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Parkland Could've Been Worse. Vegas Could've Been Worse. They Can Always Be Worse.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:00:10 -0500

Parkland Could've Been Worse. Vegas Could've Been Worse. They Can Always Be Worse.You’ll find little in the way of silver linings in Parkland, Florida, this week, where a gunman killed 17 people and injured 15 more at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.


Remembering those lost in the Florida school mass shooting
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:03:07 -0500

Remembering those lost in the Florida school mass shootingIn the days since the devastating school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the community has come together to remember the 17 lives lost.


Florida High School Students Stage Walkout To Protest Gun Violence
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:00:22 -0500

Florida High School Students Stage Walkout To Protest Gun ViolenceHOLLYWOOD, Fla. ― They’re furious about political stonewalling, and most of them aren’t yet old enough to vote.


American Airlines agent saves 2 teenage girls from human trafficking scheme
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:35:52 -0500

American Airlines agent saves 2 teenage girls from human trafficking schemeLaw enforcement officials say that a quick-thinking airline employee, aptly named Denice Miracle, likely saved two teenage girls from a human trafficking plot.


Top Designers Revive Marjorie Merriweather Post's Entertaining Style
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:08:01 -0500

Top Designers Revive Marjorie Merriweather Post's Entertaining Style


Russian Indictment Sends Message on Future Interference Attempts
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:41:38 -0500

Russian Indictment Sends Message on Future Interference AttemptsMichael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to Russia, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Robert Mueller's indictment of 13 Russians is a credit to U.S. intelligence and establishes the illegality of such cyber campaigns.


How woman convicted in fiance's kayak death looks to rebuild her life: Part 6
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:04:21 -0500

How woman convicted in fiance's kayak death looks to rebuild her life: Part 6In her first interview since release, Graswald talks about the kayak incident and her future.


Lawmakers Will Work To Demolish Site Of Horrific Florida Shooting
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:36:26 -0500

Lawmakers Will Work To Demolish Site Of Horrific Florida ShootingFlorida lawmakers are hoping the students and teachers of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will never again have to set foot in the building where a gunman killed 17 of their own.


Top German diplomat: 'We no longer recognize our America'
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:55:28 -0500

Top German diplomat: 'We no longer recognize our America'MUNICH (AP) — Germany's foreign minister slammed the "America first" approach of President Donald Trump's administration Saturday, saying that close U.S. ties with a strong European Union are as much in Washington's interest as they are in Europe's.


Dianne Feinstein Wants To Raise Minimum Age For Assault Weapon Purchases To 21
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:50:36 -0500

Dianne Feinstein Wants To Raise Minimum Age For Assault Weapon Purchases To 21announced Friday that she is introducing legislation to raise the minimum age to purchase rifles — including military-style assault weapons — from 18 to 21.


Guantanamo trial of Cole bombing suspect halted
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:47:14 -0500

Guantanamo trial of Cole bombing suspect haltedThe Guantanamo trial of the chief suspect in the deadly 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen was shut down Friday as defense lawyers refused to return to the case, Pentagon officials said. Military commissions judge Air Force Colonel Vance Spath halted the case, which could lead to the death penalty for Abdel Rahim al-Nashiri, in frustration that he could not compel Nashiri's main lawyers to show up in court. "The USS Cole bombing trial ... military judge has abated indefinitely the pre-trial proceedings," Pentagon spokeswoman Commander Sarah Higgins said.


Kamala Harris: We Can't Have Any Pride 'When Our Babies Are Being Slaughtered'
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:53:56 -0500

Kamala Harris: We Can't Have Any Pride 'When Our Babies Are Being Slaughtered'We have to have smart gun safety laws - our babies are being slaughtered.


Florida shooting: Parkland school students take Tomi Lahren to task over view on gun control
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:24:00 -0500

Florida shooting: Parkland school students take Tomi Lahren to task over view on gun controlConservative political commentator Tomi Lahren has been taken to task by students at the Parkland, Florida high school where 17 people were killed. Ms Lahren tweeted in the wake of the mass shooting: “Can the Left let the families grieve for even 24 hours before they push their anti-gun and anti-gunowner agenda? Teenagers from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School responded to Ms Lahren: "This IS about guns,” wrote one student named Carly.


Why Americans Started Buying Military-Style Weapons Like the One Used in the Florida Shooting
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:59:39 -0500

Why Americans Started Buying Military-Style Weapons Like the One Used in the Florida ShootingThis is how the weapon used in the Parkland school shooting went from something used in the military to something almost anyone could buy


New Manafort fraud allegation could be product of flipped witness
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:58:19 -0500

New Manafort fraud allegation could be product of flipped witnessJoyce Vance, former U.S. attorney, talks with Rachel Maddow about the possibility of new allegations of bank fraud against Paul Manafort could be a sign of cooperation by Rick Gates or Robert Mueller.


Powerful 7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:01:14 -0500

Powerful 7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Hits MexicoA powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Bulletproof backpacks for children reflect a new reality in America
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:20:00 -0500

Bulletproof backpacks for children reflect a new reality in AmericaIn the wake of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were murdered, parents are taking additional measures to keep their children safe. One of these safety measures, which reflect a new reality in America, are bulletproof backpacks created for children, which can hold school supplies as well as stop a bullet. According to Sarah Pampillonia, a mum and fifth-grade teacher, who spoke to The Cut, she considered buying one for her four-year-old after seeing a Facebook ad for the backpacks.


US, Turkey return from brink, aim to 'normalize' ties
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:09:00 -0500

US, Turkey return from brink, aim to 'normalize' tiesANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The United States and Turkey pulled back from the brink of a potentially disastrous crisis on Friday, agreeing to normalize badly strained relations over Syria and other issues that had threatened the NATO allies' longstanding ties.


Jimmy Kimmel Shreds Trump For Doing ‘Worse Than Nothing’ To Stop Gun Violence
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 03:16:13 -0500

Jimmy Kimmel Shreds Trump For Doing ‘Worse Than Nothing’ To Stop Gun ViolenceJimmy Kimmel pleaded with President Donald Trump to take action on gun control after Wednesday’s mass shooting at a Florida high school.


Florida Gov. Rick Scott Calls on FBI Director Christopher Wray to Resign
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:00:27 -0500

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Calls on FBI Director Christopher Wray to ResignThe FBI failed to investigate a tip that suspect Nikolas Cruz had a "desire to kill"



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