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The amount of fan mail the Parkland shooter is receiving is unreal

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's an eerie pile of messages to a killer.<p>Postmarked from all over the United States and Europe, they are from women, girls and grown men. Some are handwritten, others are typed. They are written on college-ruled notebook paper and in fancy greeting cards with cartoons. Some are stuffed …

Nikolas Cruz

Parkland’s David Hogg challenges students to remain activists, even if they don’t go to college

One of the most prominent students leading the fight for stricter gun laws got meetings on Capitol Hill with top lawmakers, airtime on prime-time cable news and a key speaking spot at one of the largest marches in recent years.<p>But David Hogg, who is a survivor of the mass shooting that killed 17 …

Teens started March for Our Lives, but all ages participated

A new survey of the Washington, DC, protest suggests that the demonstrations have reached much further than young people.<p>The March for Our Lives was launched by a bunch of bold teenagers — particularly survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting like Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg. But a survey of …

Miley Cyrus

How a post-Columbine generation views gun control

Younger Americans aren’t as progressive on gun legislation as you might expect.<p>In the aftermath of the Parkland, Florida, shooting, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students have demanded changes to gun control legislation. Their impassioned critiques of politicians’ responses and organizing …

Why mass shootings don't convince gun owners to support gun control

<i>Note: This piece was first published in December 2015, in the wake of the</i> <i>San Bernadino shooting</i><i>.</i><p>One thing I often hear in the wake of these endless mass shootings is, "Surely <i>this</i> will convince those gun people. Surely the carnage and suffering are bad enough now that they'll feel compelled to …

Mass Shootings

Parkland shooting survivor Samuel Zeif to Trump: “How did this not stop after Columbine?”

A Parkland survivor delivers an emotional plea during President Trump’s listening session at the White House.<p>“How did we not stop this after Columbine? After Sandy Hook?” Samuel Zeif, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor, asked Wednesday at the White House.<p>Zeif joined other …

This cartoon explains why predicting a mass shooting is impossible

Increased mental health screening couldn’t accurately predict who will commit mass violence.<p>In the wake of mass shootings, many people wonder how they could have been prevented. Were there warning signs that should have been heeded? Was the person mentally ill? Did he or she hold extremist …

Awesome Pictures Of Japan By Night

<b>Naohiro Yako</b> is a photographer, illustrator and director based in Japan. He captures, at night, the streets and all the details of the cities of <b>Tokyo</b> …

People Think I’m Wearing Fake Lashes, But It’s Really Just Two Coats of This Mascara

I got all of my friends hooked on it, too.<p>I'll admit it: I have damn nice eyelashes. I've always gotten compliments on how long and curly they are …

Makeup

Anguish in New Delhi at Rape of an 8-Month-Old Girl

NEW DELHI — An 8-month-old infant girl has been hospitalized in India’s capital after being raped, the police said, a sexual assault that has both sickened and transfixed a city and country grown distressingly accustomed to horrifying sex abuse cases. A relative has been arrested.<p>As an indication …

Aly Raisman Thinks 175 Years For Larry Nassar Is ‘Not Enough’

The Olympic gymnast said she hopes the serial predator's prison sentence sets an "example to all the other abusers out there that their time is up."<p>Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman said she’s not satisfied with the 40- to 175-year prison sentence for former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University …

USA Gymnastics

Time's up for James Bond: is 007 too toxic for the #MeToo era?

A viral video of 007’s most misogynist moments is a reminder that this most enduring of characters no longer fits the archetype of a hero<p>Should we watch old movies with one eye on the time and place in which they were made, or view them through a more modern mindset? That is the question the …