Hope Hicks Leaving As Trump’s Communication Director

By ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — White House communications director Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s most trusted and longest-serving aides, abruptly announced her resignation, leaving a void around a president who values loyalty and affirmation. The departure of Hicks, who worked as a one-woman communications shop during his campaign,…

Florida Students Return To ‘Picture Of Education In Fear’

By KELLI KENNEDY, TERRY SPENCER and ROBERT RAY, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — About 50 uniformed officers marched into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School early Wednesday, just one aspect of the heavy security as classes resumed for the first time since 17 students and teachers were killed by a troubled teenager with an AR-15, thrusting…

Hearing For Florida Shooting Suspect Case Canceled

By KELLI KENNEDY, BRENDAN FARRINGTON and CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A Tuesday morning hearing in the criminal case against the suspect accused in the Florida high school shooting has been canceled. Prosecutors are seeking to obtain hair samples, fingerprints, DNA and photographs of Nikolas Cruz, 19. The hearing was removed from the…