Category Archives: National News

Parkland dad reflects on Harris tour of Stoneman Douglas site

Parkland dad reflects on Harris tour of Stoneman Douglas site

ABC News(PARKLAND, Fla.) — Last month, Vice President Kamala Harris toured Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, site of a 2018 mass shooting, with families of the 17 victims of the massacre and vowed to do more to curb gun violence.Fred Guttenberg, who lost his daughter Jaime in the shooting, was one of…read more »

Survivors of Columbine shooting discuss struggles with PTSD, anxiety

Survivors of Columbine shooting discuss struggles with PTSD, anxiety

ABC News(LITTLETON, Colo.) — When 12 students and one teacher were gunned down in a mass shooting at Columbine High School in 1999, the tragic event marked a turning point for America.Twenty five years later, some survivors recall how they have dealt with the physical and mental impact of PTSD, anxiety and depression.”It’s a big…read more »

USC cancels all commencement speakers after canceled valedictorian speech

USC cancels all commencement speakers after canceled valedictorian speech

Mario Tama/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Amid the decision to cancel this year’s valedictorian speech, the University of Southern California announced it would be eliminating all outside speakers and honorees from its main-stage commencement taking place next month.In a memo released on Friday, the university said, “To keep the focus on our graduates, we are redesigning…read more »

Trump hush money trial live updates: Full jury panel now selected

Trump hush money trial live updates: Full jury panel now selected

SimpleImages/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former President Donald Trump is on trial in New York City, where he is facing felony charges related to a 2016 hush money payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels. It marks the first time in history that a former U.S. president has been tried on criminal charges.Trump last April pleaded…read more »

Man sets himself on fire outside courthouse where Trump is on trial

Man sets himself on fire outside courthouse where Trump is on trial

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A man set himself on fire in a park across the street from the New York City courthouse where former President Donald Trump is on trial.The man, Maxwell Azzarello, was badly burned and taken to a hospital in critical condition, officials said.Trump was inside the downtown Manhattan courthouse at the…read more »

Man apparently sets himself on fire outside courthouse where Trump is on trial

Man apparently sets himself on fire outside courthouse where Trump is on trial

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A man apparently set himself on fire outside the New York City courthouse where former President Donald Trump is on trial.It was not immediately clear if the incident was related to the criminal proceedings.Trump is facing felony charges related to a 2016 hush money payment to adult film actress Stormy…read more »

What made the preacher’s wife kill her husband?

What made the preacher’s wife kill her husband?

ABC(SELMER, Tenn.) — On March 22, 2006, minister Matthew Winkler was found dead, shot in the back in his Selmer, Tennessee, home.Winkler’s wife, Mary, and the couple’s three children were missing in the aftermath of the grisly discovery, and there was growing concern that the family had been kidnapped.So, when 24 hours after Matthew Winkler’s…read more »

Trump hush money trial live updates: Search is on for alternate jurors

Trump hush money trial live updates: Search is on for alternate jurors

SimpleImages/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former President Donald Trump is on trial in New York City, where he is facing felony charges related to a 2016 hush money payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels. It marks the first time in history that a former U.S. president has been tried on criminal charges.Trump last April pleaded…read more »