ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Gun-rights activists and others gave voice to strong emotions when President Barack Obama came to meet privately with ... Full Story
Strong emotions as Obama visits grieving Oregon town
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Gun-rights activists and others gave voice to strong emotions when President Barack Obama came to meet privately with grieving families whose loved ones were killed on a college campus in Roseburg, Oregon.
Overhaul of Florida's districts hurts would-be House speaker
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A judge called Friday for a sweeping overhaul of Florida's electoral map, including the congressional district held by a Republican seeking to become the next U.S. House speaker.
Judge refuses to throw out defamation suit against Cosby
BOSTON (AP) — A defamation lawsuit brought against Bill Cosby by three women who say he sexually abused them decades ago can move forward, a federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Friday, delivering a legal blow to the comedian as he attempts to defend himself against accusations of sexual assault bydozens of women.
Mormons gather to discuss race issues within faith
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — African-American Mormons discussed the ongoing challenges of belonging to a predominantly white religion Friday during a university conference designed to address the status of blacks in the faith.
1 fatally shot at Texas Southern University housing complex
HOUSTON (AP) — A student was killed and another person was wounded during a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained two men for questioning, authorities said.
The Latest: Callers frantic in reports on Arizona shooting
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at Northern Arizona University (all times local):
1 student killed, 3 wounded at Arizona campus during fight
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An overnight brawl between two groups of students escalated into gun violence Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on four fraternity members, killing one and wounding three.
Police: Trio used stolen gun to rob, kill 2 in California
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three young transients used a handgun that was stolen from an unlocked car to rob and kill a backpacking Canadian tourist in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and then a yoga instructor two days later on a hiking trail north of the city, authorities said.
Anti-violence programs shut down as Chicago shootings climb
CHICAGO (AP) — Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago's violence, CeaseFire deployed former gang members and felons to intervene in feuds that too often ended in fatal gunfire on the city's streets.
US airman's condition upgraded as he recovers from stabbing
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. airman hailed as a hero for helping thwart a European terror attack was upgraded from serious to fair condition Friday as he recovered from three stab wounds suffered in a late-night attack near a bar, UC Davis Medical Center officials said Friday, indicating that hs vital signs are stable and normal and he is conscious.
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