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Is There Any Way For Schools To Prevent Shootings?

There is no one profile of a school shooter, but whole-school approaches to mental health and discipline have the potential to reduce violence.

Aaron Feis, a football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., was among those shot and killed at the school on Wednesday. Facebook/AP hide caption

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2 Coaches Among Those Killed In Florida School Shooting

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Your Hand in Mine Explosions in the Sky
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Stranger Paul Simon, Nico Segal
Don't Run Into The Dark So Quick Jon Bap
Comic Journey Featuring Bilal [Instrumental] Solange

Cyril Ramaphosa seen delivering a speech Sunday at the Grand Parade in Cape Town, South Africa, before he was elected president. AP hide caption

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South Africa Elects Cyril Ramaphosa As Its New President

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Rose Lane Matt Cappy
MOONGLOW ARTIE SHAW
Christmas in L.A. (Instrumental) Vulfpeck
Pims Soulmade

Several Planned Parenthood chapters and other groups involved in prevention of teen pregnancy are suing the administration for halting funding for their programs. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Sued Over Ending Funding Of Teen Pregnancy Programs

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The Awakening of a Woman (Burnout) The Cinematic Orchestra
Three Faces Menahan Street Band

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U.S. Military Mission In Syria Endures As ISIS Nears Defeat

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The Giving Tree If These Trees Could Talk
What Kind of Cool (Will We Think of Next)
Early Orange Blazo
We Will Rock You Queen
Nine Billion Names... (to A. Clarke) Mooncake

Brandi Carlile's By The Way, I Forgive You follows 2015's The Firewatcher's Daughter, nominated for best Americana album at the 2016 Grammys. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brandi Carlile On Practicing Forgiveness, Even When It's Hard

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Slacks St. South

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