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Florida dad gives teen's phone to cops over concerns about possible shooting -- what the police found was worse

A Florida father who grew concerned about his son’s posts about guns on Snapchat and Instagram, handed his son’s two phones over to police which …

Crime

Students who survived the Florida shooting say the deputy who failed to confront the gunman was 'an absolute coward'

Some of the students who survived last week's mass shooting in Florida say they're furious at the armed school resource officer who stayed outside during the massacre and never confronted the gunman.<p>"He's an absolute coward. An awful human being," one student told NBC's "Today" show.<p>"I'm so mad …

Crime

The Secret History of the Plot Against Gawker

A new book uncovers fresh details about Peter Thiel, the billionaire investor who took down Gawker, and Nick Denton, the media mogul who triggered his own downfall with a single blog comment.<p><i>Bollea v. Gawker</i> isn’t just one of the most consequential lawsuits in the history of modern American media. …

Media Industry

Armed Sheriff's Deputy Who Never Confronted Gunman During Parkland Shooting Thinks 'He Did a Good Job'

For all the talk of armed good guys stopping a bad guy, there was one trained and armed law enforcement officer who did not confront the shooter at …

Nikolas Cruz

SXSW speaker scrambles to change sexist panel title following Twitter backlash

South by Southwest can brag about the diversity of its keynote speaker lineup, but the annual culture, entertainment, and technology conference still …

Feminism

A Son Took His Mother Out Fishing. She Never Came Back.

Shortly after 11 p.m. on a warm Saturday in September 2016, 22-year-old Nathan Carman and his mother, Linda, untied their boat, the <i>Chicken Pox,</i> and …

Crime

It’s not too much to hope for a crack in the NRA wall

<i>This post has been updated, 5:50 p.m.</i><p>We have never seen victims in the wake of a horrible mass shooting strike back at inert politicians, including the president of the United States, the way we have seen over the past few days. We surely have never seen children, especially heartfelt and …

Guns

The Case for Impeaching Clarence Thomas

<b>On the same fall night</b> in 2016 that the infamous <i>Access Hollywood</i> tape featuring Donald Trump bragging about sexual assault was made public by the …

Joe Biden

Trump’s Miss Universe Gambit

For years, he used his beauty pageants to boost business interests abroad. A 2013 contest, in Moscow, may also have helped give him the Presidency.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>The first-round results of the 2013 Miss Universe …

Donald Trump

The Final, Terrible Voyage of the Nautilus

On May 3, 2008, a sunny Saturday in Copenhagen, a crowd gathered along a dock to watch a 58-foot submarine be lowered into the water. Part art …

Crime

After Mueller’s Indictments, an Interview With a Mole Who Was Inside Russia’s Pro-Trump Troll Factory

Since 2015 Lyudmila Savchuk and her Internet World team have been running their own investigation of the Factory’s methods. They wonder what took …

Russia

Florida Student Emma Gonzalez Delivered This Powerful Speech Demanding Gun Control Reform

Last week, the United States was rocked by yet another senseless act of gun violence when 17 students were killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.<p>Almost immediately, the event sparked outcries of protest across the country—with celebrities, news …

Guns

‘This Is Who the American People Elected’: White House Grapples with Un-Presidential Trump After School Shooting

The White House was relieved when the president did not go golfing right after a national tragedy. But then he got a hold of Twitter...<p>In the days …

Donald Trump

Florida Social Services Deemed School Shooter Nikolas Cruz A ‘Low’ Risk After Learning He Planned To Buy A Gun

Despite all the warning signs swirling around Florida School Shooter Nikolas Cruz, it seems that state representatives joined the feds in failing to act on the troubled individual. Previously, it was reported that, five months prior to the massacre, the FBI was warned about online comments and …

Nikolas Cruz

Trump: I Never Said Russia Didn’t Meddle in Election

President Trump on Sunday denied ever dismissing allegations of Russian election interference as a hoax, two days after 13 Russians were charged with …

Russia

How NBC Flubbed Its Coverage, Reported The Wrong Gold Medalist, Then Botched The Correction Of One Of The Most Stunning Upsets In Olympic History

