High school students hold a rally in Washington
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:09:26 GMT
Students across the US have streamed out of their schools in the latest round of gun control protests following the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. The protests were chosen to line up with the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, which left 13 people dead in Littleton, Colorado.
Mourners lining up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:08:55 GMT
Former President George H.W. Bush greeted some of the hundreds of mourners filing through a large Houston church on Friday to pay final respects to his wife of 73 years, former first lady Barbara Bush. A spray of dozens of pink and yellow roses covered her closed, light-colored metallic casket in the sanctuary of St. Martin's Episcopal Church.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:08:47 GMT
Donald W. Schuyler, 49, of 6 Washington St., Apartment 1, was arrested by city police at 7:05 p.m. April 12 on a warrant. Police said he was arrested on an active bench warrant, a violation, out of the Fulton County Sheriff's Department.
Matter on Mizzou: Kassius Robertson gets to the point
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:07:46 GMT
Missouri Tigers guard Kassius Robertson runs the offense during first half action between the University of Missouri and Florida State on Friday, March 16, 2018, in the NCAA college basketball tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
Alabama mail-bomber the oldest executed in US modern times
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:07:11 GMT
An Alabama man convicted of sending mail bombs during a wave of Southern terror has been executed for killing a federal judge, becoming the oldest prisoner put to death in the U.S. in modern times. Walter Leroy Moody Jr., 83, was pronounced dead at 8:42 p.m. following an injection at the Alabama prison at Atmore.
Marijuana Is Not a Band-Aid for the Opioid Crisis, Warns Caron Treatment Centers
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:06:55 GMT
This expansion of medical marijuana to treat opioid use disorder will make Pennsylvania only the second state to allow marijuana to be used for this purpose. Although the Board's recommendation is well-meaning, Caron warns policymakers this decision is premature.
From far and wide, Beyonce brings excitement to HBCU culture Source: AP
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:06:23 GMT
When Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges at Coachella, the singer's grand performance reignited interest in the marching band culture and created shockwaves of excitement to students attending those schools. From far and wide, some HBCU students are saying Beyonce's routine was the main topic on their campus this week - even over finals.