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Gun control support fades three months after Florida massacre: Reuters/Ipsos poll
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Parkland, Florida, school massacre has had little lasting impact on U.S. views on gun control, three months after the shooting deaths of 17 people propelled a national movement by some student survivors, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday.

NFL to fine teams if players on field refuse to stand for anthem
NEW YORK (Reuters) - National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday announced a new policy that will fine teams an undetermined amount if players on the field fail to stand during the national anthem played before the start of the game.

U.S. warns citizens in China after 'abnormal' sound injures consulate worker
BEIJING (Reuters) - An American citizen working at the U.S. consulate in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds and pressure leading to a mild brain injury, the U.S. embassy said on Wednesday.

U.S. veteran pleads guilty to Florida airport killings
MIAMI (Reuters) - A U.S. veteran of the war in Iraq on Wednesday pleaded guilty to fatally shooting five people to death at Fort Lauderdale International Airport in January 2017, in a deal approved by a federal judge that spared him the death penalty.

Democratic voters challenge Ohio congressional district map
(Reuters) - A group of Democratic voters asked a federal court on Wednesday to throw out a Republican-drawn map of Ohio's 16 U.S. House of Representatives districts, saying the boundaries were devised to entrench Republicans in power in violation of the voters' constitutional rights.

NTSB probing cracks in Florida bridge collapse
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday it is probing cracks in a deadly pedestrian bridge collapse in Florida and plans additional testing as it works to determine the cause, according to a preliminary report.

Black candidate makes history as women advance in U.S. midterms
(Reuters) - Democratic voters rallied on Tuesday for the chance to make history in November by selecting a ticket filled with female candidates, including a bid to elect the first African-American female governor in the United States.

Pulitzer-winning author Philip Roth dies at 85, says agent

Ocean, jungle explosions new risks from Hawaii eruption

Hit the road, son: Parents win court battle to evict 30-year-old