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What comes next in Iran vs. Saudi Arabia

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Iran and Saudi Arabia's regional tug of war has shaped the Middle East for decades - think Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, and Arab Spring hotspots Syria and Yemen.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman is 81 and Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei is 78. What will the inevitable transition of power in these two influential countries — and historical rivals — mean for the region? We asked five experts for their perspective and predictions:

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Students mark Columbine’s 19th anniversary with nationwide walkouts

Students walk towards the Capitol in D.C. holding signs reading "Enough is enough" with drawings of a gun.
Students walk towards the Capitol April 20, 2018. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

Nineteen years ago today, at 11:19 am, high school students Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris walked into Columbine High School in Colorado and opened fire. They killed 12 students and a teacher, injured 23 others, and killed themselves in the library just after noon. Five hours passed before the situation was under control.

Fast forward: Starting at 10am today, students across the nation, including those from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, have been staging more than 2,600 walkouts to honor the 19th anniversary of the massacre and demand action from lawmakers on gun legislation, according to the National School Walkout organizer’s web site.