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Parkland shooter’s death penalty trial set to begin in January

Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz’s death penalty trial is set to begin in January 2020, according to a court order issued Thursday by Florida Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer. Cruz is facing 34 counts of premeditated and attempted murder for the massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day in 2018.…MORE

Chicago teachers are on strike, leaving about 300,000 kids in limbo

About 300,000 students have no idea when they’ll see their teachers again as members of the Chicago Teachers Union went on strike Thursday. More than 25,000 educators and their supporters started picketing at their local schools Thursday morning. They’ll unite at a mass rally in the afternoon. “Lori Lightfoot! Get on the right foot!” some…MORE