Maryland high school on lockdown after shooting inside school, officials say 2018-03-20T13:01:08Z Great Mills High School in Maryland is on lockdown Tuesday morning after a shooting at the school, the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office said.
Explosion at FedEx near San Antonio could be linked to Austin blasts, FBI says 2018-03-20T09:00:49Z Investigators are trying to determine whether an explosion early Tuesday at a FedEx facility outside San Antonio is connected to four explosions that have rattled the Austin, Texas, area this month.
Source: Nikolas Cruz' brother arrested for trespassing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High 2018-03-20T04:10:35Z The younger brother of Parkland gunman Nikolas Cruz was arrested Monday for trespassing on the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a source confirmed to CNN.
'Significant damage' in Alabama after storms hit Southeast 2018-03-20T06:05:41Z Severe storms smacked the Southeast Monday, bringing possible tornadoes, powerful winds and hailstones the size of baseballs.
5 Bombs in 19 days have Texas police, federal agents scrambling for answers 2018-03-19T13:34:54Z Five bombings in 19 days have left the Texas capital on edge, with Austin police warning the public not to take chances: If it looks suspicious -- whether it's a package, box or backpack -- do not approach it.
Delta misroutes puppy on cross-country trip 2018-03-20T02:10:33Z An Idaho man says his new 8-week-old puppy appears happy and healthy despite being flown across the country to the wrong airport -- landing in Las Vegas and Salt Lake City before finally arriving in his arms Sunday. 5 Things for March 20: Russia probe, Syria & ISIS, self-driving car, Taiwan, Turpins 2018-03-20T10:10:52Z It's the first day of spring! So, of course, the East Coast is prepping for yet another wicked nor'easter. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know...
As storms pummel the Southeast, New England braces for another nor'easter 2018-03-19T23:15:23Z It doesn't look like winter is giving up easily.
Allegedly held captive for years, Turpin children now 'happy' and Skyping 2018-03-19T19:30:10Z The 13 children of David and Louise Turpin, the California couple accused of holding their children captive and torturing 12 of them, are now enjoying freedom in three separate homes in Riverside County, authorities said...
NTSB calls for ban on 'unsafe harness systems' after NYC helicopter crash 2018-03-20T00:10:24Z The National Transportation Safety Board wants the Federal Aviation Administration to ban commercial flights' use of harness systems that don't allow for easy release during emergencies.
A load of gold worth up to $54 million went missing during the Civil War. There may be a break in the case 2018-03-20T00:10:23Z A Civil War legend about a buried stash of gold. A treasure map. A mysterious dig. Husband-wife doctor team turn tragedy into life-saving gift across the world 2018-03-19T22:40:25Z A group of doctors from the St. Louis-area is doing incredible work in Africa.
4Th blast in Austin leads police to believe a 'serial bomber' is on the loose 2018-03-19T11:44:51Z Austin police just confirmed what residents have feared for weeks -- a suspected serial bomber is attacking their city. Pulse shooter's wife to FBI: 'I wish I had been more truthful' 2018-03-19T22:00:28Z The wife of the man who killed dozens of people at an Orlando nightclub in 2016 told FBI investigators she knew beforehand that he was going to do something violent. With just days before a potential shutdown, negotiations continue on must-pass spending bill 2018-03-19T21:45:17Z Republicans in the House of Representatives will meet Monday evening to discuss a massive spending bill that they still haven't seen and isn't finished just days ahead of the deadline.
FIU resumes classes, but life 'will be far from normal' after bridge collapse 2018-03-19T13:59:56Z Florida International University plans to hold a moment of silence Monday at 1:47 p.m. -- four days to the minute after a pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a bustling roadway in Miami.
