SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A growing number of states want courts to approve the temporary removal of guns from people considered dangerous. These so-called "red flag" laws could disarm people such as the school shooter in Florida, which has no such law. Gun-control advocates say such measures can save lives by stopping some shootings and suicides, but gun-rights supporters say they infringe on Second Amendment rights.
AVALON, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a man camping on Southern California's Catalina Island has been gored by a buffalo. The man was treated at the scene for injuries to his left arm and then airlifted to a hospital on the mainland. Buffalo are common and roam freely on the back side of Catalina.
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) - Two female bears badly burned in a Southern California wildfire are settling back into their home in the wild. Los Angeles news station KABC-TV reports that recent photos and GPS tracking data show the bears are moving around and appear to be in good health in Los Padres National Forest. They were released into the forest in January, a month after suffering third-degree burns in the largest wildfire in state history.
NEW YORK (AP) - Already a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too. Studio estimates Sunday say the Marvel superhero film blew past expectations, with $192 million in ticket sales over the weekend. That makes "Black Panther" the fifth-biggest opening weekend ever, not accounting for inflation. It's also the highest-grossing February opening weekend.
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