Q&A: How do different groups define school shootings?

An advocacy group that supports stricter gun laws says the attack that killed 17 people at a Florida high school on Wednesday was the 18th in the U.S. in the first 45 days of 2018. Some questions and answers about how different groups define a school shooting:


Florida shooting revives debate over gun age requirement

Just months after his 18th birthday, Nikolas Cruz went to a Florida gun store to buy a weapon. But there were limits on what he could purchase at his age.

Cruz wasn't old enough to buy any of the handguns at the store. But there's no such restriction for rifles, ...

The Latest: Panel discusses transparency in misconduct cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on sexual misconduct at the California Legislature (all times local):

1:30 p.m.

The public's right to know about accusations of misconduct against lawmakers was the chief topic of discussion among a panel tasked with revamping the California Legislature's harassment policies.

The nine-member group of ...

Victim’s aunt calls for action, not prayers, after shooting

MIAMI (AP) - The aunt of a 14-year-old killed in a Florida school shooting is calling for action - not prayers - to prevent more mass shootings.

Abbie Youkilis wrote a letter Thursday that begins "Dear America" and calls for politicians to be held accountable for gun violence. Her niece, ...

US, UK blame Russia for 2017 ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack

The Trump administration joined the British government Thursday in publicly blaming the Russian government for the "reckless and indiscriminate" NotPetya cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year, with London accusing Moscow of "weaponizing information" in a new kind of warfare.

Trump meeting with Mexico president in the works

President Trump plans to meet with Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto, the White House said Thursday, providing face-to-face talks between neighbors with tense relations over trade and immigration.

The White House did not set a date but said the meeting would occur in the "near future" and the arrangements were ...