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Florida shooting updates: Suspect in brief court hearing

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| Nikolas Cruz said nothing at Monday's hearing in Broward County Circuit Court. The hearing concerned the rules going forward of how documents would be sealed.

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


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


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?


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


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


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


"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


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


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.