Florida Shooting Survivor Weighs In On Meeting With President Trump Parents and survivors connected to the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Sandy Hook and Columbine, met with President Trump at the White House Wednesday to advocate for better protections for the nation's students.
Parents And Students Express Frustration During School Safety Meeting With Trump One week after 17 people were shot and killed at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., students and parents sat down with President Trump to discuss school safety and gun control.
Why There Will Likely Never Be Another Pastor Like Billy Graham The pastor to presidents — that's how Billy Graham was known. He earned that role because he earned their trust, and there will likely never be another like him.
Kurds Asking For Help From Syrian Forces To Repel Turkish Attacks In Syrian War The Syrian war has taken a new twist as Kurds have asked for help from Syrian forces to repel Turkish attacks. It's an area where the U.S., Iran and Russia are already on the ground backing various sides.
KFC Store Closures In The U.K. Prompt Calls To Police With Complaints Of Chicken Shortage KFC had to temporarily shutdown a number of stores in the U.K. due to a chicken supply shortfall. The company switched delivery companies, and the new firm failed to meet the demand.
Tanzania's Biggest City Finds Success With Region's First Bus Rapid Transit System Dar es Salaam is the only East African city with a bus rapid transit system. It is a model for so many African cities that are growing at an intense pace, but don't have the kind of money they need to build more expensive infrastructure.
West Point Posthumously Admits Florida Shooting Victim Who Helped His Classmates Escape Peter Wang died holding open a door to help his classmates escape last week's shooting in Parkland, Fla. It was his dream to go to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Now, the academy's posthumously admitted him.
Famous Evangelist, 'America's Pastor' Billy Graham Dies At 99 Billy Graham, the most famous American evangelist of the 20th century, has died. He preached during a time when the U.S. was less polarized politically and culturally, and he was known as "America's Pastor." Largely silenced by illness in his final years, Graham was somewhat eclipsed by his son Franklin, who took his father's ministry in a far more conservative direction.
U.N. Calling For Ceasefire After Hundreds Of Civilians Killed In Damascus Suburb A Syrian government offensive against a rebel-held suburb of Damascus has killed hundreds of civilians. The United Nations and humanitarian groups are urgently calling for a ceasefire to little effect so far.
Students From Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Rallying For Gun Control in Tallahassee Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School traveled to Florida's capital to push for gun control legislation. They're holding a rally and meeting with dozens of legislators.
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