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After Florida shooting, more than 600 copycat threats have targeted schools

Breathless and whispering through the phone, a 13-year-old student called for help from her Ohio high school.<p>"Help," she said in between whimpers. "He's got a gun. He's got the gun in my mouth."<p>Anxiety was already running high: It had been only a week after the deadly shooting in Parkland, Fla. …

Expert warns of potentially catastrophic ‘flu pandemic’

A killer flu pandemic could be poised to sweep the globe “tomorrow,” killing as many as 33 million people in its first 200 days.<p>A catastrophic shift …

Antidepressants: Do they really work?

Recently, there has been one major health issue dominating the mainstream media: antidepressants. More specifically, do they actually work?<p>The global …

Canada's racism problem? It's even worse than America's.

For a country so self-satisfied with its image of progressive tolerance, how is this not a national crisis?<p>The racial mess in the United States looks …

The focus on maths and science doesn’t add up. The arts must be in the equation | Kester Brewin

Throwing resources at science, technology, engineering and maths in England hasn’t worked. We need to reaffirm the importance of a more rounded education<p>As a long-time maths teacher, the latest assessments by the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study and Programme for International …

Teen drawn to ISIS brought homemade bomb to Utah school, police say

ST. GEORGE, Utah — A teenage student at a southern Utah high school has been charged with bringing a homemade bomb to the school that was discovered in a backpack emitting smoke and prompted an evacuation, police said Tuesday.<p>The boy was arrested Monday night after Pine View High School in the city …

Preventing child suicide is complex, but experts say do not avoid the subject

<b>(Related story: He was a model sixth-grader who had just qualified for a trip to Disney. Why did he kill himself?)</b><p>Many parents find the possibility their child might commit suicide unthinkable — so unthinkable they might not be prepared to try to stop it from happening.<p>That is a mistake, according …