Dick’s Sporting Goods pulls assault-style rifles as Florida students return

Dick’s Sporting Goods pulls assault-style rifles as Florida students return AFP/Getty Images Students have returned to the site of one of America’s worst ever mass shootings for a half day of classes As students at the Florida school where 17 people were recently killed returned to classes, a major gun retailer has announced it will … Read more

Slovakia grapples with murdered journalist’s last story

Slovakia grapples with murdered journalist’s last story By Rob Cameron BBC News, Bratislava Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share … Read more

Russia’s Olympic membership is restored by IOC

Winter Olympics Results Schedule Medals Pyeongchang 2018 Sports There were 168 Russians competing as neutral athletes at February’s Winter OlympicsRussia’s Olympic membership has been restored by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following its suspension from Pyeongchang 2018.Russia was banned from February’s Games by the IOC over state-sponsored doping. Before Sunday’s closing ceremony in South Korea, … Read more

Rwanda closes ‘700 unsafe, noisy churches’

Rwanda closes ‘700 unsafe, noisy churches’ Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with … Read more

Taliban offer: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani seeks talks

Taliban offer: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani seeks talks Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share … Read more

Parkland students return to school to confront memories

For some students, going back to class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, is like being forced to repeatedly board a downed airplane. “It’s just really hard to think about,” David Hogg, a senior who has become one of the more outspoken survivors, told World News on Tuesday. “Imagine getting in a … Read more

Democrats’ war plan: Target 50 million voters

WASHINGTON — Looking to harness anti-Donald Trump enthusiasm in what could be a banner year for Democrats, the Democratic National Committee will announce Wednesday that it’s planning to contact 50 million voters before the November elections. The DNC, which has struggled financially and faced doubts about its relevance, will focus its 2018 midterm elections organizing … Read more

Six proposals to reduce gun violence and how they work

WASHINGTON — Politicians from the president down are talking about new legislation and executive action after a gunman murdered 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The mass shooting has prompted the most intense sustained debate over gun laws since another school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut killed … Read more

Dress code to vote? Supreme Court to decide proper attire at the polling place

WASHINGTON — People headed to the polls on Election Day in Minnesota have two things to think about — how to vote and what to wear. On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court hears a challenge to the state’s ban on wearing T-shirts, hats, and any other clothing containing political messages to polling places. The state … Read more

Surprise, surprise: Power literally damages male brains

Sign up for the THINK newsletterYou have been successfully added to our newsletter.Get fresh opinions, sharp analyses and powerful essays delivered to your inbox.Are powerful men truly unable to fathom the impact of their behavior on female employees? Howard Kingsnorth / Getty ImagesGet the Think newsletter.Again and again, men accused of sexual harassment in the … Read more