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Parents wait for news after a reports of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)

Associated Press/Joel Auerbach

Gunman kills at least 17 people at Florida high school

A former student opened fire at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and sending scores of students fleeing into the streets in the nation’s deadliest school shooting since a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.By Audra D.S. Burch and Patricia Mazzei

Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Warren defends heritage claims

Elizabeth Warren blasted President Trump’s derogatory nickname for her but did not apologize for her claims that her mother’s family had Cherokee blood.

Movie Review

// ‘Black Panther’ is a triumph, and a breakthrough superhero movie

The action fantasy stars a hero of color leading a strong nation of color, and it reenergizes the superhero genre for viewers hungry to dream in their own skin.

Boston 092311-- The Online News Association conference is being held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, WBUR's On Point broadcasted live with host Tom Ashbrook(rt) and Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki (business) Library Tag 11032011 Globe West 1

Tom Ashbrook is out as host of ‘On Point,’ BU says

The decision came after an independent review “verified claims that he had created an abusive environment.”

// Deaths by opioid overdose fell 8.3 percent last year in Massachusetts

The new data shows the first downturn in deaths since rates began to rise five years ago.