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LA County Sheriff's patrol cars leave El Camino High School in Whittier, Calif., on Wednesday. A 17-year-old student threatened to open fire at the school days after the massacre at a Florida school. An alert security guard who overheard him reported it to police, who went to the boy's home and found two AR-15 rifles, authorities said Wednesday. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Threats Against Schools Increase Since Florida Shooting

Educators School Safety Network says it has recorded about 50 threats a day on average since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, compared with about 10 a day on average.

Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, seen during the bronze medal game against Norway last week. The Olympian from Russia won that mixed doubles bronze — but had the medal stripped Thursday for testing positive for a banned substance. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian Curler Stripped Of Olympic Bronze After He's Found Guilty Of Doping

Aleksandr Krushelnitckii and his wife have given up their mixed doubles medal after he tested positive for a banned drug. It's unwelcome news for a Russian delegation already embroiled in scandal.

Tom Perez, seen at a rally protesting the firing of FBI Director James Comey in May 2017, has his work cut out for him as chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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One Year In, DNC Turnaround Has A Long Way To Go

It's been one year since Tom Perez took charge of the Democratic National Committee. The party is still struggling, despite high hopes for November's midterms.

One Year In, DNC Turnaround Has A Long Way To Go

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President Trump shakes hands with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Ariana Klein as fellow Stoneman Douglas student Carson Abt watches at the start of a listening session on school safety with teachers and students at the White House Wednesday. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Backs Arming Teachers During Emotional White House Listening Session

A week after 17 people were killed at a Parkland, Fla., high school, President Trump hosted survivors, parents and teachers from that and other recent school shooting tragedies.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at an event at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 2, 2018. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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As Washington Gears Up To Tackle Foreign Influence, How Effective Can It Be?

Leaders in Congress and elsewhere in D.C., including top DOJ officials, want to start taking concrete steps to defend the 2018 elections from another foreign attack. But it's a big, broad challenge.

Ford's Raj Nair attends the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in 2014. Nair joins numerous business leaders who have been fired or have resigned in recent months because of inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Ford Names Successor After Ousting Executive For 'Inappropriate Behavior'

North America President Raj Nair is leaving the company effective immediately, according to a corporate statement — it didn't specify what led to his departure. A replacement has not yet been named.

Activists participate in the Take Back The Workplace March and #MeToo Survivors March & Rally on Nov. 12, 2017, in Hollywood, Calif. A new survey offers the first set of nationwide data on prevalence, showing that the problem is pervasive and women are most often the victims. Sarah Morris/Getty Images hide caption

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A New Survey Finds 81 Percent Of Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment

A nationwide survey found that most women have experienced some form of sexual harassment, many since their teenage years. The results illustrate why the #MeToo movement was so successful.

Police block off the area around the U.S. Embassy in Montenegro's capital Podgorica. An unknown assailant hurled a hand grenade toward the embassy at around midnight local time on Thursday and then killed himself with another explosive device. Risto Bozovic/AP hide caption

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Hand Grenade Thrown At U.S. Embassy In Montenegro; Attacker Killed

An unidentified man threw a hand grenade at the compound in Podgorica before reportedly killing himself with another explosive. U.S. citizens are being asked to avoid the area until further notice.

In her new series, We'll Meet Again, Ann Curry highlights people who have had brief, meaningful first encounters but have lost touch over the years. David Turnley/PBS hide caption

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Ann Curry On Journalism, Her PBS Series And Working On The 'Today' Show

Curry shares the inspiration for her new series, We'll Meet Again, and reflects on the "verbal sexual harassment" she and others experienced at NBC's morning show.

Ann Curry On Journalism, Her PBS Series And Working On The 'Today' Show

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Donald Trump Jr. at a photo session after visiting Trump Tower Kolkata, a Trump Organization apartment building in India. Its website says it is "synonymous with celebrated luxury." Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump Jr. Is Impressed By The 'Smile On A Face' Of India's Poor

He may have thought he was paying the poor a compliment. India's poor, however, do not always have reason to smile.

Gary Nabhan holds white tepary beans grown at his home in Patagonia, Ariz. Nabhan believes that drought-tolerant teparies could become a solution for growing food in a hotter and drier Arizona. Mariana Dale/KJZZ hide caption

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Arizona's Tepary Beans Preserve A Native Past, Hold Promise For The Future


Local Native Americans grew teparies for centuries, but the beans began to sink into obscurity. Now, thanks to seed preservation and farmers who want to preserve the past, they're making a comeback.

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