Most School Shootings Are Preventable According To New U.S. Secret Service Report
After analyzing 41 school attacks over the past decade, the Secret Service found no single profile of the attackers or the kind of schools targeted, but did find that half the attackers had a history of being bullied and a difficult home life.
A new Human Rights Watch report released Wednesday found children with suspected links to the so-called Islamic State were facing torture and charges of terrorism under Iraqi and Kurdish authorities… New details are revealed about the president's hijinks on the links. The chemicals in sunscreen don't just sit on top of the skin, they absorb in the bloodstream, according to new research from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
A study published Monday in the peer-reviewed medical journal JAMA found that several active ingredients in different sunscreens enter the bloodstream at levels that far exceed the FDA's recommended threshold without a government safety inspection.
"However, sunscreens have not been subjected to standard drug safety testing, and clinicians and consumers lack data on systemic drug levels despite decades of widespread use," former FDA chairman Robert Califf and JAMA Dermatology Editor in Chief Kanade Shinkai wrote in an editorial accompanying the study.
The 24 participants in the study were instructed to apply one of four different kinds of sunscreen spray, lotion or cream four times per day for four days on all areas that wouldn't be covered by a swimsuit. Tax information shows President Trump's businesses ran up more than $1 billion in losses over a period of 10 years in the 1980s and 90s, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Citing printouts from the president's Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax transcripts obtained by the paper, The Times said Mr. Trump reported approximately $1.17 billion in losses between 1985 and 1994.
WARNING SIGNS AND HOW TO REACT TO THEM. HERE'S NBC'S PETE WILLIAMS WITH THAT. >> Reporter: THE MAJORITY OF SCHOOL SHOOTINGS LIKE LAST YEAR'S DEADLY ATTACK IN PARKLAND, FLORIDA ARE PREVENTABLE THE SECRET SERVICE SAYS. THEY FOUND NO SINGLE PROFILE OF THE ATTACKERS OR THE KIND OF COOLS TARGETED BUT THEY DID FIND COMMON WARNING SIGNS. >> EVERY SINGLE ATTACKER IN THIS REPORT EXHIBITED CONCERNING BEHAVIOR. FOR MANY OF THEM THAT BEHAVIOR ACTUALLY ELICITED SAFETY CONCERNS. >> Reporter: HAVE HAD AN INTEREST IN VIOLENT TOPICS. MOST HAD A HISTORY OF SCHOOL DISCIPLINE PROBLEMS. AMONG OTHER RED FLAGS PARENTS AND CLASSMATES MIGHT NOTICE CHILDREN LOSING INTEREST IN THEIR APPEARANCE. SCHOOLS MUST HAVE PEOPLE WHO ARE TRAINED TO RECOGNIZE THESE PATTERNS AND JUST AS IMPORTANT, WHO KNOW HOW TO APPROACH PROBLEM CHILDREN BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE. THE FATHER WHOSE SON WAS KILLED AT PARKLAND SAYS THE ONLY WAY TO STOP SCHOOL SHOOTINGS IS TO KEEP THEM FROM HAPPENING IN THE FIRST PLACE. >> IT'S EXTREMELY IMPORTANT THAT ALL SCHOOL OFFICIALS TAKE THREAT ASSESSMENT SERIOUSLY AND TRAIN ALL OF THEIR STAFF. >> Reporter: THE REPORT SAYS DON'T COUNT ON