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20 years on, Columbine survivors tell Parkland students: ‘We’re sorry we couldn’t stop it.’

Two high school massacres, two communities changed forever. Two fateful days, two decades apart. Tragic bookends in American history. In all, 30 lives lost: 13 in Colorado in 1999, 17 in Florida in 2018. Hundreds more survived the gunfire. Most escaped the bullets. Still, they carry invisible scars. Any loud sound can shatter their day:… Read More »

Measles accelerates to second-highest level in US in 25 years and over 100,000 global cases

With 555 total cases, 2019 now has the second-highest number of measles cases in the United States in 25 years — and the year isn’t even half over. “I’m obviously very concerned about the size and also acceleration of the current outbreak,” said Dr. Nancy Messonier, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and… Read More »

ITV producer who was left brain damaged after eating nuts is finally home FIVE YEARS later

ITV producer who was left brain damaged, paralysed and blind after eating nuts is finally home following FIVE YEARS in hospital Amy May Shead had an anaphylactic shock after eating just one mouthful of nuts Went into cardiac arrest and her brain was starved of oxygen for six minutes Confined to a wheelchair, is partially… Read More »