Young speakers wearing “We Call B.S.” T-shirts condemned their elders for failing to prevent the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which killed 17 students and faculty on Feb. 14. Elsewhere in the Florida, students walked out of school in protest, gathering in parks or marching in the streets.
Gun-safety advocates hope the new activism can create momentum across the country to enact firearms restrictions. But the students are also attracting political attacks from advocates for gun rights. Established groups, however, are aware of how quickly such a moment can fade.
The Rev. Billy Graham’s ministry spanned more than six decades, and his evangelical “crusades,” as he called them for most of his career, touched every corner of the world, making him one of the most influential and best-known religious figures of his time.
The tweet was the latest in President Trump’s running commentary on the investigation in the days since the Justice Department’s special counsel announced a sweeping indictment of what prosecutors say is a notorious Russian group of Internet trolls.
Kikkan Randall teamed with Jessie Diggins to win the women’s team sprint freestyle race, becoming the first American cross-country skiers to medal since 1976. For Randall, PyeongChang marks her first Olympics appearance since the arrival of her son, Breck, 22 months ago.