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The man who shot and killed three people and wounded 14 others in south central Kansas Thursday has been identified as Cedric Larry Ford. He was still firing when police shot and killed him.
Feb. 26, 2016
So far, the U.S. territory has reported 60 Zika cases, including three pregnant women. But health officials say the real test will come when April and May rains bring more mosquitoes.
Feb. 26, 2016
Even though Sanders is breaking through in many places, Democrats in Greensboro, Ala. say they feel a connection to Hillary Clinton.
Feb. 26, 2016
Medieval theologians used to distinguish between land vs. water creatures, not mammals vs. fish. That's good enough for some restaurants — and parishes — in places with large Catholic populations.
Feb. 26, 2016
Why is a 200-year-old icon of the medical field still in wide use in the digital age? Some say modern tools are more informative and worth the extra cost, but the stethoscope has staunch defenders.
Feb. 26, 2016
Health and environmental advocates say Americans need to cut back on meat. But are we listening? A new survey suggests we're shifting our diets ever so slightly.
Feb. 26, 2016
U.N. Chief Ban Ki-moon is urging both sides in the South Sudanese civil war to resolve their differences. In the meantime, some 2 million people are living in limbo in the brutalized nation.
Feb. 26, 2016
Once Trump's adversary in the presidential race, Christie said Friday "he is a successful person that, like me, isn't afraid to tell it like it is."
Feb. 26, 2016
In a note to employees, Zuckerberg says replacing the slogan on walls on the Facebook campus with "all lives matter" is disrespectful, deeply hurtful and — given his earlier warning — also malicious.
Feb. 26, 2016
About 40 percent of invertebrate pollinator species such as bees and butterflies are facing extinction, according to the global assessment.
Feb. 26, 2016
The suspect, identified as Cedric Ford, is believed to have started shooting 90 minutes after he was served. Three people were killed and more than a dozen wounded before Ford was killed, police say.
Feb. 26, 2016
Although 84 percent of teenage boys and young men said they believed avoiding a partner's pregnancy was important, only 42 percent had heard of emergency contraception, researchers in Colorado found.
Feb. 26, 2016
In the weeks between North Korea's nuclear test and rocket launch, 4,000 new American troops have arrived in South Korea. They're still adjusting to challenges, both big and small.
Feb. 26, 2016
Former Solicitor General Ted Olson is one of the most prominent lawyers in America. He's taken up Apple's fight against the FBI over an encrypted iPhone.
Feb. 26, 2016
More Republicans have turned out to vote in early primary states than ever before, while historic Democratic turnout has dropped off. But that might not equal success in November for the GOP.
Feb. 26, 2016
The governing body of world soccer is also poised to elect a new president. Outgoing President Sepp Blatter, disgraced by a bribery scandal, is not in attendance.
Feb. 26, 2016
In challenging the FBI, Tim Cook has put himself and Apple front and center in a national debate on digital privacy. But a look at his record makes his confrontation with the government inevitable.
Feb. 26, 2016
It was a crossfire many Republicans opposed to Donald Trump have waited to see, and not always patiently. Had it come earlier, it might have kept some of the other candidates in the hunt a lot longer.
Feb. 26, 2016
Millions want caffeine removed from their coffee. Millions more want caffeine added to their soda. Little-known caffeine factories, scattered across the world, satisfy both desires.
Feb. 26, 2016
Eleven-year-old Marley Dias went on a quest to collect and donate 1,000 books with a black girl as the main character. Spoiler alert: She did really well.
Feb. 26, 2016

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