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.
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Teens who are speaking out after having seen their classmates murdered are being mocked in the wake of the Florida massacre.
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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Graham speaks at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany, in 1954. (AP)
Graham speaks at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany, in 1954. (AP)
Graham holds hands with youngsters as he walks with them near Ibadan, Africa, in 1960. (AP)
Graham holds hands with youngsters as he walks with them near Ibadan, Africa, in 1960. (AP)
Graham and President Nixon wave to a crowd during an event in Charlotte in 1971. (AP)
Graham and President Nixon wave to a crowd during an event in Charlotte in 1971. (AP)
Graham speaks during his 2005 crusade at Flushing Meadows Park in New York. (Reuters)
Graham speaks during his 2005 crusade at Flushing Meadows Park in New York. (Reuters)
Billy Graham
1918–2018
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.
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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.
Victor Buso, a locksmith in Argentina, photographed a supernova at the earliest stage ever seen. The image revealed clues about how stars explode.
The investigation’s findings were damning, but it was the colossal editor’s note at the top of the story that was the most stunning.
The notorious gang has made a resurgence in the D.C. region and other parts of the country in recent years.
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