Things you should know today: 2/16/18


The Latest: Trump says he’s headed to Florida

Brynn Anderson
Students gather during a vigil at Pine Trails Park for the victims of the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, accused of using a semi-automatic rifle in a shooting at a Florida high school, confessed to carrying out the killing and carried extra ammunition in his backpack, according to a sheriff’s department report released Thursday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

President Trump is traveling to Florida after a gunman killed 17 people on Thursday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The gunman, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, is a former student at the school who had been expelled.

Tough day for top Americans at Pyeongchang Olympics

Morry Gash
Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, reacts to her time during the second run of the women’s slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Mikaela Shiffrin placed fourth in the women’s Olympic slalom on Friday, while Nathan Chen placed 17th in men’s figure skating after missing all his jumps.

Senate rejects immigration bills; young immigrants in limbo

J. Scott Applewhite
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., confers with aides off the Senate floor during a series of procedural votes on a bipartisan immigration deal, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Four separate immigration bills were defeated on Thursday, leaving immigrants who came to the U.S. as children in limbo. Trump has given Congress a March 5 deadline for restoring the DACA program, which he annulled last year.

Disney World announces Toy Story Land

The new attraction opens June 30th.

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