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School resource officer who stayed outside had glowing reviews

CNN - 45 min 35 sec ago
The Florida deputy who waited outside as a gunman targeted staff and students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killing 17, was twice nominated as the School Resource Deputy of the Year and won the award in 2014, personnel records obtained by CNN show.

White House Told Kushner’s Security Clearance Will Be Delayed

NY Times - 49 min 48 sec ago
The White House was not told what the issues were involving Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser.

No. 2 GOP senator breaks with Trump on gun proposal

CNN - 50 min 22 sec ago
The second-ranking Senate Republican broke with President Donald Trump on Friday when he told CNN that the President's proposal to raise the legal age to buy a rifle to 21 may not "save lives" and doesn't get at the "root of the problem."

NRA slams gun-background system flaws it helped create

CNN - 54 min 34 sec ago
On Wednesday, during CNN's town hall with survivors of last week's mass shooting at a high school in South Florida, National Rifle Association representative Dana Loesch lamented the holes in the FBI's National Instant Background Check System, or NICS.

Russia's top fighter arrives in Syria

CNN - 55 min 28 sec ago
Russia has sent its most advanced fighter jet to Syria, a US military official tells CNN. It's a deployment that could potentially increase the level of danger to US forces operating inside the country.

France’s New Michelin Guide: More Fraternité Than Égalité

NY Times - 1 hour 18 min ago
The gastronomic bible awarded new stars to 57 restaurants, only two of which have women as chefs. A “Me Too” moment pricks French kitchen culture.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Misguided Drive to Measure ‘Learning Outcomes’

NY Times - 1 hour 19 min ago
Colleges should stop trivializing the transmission of knowledge.

Anbang Takeover Sends Blunt Message: China Wants to Fix Its Debt Problem

NY Times - 1 hour 25 min ago
The Chinese government’s move to tame an ambitious global deal maker reflects an official willingness to finally curb the country’s addiction to borrowing.

Survivor: We joked about Cruz becoming a school shooter

CNN - 1 hour 28 min ago
A survivor of the Stoneman Douglas shooting says that students and parents did everything they could to report the Parkland gunman before the shooting.

Ex-Trump campaign aide Gates pleads guilty and is cooperating with Mueller investigation

CNN - 1 hour 31 min ago
Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates is expected to plead guilty to criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's wide-ranging investigation of Russian meddling into the 2016 presidential campaign and related activities, a source familiar with the decision tells CNN.

Kellyanne Conway informs us that Trump is ‘always listening’ (to those who agree with him)

Washington Post - 1 hour 37 min ago
Speaking to Sean Hannity, President Trump's adviser lists the people who have Trump's ear.

How the Russia Investigation Entangled Rick Gates, a Manafort Protégé

NY Times - 1 hour 42 min ago
Mr. Gates’s rapid ascent into President Trump’s orbit as Paul Manafort’s partner, and his sudden ejection from it, underscore how the Russia inquiries have shaken the administration.

'Something's going to happen,' caller told FBI tip line weeks before 17 people were killed at Florida school

CNN - 1 hour 48 min ago
When a woman close to the Parkland, Florida, school shooter called an FBI tip line in early January, she described a young man with an arsenal of knives and guns who was "going to explode" and said she feared him "getting into a school and just shooting the place up."

The Charges in the Mueller Investigation

NY Times - 1 hour 54 min ago
Since Robert S. Mueller III was appointed as special counsel, he has issued more than 100 criminal counts against 19 people and three companies.

‘The Hapsburg Group’: Mueller Says Manafort Secretly Paid European Leaders

NY Times - 1 hour 59 min ago
A federal indictment says that a former Trump campaign chairman wired 2 million euros to former European politicians.

Why ‘Real Women Have Curves’ Never Got Its ‘Lady Bird’ Moment

NY Times - 2 hours 1 min ago
“Lady Bird” shares many similarities with “Real Women Have Curves.” But there are more systemic barriers to blame for the film’s dismissal by Oscar voters.

Facebook and Google Struggle to Squelch ‘Crisis Actor’ Posts

NY Times - 2 hours 6 min ago
The tech companies vowed this week to stamp out conspiracy videos and misinformation on the Parkland, Fla., shooting. So far, they are falling short.
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