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Florida legislators struggle with how to respond to school shooting

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Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the Florida Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath.

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'Slippery slope': Opposition mounts to Canadian media's plan to block piracy websites

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Opposition is mounting to a coalition’s plan to block Canadians from accessing piracy websites. Many Canadians fear that the plan — backed by media companies such as Bell, Rogers and CBC — could lead to rampant internet censorship

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Russian athlete in Pyeongchang suspected of doping violation

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The Russian delegation at the Olympics in Pyeongchang has confirmed that it has received official notification from the International Olympic Committee of a possible doping violation by one of its athletes.

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Nominees in the 2018 World Press Photo Contest (33 photos)

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The top images being considered to win awards in the 61st annual World Press Photo Contest ​have just been released, with the final announcement of the winners coming on April 12. Jury members selected the nominees in eight categories, including the new environment category, from submissions made by 42 photographers hailing from 22 countries. World Press Photo has been kind enough to allow us to share some of this year’s nominees here with you. A warning: some viewers may find some of the images disturbing.

Nominee, World Press Photo of the Year, 2018. Aisha, age 14, stands for a portrait in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria on September 21, 2017. Aisha was kidnapped by Boko Haram then assigned a suicide bombing mission. After she was strapped with explosives, she found help instead of blowing herself and others up. (Adam Ferguson / The New York Times)
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Brad Makes Chocolate: Part 2 | It's Alive | Bon Appétit

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Bon Appétit Test Kitchen manager, Brad Leone, is back for episode 24 of “It’s Alive.” This is part 2 of Brad's adventure to learn how chocolate is made. Brad joins Amy Guittard at the Guittard chocolate factory in San Francisco to follow fermented cacao beans on their journey toward becoming finished chocolate products.

Part 1 of this pair of episodes took place in Ecuador at a cacao farm where Brad learned how cacao is harvested and fermented. Make sure to check that out episode out if you haven't already: https://youtu.be/DMT7EnJ_Kp8

Join Bon Appétit test kitchen manager, Brad Leone, on a wild, roundabout and marginally scientific adventure exploring fermented foods and more. From cultured butter and kombucha, to kimchi and miso, to beer and tepache, learn how to make fermented and live foods yourself.

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U.S. senators reject 3 immigration proposals; Trump's is least popular

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The Senate left hundreds of thousands of "Dreamer" immigrants in limbo Thursday, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation's border security. Senators dealt President Donald Trump an especially galling defeat as more than a quarter of fellow Republicans abandoned him on an issue that helped propel him to the White House.

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