Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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Supreme Court allows Sandy Hook lawsuit to proceed

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/12/19, 12:40 pm

WASHINGTON—Survivors and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can sue the maker of the rifle used in the deadly tragedy, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. Gunman Adam Lanza, 20, used a Bushmaster XM15-E2S .223-caliber semi-automatic rifle to kill 20 first graders and six teachers in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012 before killing himself as police arrived.

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Message in a bottle receives a reply

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/12/19, 11:17 am

A U.S. college student received a response to a message in a bottle he tossed into the ocean nine years ago. Max Vredenburgh posted a photo of the letter and reply on Twitter on Friday saying, “I am mind blown.”

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Jimmy Carter hospitalized

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/12/19, 10:37 am

Former President Jimmy Carter underwent surgery to relieve pressure on his brain on Tuesday morning. According to Carter Center, his recent falls caused bleeding that led to the pressure and his admittance on Monday night to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

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