4 Bombs, many questions: What we know about Austin explosions 2018-03-13T15:12:46Z Now we know the explosions could strike anyone. Friends, family of Malik Mallett hold rally and call for justice 2018-03-19T19:55:12Z Friends and family of Malik Mallett gathered in Ridgecrest on Sunday to raise awareness about a homicide that's yielded no arrests. Officials try to stamp out use of e-cigs in Lyme-Old Lyme schools 2018-03-19T19:55:11Z Lyme-Old Lyme Schools alerted parents of a growing popularity of e-cigs amongst students in the high school, and even in the middle school. Abuse of slain 4-year-old girl had been documented since 2015 2018-03-19T19:40:17Z Horrific details are emerging about the abuse sustained by 4-year-old Aniya Day, whose mother and boyfriend have been charged in her death. Home visits from Cuyahoga County Children and Family Services and injuries... Pokemon Go Players Help Raise Money To Repair Defaced Jesus Statue 2018-03-19T19:25:14Z Only weeks before thousands of Long Islanders walk the Stations of the Cross to commemorate Good Friday, a sacred statue was discovered defaced with a crowbar or hammer. Warren Buffett Fast Facts 2018-03-19T19:25:10Z Here's a look at the life of Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Oprah Winfrey Fast Facts 2018-03-19T19:00:09Z Here is a look at the life of Oprah Winfrey, who hosted the award-winning "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Carl Icahn Fast Facts 2018-03-19T19:00:09Z Here's a look at the life of investor Carl Icahn. Michael Jordan Fast Facts 2018-03-19T19:00:08Z Here's a look at basketball legend and NBA superstar Michael Jordan. Mark Zuckerberg Fast Facts 2018-03-19T18:55:08Z Here is a look at life of Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook. Bill Gross Fast Facts 2018-03-19T18:50:08Z Here's a look at the life of Bill Gross, founder of PIMCO. Steven Spielberg Fast Facts 2018-03-19T18:50:08Z Here's a look at the life of filmmaker Steven Spielberg.
A Marjory Stoneman Douglas graduate is making a sculpture to honor the shooting victims 2018-03-19T17:00:12Z On the night of the Parkland shooting, Zachary Knudson couldn't sleep. So he turned to what he does best -- designing.
A 9-year-old boy shot his older sister to death over a video game controller, sheriff says 2018-03-19T16:00:06Z A 9-year-old boy retrieved a gun from his parents' bedroom and shot his 13-year-old sister to death, authorities said, after the two got into an argument over a video game controller. Tampa Police officer shot, another injured while serving warrant; suspect in custody 2018-03-19T17:10:08Z A Tampa Police Officer was shot and another injured early Monday morning while serving a warrant in the Drew Park neighborhood. Suspects break into home, kill man during burglary 2018-03-19T16:45:07Z Police say two suspects walked into a Gwinnett County home Sunday, robbed it and killed a man.
What the tripwire explosive in Austin suggests about the bombmaker 2018-03-14T07:08:35Z The sophisticated technology and method used in the fourth explosive device in Austin, Texas, this month suggest that whoever made the bomb knew what they were doing, authorities and experts say.
SXSW bomb threat forces cancellation of The Roots concert 2018-03-19T02:19:24Z A bomb threat at South by Southwest on Saturday caused Bud Light to cancel a concert featuring the popular hip-hop band The Roots. Growing pothole causes road to collapse 2018-03-19T15:45:12Z Pothole pain has reached a new depth in Bloomfield Hills, so much so that a street in one neighborhood has almost fully collapsed.
NBA star Dwyane Wade defends activism: 'I do more than dribble' 2018-03-19T14:09:59Z Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade is throwing his support behind initiatives to honor the victims of February's deadly school shooting in Florida, donating his time and money in spite of criticism. Veteran detective accuses Denver City Council of protecting the Mayor, joining cover-up 2018-03-19T14:50:00Z Nearly three weeks after Detective Leslie Branch-Wise broke her silence accusing Denver Mayor Michael Hancock of sexual harassment, calls for an investigation have gone nowhere. Now, in an exclusive interview with Denver7...
Snow is in the forecast as the 4th nor'easter this month looms for New England and the mid-Atlantic 2018-03-19T12:44:53Z Spring begins Tuesday, but winter isn't ready to retire just yet.
Miami bridge collapse victims: A student, father of three and a businessman 'who would help anybody' 2018-03-19T05:04:32Z Police have identified the six people who died when a pedestrian bridge crumbled Thursday west of downtown Miami, Florida. 5 Things for March 19: Austin bombing, North Korea, Donald Trump 2018-03-19T11:14:52Z Good morning! We hope you enjoyed the special Sunday evening newsletter. Let us know what you thought about it. Now, here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to...
Today's the 100th anniversary of daylight saving time. Forgive us if we don't bake a cake 2018-03-19T12:55:07Z Here's to all the years of screwing up our sleep.
Austin bombs were 'meant to send a message,' authorities believe 2018-03-18T22:24:12Z Authorities continue to chase hundreds of leads in an effort to find the person responsible for three package bombs that have rocked Austin, Texas, this month, killing two and injuring two others.
