Over the years, my anxiety over mass shootings has become a sort of continual low-level hum. And I know that I'm not alone.
The Parkland students dominated our politics and culture through 2018 — then stepped away. Last week, about 300 young activists came together to reorganize and own up to what they say are mistakes around diversity.
Kyle Kashuv had repeatedly used the n-word in Google Docs in the months before the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, screenshots revealed.
“Do I really want to raise my child in this world? It’s just crazy. Where shouId I go? Where is the safest place? When you think about it, nowhere is really safe, anywhere.”
Therapy Dogs For The Parkland Shooting Survivors Got Their Own School Yearbook Page And It's Pretty Amazing
"Including them was a really good representation of what we have gone through," said one student. "These dogs are going to be there until the last of us are gone."
A Parkland Teacher Warned There Wasn't Enough Mental Health Support After The Massacre. Now She Is Seeing Her Worst Fears Realized.
“I know what’s coming,” Kim Krawczyk said last year. "The level of depression is going to be detrimental if we don’t plan or properly treat it.”
More than a year after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, two young people have killed themselves. The community is now working overtime to offer support.
While the school shooting in Parkland reignited calls for gun control, officials have begun hardening schools and classrooms and outfitting students and teachers with their own defenses.
“Now You Have A Seven-Hour Rehearsal Where You Have To Sing And Cry": After Parkland Students Survived The Shooting, Their Show Had To Go On
Dave Cullen captured inside details of how a group of teens grew into leading activists of the #NeverAgain movement. Read an exclusive first excerpt of his book Parkland out Feb. 12.
Using the guise of the handle "nikolas.killed.your.sister," Brandon Fleury allegedly wrote, "I took Jamie away from you" and "Cry for me."
During a Wednesday night set in California attended by the Daily Beast, the comedian joked about his sexual misconduct controversy.
Nearly a year after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, a tough, sweeping report concludes that students are still unsafe and officials are not doing enough to fix it.
"You didn't get shot — you pushed some fat kid in the way, and now I've gotta listen to you talking?"
Parkland Parents, Teachers, and Students Powerfully Recall The School Shooting That Changed Their Lives — And The Nation
In intimate testimonies, the moms and dads of students killed during the Parkland high school shooting, along with students and teachers who were there, revisit that February day, its pain, and what they lost.
“I’m shaking with anger right now.”
The show was initially canceled after the Parkland, Florida, mass shooting.
A Parkland Survivor Delivered A Powerful Speech During The Kavanaugh Hearing That Moved People To Tears
Aalayah Eastmond told BuzzFeed News she hopes her testimony will allow the Supreme Court nominee to look at gun reform from her perspective.
Delmonte Johnson was a member of Good Kids Mad City, an advocacy group founded in the wake of the Parkland school shooting.
Guttenberg said he wanted to shake the Supreme Court nominee's hand and warn him gun violence can happen in any community: “As a father, it should be a concern to him.”
The money comes from an Obama-era grant program, which was created to help states foster student health and academic achievement.
A new report offers an in-depth look at Nikolas Cruz's educational history and the two mistakes school officials made that resulted in a loss of support for a troubled student.
The answers show that teens see the nuances of the gun control debate.
“Sometimes they express it by crying, sometimes they are quiet,” a friend who spoke on behalf of the family said of their grief.
Andrew Medina and David Taylor, assistant baseball coaches who served as security monitors during the Parkland shooting, just had their names withdrawn from a list of school district employees.
If we are going to judge the rapper for his violent behavior, we also need to consider where that violent behavior originates.
Michael Schmitt’s rap song was crude, but was it a crime? "They painted me as a school shooter, and that's terrifying," said the 18-year-old, who’s been on house arrest since March.
Stoneman Douglas High School Students Performed "Seasons Of Love" At The Tonys And Everyone Was Sobbing
Drama students who survived the shooting in Parkland, Florida, took the stage at the Tony Awards to perform the iconic song.
Hogg, speaking to BuzzFeed News, called the dangerous stunt a distraction.
Emma González, David Hogg, and Jaclyn Corin spoke with BuzzFeed News about their upcoming voter registration drive.
"We're Not Trying To Take Your Guns": Two Santa Fe Students Pushing For Gun Reforms Say They Don't Feel Supported By The Community
Megan McGuire and Bree Butler, two Santa Fe shooting survivors, said they are not receiving local support for their efforts to push for gun safety.
