Officials at Santa Fe High School believed they were a hardened target, part of what’s expected today of the American public high school in an age when school shootings occur with alarming frequency.
The retired marine, best known for his role in the Iran-contra scandal, said many young boys have “been on Ritalin” since early childhood.
Arne Duncan said the idea was intended to be provocative, but an aggressive approach is needed for change. And, his family would go "all in."
Rey Montemayer, a Santa Fe High School student, reflects on the shooting that claimed the lives of his classmates. (Whitney Leaming, Dalton Bennett/The Washington Post)
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Just after 7:30 a.m. Friday, a teenager with two guns entered the classroom, yelling “Surprise” and opening fire, police said. Students and teachers scrambled, some out into a hallway and others into a supply closet, shushing each other in an effort to elude detection. Here are the stories of the 10 who were killed.
In a six-part morning tweetstorm, the president responded to a report that said an emissary representing the governments of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates offered help to Trump's 2016 campaign.
Detainee reports portray Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as preoccupied with educating future terrorists.
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The practice has been criticized by anti-poverty advocates after a federal investigation revealed that law enforcement used fines to raise revenue for state and local governments.
Lisa Schievelbein says she was assaulted at the University of Virginia in 2001. (Katye Martens Brier for The Post)
Lisa Schievelbein says she was assaulted at the University of Virginia in 2001. (Katye Martens Brier for The Post)
A growing call is emerging to demand a reckoning for long-hidden incidents that women say left them scared, scarred and disillusioned. Some accounts target eminent faculty members at the University of Virginia, Harvard and other prominent schools.
Alongside notable figures such as Barack Obama and Susan B. Anthony, the National Portrait Gallery now has this image of a woman whose legacy is cells that keep reproducing, allowing scientists to replicate experiments.
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We should see at least a little sun today (finally!), and highs will be in the mid-80s.
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Stanley Cup Playoffs
Washington allowed a goal 19 seconds into the first period of Game 5 and fell behind 3-0 before getting on the scoreboard. Tampa Bay has now won three straight games and can close out the series Monday night at Capital One Arena.
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It turns out a former beer baron built the water feature on a functioning dairy farm.
Kilauea’s eruptions threaten residential communities on the Big Island, but the residents roll with the lava flow, ash plumes and acrid, sulfurous air.
Royal Wedding
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The much-anticipated nuptials joined the British prince and the American actress, and introduced the next act in the long-running drama known as the House of Windsor.
Friday’s detentions of women’s rights adovcates came just weeks before the ban on female drivers is set to be lifted.   
With his latest selections from Africa, Asia and South America, the pope continues to make the College of Cardinals — the body responsible for electing his successor — less European than it had been in centuries past.
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