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  • There Have Been at Least 18 Incidents Involving Threats, Weapons at Schools Since Florida Shooting

    Since the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on Valentine’s Day, there have been at least 18 reports of other incidents involving a threat to a school or a weapon on a school campus. Spartanburg, South Carolina A ninth-grade student was arrested Thursday after posting a threat on Snapchat to students and staff at Broome High School, a spokeswoman for Spartanburg County School District Three said. The student posted a photo showing an assault rifle with the words “round 2 of Florida […]

  • Family Sees Kansas Professor Facing Deportation for First Time Since His Arrest, But Not Allowed Physical Contact

    The family of a Kansas college professor facing deportation saw him on Sunday for the first time since his arrest in their front yard last month, according to KSHB in Kansas City, Missouri. Syed Jamal’s wife, three children and brother visited him at the Platte County Jail in Platte City, Missouri — about a 50-minute drive from their home in Lawrence, Kansas. But despite hopes to talk with Jamal, his lawyer says the family only saw him through a window. Attorney […]

  • Nikolas Cruz appears on court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Feb. 19, 2018. (Credit: CNN)

    Florida High School Shooter Obtained at Least 10 Rifles, Law Enforcement Source Says

    As investigators track the gun purchases of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, dozens of students and staff from the site of the massacre will board buses late Tuesday, bound for the state capital. In Tallahassee, they hope to talk to legislators about school safety and gun control on Wednesday, determined to ensure that the deaths of their 17 classmates and teachers last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland bring about change. School walkouts and a march are scheduled in […]

  • Robert Bivines, 36, is seen in a photo released by Fulton County Jail. (Credit: CNN)

    Atlanta Uber Eats Driver Accused of Fatally Shooting Customer Turns Himself In

    An Uber Eats driver wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a customer over the weekend shot the victim in self-defense, the suspect’s attorney said Monday. Robert Bivines, 36, turned himself in to authorities around 3 p.m. on Monday after police secured a warrant for his arrest on a felony murder charge, Atlanta Police said. Bivines was taken to the Fulton County Jail and booked on the felony murder charge related to the killing of Ryan Thornton, 30, of […]

  • Teens Stage ‘Lie-in’ Outside White House to Demand Stronger Gun Control

    A group of teens and more than a hundred supporters staged a “lie-in” outside the White House on Presidents Day to pressure lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws. The group, dubbed Teens for Gun Reform, had started organizing the event by seeking 17 demonstrators to lie down for three minutes to symbolize how long it took for Nikolas Cruz to gun down 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last week. “The two of us […]

  • Jared Kushner, White House Senior Adviser and son-in-law of U.S. President Donald Trump, listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and congressional members in the Cabinet Room of the White House Feb. 13, 2018, in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Russia Probe Looks Into Jared Kushner’s Attempts to Secure Financing From Foreign Investors: Sources

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s interest in Jared Kushner has expanded beyond his contacts with Russia and now includes his efforts to secure financing for his company from foreign investors during the presidential transition, according to people familiar with the inquiry. This is the first indication that Mueller is exploring Kushner’s discussions with potential non-Russian foreign investors, including in China. US officials briefed on the probe had told CNN in May that points of focus related to Kushner, the White House […]

  • Sen. Orrin Hatch is seen speaking in this undated file photo from CNN.

    Ex-Wives of Rob Porter, Accused of Domestic Abuse, Receive Letters of Apology from His Old Boss Sen. Orrin Hatch

    The ex-wives of Rob Porter, a White House aide who recently resigned over domestic abuse allegations, say they have received letters of apology from Porter’s old boss, Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, who previously defended his former staffer as a “decent man.” “It was a sincere apology for pain he may have caused us,” Jennie Willoughby, Porter’s second ex-wife, told CNN. The Daily Mail first published allegations of physical and mental abuse from his ex-wives, and included a statement from […]

  • Thousands Sign White House Petition Calling for ‘Hero’ Florida Shooting Victim to Be Buried With Military Honors

    Peter Wang, a 15-year-old JROTC cadet, died in last week’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. According to his friends, he was shot repeatedly while holding a door open to let other people escape. “He died a gentleman holding the door for other students,” his classmate Kelsey Friend told CNN. On Tuesday afternoon Wang will be laid to rest, and thousands of people have signed a White House petition asking for him to be buried with […]

  • Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) questions witnesses during a House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence hearing concerning Russian meddling in the 2016 United States election, on Capitol Hill, March 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Dozens of House Republicans Announce Plans to Leave Office, Opening Way for Democrats in 2018 Midterms

    House Republicans are announcing they’re leaving office at a significantly faster rate than any other recent Congresses, suggesting Democrats could pick up seats in the 2018 midterm elections. On Wednesday, it was South Carolina Republican Trey Gowdy, the influential chairman of the House Oversight Committee. Already, at least 38 House Republicans have announced they are retiring, running for another office or resigning outright. They’re leaving from all over the map, from southern New Jersey to southern New Mexico. Democrats need to pick up […]