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She witnessed a school shooting at age 6. Now she writes to the president for change

ANDERSON, South Carolina — Ava Olsen always carries Mikey, the Ninja Turtle that belonged to her friend Jacob. When she looks at Mikey, she thinks that “Jacob’s with me.”  Jacob Hall, the boy Ava imagined marrying, was six. In September of 2016, he was shot and killed on the school playground in Townville, South Carolina.  […]

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Parkland community, now at center of gun debate, learning to live in new reality

PARKLAND, Fla. — Classes are set to resume Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. CBS News’ Adriana Diaz spoke to a teacher there about the president’s idea to allow educators to carry guns — and met with a wounded student who says she’s not going back. Eighteen-year-old Samantha Fuentes was learning about hate crimes in […]

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Nigerian Bobsled Team Brought Something More Valuable Than Gold To The Olympics

The Nigerian bobsled team didn’t bring home the gold. But they didn’t leave the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang empty-handed. After picking up bobsledding skills only 15 months prior to competing, Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere’s green and white Nigerian flags are flying high with pride in South Korea. These women have done something […]

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Khizr Khan Sees A Shared ‘Moral Compass’ In Lessons Of Japanese-American Incarceration

SEATTLE ― Standing before an audience that included Japanese-Americans who had lived behind barbed war during World War II, Khizr Khan was visibly emotional. “Please take note of this moment,” Khan said. “It will serve as a guiding light, as a moral compass.” He addressed the row of elders sitting in front of him, some […]

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Search warrants show hunt for motive in school shooting

MIAMI — Investigators with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office filed 16 search warrants at the Broward Courthouse Friday in the Nikolas Cruz murder case, CBS Miami reports. Investigators have been digging into Cruz’s life in the days following the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and the court documents show how deeply they’re […]