The president listened intently at the White House as students, parents and teachers begged him to do something, anything, to prevent another mass shooting. The group offered several suggestions, but in the end, Trump remained focused on something he often proposes after a mass shooting: increasing the number of people with guns so they can quickly stop shooters.
The incident has highlighted how nobody — not even a group of teens just days removed from seeing their fellow students gunned down — is off limits in the no-holds-barred world of online commentary.
(Illustration by Will Strawser for The Post)
(Illustration by Will Strawser for The Post)
Under pressure from activists and legislators, states and cities are sending the kits containing evidence collected after a sexual assault to labs for examination. And then, they are beginning to quietly struggle with a far more complicated challenge: What happens once the kits come back?
Pro-Trump host Bill Mitchell, white nationalist Richard Spencer and others were unhappy about losing a small portion of their followers. Other conservative accounts were suspended pending verification that they are run by people.
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Many of the people still trapped in the rebel-held area of Eastern Ghouta are cowering in basements, numerous medical facilities have been destroyed and doctors have resorted to using expired drugs to treat the many wounded.
As warm air spills into the Arctic from all sides, the world’s northernmost weather station experienced more than 24 hours of temperatures above freezing.
Teammates race to celebrate with goalie Maddie Rooney after the Americans won the game. (Epa-Efe/Rex/Shutterstock)
Teammates race to celebrate with goalie Maddie Rooney after the Americans won the game. (Epa-Efe/Rex/Shutterstock)
The Americans forced overtime after being down 2-1 in the third period. They prevailed, 3-2, in a shootout. The U.S. team had not won an Olympic gold medal since 1998, the year women’s hockey was added to the program.
Employees soon will get a look at how their pay compares with the CEO and their peers. That last comparison has employers most concerned, consultants say.
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The administration has made some moves that displease Russia. But President Trump’s tone is jarringly different. Trump, for unexplained reasons, personally has been weak in responding to the actions attributed to Russia during the election.
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The crusades of the famed Christian evangelist, who died this week, left him little time for his wife and their children. “I saw how important the ministry was to him — and how little the family was," his daughter Ruth once said.
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Immigration experts said Viktor and Amalija Knavs very likely relied on family sponsorship to obtain their green cards, a process President Trump has derided.
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Remembering the legacy of the Rev. Billy Graham
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