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The FBI says it got a tip last month about the Florida shooting suspect, but failed to follow protocols to assess the threat.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas, the woman for whom the high school where Wednesday's deadly shooting took place was an author and an activist. She was responsible for helping preserve Florida's everglades.

Wednesday's mass shooting at a high school in Florida has renewed interest in something called "gun violence protective orders." This is legislation that would allow authorities to take guns away from from people who are believed to be at risk for violent behavior and only a few states have them.

Since the massacre at Columbine High School in 1999, school shootings have sparked debates on restrictions on purchasing and owning guns. As University of California - Los Angeles constitutional law professor Adam Winkler explains to NPR's Kelly McEvers, those debates have led to very few new federal laws.

Following the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday, many students are angry at what they see as politicians' inability to stop these massacres from happening. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Cameron Kasky, a junior who survived the shooting, about what he thinks needs to change moving forward.

The town of Paracho is celebrating after its onetime resident helped design the guitar featured in the hit Disney-Pixar movie, and now it can't keep up with orders for the instrument.

NPR's Kelly McEvers discusses the announcement that 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities have been indicted by a grand jury with Ana Kasparian, co-host and producer for the online news network The Young Turks. and John Phillips political commentator for CNN and a columnist for the Orange County Register.

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to immigration lawyer Cesar Vargas about the recent breakdown in the Senate over immigration, and what that means for DACA recipients.

Host David Greene talks to Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie about fallout from the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead.

NPR host David Greene talks to Rabbi Shuey Biston, who serves a community near this week's school shooting in Parkland, Fla. He talks about how the young people of his synagogue were affected.




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