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Authorities search an apartment complex Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., where the gunman who fatally shot several people at a manufacturing complex in the city is believed to have lived. (Patrick Kunzer/Daily Herald via AP)
Aurora shooting raises questions over gun permit checksAuthorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used in the mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 file photo, socialite Lee Radziwill attends the Fashion Group International's 28th Annual Night of Stars "The Luminaries" at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.Radziwill, the stylish jet setter and socialite who made friends worldwide even as she bonded and competed with her older sister Jacqueline Kennedy, has died. She was 85. Anna Christina Radziwill told The New York Times her mother died Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, of what she described as natural causes.  (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
Lee Radziwill, stylish sister of Jackie Kennedy, dies at 85Lee Radziwill, the stylish jet setter and socialite who made friends worldwide even as she bonded and competed with her older sister Jacqueline Kennedy, has died
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Gloucester County High School senior Gavin Grimm, a transgender student, listens to a speaker during a news conference in Richmond, Va. Grimm is continuing to sue the Gloucester County School Board in Virginia over a policy that banned him from using the boys' bathrooms. He's now trying to amend the suit to include the matter of his unchanged transcripts. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Transgender bathroom ban may end, but transcript irks teenA transgender teen says his former high school is refusing to update the gender listed on his transcript
The Associated Press4 hours ago
This Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 photo shows an apartment that was searched by police in connection with an investigation of an attack on actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago. Two men characterized by police as "persons of interest" in the attack against Smollett are now considered suspects and have been arrested on "probable cause that they may have committed a crime," a Chicago police spokesman said Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.  Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi confirmed that a search warrant was executed at the Chicago apartment where the men lived but did not have any information about what exactly what police found.  (Nader Issa/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
The Latest: Smollett says no truth he played role in attackAttorneys for Jussie Smollett say there is no truth to reports that the "Empire" actor played a role in the assault on him
The Associated Press7 hours ago
This undated booking photo provided by the Aurora Illinois Police Department shows Gary Montez Martin, who police say killed multiple people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse after he was fired, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (Aurora Illinois Police Department via AP)
Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant managerThe victims of disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to a plant manager
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Friends and loved ones gather for the graveside service for Laurie Holt at the Crescent Cemetery in Sandy, Utah, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The family and friends of the Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her funeral. Holt, 50, died unexpectedly Feb. 10 at her Riverton home, less than one year after her son Josh Holt returned to the U.S. after being imprisoned for nearly two years. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
Mother who helped free son from Venezuelan jail praisedThe family and friends of a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her funeral Saturday
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, May 14, 2018 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation after party at Wollman Rink in Central Park in New York. Smollett, who is black and gay, has said he was attacked by two masked men shouting racial and anti-gay slurs early Jan. 29, 2019. Chicago police said on Saturday, Feb. 16, "the trajectory of the investigation" into the reported attack on Smollett has shifted and they want to conduct another interview with the "Empire" actor. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Chicago police: Jussie Smollett assault case has 'shifted'Chicago police say Jussie Smollett investigation has shifted; actor's attorneys blast reports he played a role in the attack
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Investigators work at the apartment complex of the alleged shooter from the Henry Pratt Co. on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Aurora, Ill. An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire in its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing several people and wounding several police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant managerThe victims of disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to a plant manager
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Alaska governor offers use of troops along US-Mexico borderAlaska is about 3,000 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, but the state's new Republican governor is offering President Donald Trump the use of the Alaska National Guard to patrol it, the Anchorage Daily News reports
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Austin Black works to repair a home damaged by flooding from Hurricane Florence near the Crabtree Swamp Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Conway, S.C. The structure is scheduled to be raised in the coming days and according to the homeowner, the other residences in the immediate neighborhood have been purchased by F.E.M.A. and are scheduled for demolition. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's roleThe role of global warming is being reassessed by officials in storm-lashed South Carolina
The Associated Press18 hours ago
This undated booking photo provided by the Aurora Illinois Police Department shows Gary Montez Martin, who police say killed multiple people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse after he was fired, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (Aurora Illinois Police Department via AP)
The Latest: CEO: Gunman passed background check when hiredThe gunman who killed five co-workers in Illinois passed a background check when he was hired 15 years ago.
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - This Aug. 16, 2017 file photo shows The Pantages Theatre on the opening night of the Los Angeles run of "Hamilton: An American Musical" in Los Angeles. Chaos broke out during a performance of the musical "Hamilton" at San Francisco's Orpheum theater after audience members mistook a medical emergency for a shooting on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Medical emergency triggers stampede at San Francisco theaterChaos broke out during a performance of the musical "Hamilton" at San Francisco's Orpheum theater after audience members mistook a medical emergency for a shooting
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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