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Young woman obsessed with Columbine found dead after frantic manhunt

DENVER (Reuters) - An 18-year-old Florida woman infatuated with the Columbine massacre was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Colorado on Wednesday after she touched off an extensive manhunt by making a "pilgrimage" to the state days before the 20th anniversary of the 1999 school shooting. Learn More

 

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'I wanna be dead': Teen obsessed with Columbine posted dark thoughts online

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Twenty years after Columbine, mass shooting survivors help others heal

PARKER, Colo. (Reuters) - Almost two decades separate the traumatic experiences of Michelle Wheeler and Chad Williams, who both survived mass shootings. But as they shared their stories one evening last July, 20 years seemed to evaporate in the crisp Colorado air. More »

 

Columbine principal, haunted by 20-year-old massacre, still recites victims' names

ARVADA, Colo. (Reuters) - Each morning for the last two decades, Frank DeAngelis has recited aloud the names of the 13 people killed at Columbine High School, where he served as principal during the 1999 massacre that marked a modern era of mass school shootings. More »

 

Companies warn Trump: Census citizenship question could be costly

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An array of U.S. companies have told the Trump administration that a citizenship question on the 2020 Census would harm business if it leads to an undercount of immigrants, undermining the data they use to place stores, plan inventory and plot ad campaigns. More »

 

Florida judge blocks release of video in Patriots owner prostitution case

(Reuters) - A Florida judge on Wednesday blocked prosecutors from releasing surveillance video from inside the massage parlor where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and dozens of other men have been accused of soliciting prostitution. More »

 

Carl's Jr to be first U.S. fast food chain to sell CBD-laced burger

(Reuters) - Carl's Jr will become the first fast food chain to sell a CBD-infused hamburger when its "Rocky Mountain High Cheeseburger Delight" goes on sale in Denver on Saturday, the company said. More »

 

Wisconsin governor says he wants to renegotiate Foxconn contract

(Reuters) - Wisconsin's governor said on Wednesday he wants to renegotiate the state's contract with Foxconn Technology Group for investment incentives because the Taiwanese company is not expected to reach its job creation goals for the state. More »

 

U.S. advances review of Musk's Baltimore-Washington tunnel project

(Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department on Wednesday issued a draft environmental assessment for a Washington, D.C. to Baltimore tunnel that would carry passengers between the cities at high speeds in autonomous electric vehicles, the first step in a joint federal-state review of the Elon Musk project. More »

 

Creditor group seeks to wrest probing power from Puerto Rico board

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - A group of public labor unions and other creditors on Wednesday asked a judge to grant it power to pursue probes into individuals who contributed to Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis because the U.S. commonwealth's federally created financial oversight board has failed to do so. More »

 

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