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Hiding under a desk as a gunman roamed the halls, he live-tweeted a school shooting

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 12:42
The first tweet came at 2:59 p.m., sober and startling.
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Testy exchange: Lawmakers' tense exchange over shooting

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 12:16
During Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's testimony on Capitol Hill, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) grilled Mnuchin about inaction on gun violence.
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Analysis: 10 things this school shooting won't change

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 11:47
On Wednesday afternoon, a 19-year-old brought an AR-15 weapon to a high school in Parkland, Florida. He allegedly shot more than two dozen people, killing 17. It was not the first mass shooting of 2018, and it was one of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in American history.
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Tribute for slain teacher: I'm alive today because of him

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 10:56
A student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida praises the geography teacher who saved her life during the mass shooting that left 17 dead.
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'Everything Sucks!' puts fresh face on teen angst

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 10:50
"Everything Sucks!" is an unfortunate title for a show that clearly doesn't -- one that takes place in 1996, around the time "My So-Called Life" aired on ABC. The parallel is worth mentioning not only because the Netflix series invokes that time, but also in the way it discovers truly natural new talent, and addresses the issues faced by a gay teen.
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You don't need a permit or license to buy a gun in Florida

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 10:46
The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which killed 17 people, has put the focus on Florida's gun laws. For instance, the state doesn't require a permit or a license for someone to own a gun.
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Video shows moment police enter classroom

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 10:46
A student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School recorded the moment police entered a classroom where students had been huddled following a deadly school shooting.
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Opinion: I'm sick of another school shooting

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 09:13
It was a slightly lazy afternoon. I had had a busy week at work and hadn't managed to get the kids Valentine's cards. I had left for work early and hadn't seen them and so I thought I'd run to the store quickly, pick up the dog from her "daycare," and meet the kids at home.
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Mandela's chosen one gets his turn as South Africa's president

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 09:11
It was the moment Cyril Ramaphosa wanted in 1999. The former anti-apartheid activist was Nelson Mandela's favorite to succeed him as leader of the African National Congress and South African president, but the party overlooked him in a crushing blow to his political ambitions.
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Pence: I ignored Kim Jong Un's sister

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 04:42
US Vice President Mike Pence said he actively chose to ignore North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister at the Opening Ceremony for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea.
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North America's most Chinese city

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 01:54
A trip to eat the world's best dumplings might be shorter than expected for those in North America: Forget Shanghai and head to Richmond, British Columbia, a bustling suburb of Vancouver and the most Chinese city in on the continent.
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Scott Baio accused of harassment by 2nd co-star

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 00:51
Scott Baio has been accused of harassment and assault by his former "Charles in Charge" co-star, Alexander Polinsky.
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US personnel had 'symptoms resembling brain injury' in Cuba

CNN Headline News - Thu, 2018-02-15 00:19
Doctors remain baffled by concussion-like symptoms that manifested in US government personnel while they were on assignment in Havana, Cuba. Their findings are laid out in a comprehensive medical report published Wednesday on what they found when they examined the patients. CNN first reported on the "acoustic attacks" in August.
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