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Nikolas Cruz Booked On 17 Counts Of Premeditated Murder In Fla. Shooting

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:26am

Authorities say Nikolas Cruz, 19, is a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and he had been expelled for disciplinary reasons. He was arrested on Wednesday without incident.

High School Teacher Describes Scene Inside His Class As Shooting Unfolded

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:17am

Morning Edition speaks to teacher Jim Gard who was at the Florida school where 17 were killed yesterday. He says he heard "popping sounds" as students left his room after a fire alarm.

In South Florida, 'People Want Answers' About School Shooting Suspect

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:03am

A gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday. WLRN reporter Peter Haden joins NPR's Steve Inskeep.

President Trump Reacts To Florida High School Shooting

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 9:08am

President Trump on Thursday issued a proclamation honoring the victims in Wednesday's Florida high school shooting and also tweeted about the suspect's mental health.

Mom Of Parkland Student: Without Gun Law Changes 'It's Going To Just Keep Happening'

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 8:56am

Lissette Rozenblat's daughter is a student at the high school in Parkland, northwest of Fort Lauderdale, where a shooter killed at least 17 people on Wednesday.

Deadline For Senate Immigration Deal Draws Near

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 6:43am

Steve Inskeep talks to GOP Sen. Mike Rounds of South Dakota, part of a bipartisan group supporting an immigration plan that was struck Wednesday. What's the chances the plan will pass the Senate?

Parkland, Fla., Is The Latest Community To Suffer A Mass Shooting

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 6:42am

Authorities say the gunman was a former student who went into the school, heavily armed and started shooting. When it was all over, 17 people were dead. The suspect is in police custody.

German Police Probe Mysterious Pizza Deliveries

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 5:57am

A lawyer says someone is sending scores of pizzas to his office. He's received so many he said it's hard to work. The lawyer's office has also been sent sushi, Greek food and sausage.

Video Of Double Surprise Marriage Proposal Goes Viral

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 5:19am

Tori Monaco and Berkely Cade decided separately that it was time to propose. Both women confided in Cade's mother, who convinced each them to propose at the same time over a game of Pictionary.

School Safety Training Program Founder On Preparing For A Shooting

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:04am

Following Wednesday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Steve Inskeep talks to Greg Crane, founder of ALICE, a school safety training program that is used across the country.

Dedicated Trump Supporter Is Concerned By Rob Porter Scandal

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:04am

Rachel Martin talks to Scottie Nell Hughes, who stood by the president after women accused him of sexual assault. She's critical of the administration's handling of assault allegations against Porter.

Florida Mayor Comments On Latest Deadly School Shooting

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:04am

Rachel Martin talks to Beam Furr, the mayor of Broward County, Florida, following the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. A suspect in the deaths of 17 people is in custody.

Ex-Intel Chief Weighs In On Russia Influence Investigation

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:04am

Rachel Martin talks to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper about the Russia influence probe and the recent criticisms against the intelligence agencies.

Mikaela Shiffrin, Of The U.S., Wins Gold In Women's Giant Slalom

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:04am

Mikaela Shiffrin won an Olympic gold medal in the giant slalom on Thursday. It's her second career Olympic title. At the 2014 Sochi Games, Shiffrin won the slalom — a title she will defend Friday.

Florida Community Reels After 17 People Are Killed In School Shooting

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:04am

A gunman killed 17 people atMarjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday.

'An American Marriage' Came Together After A Trip To The Mall

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:04am

Tayari Jones' novel examines what happens when ambitious, well-educated black newlyweds Celestial and Roy have their lives upended when Roy is falsely accused of rape.

Why A Lot Of Very Expensive Art Is Disappearing Into Storage

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:04am

The global art market is booming. Much of the art being bought and sold at record prices will not be seen by many people. There are too many financial incentives to keep the masterpieces in storage.

Sounds Of Balloons Popping Were Shots Fom Florida School Shooter's Gun

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:04am

Many students said they thought they heard Valentine's Day balloons popping. Instead, it was a gunman at a South Florida high school. Seventeen people were killed and a former student was arrested.

House Panel Examines White House Handling Of Porter Scandal

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:04am

President Trump said he is "totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind," following scrutiny of the handling of Rob Porter, the aide who resigned after allegations he abused two ex-wives.

Deadly Florida School Shooting Is The Latest Added To The List

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:04am

At least 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida Wednesday — the deadliest school shooting since a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn.




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