At 23-years-old, Palm Beach Post reporter Lulu Ramadan has covered three mass shootings. Wednesday's at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., is just the latest. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ramadan about her views on these events and their frequency.
On Wednesday, a shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., left 17 children and adults dead. The shooter, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, appeared in court on Thursday and was ordered held without bond.
The AR-15 semi-automatic rifle is one of the most popular weapons in America. It's also been the weapon of choice for several mass murderers, including the gunman who killed 17 people on Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
Advance ticket sales for super-hero movies are always super-sized, but even accounting for that, Marvel's Black Panther is breaking records. Civic groups have been buying out whole screenings so that African-American children can experience the film together.