Things you should know today: 3/23/18


Maryland school shooting victim has died

This undated photo provided by the Willey family shows Jaelynn Willey. A teenager armed with a handgun shot and critically wounded Willey inside a Maryland school on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, and the shooter was killed when a school resource officer confronted him moments after the gunfire erupted. A third student was in good condition after he was shot. (Courtesy of the Willey family via AP)

Maryland high school student Jaelynn Willey died Thursday after being taken off life support. The teenager was shot on Tuesday by 17-year-old Austin Rollins at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. Rollins died shortly after Willey, and it’s not yet clear if he was shot by the school resource officer or if he shot himself. Rollins and Willey had been in a relationship that recently ended, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.

Fatal police shooting protest disrupts NBA game

Rich Pedroncelli
Andre Young, who says he is a cousin of shooting victim Stephon Alonzo Clark, holds his head in his hands during a demonstration, Thursday, March 22, 2018, over the shooting death of Clark by Sacramento Police, in Sacramento, Calif. The police said two officers were responding to a call of a man breaking at least three vehicle windows Sunday night. Clark, who was unarmed, was shot in the backyard of his grandparent’s home, where he was staying. Video footage released Wednesday shows the officers yelling that Clark had a gun before firing. No gun was found at the scene. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

The death of 22-year-old Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man shot by California police on Sunday in the backyard of his grandmother’s home, was protested Thursday night by hundreds of people in Sacramento. The crowds disrupted freeway traffic and a Sacramento Kings game.

Trump says he is “considering” veto of $1.3 trillion budget

J. Scott Applewhite
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks during a news conference about the massive government spending bill moving through Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering the veto of a $1.3 trillion budget “based on the fact that the 800,000 plus DACA recipients have been totally abandoned by the Democrats (not even mentioned in Bill) and the BORDER WALL, which is desperately needed for our National Defense, is not fully funded,” according to a Tweet from his account. The money would prevent another government shut down.

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