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Charlie Shebes, 16, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is reflected in his rear view mirror as he drives to school, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Shebes was at the school last year when several of his classmates were shot. Now, he's going back. Students at the school returned Wednesday, to a more secure campus as they began their first new school year since a gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Parkland students start school year with tightened securityAs students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School begin their first school year since a gunman opened fire on campus, they're returning to beefed up security including 18 safety monitors, new classroom locks and upgraded video surveillance
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Man disputes abortion protester's claim he pointed rifleA Missouri man accused of pointing a rifle at an anti-abortion protester near a southwestern Illinois abortion clinic says it was unloaded and he only lifted it up for the man to see
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Defendant Siraj Wahhaj sits in court in Taos, N.M., for a detention hearing, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Wahhaj and several others have been charged with child abuse stemming from the alleged neglect of 11 children found living on a squalid compound on the outskirts of tiny Amalia, New Mexico. (Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP, Pool)
3 accused of child abuse on New Mexico compound to be freedThree members of an extended family who are accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico are awaiting release
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Confederate Avenue: Possible new name to be focus of hearingAbout nine months after a panel recommended the immediate renaming of Confederate Avenue in Atlanta, city officials are planning a public hearing
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2nd Florida university cuts ties with Confucius InstituteUniversity of North Florida announces it is cutting ties with a Chinese government-supported language and culture institute
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Cause of seal die-offs still unknown as more wash ashoreRehabilitation facilities reach full capacity in Maine as investigators try to determine what is causing dead or stranded seals to wash ashore
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Charlie Shebes, right, 16, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, gets a kiss from his mother Amy as he leaves for school, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Shebes was at the school last year when several of his classmates were shot.  Now, he's going back. Students at the school returned Wednesday, to a more secure campus as they began their first new school year since a gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
AP Photos: Anxiety evident as Marjory Stoneman year beginsAP Photos: Wanting to forget, but not be forgotten, Marjory Stoneman kids begin a new school year
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The Latest: APNewsBreak: Mexico officials in US on cartelsAPNewsBreak: Several Mexican government, military and federal police officials will join U.S. counterparts to unveil new plans to combat Mexican drug cartels
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File-This 1945 file photo shows General Dwight D. Eisenhower in uniform. The plain green telephone Eisenhower used at his summer residence in Rhode Island has sold at auction. The Newport Daily News reports that the phone with no numbers or dial was sold earlier this month by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers of Cranston for $1,375. The telephone was Eisenhower’s personal telephone at the “Summer White House” in Newport. (AP Photo/File)
Eisenhower's 'Summer White House' phone sold at auctionThe plain green telephone President Dwight D. Eisenhower used at his summer residence in Rhode Island has sold at auction
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Man charged in Walmart shooting apologizes in courtA Philadelphia man apologized as he was arraigned on charges including attempted murder and aggravated assault in a shooting that wounded several people at a Walmart near the city
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Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney jobA report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one complaint about him sexually abusing a boy
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The Most Rev. Joseph C. Bambera, Bishop of the Diocese of Scranton, discusses the release of the 40th statewide investigating grand jury clergy sex abuse report that identifies 59 religious leaders in his diocese, during a press conference in Scranton, Pa., on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018,. (Jake Danna Stevens/The Times-Tribune via AP)
Oral sex, rape: Report says church brushed off complaintsA grand jury report reveals hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children _ and possibly many more _ since the 1940s
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