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Energized high schoolers rally across US in school walkouts

Energized high schoolers rally across US in school walkouts

Ross Taylor/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Thousands of high school students — many still far from voting age — were streaming out of schools across the country on Wednesday to protest against gun violence in the wake of last month’s mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people. […]

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‘Not guilty’ plea entered for Nikolas Cruz, who faces death penalty in school shooting

‘Not guilty’ plea entered for Nikolas Cruz, who faces death penalty in school shooting

Amy Beth Bennett/Getty Images(PARKLAND, Fla.) — Nikolas Cruz was formally arraigned Wednesday on a 34-count indictment related to last month’s mass shooting at a South Florida high school, for which the 19-year-old is now facing the death penalty. Cruz was escorted into the Broward County courtroom in shackles, wearing a […]

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Noor Salman, wife of Pulse nightclub shooter, stands trial on terror charges

Noor Salman, wife of Pulse nightclub shooter, stands trial on terror charges

Vicki Behringer(ORLANDO) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys painted radically different pictures of Noor Salman, the wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, in the opening of her federal terrorism trial — on the one hand, helping her husband prepare for the attack, and on the other, an abused woman who […]

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Calls to police exceed 370 after deadly bombings in Austin

Calls to police exceed 370 after deadly bombings in Austin

iStock/Thinkstock(AUSTIN) — Residents in Austin, Texas, have taken police warnings to heart, phoning in hundreds of times about suspicious packages in the wake of this month’s deadly bombings in the city. There have been more than 370 suspicious-package calls as of 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, since the first explosion on March […]

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From school shooting to a walkout, how the movement unfolded

From school shooting to a walkout, how the movement unfolded

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) — Tragedy struck at a high school in Florida exactly one month ago, and now tens of thousands of students across the country and the world are rallying in solidarity. Seventeen people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14. But this […]

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FBI arrests men linked to mosque bombing, attempted bombing of women’s health center

FBI arrests men linked to mosque bombing, attempted bombing of women’s health center

iStock / Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS) — Four men from rural Illinois have been charged in a newly filed criminal complaint that links the bombing of a Minnesota mosque last August and the attempted bombing of an Illinois women’s health center in November. FBI agents on Tuesday morning arrested Michael Hari, 47, Michael […]

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Former Equifax executive charged with insider trading

Former Equifax executive charged with insider trading

Equifax(NEW YORK) — Insider trading charges were announced Wednesday against a former Equifax executive who sold his shares for nearly $1 million before the company’s massive data breach was revealed to the public and the stock price plunged. A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted Jun Ying, 42, the former […]

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Middle school teacher encourages students to ‘walk up’ to others, not just walk out

Middle school teacher encourages students to ‘walk up’ to others, not just walk out

Courtesy Jodie Katsetos(NEW YORK) — One middle school teacher offered a unique message for her students ahead of today’s National School Walkout. Jodie Katsetos, a sixth-grade teacher at Arcadia Middle School in Oak Hall, Virginia, wrote a message on a large poster board in her classroom that read, “Walk Up […]

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The important advice Stephen Hawking gave to his children

The important advice Stephen Hawking gave to his children

Chris Williamson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Several years before his death, Stephen Hawking revealed the special advice he gave his children as they navigated the many complexities of human life. The famed theoretical physicist and bestselling author was asked in a 2010 interview with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer on World News […]

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Parkland students endure emotional and physical wounds a month after massacre

Parkland students endure emotional and physical wounds a month after massacre

ABC News(PARKLAND, Fla.) — Some students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School say their emotional and physical wounds remain raw a month after a shooting spree left 17 dead on their campus.  “I can’t believe it’s been one month. It just … it seems like it was just yesterday,” 14-year-old […]

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