Teachers reached out frequently to try to help Nikolas Cruz, who faced a long string of escalating disciplinary measures for insubordination, profanity, disruption, fighting and assault, according to several teachers who knew him in middle school.
The bill from Sens. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) would give states incentives for reporting crimes to the national criminal background system.
Analysis
They’re a post-Columbine generation who grew up with the empowerment of social media.
A defiant President Trump attacked the FBI and national security adviser H.R. McMaster, blamed Russian interference on Democrats and claimed special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation has exonerated him.
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The director made history after Disney picked her to make the $100 million “A Wrinkle In Time.” But as a black woman in an industry long ruled by white men, DuVernay wants much more: the chance to reshape the system so that everyone gets a chance.
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The Environmental Protection Agency chief, who had been scheduled to leave this weekend for an extensive tour of the Mideast ally, has faced criticism over the past week for the cost of his domestic and international travel.
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A plan for Trump Tower buyers to meet the president’s son sparked concerns of potential conflict of interest, and the fact that Donald Trump Jr. will be giving a policy speech complicates the matter further, ethics experts said.
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Analysis
President Trump blasted the former talk show host — and a potential 2020 rival? — for a “60 Minutes” interview where Winfrey asked voters how they feel about Trump's comments and policies.
The document, made for founding father James Madison, is one of 51 copies that scholars are aware of. It resurfaced via its purchase last month by a billionaire philanthropist.
Alexander Krushelnytsky brushes the ice surface during a mixed doubles round robin session on Feb. 8. (Wang Zhao/Getty Images)
Alexander Krushelnytsky brushes the ice surface during a mixed doubles round robin session on Feb. 8. (Wang Zhao/Getty Images)
The news of Alexander Krushelnytsky’s failed drug test and banishment spread fast, bouncing from one athlete and official to the next. It came as a shock in some corners and a sad fulfillment of expectation in others.
Inspired Life
Perspective
A psychiatrist finds that being grateful — toward loved ones, health-care providers and even for being alive — can be an important part of recovery.
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Analysis
The NBA hit a grand slam in its revamp of its annual game. But the weekend wasn't as kind to others.
Perspective
A real conversation between these two smart, opposite-spectrum people might be useful, as opposed to the default-button insults they’ve traded.
The calls for action get louder as the Parkland community grieves
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