In the years before he would allegedly carry out one of the worst mass shootings at a school in U.S. history, teachers reached out frequently to try to help Nikolas Cruz, who faced a long string of escalating disciplinary measures throughout his academic career for insubordination, profanity, disruption, fighting and assault, according to several teachers who knew him.
Students from the school where 17 people were killed in a shooting last week said they will try to create a “badge of shame” for politicians who take money from the National Rifle Association and other gun-rights groups.
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.
Mourners leave the funeral for geography teacher Scott Beigel in Boca Raton, Fla., on Sunday. (Jim Rassol/AP)
Mourners leave the funeral for geography teacher Scott Beigel in Boca Raton, Fla., on Sunday. (Jim Rassol/AP)
Mental health specialists and others say funerals help bring closure and peace for grieving adolescents. But the sheer number has many worried about the long-term emotional damage of America’s increasingly common schoolhouse slaughters.
In a nine-hour tirade remarkable even by his own combative standard, the defiant president 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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Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki had previously suggested that Jews were partially responsible for their own genocide. Now a Polish embassy in Israel is covered in swastika graffiti.
The copy, one of 51 that scholars are aware of, has resurfaced via its purchase last month by a billionaire philanthropist.
Justin Olsen and Evan Weinstock of the United States slide during two-man Bobsleigh heats. (Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Justin Olsen and Evan Weinstock of the United States slide during two-man Bobsleigh heats. (Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Perspective
The American had surgery 13 days before he had to compete, but he refused to abandon his team.
The team of players selected by LeBron James defeated the one put together by Stephen Curry, 148-145, in an exhibition that was a massive departure from the snooze fests the NBA’s midseason spectacle had devolved into in recent years.
Perspective
A real conversation between these two smart, opposite-spectrum people might be useful, as opposed to the default-button insults they’ve traded.
They belong to an older generation of women, but their reflections on the societal influences of their youth are complex, and their views on the current cultural moment won’t fit neatly into anyone’s preconceived generalizations.
The Washington Capitals forward was the subject of racist remarks made by Blackhawks fans while he was in the penalty box in Chicago on Saturday night.
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