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The Latest: Jimmy Kimmel squarely blames Trump, Congress

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:01
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local):...

6 friends shattered by Florida shooting forge new bond

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 07:58
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- It was the final period of the day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and Jonathan Blank was in history class, learning about the Holocaust. Across campus, five of his friends, pals since grade school, sat in different classrooms watching the clock. In 19 minutes, school would be out and the buddies had plans this Valentine's Day: a little basketball and boys' time....

Did FBI miss a warning before Florida high school shooting?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 07:37
The massacre at a Florida high school is again raising concerns about whether the FBI missed signs that might have stopped a mass shooting....

'Run': A 6-minute fatal rampage for shocked Florida school

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 07:22
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Nikolas Cruz jumped out of an Uber car and walked toward building 12 of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, carrying a black duffel bag and a black backpack. A man inside the school spotted Cruz and knew he was a former student, a troubled kid. He radioed a co-worker, and within a minute heard gunshots....

Kept out: Loophole in law for the poor spurs gentrification

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:21
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jonathan Jacobs had almost no savings, a modest income and a credit report marred by a disputed cellphone bill. But he easily bought a newly renovated row house in Point Breeze, a South Philadelphia neighborhood that's historically African American....

High school shooting claimed students and teachers

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:24
When a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida, he claimed the lives of students with their whole lives ahead of them, along with those of the teachers who tried to protect them. Here is a look at the 17 people who authorities say died in the deadly shooting Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland:...

Ex-teacher accused of paying students for help making bomb

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:17
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former high school teacher and his brother were accused on Thursday of stockpiling explosive materials in their apartment and paying students to dismantle fireworks for gunpowder to make bombs....

Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting case

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:35
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Months before authorities say Nikolas Cruz walked into his former high school and slaughtered 17 people, the troubled teen began showing what may have been warning signs he was bent on violence....

Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:43
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas....