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Melissa Falkowski says she and her students hid in a closet for more than an hour before the SWAT team came. She thought it was only 30 minutes.
In light of the Florida school shooting we ask, what can be done at the local level to help young people before they might resort to violence?
Officials say the two freshmen at Rockland High School were charged Friday with making terroristic threats and disturbing a school assembly.
NPR national security editor Phil Ewing discusses a federal grand jury indicting 13 Russian nationals for interfering with the 2016 U.S. election.
We go behind the headlines with Susan Tracy and Charlie Chieppo.
Following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead, many are asking what could have been done to stop it from happening.
A judge for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida talks with Here & Now's Robin Young in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Bloomberg News' Toluse Olorunnipa and ABC News' Rick Klein discuss how lawmakers have been reacting to the shooting, and whether there are indications laws will change.
Appealing to hearts and minds is getting us nowhere, writes Miles Howard.
Politicians are beyond hope on gun violence, writes Steve Almond. It's up to us. What will we decide to do?
Authorities have identified 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz as the gunman who opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Federal prosecutors accuse Raphael Sanchez of stealing the identities of immigrants in order to make fraudulent credit card purchases.
Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest from NPR's Sarah McCammon on the shooting Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Minority firefighter and police officer associations say military veterans from outside of Boston are able to skirt residency requirements and get hired by the city's fire and police forces.
A new study out of Rhode Island shows a dramatic reduction in overdose deaths among inmates who were offered medication to help combat their addictions.
A New Hampshire woman won the lottery in January, but she revoked her right to remain anonymous when she signed the ticket with her own name.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson discusses the latest on Tom Ashbrook's dismissal from WBUR with NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik.
One person was wounded Wednesday in a shooting at the National Security Agency campus in Fort Meade, Maryland.
David Brimage, who was involved in a scheme to provide identification documents to immigrants in the U.S. illegally, has been sentenced to eight months in prison.
The state's highest court said police went too far when they looked under the hood of a vehicle -- and under the air filter -- during a voluntary search.