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FBI Received A Tip Last Month About Florida Shooting Suspect — But Nothing Was Done

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The caller specifically mentioned the potential for Nikolas Cruz to carry out a school shooting, but the FBI never investigated. President Trump didn't comment about it on a trip to Florida Friday.

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Chief Of Staff Kelly Wants New White House Security Clearance Rules

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John Kelly's memo follows criticisms that lax clearance procedures allowed an aide accused of domestic violence to remain on job.

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'Black Panther' Costume Designer Draws On 'The Sacred Geometry Of Africa'

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Ruth Carter is the costume designer for the Marvel's Black Panther movie. She talks about how she grounded the movie's futuristic look in the history and traditions of tribes from all over Africa.

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FBI Says It Received Tip About Florida School Shooter, But Failed To Follow Up

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The FBI says it got a tip last month about the Florida shooting suspect, but failed to follow protocols to assess the threat.

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Florida Community Mourns And Remembers 17 Killed In School Shooting

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In Parkland, Fla., a memorial at an amphitheater has become a focus for those mourning the 17 people who died after Wednesday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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Gun Violence Protective Orders See Renewed Interest After Florida Shooting

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Wednesday's mass shooting at a high school in Florida has renewed interest in something called "gun violence protective orders." This is legislation that would allow authorities to take guns away from from people who are believed to be at risk for violent behavior and only a few states have them.

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How D'Wayne Edwards Became A Sneaker Legend

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D'Wayne Edwards created the Pensole Footwear Design Academy to try and diversify the sneaker business. Edwards was one of the first black designers in the business and created the academy, in part, because of how difficult it was for him to get started.

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How Trump Responded To The Russian Indictments And Florida School Shooting

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NPR's Kelly McEvers discusses the announcement that 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities have been indicted by a grand jury with Ana Kasparian, co-host and producer for the online news network The Young Turks. and John Phillips political commentator for CNN and a columnist for the Orange County Register.

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Immigrants Are Scrambling To Submit Petitions For Family Members To Come To U.S.

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Facing a new law that slashes family-based immigration, immigrants who are legally in the U.S. are scrambling to legal offices to petition for visas for loved ones abroad to come here.

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Is Fashion Designer Ralph Lauren Out Of Touch With America?

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Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan pulled no punches nor spared no adjectives in describing Ralph Lauren's spring collection. She thinks the celebrated American designer is out of touch with what's been going on in American culture.

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Rep. Adam Schiff Weighs In On Indictment Of Russians Interfering With U.S. Elections

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NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, about the indictments of Russians operating a "troll farm" with the intent to interfere with American elections. He says these indictments confirm what his committee concluded.

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Students Who Survived Florida Shooting Want Politicians To Know They're Angry

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Following the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday, many students are angry at what they see as politicians' inability to stop these massacres from happening. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Cameron Kasky, a junior who survived the shooting, about what he thinks needs to change moving forward.

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Though 13 Russians Were Indicted For Election Meddling, The Investigation Isn't Over

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President Trump and his aides are spinning the grand jury's indictment of 13 Russians linked to alleged attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election as an all-clear. Although that would appear to be overstating what the Special Counsel has actually said.

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Top EPA Science Adviser Has History Of Questioning Pollution Research

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Michael Honeycutt, the top toxicologist for Texas, is the latest chair of the EPA's science advisory board. But some scientists warn his views align more with industry than with scientific consensus.

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What's Next For 700,000 DACA Recipients As Immigration Debate Breaks Down

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NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to immigration lawyer Cesar Vargas about the recent breakdown in the Senate over immigration, and what that means for DACA recipients.

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