Brendan Gallagher

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5 days of school shootings, lockdowns, scares jolt U.S. campuses

Every day this week a shooting, lockdown or scare jolted five campuses across the nation.<p><b>5) Friday:</b><p>South Carolina State Universitywas locked down for several hours Friday afternoon after a fatal shooting outside a dormitory left one student dead. Authorities are searching for at least four suspects …

How Republicans lost their mind, Democrats lost their soul and Washington lost its appeal

<i>Robert G. Kaiser, a native Washingtonian, joined The Washington Post as a summer intern in 1963. After working as a local reporter, a foreign correspondent, an editor and, from 1991 to 1998, the paper’s managing editor, he retired in February.</i><p>‘Do you miss Washington yet?”<p>A friend asked me this on …

For My Teacher

On December 29, 2013, I lost one of the greatest teachers I had -- my dad, Michael Greenberg.<p>My mom and dad met in 1962, and fittingly, their first date was a SNCC benefit concert at the Apollo Theater featuring Tony Bennett. My parents were two of the many unsung heroes that transformed this …

The Entrapment of Jesse Snodgrass

Jesse Snodgrass plodded around yet another stucco corner, searching for Room 254 in time for the second-period bell, only to find he was lost yet …

Crime

Cyberwar hits Ukraine

Ukrainian security officials are complaining that unknown attackers are interfering with the mobile phone services of members of Ukraine's parliament, making difficult political decisions about what to do about Russia's incursion last week into Crimea that much harder.<p>The head of Ukraine's security …

Possible serial killer in Virginia - CNN Video

California bill would ban orca shows at SeaWorld

A California state legislator is proposing to ban the captivity of killer whales for entertainment at SeaWorld in the wake of CNN's controversial documentary "Blackfish."<p>"It is time that we embrace that the long-accepted practice of keeping orcas captive for human amusement must end," state …

Search intensifies for Malaysian airliner and 239 people, rescue ships head to sea

(CNN) -- Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared Saturday after air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane, the airline said.<p>"At the moment we have no idea where this aircraft is right now," Malaysia Airlines Vice President of Operations …