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The School Shooting Generation Has Had Enough

The survivors of the Parkland school shooting have become the central organizers of what may turn out to be the most powerful grassroots gun-reform movement in decades. But can these kids actually do it? Read more in our new cover story


Stocks Dive on Trade War Fears After China Sanctions

Stocks are plunging, sending the Dow Jones industrials down 700 points, as investors fear that trade tensions will spike between the U.S. and China. The Trump administration announced trade sanctions against China

Charles Lazarus with Toy Truck

Toy 'R' Us Founder Charles Lazarus Dies at 94

Charles P. Lazarus, the World War II veteran who founded Toy R Us, has died at age 94, a week after the iconic chain he started six decades ago announced it will shut down its stores across the U.S


Congress Reaches $1.3 Trillion Budget Deal

Congressional leaders have finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill that boosts military and domestic spending, even as some conservative Republicans balk at the size of spending increases and the rush to pass the legislation

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Zuckerberg Apologizes For Facebook Data Scandal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized over a growing data scandal in an interview Thursday, telling CNN's Laurie Segall that that the exposure of users' data to political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica "was a major breach of trust"

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in favor of gun reform legislation at a press conference with family members of Sandy Hook shooting victims on March 21, 2013 in New York City.

Trump: 'Crazy' Joe Biden Would Go Down Crying

President Donald Trump is lashing out at Joe Biden on Twitter for wanting to “beat the hell out of him,” saying the former vice president “would go down fast and hard, crying all the way” if he tried

Sacramento Police Shooting

Police Shot Unarmed Black Man in His Yard 20 Times

Relatives, activists and Sacramento officials are questioning why police shot at an unarmed black man 20 times, killing him, when he turned out to be holding only a cellphone in his grandparents' backyard stock photos Health First Aid Kit Gloves

AIDS Researcher Robert Redfield Is New CDC Director

The Trump administration has tapped HIV researcher Dr. Robert Redfield to be the new leader of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Redfield will be replacing Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, who stepped down


Russia Helped Venezuela Launch a Cryptocurrency

A TIME investigation finds Moscow’s fingerprints all over the petro, the world’s first state-backed digital currency. The petro was in fact a collaboration, whose aim was to erode the power of U.S. sanctions