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Nikki Brown, center, hugs others in front of Forest High School Friday, April 20, 2018 in Ocala, Fla. One student shot another in the ankle at the high school and a suspect is in custody, authorities said Friday. The injured student was taken to a local hospital for treatment. (Doug Engle /Star-Banner via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 5:03 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman who carried a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire Friday in a Florida high school, wounding one student before he was arrested on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said. It happened at Forest High School, which...
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Nikki Brown, center, hugs others in front of Forest High School Friday, April 20, 2018 in Ocala, Fla. One student shot another in the ankle at the high school and a suspect is in custody, authorities said Friday. The injured student was taken to a local hospital for treatment. (Doug Engle /Star-Banner via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 3:40 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Panic and fear gripped another Florida school Friday when a gunman who carried a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire, wounding one student before he was taken into custody on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said. It...
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Harvard University students Angela Kim, center, and Brooke Martin, center right, attend a protest against school shootings and gun violence on the steps of Widener Library on campus, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Cambridge, Mass. Protests were planned across the country Friday, on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 20, 2018 - 1:33 pm
The Latest on national school walkouts protesting gun violence (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The latest wave of school walkouts has sparked large demonstrations against gun violence in several cities. Hundreds of students gathered in New York City's Washington Square Park on Friday chanting "the NRA...
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This Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo shows the Theta Tau fraternity house in Syracuse, N.Y. Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud announced the fraternity was suspended over videos with racist, sexist content. Syverud, described the video involving members of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity, as racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist and hostile to people with disabilities. He said the videos were turned over to the school's Department of Public Safety for possible disciplinary or legal action. (Julie McMahon/The Syracuse Newspapers via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 11:15 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video said in an apologetic statement on Friday that the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch" depicting an uneducated, intolerant person. "Each semester our new members are given the opportunity to...
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April 20, 2018 - 10:59 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — In a story April 19 about an Illinois bill concerning school resource officers, The Associated Press misstated the name of a poverty advocacy group. It is the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, not the Sargent Shriver Center on Poverty Law. The AP also...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, young demonstrators hold a rally in front of the White House in Washington. Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control. The latest protests are planned for Friday, April 20, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting that left 13 people dead in Littleton, Colorado. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 20, 2018 - 10:56 am
The Latest on national school walkouts protesting gun violence (all times local): ___ 10:35 a.m. Students have begun leaving class to protest gun violence and honor shooting victims. Demonstrations from Washington to Florida and Michigan have drawn hundreds of students as part of the latest effort...
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April 20, 2018 - 9:37 am
OCALA , Fla. (AP) — Authorities say one student shot another in the ankle at a Florida high school and a suspect is in custody. The Ocala Star-Banner reports the shooting happened Friday morning at Forest High School which was on lockdown. The injured student was taken to a local hospital. Police...
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FILE - In this March 7, 1989, file photo, first lady Barbara Bush reads to a group of day care students at the Library of Congress in Washington celebrating "1989-Year of the Young Reader." In March 1989, JUST weeks after moving into the White House, Mrs. Bush founded the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. It has since raised more than $110 million to create or support literacy programs for men, women and children nationwide. She remained active with the group until mere months before her death Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at age 92. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi, File)
April 20, 2018 - 9:26 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — On a hot summer day in 1978, as her husband mulled his first presidential run, Barbara Bush headed to Houston's leafy Memorial Park for a jog while she thought about what issues she'd like to focus on should she become first lady. Bush was concerned about stubborn societal...
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This Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo shows the Theta Tau fraternity house in Syracuse, N.Y. Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud announced the fraternity was suspended over videos with racist, sexist content. Syverud, described the video involving members of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity, as racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist and hostile to people with disabilities. He said the videos were turned over to the school's Department of Public Safety for possible disciplinary or legal action. (Julie McMahon/The Syracuse Newspapers via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 8:39 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video said in an apologetic statement on Friday that the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch" depicting an uneducated, intolerant person. "Each semester our new members are given the opportunity to...
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This Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo shows the Theta Tau fraternity house in Syracuse, N.Y. Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud announced the fraternity was suspended over videos with racist, sexist content. Syverud, described the video involving members of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity, as racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist and hostile to people with disabilities. He said the videos were turned over to the school's Department of Public Safety for possible disciplinary or legal action. (Julie McMahon/The Syracuse Newspapers via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 8:13 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video says the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch." The university's Theta Tau chapter says on its website that the video shows a "roast" that depicts an uneducated, intolerant person. The chapter...
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