5 dead, child wounded after series of California shootings

Deadly California Shooting

A gunman killed four people and wounded a number of others at random Tuesday at multiple locations...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 18, the 322nd day of 2017. There are 43 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 18, 1942, “The Skin of Our Teeth,” Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning allegory about the history of humankind, opened on Broadway. On this date: In...


Schools adept at shoring up security at any hint of danger

School Lockdowns

It’s a familiar scenario: A school official, hearing about a potential danger that’s too close for comfort, locks down the building. A nearby bank may have been robbed. Officers might be serving a warrant in the neighborhood. There are reports of shots fired in the area. For a northern California...


Thousands march in Zimbabwe to demand Mugabe step down after 37 years in power

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. HARARE, Zimbabwe - For the first time in decades, in a country where protests have often been violently dispersed, thousands of Zimbabweans marched through the streets of the capital demanding the resignation of their president, a swelling of public opposition that...


Seahawks' Kam Chancellor reportedly out for the season with neck injury

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The Seattle Seahawks already knew cornerback Richard Sherman would miss the rest of the season with a ruptured Achilles’ tendon. On Saturday, their secondary situation got a whole lot worse. As first reported by the NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, Seattle safety Kam...


'It's not who I am': Jerry Jones apologizes for 'inappropriate' racial joke

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. On Friday, a website called the Blast published what it says is a four-year-old video of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones telling a racially charged joke at a Dallas hotel. In the video, Jones was asked to offer his congratulations to a couple who either were recently...


Roy Moore stands with homophobic supporters

Alabama Senate Moore LGBT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies. Flanked by a huge sign for Moore’s Senate campaign, one supporter railed against the “LGBT mafia” and “homosexualist gay terrorism.” Another warned that “homosexual sodomy” destroys those who...


The Latest: Church leaders who oppose Roy Moore hold rally

Senate Ethics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama (all times local): 12:05 p.m. A leading figure among religious liberals is speaking out against Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. The Rev. William J. Barber led a rally against Moore at a church in Birmingham,...


A submarine has vanished, launching a frantic search for 44 people on board

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Argentine authorities are scrambling to find a three-decade-old submarine that suddenly stopped communicating during a routine mission Wednesday - an emergency authorities say could range from a fried electrical system to something much worse. The diesel-electric ARA...


Zimbabweans celebrate Mugabe's imminent exit at mass rallies

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Tens of thousands of jubilant Zimbabweans joined rallies on Saturday to celebrate the imminent departure of President Robert Mugabe, the only leader they’ve known since independence in 1980. Mugabe triggered his own downfall by firing Emmerson Mnangagwa as his vice president...

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Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans; 2nd row seat may tip

NEW YORK (AP) — Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched. The recall announced Saturday covers vehicles from the 2011-17 model years. About 800,000 of the affected minivans were sold in the United States. Honda...

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