One High School, Five Students Fatally Shot

Five students at a Knoxville, Tenn., high school have been killed in gun violence this year, plunging a community’s young people into a whirlwind of trauma.

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Tennessee Student Killed by Police Did Not Fire Bullet That Hit Officer, Officials Say

Anthony J. Thompson Jr., 17, a student at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tenn., was fatally shot during a struggle, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said.

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Winter Storm Brings Christmas Eve ‘Travel Nightmare’

On a holiday when health experts admonished people not to travel, the weather brought its own hazards across much of the country.

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Christmas Eve Brings Blizzard Warnings for Midwest

Forecasters predict blizzards in the Midwest. Freezing temperatures in the South. Flooding and power outages in the Northeast. And maybe tornadoes in Florida.

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‘Too Tall Bandit,’ Wanted in 15 Other Robberies, Has Struck Again, F.B.I. Says

The authorities believe the same man responsible for a string of bank robberies across three states is behind a robbery on Friday in North Carolina.

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