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President Trump offered words of comfort in the wake of Wednesday's deadly school shooting in Florida. He offered little in the way of specific policy prescriptions to prevent a repeat of the tragedy.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Steve Coll, dean of the Columbia School of Journalism, about his new book, Directorate S: The C.I.A and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016. The book picks up the narrative of the CIA from where Coll's previous book Ghost Wars left off.

Since the beginning of 2018, 18 school shootings taken place across the country. That total comes from the gun-control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety. Not all of the 18 events were mass shootings.

The alleged shooter in Wednesday's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre is being charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

Two of those killed were beloved staff members. Chris Hixon and Aaron Feis were both coaches at the school, and they were remembered fondly by colleagues and students.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Head Football Coach Willis Mays was meeting with players when he heard shots near his office. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Mays about his colleagues, the school's athletic director and assistant football coach who did not survive.

New Yorker writer Jonathan Blitzer says President Trump uses the notorious gang to paint a portrait of rampant criminality among immigrants — and to frame the broader immigration debate.

Senators have made little progress toward an immigration bill that can pass ahead of the chamber's self-imposed Friday deadline.

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Alison Carew and her two 15-year-old daughters. The twins attend Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where a shooting took place on Wednesday.

WLRN reporter Caitie Switalski speaks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about the latest surrounding a deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla.

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