News Shorts Weather and Sports for Monday, March 12, 2018
From the Associated Press
The administration did pledge to help states pay for firearms training for teachers and reiterate its call to improve the background check and mental health systems.
The Eurocopter AS350 that plunged into the East River killing five is owned by Liberty Helicopters, which was involved in a fatal crash over the Hudson River in 2009.
The daily commute from Mexico to California for thousands of low-paid farm workers hasn’t changed since Trump became president.
Pyongyang has been surprisingly quiet on the slew of momentous, and possibly even historic, events that have come in quick succession over the past few months.
Once thought to be the next great reformer, Xi Jinping is now poised to rule indefinitely after Beijing’s rubber-stamp legislature voted to eliminate presidential term limits.
Participants of the 1968 L.A. school walkouts that sparked Mexican-American youth activism say they see similarities with Florida student activists seeking to change gun laws.
Voters turn to right-wing parties critical of the country’s peace pact with the main leftist rebels, raising questions about the future of the accord.
That’s what Faith Hill says about her husband, country music star Tim McGraw, who collapsed on stage during a performance in Ireland but is expected to recover.
March Madness will provide a three-week break from the troubling headlines that have consumed the sport this season.