The suspect in the 2018 killing of 17 people at a Florida high school is finally going on trial — but not for the slayings.
The first couple visited Broward Health North Hospital, where a White House official said they would thank medical staff "for their life-saving assistance."
A 36-year-old YouTuber from Mississippi noticed in September an alarming comment on his video and had informed FBI about it.
Expelled from school for disciplinary reasons, Cruz was known to be fixated on firearms -- and had reportedly been identified as a potential threat to his classmates.
A mugshot of Cruz, released after his arrest, depicts a young man seemingly little different from any other 19-year-old -- cleanly-cut chestnut hair, hazel eyes, his face speckled with freckles.
the leader of a white nationalist militia called the Republic of Florida said Cruz was a member of his group and participated in exercises in Tallahassee.
In a national address from the White House, Trump said he wants America's children to know, "you are never alone, and you never will be."
In his address, the US leader avoided all mention of firearms, or the politically fraught issue of gun control, vowing instead to "tackle the difficult issue of mental health."
Administrators considered him enough of a potential threat that one teacher said a warning was emailed last year against allowing him on the campus with a backpack.