Parkland school shooter trial: Prosecution rests after 3 weeks of graphic images, painful testimony

The prosecutor seeking to sentence Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz to death let the facts speak for themselves as he presented his case over the past three weeks, with terrifying witness accounts, heartbreaking testimonies from grieving parents, chilling surveillance videos, gruesome crime scene photos, and finally, having the jury walk through the school building where the shooting happened – dried pools of blood and Valentine's Day cards still clinging to the floors.

House passes semi-automatic gun ban after 18-year lapse

The House passed legislation Friday to revive a ban on semi-automatic guns, the first vote of its kind in years and a direct response to the firearms often used in the crush of mass shootings ripping through communities nationwide.