Anger bubbles over at funerals for Florida shooting victims



PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — As families began burying their dead, authorities questioned whether they could have prevented the attack on a South Florida high school where a gunman took the lives of 14 students, the athletic director, a coach and a geography teacher.

  • Written by By TERRY SPENCER, ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and TAMARA LUSH , Associated Press

Film showcases historically black colleges and universities


NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Stanley Nelson knew he wanted to tell a story about the nation's historically black colleges and universities — not just about individual HBCUs, many of which have their own celebrated histories, but about what they collectively have meant to black people.

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  • Written by By DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

Strong quake rekindles memories of past disasters in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago.

  • Written by By PETER ORSI and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN , Associated Press

Chinese giant pandas unveiled to public in Finland


HELSINKI (AP) — Two giant pandas on loan from China have been unveiled at a zoo in central Finland and they have frolicked, galloped, climbed trees and played in the snow after a month-long quarantine.



Pope revives lapsed sex abuse commission amid skepticism


VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members Saturday, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.

  • Written by By NICOLE WINFIELD , Associated Press