Latest Austin explosion may have been triggered by tripwire, police say 2018-03-19T03:19:28Z An explosion that injured two men Sunday night -- the fourth package explosion in Austin, Texas, this month -- could have been triggered by a tripwire, said Austin Police Chief Brian Manley. Deadly helicopter crash raises questions over safety and regulation for popular tours 2018-03-18T21:49:10Z You're soaring 2,000 feet above Manhattan's sparkling East River, the distant skyline glistening at dusk as your feet dangle from the side of a whirring doors-off helicopter. Fourth winter storm in 3 weeks to hit New England and mid-Atlantic 2018-03-18T23:39:15Z Spring begins Tuesday, but winter isn't ready to retire just yet. 9/11 Hero who saved hundreds dies of cancer at age 45 2018-03-18T23:29:15Z After terrorists struck the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, a New York ferry captain who later became a city firefighter helped evacuate hundreds of people from Lower Manhattan. The footbridge was built to save lives. Instead, it left 6 dead 2018-03-18T22:29:12Z Isabella Carrasco heard it before she saw it. Charlie Munger Fast Facts 2018-03-18T21:29:09Z Here is a look at the life of Charles "Charlie" Munger, business partner of Warren Buffett. Al Gore Fast Facts 2018-03-18T21:19:09Z Here is a look at the life of Al Gore, 45th vice president of the United States and environmental activist. Steve Ballmer Fast Facts 2018-03-18T21:19:09Z Here is a look at the life of Steve Ballmer, former CEO of Microsoft. Samuel Alito Fast Facts 2018-03-18T21:14:09Z Here's an in-depth look at the life of US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. Jeff Bezos Fast Facts 2018-03-18T21:09:08Z Here is a look at the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos. As of March 2018, Forbes ranked Bezos as the world's richest man. 2016 Presidential Election Investigation Fast Facts 2018-03-18T20:54:07Z Here's a look at investigations into Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Ross Perot Fast Facts 2018-03-18T20:54:07Z Here is a look at the life of businessman and former third party presidential candidate Ross Perot.
Cirque du Soleil performer dies after fall in Florida 2018-03-18T20:04:06Z A Cirque du Soleil performer died Saturday night after he fell during a performance in Tampa, Florida.
UMBC, hoops' historic Cinderella, is also scoring points on Twitter 2018-03-18T18:34:00Z The longshot UMBC Retrievers, who made history when they toppled mighty Virginia in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, aren't the only ones bringing newfound attention to their Maryland school. Powerball jackpot ticket worth $457M sold in Pennsylvania 2018-03-18T07:13:25Z One Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania has matched all six numbers.
Deck collapse at Georgia bar injures 14, two seriously 2018-03-18T00:13:04Z At least 14 people were injured Saturday when a deck collapsed at a tap house in Savannah, Georgia, the city's fire department said on Twitter.
LSU fraternity pledge's death leads to 4 indictments 2018-03-16T19:31:48Z Four suspects in the alleged hazing death of a Louisiana State University student were indicted Thursday, according to the East Baton Rouge District Attorney's Office.
This is why kids are wearing orange during the National Walk Out 2018-03-14T14:03:54Z When students across the US walk out of class for 17 minutes today, many of them will be wearing orange.
Black man acquitted of assaulting protester at Charlottesville rally 2018-03-17T20:17:52Z An African-American man was acquitted Friday on charges he assaulted a white protester last August at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, authorities said. Multiple wildfires in Oklahoma, arson suspected 2018-03-17T20:32:55Z Firefighters are battling multiple wildfires in Sand Springs on Friday afternoon. Ivanka Trump to visit Iowa to discuss workforce 2018-03-17T19:47:53Z Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump will make a stop in Iowa on March 19 with Gov. Kim Reynolds. PD: Pastor arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting girl 2018-03-17T16:12:53Z A 57-year-old pastor has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a girl, and San Bernardino police believe he may have more victims.
Arkansas student says he was paddled for gun control walkout 2018-03-17T06:02:10Z Students across the United States are serving detention or in-school suspension as discipline for walking out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence.
O.J. Simpson weighs in on Donald Trump and Colin Kaepernick 2018-03-17T08:22:17Z O.J. Simpson is sharing his thoughts on some of the nation's most controversial figures.
Construction company involved in collapsed FIU bridge had safety complaints 2018-03-16T23:36:55Z As investigators seek to determine the cause of the Miami bridge collapse on Thursday that killed six people, attention has turned to the companies involved in the $14.2 million construction project.
Engineer advised of cracking on bridge two days before collapse 2018-03-16T08:01:04Z An engineer for the company that designed a pedestrian bridge that collapsed Thursday, killing at least six people, left a voice mail two days earlier for a Florida Department of Transportation employee advising there was...
