Megathread: School Shooting in Florida

<!– SC_OFF –><div class=”md”><p>This megathread will serve as a location for active discussion about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. <strong>Comments have been set to new so that people can discuss developments in real time.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href=”https://www.reddit.com/r/news/comments/7xkstl/shooting_at_south_florida_high_school/”>The original thread</a> is still live and will remain up. However, it has…

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Megathread: Southern California Wildfires

<!– SC_OFF –><div class=”md”><p>The Southern California wildfires are an ongoing disaster and this thread will serve as the central discussion place as things continue to unfold. </p> <p>Here's what we know right now (Friday, Dec 8th at 8:15am PST)</p> <p>There are now <a href=”https://twitter.com/CALFIRE_PIO/status/938905666307047424″>6 major wildfires</a>:</p> <ul> <li><p>Rye Fire </p></li> <li><p>Skirball Fire </p></li> <li><p>Creek Fire…

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Megathread: Hurricane Harvey and the catastrophic flooding

<!– SC_OFF –><div class=”md”><p>Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane near Rockport, TX early Saturday morning.</p> <p>It has since weakened to a tropical storm and is now sitting over the Texas coast producing massive amounts of rain. Houston has been the hardest hit major city, already accumulating ~20 inches of rain. Rain is…

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Comey Hearing Megathread

<!– SC_OFF –><div class=”md”><p>At 10am EST today, ex-FBI Director, James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his interactions with President Trump. </p> <p>You can read his <a href=”https://www.intelligence.senate.gov/sites/default/files/documents/os-jcomey-060817.pdf”>prepared opening statement here.</a></p> <p><a href=”https://youtu.be/FGuJjfQSL_I?t=16m15s”>Watch Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee here.</a></p> <p>For people who have not been following the Russia investigation closely,…

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