The Huffington Post Officials Wanted Parkland Shooting Suspect 'Forcibly Committed' In 2016: Report 2018-03-18T19:38:05.000000000-04:00 Being involuntarily committed to a mental institution could have made it much harder for Nikolas Cruz to get a gun. So why didn't it happen? How American High Schools Teach The Iraq War 2018-03-17T09:27:04.000000000-04:00 It's hard to teach history that isn't quite history yet. New Massachusetts Bill Would Pull Pension Money From Gun Companies 2018-03-16T20:51:51.000000000-04:00 "We should not be protecting the state with one hand and enabling manufacturers with the other," says state Rep. Lori Ehrlich. Mother Objects To Racial Slur Being On First-Grader's Spelling List 2018-03-16T18:04:32.000000000-04:00 “We had to explain to Emily why she could not say the word and not to use it,” the mother said. To Prevent Suicides And School Shootings, More States Embrace Anonymous Tip Lines 2018-03-16T10:49:56.000000000-04:00 Last school year, more than 9,000 tips were submitted statewide. Barron Trump's School Signs Open Letter Demanding POTUS Enact Stricter Gun Laws 2018-03-15T17:32:03.000000000-04:00 Over 100 schools from Maryland and the D.C. area signed the letter, which also railed against legislative proposals to arm teachers. Judge Dismisses Discrimination Lawsuit Filed By Family Of Ahmed Mohamed 2018-03-15T15:56:23.000000000-04:00 The Muslim teen was arrested in 2015 after bringing a homemade clock to school. Mae Jemison: Diversity In STEM Isn't A Nicety, It's A Necessity 2018-03-15T15:15:31.000000000-04:00 The first African-American woman in space discusses her agricultural science initiative. 'NRA Has Got To Go': The Most Powerful Signs From The Student Walkout 2018-03-15T13:38:18.000000000-04:00 On Wednesday, March 14, students across the nation came together to protest gun violence, one month after the shooting in Penn Won't Punish Professor Who Said Black Students ‘Rarely’ Score Well 2018-03-15T08:21:36.000000000-04:00 While the law school dropped her from a first-year course over her comments, they stood by her faculty position.