United Airlines flight diverted after third pet incident in a week 2018-03-17T00:06:54Z Already under scrutiny about a dog dying in an overhead bin and another dog being accidentally sent to Japan, United Airlines on Friday acknowledged its third animal-related mistake in a week. FBI raids home of fired spy agency contractor suspected of leaking code on Facebook 2018-03-16T23:51:53Z A disgruntled government contractor who worked with a US spy agency stole high-tech espionage radio equipment worth $340,000, took classified material, and is suspected of leaking sensitive computer code on his Facebook...
In wake of fatal helicopter crash, FAA restricts 'doors-off' flights 2018-03-16T20:01:46Z The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered no more "doors-off" aircraft flights unless the passenger safety restraints can be quickly released in an emergency, the agency said.
Law prof ousted from first-year classes after saying black students never graduated top of their class 2018-03-16T17:56:34Z A University of Pennsylvania Law School professor has been removed from teaching mandatory first-year courses after making derogatory remarks about the academic performance of black students.
This officer missed the bridge collapse by seconds. Then she scaled the rubble to save the injured 2018-03-16T18:11:36Z Sweetwater police Sgt. Jenna Mendez saw the pedestrian bridge fall onto 8th Street next to Florida International University on Thursday -- but it made so little sense, she first thought a demolition crew intentionally...
How to stream every game in the NCAA basketball tournament 2018-03-16T17:36:41Z A match tips off and office pools across the country brace for college basketball's destiny. The moments that make or break your brackets are streaming on March Madness Live. Larry Ellison Fast Facts 2018-03-16T18:16:35Z Here is a look at the life of Larry Ellison, co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle. Audit shows that city has lost track of thousands of homeless students 2018-03-16T18:11:37Z Public schools in New York City are losing track of thousands of homeless students and thus depriving them of their education, according to a months-long study carried out by the city comptroller, the findings of which... State requiring schools to teach about sexual abuse, starting in kindergarten 2018-03-16T17:51:40Z The numbers from researchers are startling. Baby Jesus stolen from church returned after nearly 100 years 2018-03-16T17:46:34Z Church staff called police for what they thought was a suspicious package, but it turned out to be a baby Jesus stolen from the Our Lady of Grace Church Nativity scene about 90 years ago. PD: 2 women after posting anti-Muslim video, stealing from Mosque 2018-03-16T15:36:35Z Tempe police arrested two women Thursday who appear to be teaching three children to mock the Muslim faith on video.
A custodian takes advantage of National School Walkout and steals $180 from students' book bags 2018-03-16T13:36:27Z While students in a South Carolina school participated in the National School Walkout this week, a custodian helped herself to their cash, police said.
When Florida bridge crumbled, it sounded 'like multiple bombs' 2018-03-16T07:01:00Z Isabella Carrasco had just driven beneath a recently installed pedestrian bridge when she heard a thunderous crash.
Helping America's mobile homeless 2018-03-16T12:46:17Z Every day, when Ebony Rhodes worked her shift at an Atlanta discount store, she felt guilty.
Dog mistakenly flown to Japan reunites with family 2018-03-16T04:45:52Z More than 11,000 miles and about 48 hours later, Irgo has finally arrived at his new home in Kansas. 5 Things for March 16: Miami bridge, Russia probe, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, warm spring 2018-03-16T10:11:10Z We've made it to Friday, but sadly, this week is ending on a tragic note. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily....
These Austin residents worry that explosions may be racially motivated 2018-03-15T23:45:35Z It's unclear whether a series of deadly package explosions in Austin are racially motivated. But until more is known, some residents of color in the Texas capital say they feel under threat.
He's blamed for 12 killings, 45 rapes - and authorities don't know who he is 2018-03-15T14:15:06Z As her husband left for work, Jane lay in bed with her 3-year-old son on the morning of June 18, 1976. Then, she was abruptly awoken.
At least four dead in pedestrian bridge collapse at university in Miami, authorities say 2018-03-15T18:25:25Z At least four people died Thursday when a pedestrian bridge collapsed near Florida International University, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Downey said.
Five women to testify in Cosby sexual assault case retrial, Pennsylvania court says 2018-03-15T23:25:34Z Five women who say Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them will be allowed to testify in his retrial, a Pennsylvania judge ruled Thursday.
Yesterday, they walked out of class. Now, they're forced to stay after school 2018-03-15T22:20:32Z Amariah Matos wasn't happy.
The deadliest bridge collapses in the US in the last 50 years 2018-03-15T21:55:35Z There have been a number of deadly bridge collapses through the years, some due to structural deficiencies and others in collisions or accidents. Here's a look back at the 10 deadliest incidents in the last half century.