The March for Our Lives teens energized the nation after the shooting at their school. They quickly realized the tactics they used in Florida needed to be changed for Texas.
"Santa Fe High, you didn’t deserve this," said Emma González.
The Officer Who Waited Outside During The Parkland Shooting Will Get A Pension Of More Than $8,000 Each Month
Scot Peterson retired from the Broward County Sheriff's Office after facing criticism for his response during the massacre. Now he's getting a hefty pension check.
The ruling said the NRA cannot add anonymous plaintiffs, despite the potential for online harassment and threats.
Faith-based investors want gun companies to change the way they do business. That’s why they’re taking a stand from the inside.
Once again people are pointing to video games after a school shooting, and even the White House is getting involved.
Ronni Hawk tweeted support for Trump and against gun control. Fans wanted her character written out of On My Block, a show about low-income people of color living in a neighborhood plagued by gun violence.
The family of Anthony Borges, who was shot while protecting his classmates during the shooting, is suing Nikolas Cruz and those it says failed to stop the 19-year-old gunman.
The small village of Deerfield, Illinois, introduced a dramatic and sweeping assault weapons ban after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Just don't ask them about it.
Jamie Allman, who hosted a nightly show at a Sinclair-owned ABC affiliate in St. Louis, had tweeted that he was "getting ready to ram a hot poker up David Hogg's ass," sparking widespread outrage and an advertiser boycott.
Alex Jones Is Being Sued For $1 Million For Wrongly Identifying A 24-Year-Old As The Parkland Shooter
Marcel Fontaine is suing the conspiracy theorist and his website for linking him, without evidence, to the Parkland, Florida, school massacre, resulting in threats and online harassment.
At Least 26 Companies Have Now Pulled Their Ads From Laura Ingraham's Fox News Show After She Mocked A Parkland Survivor
"The decision of an adult to personally criticize a high school student who has lost his classmates in an unspeakable tragedy is not consistent with our values," one former advertiser said.
The teens who survived the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida became huge targets for online misinformation. And it's still happening.
Des milliers de personnes ont défilé le 24 mars aux États-Unis, six semaines après la fusillade du lycée de Parkland, pour demander un contrôle renforcé des ventes d'armes à feu.
The real photo is from a Teen Vogue photo shoot, and shows Emma González ripping up a shooting target poster, not the Constitution.
Children of all ages marched for their lives around the world.
"Since the time that I came out here, it has been 6 minutes and 20 seconds," said González. The shooting in Parkland lasted that period of time.
A Parkland Survivor Led The March For Our Lives In Singing "Happy Birthday" For One Of Her Classmates Who Was Killed
Nicholas Dworet would have turned 18 on Saturday.
The NRA didn’t get so powerful by just handing politicians money. This is how they do it.
“Our world hasn’t been safe for a while. Kids have not been safe — it doesn’t matter what neighborhood you’re in,” the co-creator of On My Block told BuzzFeed News. (Warning: some spoilers ahead.)
Ambitious gun control plans were left out of Congress’s final must-pass bill before the fall, but the legislation does include two potentially significant changes.
Not every kid who’s lived through a school shooting has the same cause to advance. For some, this is their chance to march in memory of classmates killed years ago. Others will avoid the protests altogether.
Now, a 28-year-old woman who was “horrified and embarrassed” by the candidate is running to fill the seat in her first-ever campaign.
Republicans Are Looking To Pass A Minor Background Check Bill And Avoid A Gun Control Debate Altogether
Despite a series of gun control proposals in Congress, Senate leadership appears to be focused on a single background check bill, and even that may never see the floor due to disagreements between the two parties.
"Bringing those memes and jokes of our generation to the march, where change is created, really shows how great our generation is."
The Florida Sheriff's Office Released Surveillance Video Of The Armed School Officer During The Parkland Massacre
A judge compelled the video's release.
The shoes represent the children killed just since the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012. Protesters are pushing Congress to pass gun control legislation in the wake of the Parkland shooting last month.
Years before the Parkland school shooting, Cruz described a dream he had about killing people, his loneliness, and his obsession with going on YouTube to research wars.