GIF<p>When Ester Ledecká crossed the finish line of this morning’s run of the women’s Super-G a hundredth of a second ahead of reigning gold medalist …

Bode Miller

Florida Gunman Nikolas Cruz Left Behind A Disturbing Trail Of Online Chat Messages Targeting Women, Minorities

In the wake of the shooting at Mary Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead, disturbing details continue to surface about alleged gunman Nikolas Cruz. In addition to the 19-year-old apparently having a history of domestic abuse and animal cruelty, he also reportedly had …

Nikolas Cruz

Butthurt Ex-Google Employee Who Wrote the Anti-Feelings Diversity Memo Lost His Labor Relations Challenge

The very smart Google employee who concluded that people with balls have more “drive”–and then circulated that conclusion in a 3,000 word thesis in …

Class Action

Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met.<p>The rallies in Fort …

Nikolas Cruz

More than half of schools have no idea what to do when an active shooter walks in

Every Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teacher had spoken to every single class about what to do in a school shooting.<p>“They knew what to do and we knew what to do,” Melissa Falkowski, a teacher at the Parkland, Florida school, told MSNBC the night of the shooting. “I don’t think we could have …

Self Defense

Want to see gun control enacted? Support a movement to arm all black Americans

The only greater certainty than another mass shooting in this country is the likelihood that it will be met with inaction. Since the 2012 massacre of …

Guns

Miracles on Ice: Nathan Chen & Adam Rippon Miss the Podium, But Make Olympic History

The American men bombed when it comes to the medal count, but Nathan Chen, Adam Rippon, and Vincent Zhou have completely changed the face of figure …

Adam Rippon

'Show Us the Carnage'

After a previous horrific massacre via AR-15, the one in Las Vegas last winter in which a single murderer killed or injured <i>more than 900</i> people<i>,</i> readers wrote about that weapon and its history. For reference, those items were:<p>“Why the AR-15 Is So Lethal”<br>• “The Nature of the AR-15”<br>• “Why the AR-15 Was …

Guns

The students at Florida’s Douglas High are amazing communicators. That could save lives.

Telegenic and media-savvy is one way to describe David Hogg, a lean and dark-haired senior at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.<p>But maybe a better way is this: Change agent.<p>And what could be more sorely needed than a change agent right now? Because the mass shootings in America have …

Robert Runcie

The Indie Rocker Accused of Sexually Abusing Young Fans

In her first interview since accusing Crystal Castles ex-bandmate Ethan Kath of rape, Alice Glass voices support for women now coming forward with …

Indie Music

An emotional Jimmy Kimmel responds to another mass shooting, telling the GOP, "You've done worse than nothing"

With most of the other late-night hosts either preempted by the Olympics or taking the week off, it was up to Jimmy Kimmel to stand alone on his …

Jimmy Kimmel

Donald Trump, a Playboy Model, and a System for Concealing Infidelity

One woman’s account of clandestine meetings, financial transactions, and legal pacts designed to hide an extramarital affair.<p>In June, 2006, Donald Trump taped an episode of his reality-television show, “The Apprentice,” at the Playboy Mansion, in Los Angeles. Hugh Hefner, <i>Playboy’s</i> publisher, threw …

Donald Trump

Wolf Blitzer Grills FL Gov. Scott: How Can Teenage Shooter Buy AR-15 but Not Beer?

‘It's not that complicated,’ the CNN anchor told Scott. ‘You’ve just got to pass some new laws to make it more difficult for 18-year-olds to buy …

Guns

‘Atlanta’ Season 2 Tries to Redeem Serial Abuser Katt Williams

With a surprisingly dramatic cameo in the new season of Donald Glover’s ‘Atlanta,’ Katt Williams tries to make us forget about his violent past. But …

Comedy

Can we stop domestic violence before it turns to murder?

A Massachusetts women’s shelter’s innovative program may help prevent murder. Now they hope to take it nationwide<p>While Donald Trump, who has his own history of credible allegations of violence towards women, is whining about how it's unfair to hold men accountable for domestic abuse, a group of …

Sociology