Florida university used time-saving technology to build its collapsed bridge 2018-03-15T20:55:31Z The pedestrian bridge that collapsed at Florida International University in Miami on Thursday was built using Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) technology, according to a statement from the university.
The bridge that just collapsed in Miami was designed to withstand a Category 5 hurricane 2018-03-15T20:05:24Z On paper, the 40-foot wide pedestrian bridge on Florida International University's campus was an engineering feat, boasting several superlatives.
Savannah tells its St. Patrick's Day parade watchers to stop smooching soldiers 2018-03-15T17:20:15Z Spectators might have to kiss a decades-old tradition goodbye in Savannah's St. Patrick's Day parade.
Parkland school shooting surveillance shows resource officer's response 2018-03-15T13:35:09Z A video from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on the afternoon of the Valentine's Day massacre shows former school resource officer Scot Peterson responding to the shots fired, but it doesn't provide much in the way of... Spring should be warmer than normal for most, NOAA says 2018-03-15T18:25:24Z The official start of spring is just around the corner -- six days away to be exact.
Florida teen held in killing was being investigated by FBI over possible ISIS interest 2018-03-15T03:19:45Z A Florida teenager who allegedly told police he stabbed three people, one fatally, after he was mocked for being a Muslim was already on the FBI's radar and about to be arrested on federal charges, police reports show. Confusion during school threat evacuation sends students running 2018-03-15T16:20:15Z A bomb threat phoned into L.C. Bird High School prompted a school evacuation Wednesday morning, according to Chesterfield Police.
Body of Nobel winner's wife found at Illinois landfill 2018-03-15T08:34:53Z A Nobel Prize-winning professor's wife said to be suffering from Parkinson's disease was found dead at an Illinois landfill Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Rescued snowmobiler wanted to 'just give up (but) you can't' 2018-03-15T15:40:13Z A 60-year-old snowmobiler who spent four nights alone in the woods without supplies recalls watching a rescue helicopter fly across the night sky as he crawled under a pine, believing "that was my chance. I missed it." Police: Accused killer wanted to join ISIS 2018-03-15T14:25:08Z The teen accused of murder and attempted murder in a Palm Beach Gardens stabbing was under investigation for terrorist threats by federal authorities, who planned to bring charges against him in the near future. Suspect accused of posing as officer, sexually assaulting women 2018-03-15T14:20:07Z Police have released a sketch of a suspect they believe sexually assaulted two women while impersonating a police officer.
Inside the Kennedy family 'curse' 2018-03-15T11:34:58Z How is it possible for one family to suffer so much tragedy?
Dog bound for Kansas mistakenly shipped to Japan via United Airlines 2018-03-14T23:34:24Z United Airlines wrongly shipped a Kansas-bound pet dog to Japan, the second embarrassment this week for the airline and a "nightmare" for the Swindle family -- who are moving from Oregon to Wichita with their beloved pet,...
Dylann Roof's sister arrested for having drugs and weapons at school 2018-03-15T06:59:45Z The sister of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was arrested Wednesday on charges of bringing weapons and drugs to her South Carolina high school, authorities said.
Couple killed in crash while fleeing from immigration agents 2018-03-15T08:09:48Z A couple was killed in a crash while trying to flee from federal immigration agents in California, police said.
What's next for the movement against gun violence after National Walkout Day 2018-03-15T07:34:51Z A generation of students raised in the shadow of gun violence is sending a loud and united message to lawmakers: Enough is enough.
Stormy Daniels' lawyer says other women are considering legal cases against Trump 2018-03-15T06:24:42Z The lawyer representing Stormy Daniels says that, on the heels of her lawsuit against Donald Trump, several other women are now exploring the possibility of legal action against the President. 5 Things for March 15: Student walkout, President Trump, Toys 'R' Us 2018-03-15T10:19:55Z Considering a big move? Finland is the happiest country in the world. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox...
A generation raised on gun violence sends a loud message to adults: Enough 2018-03-14T07:13:35Z Thousands of students across the United States walked out of class Wednesday to demand stricter gun laws in a historic show of political solidarity that was part tribute and part protest.
Inside a safe house, hiding from ICE 2018-03-15T00:24:26Z The apartment's beige walls are bare except for a cross in the dining room and one near the bedroom. No pictures of the inhabitants are anywhere. The simple furniture is sparse and relatively new. Police: Accused killer wanted to join ISIS 2018-03-15T00:29:33Z The teen accused of murder and attempted murder in a Palm Beach Gardens stabbing was under investigation for terrorist threats by federal authorities, who planned to bring charges against him in the near future.
