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  • Parkland, FL students say: ‘We are going to be the last mass shooting’

    PARKLAND, Fla. — To those who say it’s too soon after the school massacre to talk about politics and gun control, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High see your point. “We can respect that. We’ve lost people. It’s important to mourn,” junior Cameron Kasky said Sunday. “Here’s a time to talk about gun control: March 24. My message for the people in office is: You’re either with us or against us. We are losing our lives while the adults […]

  • SpaceX to launch demo satellites for its high-speed internet project

    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Elon Musk’s SpaceX wants to deliver high-speed internet to the world using thousands of small satellites — and this week that plan is moving closer to reality. The company is slated to launch a rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 6:17 a.m. local time on Wednesday. On board will be two experimental satellites that will test out the technology SpaceX plans to use for its internet service, according to public filings. […]

  • ‘Why isn’t this working?’ Couple gets wrong card back at restaurant; uses it for days

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — A Pennsylvania couple who did not want to share their names enjoyed dinner at a restaurant, only to receive the wrong debit card back after paying. They didn’t realize the mistake for days. It happened at the new Gilligan’s Bar and Grill restaurant on Carslile Pike in Cumberland County, PA. “It was just crazy busy, and we went to pay. It took a little bit, but we were understanding. We left not thinking anything of it,” […]

  • ‘Frozen in time:’ Your own Italian home for $1? You can buy it in Ollolai

    OLLOLAI, Italy — Ever dreamed of owning a home in a pretty village in Italy? The news you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived. You can now buy one for just over a dollar. Ollolai, a destination in the mountain region of Barbagia on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, is selling hundreds of abandoned homes for just €1 ($1.2). It’s not the first Italian town to try the gimmick, but it seems to be the first to live up to the promise. It’s […]

  • Police: Girl, 6, killed by suspected drunken driver while playing in front yard

    FULLERTON, Calif. — A young girl was playing in the front yard of a California home when a driver who authorities believe was intoxicated lost control of his SUV and fatally struck her on Saturday, Feb. 17, police said. The 6-year-old was found suffering extensive injuries, lying on the sidewalk on the east side of the 1400 block of Lombard St., when officers responded to the scene at about 2:15 p.m., Fullerton police said in a news release. She was […]

  • Bill Gates, worth more than $90B, says he should pay ‘significantly higher’ taxes

    MEDINA, Wash. — Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay more in taxes and that the government should require other superwealthy people like him to contribute “significantly higher” amounts. “I need to pay higher taxes,” Gates, who is worth over $90 billion, said in an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria on Sunday. “I’ve paid more taxes, over $10 billion, than anyone else, but the government should require the people in my position to pay significantly higher taxes,” […]

  • ‘I just love helping people:’ Utah boy donates locks of hair to benefit children with cancer

    SPANISH FORK, Utah — The life of a child can be a blur, quickly moving from toy to toy, new adventure to new adventure. In all of just a few short minutes on any given day, 8-year-old Tate Morgan may jump from his Pokemon card collection to his larger-than-life tiger head to his Batman and Spiderman action figures. That frenetic pace may make his patience and determination about his hair that much more noteworthy. Tate’s had been growing his hair […]

  • Couple that took in FL shooting suspect speaks out: ‘We had this monster living under our roof’

    PARKLAND, Fla. — The family that took in Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said they knew he was lonely, depressed and a bit odd but saw no warning signs of a coming massacre. “We had this monster living under our roof and we didn’t know,” Kimberly Snead told the South Florida Sun Sentinel in an interview Saturday. “We didn’t see this side of him.” The interview with the Sun Sentinel is the first the Snead family has given since Cruz opened fire last […]

  • Mother serving overseas in Air Force surprises young son

    HEMLOCK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — It was a long-awaited homecoming for a woman serving overseas with the Air Force, and her family surprised her young son Saturday in Columbia County. Carla Maynard cried tears of joy as she embraced her daughter, Staff Sergeant Kayla Wadley, who has been overseas since last spring. “I left in April of last year, so it’s been about 10 months,” Wadley explained. Wadley told Newswatch 16 the hardest part about her most recent deployment was being […]

  • Boeing 747 retirement: Farewell to the ‘Queen of the Skies’

    For the first time in 48 years, you can’t buy a ticket on a US airline to fly on a Boeing 747. On January 3, Delta Air Lines Flight 9771 touched down in Marana, Arizona, an arid boneyard for stored and cannibalized jetliners. A three-hour-and-33-minute journey from Atlanta. The last of the airline’s 16 jumbo Boeing 747-400s flew to a desert retirement, ending travel operations by passenger airlines in the United States. Both Delta and United Airlines have been saying goodbye to the jumbo for […]

  • There have been at least 12 incidents involving threats and weapons at schools since the Florida shooting

    Since the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on Valentine’s Day, there have been at least 12 reports of other incidents involving a threat to a school or a weapon on a school campus. Spartanburg, South Carolina A ninth-grade student was arrested Thursday after posting a threat on Snapchat to students and staff at Broome High School, a spokeswoman for Spartanburg County School District Three said. The student posted a photo showing an assault rifle with the words “round 2 of Florida […]

  • Macy’s decision to sell hijabs sparks debate among Muslim women

    American department store Macy’s sparked a fierce debate on Thursday, when it launched a line of “modest clothing” that featured hijabs. The Verona Collection was founded by fashion photographer Lisa Vogl, after she converted to Islam in 2011, and struggled to find modest, fashionable clothing. The brand stands for “women’s empowerment and taking pride in one’s Muslim identity,” according to its website. Macy’s decision to stock Vogl’s line came after US retailer Nike released a “Pro Hijab” for Muslim athletes, and fashion […]