In the month since a gunman killed 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida, the country has grappled with its relationship with guns. These Americans share their experiences and views.
Tripp Halstead had been fighting for years to stay alive after a large limb fell on his head when he was 2. On Thursday, he couldn’t fight anymore.
Evoni Williams's moment of kindness toward a customer was captured in a photo and posted on Facebook. Thousands of people were moved by it.
Artur Gautier waters cannabis at Winterbourne Farm in Honeydew, Calif. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post)
Artur Gautier waters cannabis at Winterbourne Farm in Honeydew, Calif. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post)
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Spending a year in space did not make the NASA astronaut a mutant. The actual transformation of his DNA is much subtler.

It was the third dog-related high-profile mishap by United Airlines.

Officials don't expect to find any more survivors after a pedestrian bridge collapsed at Florida International University. A student was among those killed.

“I feel like he's going to come back. But I know he's not going to come back,” Marquel Brumley's sister said.

People in my Brooklyn neighborhood saw the sign and wanted to help. An art dealer had an interesting proposal.

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A pedestrian bridge collapsed over a road, killing four and injuring multiple people

Investigators haven’t declared a motive in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. That’s not unusual.

After three package bombs went off on the doorsteps of black and Hispanic residents, frustrations escalated in East Austin, long cut off from the affluent west side of town.

The surveillance video raises further questions about how the lone armed officer on campus responded to the Feb. 14 massacre.

If he is not terminated, that might upset conservatives and President Trump, who feel McCabe has been given undeserved leniency.

Attorney Lizbeth Mateo, brought from Mexico to the U.S. at age 14, will work to increase college access for students from California's underrepresented communities.

Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says making cigarettes less addictive could save millions of lives over the coming years.

“I covered every geography, demographic and school type. I had no ax to grind, no bias to uphold. I just wanted to listen and learn," said Ted Dintersmith.

"We’re dealing with some very early evidence of the evolution of fundamental human capabilities very early in our species,” researcher Rick Potts said.

“This is a breakthrough paper,” one expert in ancient DNA says of the new findings, which identified Denisovan genes in Southeast Asia.

The Education Department is granting full forgiveness of $322 million in loans made to four historically black colleges and universities that suffered damage after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005.

Under questions from lawmakers, David Shulkin said he does not support privatizing the agency.

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