Why these students disagree and chose not to walk out 2018-03-14T17:49:08Z As classrooms across the country emptied and students streamed into school yards, Noah Borba stayed put.
Of all US airlines, United had the highest rate of pet deaths in 2017. And in 2016. And in 2015 2018-03-14T21:44:17Z For pets, the skies of United Airlines lately have not been so friendly.
At a school in North Carolina, he was the only one of 700 students who walked out 2018-03-14T20:04:16Z At 10 a.m. Wednesday, Justin Blackman got up from his desk and calmly walked out of Mr. Mendez's Spanish class. When he got outside, he discovered he was the only one.
9 Of the most powerful signs from the National Student Walkout 2018-03-14T20:29:14Z Students didn't just walk out on March 14, their signs spoke volumes too.
Prosecutors open trial of Pulse gunman's widow, saying, 'Only two knew' 2018-03-14T06:08:31Z Prosecutors opened Wednesday's federal terrorism trial of Noor Salman, the wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, with a pointed allegation that will likely be the crux of the state's case: Salman knew what her...
New Parkland shooting 911 calls released: 'They're all bleeding' 2018-03-14T18:09:08Z Two people were dead in her class, the girl whispered on the phone to police. Others were certain to die.
The NRA's message for students walking out today: 'I'll control my own guns, thank you' 2018-03-14T18:24:09Z While crowds of people participated in walkouts on Wednesday calling for some sort of action against gun violence, the NRA made its own stance known.
Portland mayor tells students, 'Don't listen to people who tell you you're too young' 2018-03-14T18:44:08Z Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler not only stood in solidarity with students who walked out Wednesday, he applauded them.
Students lie silently on a football field to spell out 'Enough' 2018-03-14T18:19:38Z Students at Granada Hills Charter High School in Los Angeles County walked out of class and to the football field, where they laid down to spell out "#Enough."
What's changed one month after the Parkland shooting 2018-03-14T06:38:33Z A month ago, a former student roamed the halls of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, opening fire on terrified students and teachers at the Parkland, Florida, school.
Judge enters not guilty plea for Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz 2018-03-14T18:14:08Z A judge entered a plea of not guilty on Nikolas Cruz's behalf as the teen was arraigned Wednesday in last month's massacre at a South Florida high school -- on the same day students across the country walked out of class...
The dog was put inside an overhead bin on a United flight. It didn't survive 2018-03-13T22:58:13Z For more than three hours, a passenger's dog was inside an overhead bin on United Airlines Flight 1284 from Houston to New York after a flight attendant told the passenger to put it there. NTSB investigators arrive to look into deadly bus crash 2018-03-14T17:54:22Z A team of about a dozen National Transportation Safety Board investigators arrived in Alabama Wednesday to begin their probe into a deadly charter bus crash on Interstate 10 in Baldwin County. Family seeking justice after daughter drowns in hotel pool 2018-03-14T17:39:18Z A Denver family is seeking justice after their 9-year-old daughter drowned when she was left alone in a hotel swimming pool.
In the wave of walkouts, a quote from Marjory Stoneman Douglas becomes a rallying cry 2018-03-14T16:29:04Z "Be a nuisance when it counts. Do your part to inform and stimulate the public to join your action. Be depressed, discouraged, & disappointed at failure & the disheartening effects of ignorance, greed, corruption & bad... PD: Teen stabbed three kids because 'of his Muslim faith' 2018-03-14T16:49:21Z A 17-year-old Florida teen has confessed to a deadly stabbing on Monday saying he did it because of his Muslim faith, according to Palm Beach Gardens police. Family: Teen dies after sinus infection travels to his brain 2018-03-14T16:04:01Z A Mid-Michigan family is grieving the loss of a 13-year-old boy after they say a sinus infection traveled to his brain. Veterans use tai chi to help with pain, stress 2018-03-14T15:54:01Z An ancient form of exercise is helping to change veterans' lives in the Midstate. Veterans use tai chi to help with pain, stress 2018-03-14T15:54:00Z An ancient form of exercise is helping to change veterans' lives in the Midstate.
Austin police identify 17-year-old killed by package bomb 2018-03-13T11:02:34Z A 17-year-old victim in a series of deadly package bombs delivered to homes in Austin, Texas, has been identified as Draylen Mason, while a law enforcement source revealed the same maker may have constructed the three... Suspects identified in cross state high-speed chase 2018-03-14T15:29:06Z Mobile Police officers arrested four people after a high speed chase into Mississippi Tuesday afternoon.
Walk out? Father of Parkland shooting victim has another idea 2018-03-14T13:54:03Z Ryan Petty, the father of one of the students killed in last month's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has proposed an alternative to the school walkouts being held around the country today.
