President Trump claimed in tweets that arming teachers as a deterrent for school shootings would be far less costly than hiring guards, adding that “ATTACKS WOULD END!” The strategy has many critics, including some law enforcement officers and the country’s largest teachers lobby.
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.
Advertisements, a medical journal letter and OxyContin-branded swag for doctors. (iStockphoto, file photos)
Advertisements, a medical journal letter and OxyContin-branded swag for doctors. (iStockphoto, file photos)
Advertisements, a medical journal letter and OxyContin-branded swag for doctors. (iStockphoto, file photos)
Advertisements, a medical journal letter and OxyContin-branded swag for doctors. (iStockphoto, file photos)
Advertisements, a medical journal letter and OxyContin-branded swag for doctors. (iStockphoto, file photos)
Advertisements, a medical journal letter and OxyContin-branded swag for doctors. (iStockphoto, file photos)
Advertisements, a medical journal letter and OxyContin-branded swag for doctors. (iStockphoto, file photos)
Advertisements, a medical journal letter and OxyContin-branded swag for doctors. (iStockphoto, file photos)
Advertisements, a medical journal letter and OxyContin-branded swag for doctors. (iStockphoto, file photos)
Advertisements, a medical journal letter and OxyContin-branded swag for doctors. (iStockphoto, file photos)
Advertisements, a medical journal letter and OxyContin-branded swag for doctors. (iStockphoto, file photos)
Advertisements, a medical journal letter and OxyContin-branded swag for doctors. (iStockphoto, file photos)
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Purdue Pharma, through an unprecedented, aggressive and multifaceted marketing campaign that ran from 1996 until the early 2000s, persuaded doctors to prescribe OxyContin heavily — and kick-started the nation’s current opioid crisis. Here’s how.
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CPAC 2018
Vice President Pence and other political figures address CPAC, the annual Conservative Political Action Conference.
The U.S. embassy in New Delhi said that its staff did not advise or assist Donald Trump Jr. on a foreign policy address he is set to give Friday while on a private business trip to India.
Perspective
Kendall Coyne, left, and Hilary Knight celebrate after winning gold. (AP)
Kendall Coyne, left, and Hilary Knight celebrate after winning gold. (AP)
The pain and strain of past Games produced the most glorious thing to happen to the United States at PyeongChang.
Immigration experts said Viktor and Amalija Knavs very likely relied on family sponsorship to obtain their green cards, a process President Trump has derided.
Fact Checker
Analysis
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.
Analysis
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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