russia went to the United Nations Security Council to argue against the possibility of U.S. air strikes against Syria — touching off another testy diplomatic confrontation.

Justice Department Investigating How Colleges Use Early-Decision Admissions

The Justice Department is investigating whether colleges communicate with each other about prospective students they accept through the early-decision process.

How The NBA’s Communication Problem Could Affect Playoffs

The NBA playoffs are upon us — and this year tensions are running high between the players and referees.

Alleged Vermont School Shooting Plot Spurs Debate About When Intent Becomes A Crime

Jack Sawyer, 18, was arrested on Feb. 15 for an alleged plot to shoot up his former high school. Legal experts in Vermont disagree about whether a crime was committed.

Cosby Accuser Andrea Constand Says She Takes The Stand ‘For Justice’

Constand took the stand Friday morning in Bill Cosby’s criminal sexual assault retrial. Prosecution had warmed up jurors with three days of testimony from five other women.

How Often Do People Use Guns In Self-Defense?

Many gun owners say the primary reason they own a firearm is for self-defense. But for years, experts have been starkly divided over how often people actually use guns for this purpose.

Wichita Police Officer In Fatal ‘Swatting’ Prank Won’t Face Charges

Andrew Finch died after a bogus 911 call brought police to his home in December. Police say the call came from a man in Los Angeles. Finch’s relatives say the police should be held accountable.

National Park Service To ‘Modestly’ Raise Entrance Fees In Plan To Cut Repair Backlog

The National Park Service will increase entrance fees at 117 national parks by at least $5. The increases are far smaller than had previously been proposed by the Trump administration.

News Brief: Comey’s Book, Trump Talks TPP Again, Syria And Pompeo

James Comey’s new book is making waves as it details some of the president’s interactions with the former FBI director. Also, President Trump suggested re-entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Comey Book Blasts Trump

Former FBI Director James Comey has a new book out, in which he calls President Trump “unethical” and “untethered to truth.” The White House is trying to discredit him.

‘He Wasn’t Really Afraid Of Anything’: Boston Bombing Victim Remembered

Five years after two explosions went off at the Boston Marathon, parents remember their son, Officer D.J. Simmonds, whose injuries suffered during a confrontation with the bombers led to his death.

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