Neighbor who tried to revive Austin victim calls bombing 'most traumatic thing in my life' 2018-03-13T20:03:02Z Sean Philips had just woken up and was sitting on his couch when he heard the blast that would take his neighbor's life. 5 Things for March 14: Student walkout, Pennsylvania race, Trump, Stephen Hawking 2018-03-14T10:18:44Z It's #MyFreedomDay. Learn how students are standing up to modern slavery. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox...
His son died in the Parkland shooting. He painted a mural to demand change 2018-03-12T17:36:43Z With the glide of a paint roller, Manuel Oliver silently released a loud call to action -- "We demand a change."
There have been 18 officers shot to death in the first 11 weeks of this year 2018-03-07T19:30:03Z So far this year, 18 law enforcement officers across the United States have died after they were shot.
NYC helicopter crash puts scrutiny on harnesses in open-door choppers 2018-03-13T17:07:56Z When emergency workers dove into the frigid waters of New York's East River to reach a downed helicopter on Sunday evening, they found a disturbing scene. These are the victims of the Austin package bombings 2018-03-14T03:38:25Z Two lives were cut short when explosive packages arrived on their doorsteps in Austin, Texas.
Potato power: Student wins $250,000 prize for blight solution that could save billions 2018-03-14T01:18:19Z New York student Benjamin "Benjy" Firester has won one of the United States' top young science prizes for his research on the devastating microorganism which caused the Irish Potato Famine, devising a computer model that...
Parkland survivors ask parents to sign a pledge: Put child safety over guns with your vote 2018-03-13T12:27:38Z There are a million ways to make a difference in the world. A month after a shooting left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the survivors of the shooting -- along with their families,...
A 6-year-old boy's lemonade raises $7,000 for the family of a slain deputy 2018-03-13T17:12:54Z It's well below freezing in Kokomo, Indiana. But business is brisk at 6-year-old Malachi Fronczak's lemonade stand.
Bus carrying students crashes near the Alabama-Florida line, killing driver 2018-03-13T13:47:46Z A bus carrying Houston-area band students home from Disney World fell into a 50-foot ravine in Baldwin County, Alabama, early Tuesday morning, killing the driver, police said. Junior high teacher accused of feeding puppy to turtle 2018-03-13T20:18:02Z A school district in Preston, Idaho is investigating an incident that took place at Preston Junior High last week.
Instagram video shows final moments before helicopter crash 2018-03-13T18:28:00Z Trevor Cadigan smiles brightly into the camera, the setting sun casting an orange glow inside the helicopter. He then flips the camera around to show the sun as the helicopter gains altitude.
Prosecutors will seek death penalty in Parkland school massacre 2018-03-13T17:48:04Z Prosecutors will seek to put Nikolas Cruz to death for carrying out last month's massacre at a Parkland, Florida, high school, they announced in court filings Tuesday. Female duo accused of $11,000 Victoria's Secret bra heist 2018-03-13T18:17:56Z Two women from the Bay Area were arrested in Folsom Friday night after the Folsom Police Department said they stole "several large bags" of clothing, specifically bras.
As the Arctic warms, nor'easters may get worse 2018-03-13T16:02:54Z As the Northeast endures its third nor'easter in ten days, winter-weary residents are wondering what's behind the weather chaos. Women claim hair products caused balding, scalp sores 2018-03-13T17:02:59Z Scalp sores, breakage and hair falling out in chunks. It's a hair care nightmare and women are blaming it on the Monat hair care product line. Local nurse using singing for its healing power 2018-03-13T16:42:51Z If you have to have surgery at West Valley Medical Center you might not ever see nurse Tommy Rushton, but chances are you'll hear him. Children have story to tell after power lines fell on bus 2018-03-13T16:42:51Z Some Rockdale County students will have an exciting story to tell their parents and friends after being briefly trapped on their school bus on Cowan Road when power lines fell on the bus Monday afternoon. No one was... Woman pleas for thief to return bracelet made of late husband's ashes 2018-03-13T14:52:53Z A quick trip to Walmart took a devastating turn for a Hertford woman. Alice Legget said while she was putting her grandson into her car, someone stole her tablet and bracelet out of her shopping cart. Charter bus carrying high school band students crashes off interstate 2018-03-13T14:47:50Z A charter passenger bus carrying high band school students from Texas crashed Tuesday morning on Interstate 10 at mile marker 57 near the Alabama/Florida line.