The White House said it will use government funding to help states train and arm school personnel as part of Trump's new school safety policy.
The Parkland School Deputy Told Officers To Stay Away From The Building Where The Shooting Was Taking Place
"Stay at least 500 feet away at this point," the school resource deputy told other responding officers while a shooter opened fire on students and faculty.
The FBI Says It Mishandled Multiple Tips About Nikolas Cruz And Never Contacted YouTube Or Local Authorities
The FBI was able to connect information about Nikolas Cruz to the September 2017 tip about a threatening YouTube comment but never pursued it.
For Florida shooting survivors like Emma González, there's little time to dwell on life before: They've got a movement to lead.
Florida Senators Say Law Enforcement Should Seize Guns From People Who Are Deemed Likely To Be Dangerous
The bill from the two Florida senators would push expansion of laws allowing police to seize someone’s weapons if they believe that person is planning to use them for violent ends.
Dwyane Wade Visited Florida's Stoneman Douglas School After One Of The Students Killed Was Buried In His Jersey
"Dwyane Wade had a longer, more personable conversation with us than the secretary of education," one student told BuzzFeed News.
Not long after an assault weapons ban expired, Sanders voted to give gunmakers wide-ranging legal immunity. The result has been catastrophic.
The dating app announced it will no longer let its nearly 30 million users post photos with firearms.
This Group Changed A Shooting Range Billboard To Say "Shoot A School Kid" After The Florida School Shooting
A guerrilla art group took credit for the vandalism, saying it was in response to "our government’s inability to honor the victims of mass shootings by distancing themselves from the homicidal policies of the NRA."
The Senate could vote on gun control measures ranging from an assault rifle ban to expanding background checks as early as next week.
On Sunday, hundreds of students and families returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to gather their belongings and visit the campus for the first time since the Valentine's Day massacre.
"I exercised my due diligence. I've given amazing leadership to this agency."
Florida School Shooting Survivor Calls On Melania Trump To Bring Her Anti-Bullying Message To Trump Jr.
The president's son liked two tweets referring to a conspiracy theory attempting to discredit survivors.
After Florida School Shooting, Several Survivors And Victims' Parents Pan Trump's Idea To Arm Teachers
"I honestly believed he was listening and compassionate toward us and did a great job, but as soon as I heard him say we should arm teachers, I was in shock."
Colleges Are Promising High Schoolers That Getting Suspended For Protesting Guns Won’t Hurt Their Admissions Chances
Several high schools said students who participate in walkouts could be suspended, but colleges say they won't penalize them.
“How to stand your ground when an aggressor is trying to kill you — that’s not something that comes naturally to people.”
The president originally made the "concealed carry" proposal Wednesday at a town hall with the families of victims of the Parkland, Florida shooting, before going into detail Thursday morning.
“I think what we need in America is less guns on our streets, not more guns.”
The pro-Trump media chose a political enemy effectively born onto the internet and innately capable of waging an information war.
Right-wing websites are fueling a now-viral conspiracy theory that Florida high school students demanding gun control are actors pushing a liberal agenda. The theory was even promoted by the aide of a Florida lawmaker.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been reviewing the definition of what constitutes a "machine gun" and whether bump stocks, which were used in the deadly Las Vegas mass shooting, should fall under the definition.
The Tuesday walkouts are just the beginning of several planned national school walkouts.
Florida Student Who Died Holding Door For Others Is Among Those The Army Is Honoring With Its Heroism Medal
Fifteen-year-old Peter Wang received the medal at his funeral. Two other JROTC cadets who died are also recipients.
Years of sheriff's reports detail consistent issues with Nikolas Cruz and his brother, Zachary, describing two erratic, violent, and turbulent boys who repeatedly "threw items," were "out of control," and "ran away from home."
“I was hiding in a closet for 2 hours. It was about guns. You weren’t there, you don’t know how it felt.”
YouTuber Ben Bennight had alerted the FBI that someone named Nikolas Cruz left a threatening remark on his channel. The FBI said Thursday it couldn't identify Cruz, but it apparently didn't ask YouTube.
Actor Brett Stimely has portrayed the slain president four times on screen, including in Parkland — which arrives on DVD today and recounts that fateful day 50 years ago in Dallas. He talks to BuzzFeed about why he’s constantly channeling Jack Kennedy.