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Florida suspect's red flags weren't enough to stop gun buy

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| The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images, previous mental health treatment.

How to talk to kids about terrible things

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The school shooting in Parkland, Florida has children all over the country asking difficult questions — and parents struggling to answer them.

Fire alarms and gunfire: Should students flee or lock down?

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Students are taught to evacuate during fire alarms but lock down during shootings. In Florida, they had trained for both events — just not at the same time.

Florida takes gun protest to streets

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Thousands of angry people demanded stricter gun control laws as new details emerged about the suspect accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school.

13 die after helicopter crashes while surveying Mexico earthquake damage

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No deaths had been reported as a direct consequence of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck central and southern Mexico earlier Friday.

The downside to positive racial stereotypes

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"Strong" black woman? "Smart" Asian man? It's easy to spin these as compliments. But making any generalization about a group is a slippery slope.

Community mourns after deadly Florida school shooting

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Thousands gathered at a local park, some chanting "no more guns," amid tearful remembrances of the 17 students and staff killed at Douglas High School.

North Koreans find faith and family in LA church

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A Los Angeles church offers community to North Koreans who often come to the U.S. alone and mourning the loss of family back in their homeland.

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'You don't hold back': Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold at 2018 Winter Olympics

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It was a hard-won medal, on a day where 20 racers crashed out of the course as they tried to carve out time and move up the leaderboard.