Life support ending for 'brain dead' school shooting victim

Maryland School Shooting

A teenage girl was brain dead days after being shot when a classmate opened fire inside their Maryland high school and was to be removed from life support, her mother said Thursday. Melissa Willey told news reporters Thursday night that her daughter, 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey had “no life left in...


Congress passes budget with little time to spare

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Congress cleared a sweeping $1.3 trillion spending bill early Friday that doles out enormous increases to military and domestic programs alike, as Republicans and Democrats joined to block most of President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts and place...


Real stories fuel a 'golden age' of documentaries

Film-Documentary’s Golden Age

NEW YORK (AP) — You’re on the couch. It’s been a long day. The remote control is in your hand. What can you watch? There’s that new CNN documentary series on the pope. Or maybe you’re more in the mood for some sinners in “Girls Incarcerated” on Netflix? There are cute critters on Hulu’s “March of...


10 Things to Know for Friday

Sea Lions Versus Salmon

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. HOW MARKETS REACTED TO TRUMP’S PLAN ON TARIFFS FOR CHINA The Dow Jones Industrial average plunged more than 700 points after the President’s announcement amid worries about a trade war with...


Ex-Playboy model gives emotional account of alleged affair with Trump

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Former Playboy model Karen McDougal gave her first televised interview Thursday about the affair she says she had with Donald Trump, speaking emotionally about a romantic relationship she says lasted for 10 months shortly after the birth of Trump’s youngest child. The...


Six takeaways from McDougal's interview about her alleged affair with Trump

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Former Playboy model Karen McDougal talked on TV for the first time Thursday about her alleged affair with President Donald Trump. Here are six takeaways from her lengthy interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper. - - - McDougal says Trump tried to pay her for sex “After...


Lawyer urges release of Florida shooting suspect's brother

School Shooting Suspects Brother

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — An attorney for the brother of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said in court papers that a $500,000 bond for trespassing at the school is excessive and that the brother should be released from jail. Lawyer Joseph Kimok said in the documents Thursday that 18-year-...


Police shot at a man 20 times in his own yard, thinking he had a gun. It was an iPhone.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The family of Stephon Clark renewed its calls for justice Thursday, hours after police in Sacramento released body-camera and helicopter video footage of a fatal shooting by officers that activists say raises new questions about the officers’ actions. Clark, 22, was...


After Parkland shooting, worldwide 'March for Our Lives'

School Shooting Mobilizing A Movement

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — They can’t buy a beer or rent a car and most aren’t even old enough to vote, yet the students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have spearheaded what could become one of the largest marches in history with nearly 1 million people expected in Washington and more than...


Teenager shot by fellow student at Maryland high school is brain dead, will be removed

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A 16-year-old girl shot Tuesday in a southern Maryland high school by a fellow student is brain dead and will be taken off life support Thursday night, her family said at a brief news conference. Jaelynn Willey was shot in the head in a hallway just before classes...

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