Reporter, tourist and firefighter among NYC helicopter crash victims 2018-03-12T21:51:55Z A young news reporter, a firefighter and a tourist from Argentina were among the five passengers who died in a helicopter crash in New York's East River on Sunday night. Parents, Experts Disturbed By Some Content Found On Popular Lip-Syncing App Musical.ly 2018-03-13T13:47:47Z A popular app meant to provide a musical diversion for teens is finding itself under scrutiny after questionable activity was spotted on its feeds. A sixth grader makes a will 'just in case' of a school shooting 2018-03-13T13:02:46Z As Javon Davies reads out a list of his most prized possessions, it's hard not to smile: His Playstation, his video games, his TV, his cat. It's typical sixth grade stuff through and through. Rex Tillerson Fast Facts 2018-03-13T13:02:39Z Here is a look at the life of Secretary of State and former ExxonMobil CEO, Rex Tillerson. 5 Things for March 13: Russia probe, Pennsylvania election, Austin bombings 2018-03-13T10:12:32Z March Madness isn't just for the guys. The women have a bracket all their own. Here's what you need to know about the teams. And here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5...
3 Deadly package explosions in Austin appear connected, police say 2018-03-12T17:21:43Z Three package bombs that exploded in Austin, Texas, over 10 days -- killing a teenager and a 39-year-old man and critically injuring an elderly woman -- appear to be connected, police said Monday.
Judge decides grandson will get Charles Manson's body 2018-03-13T00:06:59Z A court has decided that Charles Manson's body, after months sitting on ice, will go to Jason Freeman -- who says he is Manson's grandson. UPDATE: 1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Plant City business 2018-03-13T00:07:01Z Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting in Plant City. UPDATE: 1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Plant City business 2018-03-13T00:07:01Z Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting in Plant City.
NYC helicopter company had 3 crashes in 11 years -- how did they happen? 2018-03-12T15:26:42Z When a Liberty Helicopters chopper plunged into the frigid East River on Sunday night, onlookers were stunned. But it was actually the third time in 11 years one of the company's helicopters crashed in New York. Reports: Multiple people shot at Plant City business 2018-03-12T21:46:57Z Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting in Plant City. Woman pleas for thief to return bracelet made of late husband's ashes 2018-03-12T21:36:57Z A quick trip to Walmart took a devastating turn for a Hertford woman. Alice Legget said while she was putting her grandson into her car, someone stole her tablet and bracelet out of her shopping cart. Family whose embryos are no longer viable files lawsuit against UH: 'It's a tremendous loss' 2018-03-12T21:21:55Z The first class action lawsuit has been filed against University Hospitals following a refrigerator malfunction that has left the viability of 2,000 eggs and embryos in question. Women claim Monat hair products cause balding, scalp sores 2018-03-12T18:17:01Z Scalp sores, breakage and hair falling out in chunks. It's a hair care nightmare and women are blaming it on the Monat hair care product line. Academy Awards Fast Facts 2018-03-12T17:06:40Z Here is some background information about the Academy Awards, also known as the "Oscars."
After almost 32 years, a police executive welcomes an arrest in the death of her sister 2018-03-11T21:10:43Z A North Carolina man was arrested in the October 1986 slaying of 15-year-old Tracy Gilpin in a case with personal connections to the leader of the Massachusetts State Police. 5 Things for March 12: Gun proposals, East River helicopter crash, Xi Jinping 2018-03-12T10:56:23Z March Madness is back! Need help with your brackets? Here's info on every team in college basketball's biggest tournament. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things...
Baltimore renames former Confederate site for Harriet Tubman 2018-03-11T19:10:35Z The section of a Baltimore park that once hosted a Confederate monument was rededicated on Saturday in honor of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman. What you need to know about the national school walkout 2018-03-12T00:05:51Z It's been nearly a month since Nikolas Cruz stormed into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with an AR-15-style rifle and killed 17 students and faculty members. Marine Le Pen wants to rebrand the French nationalist party with a new name 2018-03-12T00:01:03Z Marine Le Pen, leader of France's far-right National Front, thinks it's time for the party to rebrand after her failed bid for president last year. How to fund an English stately home in the 21st century 2018-03-11T23:40:49Z Imagine if your home had turrets, a ballroom, or a maze in the garden. Some people's homes have all those things. But while life in a palace -- or a castle -- might sound like a fairytale existence, it costs a princely sum... A waitress takes time to cut elderly diner's ham. Kind act wins her a college scholarship 2018-03-11T20:05:38Z Waitress Evoni Williams worked the hectic morning shift at the Waffle House in La Marque, Texas, saving up for college. Amid clanking plates, a sizzling grill and customers on the go, an elderly man timidly asked Williams...