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May 20, 2018 - 11:30 am
A 10th-grade student who survived Friday's shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas said she was still shaking when she appeared hours later on WCCO radio. "I'm sitting here, still scared, still shaken up a little bit," Dakota Schrader told WCCO's Paul Douglas and Jordana Green. She also believes...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., announces that he will not run for re-election at the end of his term, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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April 11, 2018 - 11:16 am
Among those mentioned by Republicans as possible candidates are: former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus; Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos; state Rep. Tyler August; state Sen. David Craig; state Rep. Samantha Kerkman; and longtime Ryan friend, Bryan Steil, an attorney and University of...
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March 21, 2018 - 8:19 am
ROUND ROCK, Texas- Austin's police chief says investigators don't know the motive behind this month's string of bombings in the Texas capital. Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference early Wednesday that the suspect set off an explosive device inside of his vehicle in a suburban Austin...
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March 20, 2018 - 8:17 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- First responders are working a newly reported explosion in southwest Austin Tuesday evening. Austin-Travis County EMS says the incident was reported at 7:02 p.m. at the Goodwill store at 9801 Brodie Lane, located at the corner of Brodie & Slaughter Lane. Medics say one male in...
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March 20, 2018 - 10:40 am
GREAT MILLS, Md. -- A shooting at a Maryland high school caused injuries Tuesday morning, and the campus was on lockdown as deputies and federal agents converged on the crime scene. St. Mary's County Sheriff Tim Cameron said a student shot another student in a hallway, according to CBS affiliate...
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March 19, 2018 - 10:02 am
A cyber security breach that reportedly involved the unauthorized release of personal information to a private data analytic firm with political connections is prompting Minnesota's senior US Senator to call out the world's top social media executive. "This is a big breach," Klobuchar told WCCO...
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March 14, 2018 - 4:08 pm
Students at a Minneapolis high school joined their counterparts across Minnesota and around the country in a walkout to take a stand against gun violence. The walkout happened at 10 a.m. Wednesday and comes one month following the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland...
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March 14, 2018 - 7:32 am
Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, has died, a family spokesman said. "He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years," his children Lucy, Robert and Tim said in a...
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March 13, 2018 - 8:17 am
Rex Tillerson is out as secretary of state. President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that he's naming CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace Tillerson. Pompeo is to be replaced at CIA by Gina Haspel, Pompeo's deputy at CIA. She would be the first woman in that role. Tillerson had just returned...
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