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Lawyer’s office shot at after cop’s acquittal in teen death

Shots were fired overnight through the office window of the attorney for a white police officer acquitted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, and several hundred people gathered in protest Saturday over the verdict that left Pittsburgh a city on edge.
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Suddenly, cost-cutting states turn friendly to teachers

Schoolteacher raises of $5,000 are on the table in Texas – a proposed pay hike that ranks among the biggest in the U.S. since a wave of teacher unrest began last year. But protests aren’t why the money is suddenly available.

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AP-NORC Poll: Majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws

A majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe places of worship and schools have become less safe over the last two decades, according to a new poll conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
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Key findings coming next as Mueller wraps Russia-Trump probe

Attorney General William Barr was reviewing the special counsel’s confidential report on the Russia investigation Saturday to determine what should be made public after a nearly two-year probe that cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency.
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Ohio cuts funding for Planned Parenthood

The Ohio Department of Health says it’s ending grants and contracts that send money to Planned Parenthood after a divided federal appeals court upheld a state anti-abortion law that blocks public money for the group.
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White House: Islamic State territory in Syria eliminated

UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:52 a.m.

All Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been “100 percent” eliminated, the White House announced Friday, though officials said sporadic fighting continues on the ground between coalition forces and the group’s holdouts.