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  1. Gunman kills 19 children, 2 adults in Texas school rampage

    Gunman kills 19 children, 2 adults in Texas school rampage

    UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman killed 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom at a Texas elementary school in a rampage that also left two adults dead, officials said, adding to a gruesome, yearslong series of mass killings at churches, schools and stores.

  2. Families mourn, worry in wake of elementary school shooting

    Families mourn, worry in wake of elementary school shooting

    UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Distraught families gathered at a local civic center and turned to social media to mourn and to make desperate pleas for help finding missing children as the death toll in a gruesome school shooting at a Texas elementary school rose to at least 19 students.

  3. Biden says 'we have to act' after Texas school shooting

    Biden says 'we have to act' after Texas school shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lamenting a uniquely American tragedy, an anguished and angry President Joe Biden delivered an urgent call for new restrictions on firearms after a gunman shot and killed at least 19 children at a Texas elementary school.

  4. School massacre continues Texas' grim run of mass shootings

    School massacre continues Texas' grim run of mass shootings

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Once again, one of America's deadliest mass shootings happened in Texas.Past shootings targeted worshippers during a Sunday sermon, shoppers at a Walmart, students on a high school campus and drivers on a highway.

  5. Takeaways: Trump's big defeat; election denial backfiring

    Takeaways: Trump's big defeat; election denial backfiring

    Former President Donald Trump's crusade for vengeance suffered two devastating blows after Georgia Gov.

  6. Scars of war seem to be everywhere in Ukraine after 3 months

    Scars of war seem to be everywhere in Ukraine after 3 months

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — Piano music wafted from an apartment block on a recent spring evening in Kramatorsk, blending with distant artillery fire for a surreal soundtrack to a bomb-scarred neighborhood in the eastern Ukrainian city.

  7. UK 'partygate' report blames culture of Johnson's office

    UK 'partygate' report blames culture of Johnson's office

    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other senior officials bear responsibility for a culture of rule-breaking that resulted in several parties that breached the U.K.’s COVID-19 lockdown rules, a report into the events said Wednesday.

  8. Vigil, rally planned for 2nd anniversary of Floyd killing

    Vigil, rally planned for 2nd anniversary of Floyd killing

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A candlelight vigil to honor George Floyd's memory at the intersection where he died was among the remembrances scheduled for Wednesday's second anniversary of the Black man's killing at the hands of Minneapolis police officers.

  9. China wants 10 Pacific nations to endorse sweeping agreement

    China wants 10 Pacific nations to endorse sweeping agreement

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — China wants 10 small Pacific nations to endorse a sweeping agreement covering everything from security to fisheries in what one leader warns is a “game-changing” bid by Beijing to wrest control of the region.

  10. 1.1 million Afghan children could face severe malnutrition

    1.1 million Afghan children could face severe malnutrition

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — In Afghanistan, 1.1 million children under the age of 5 will likely face the most severe form of malnutrition this year, according to the U.N., as increasing numbers of hungry, wasting-away children are brought into hospital wards.