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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

People arrive to offer support at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students as classes resume, two weeks after the shooting that killed 17 people at the school.
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People arrive to offer support at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students as classes resume, two weeks after the shooting that killed 17 people at the school.

The students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas have been showing up again … this time for school. An estimated 95 percent of the student body returned to classes two weeks after 17 people were killed in a mass shooting on campus.

Big businesses joined the gun backlash, with Dick’s Sporting Goods, Kroger and Walmart all changing their policies for selling guns, either raising the minimum age to purchase rifles, or taking certain weapons off the shelves entirely.

There’s still no deal on DACA, though the March 5 deadline isn’t so firm after the Supreme Court declined to take a case on it.

The Russia investigation continues, and the president is not a fan.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 27, 2018

And the Oscars are coming up. The envelope (the right one), please…

GUESTS

Manu Raju, Senior political reporter, CNN; @mkraju

Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Washington correspondent, The New York Times; @sherylnyt

Shane Harris, Intelligence and national security reporter, The Washington Post; Future of War fellow, New America; author, “At War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex” and “The Watchers: The Rise of America’s Surveillance State”‘; @shaneharris

Aman Batheja, Political editor, The Texas Tribune

For more, visit https://the1a.org.

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