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Parents worry that school shooter drills traumatize children

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Long before an ex-student opened fire on his former classmates in Parkland, Fla., a year ago, many school districts conducted regular shooting drills — exercises that sometimes included simulated gunfire and blood and often happened with no warning that the attack wasn’t real. The drills began …

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The dysfunctional sex of Watchmen

Watchmen is a beloved comic by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, though it’s arguably harder to read these days than it used to be. It’s one of those examples of something mocking a genre that becomes one of the greatest examples of the genre itself. Published between September 1986 and October …

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In new books, parents keep telling us who we are, even after death

Our relationships with our parents abide well after they are gone. Two wonderful new books mark the enduring connection between generations in very different ways. Dani Shapiro’s parents had already figured prominently in two of her popular memoirs: in “Slow Motion,” which captures the impact of the car accident that …

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