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Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 5:00 AM

School Shooter Lured Friends to Lunch Via Text: Police

The Washington high school freshman who opened fire in his school cafeteria, killing two friends and wounding another three, had invited them to the ambush by text message, police said Monday. Jaylen Fryberg, 15, used a relative's legal .40 caliber pistol to gun down the victims and then shot himself in Friday's attack at Marysville Pilchuck High School near Seattle. Police said it was clear that Fryberg meant to target the victims. One girl died at the scene, and another died at the hospital Sunday evening. Of the remaining three victims, two are in critical condition and one in satisfactory. Read »
Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 2:19 PM

BP Oil Spill Left Rhode Island-Sized "Ring" on Seafloor

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 1:43 PM

Gas Prices Drop to Cheapest in Four Years

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 1:24 PM

U.S. Army to Quarantine Soldiers Back From Ebola Zones

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 9:59 AM

Deaths Linked to Faulty GM Ignition Switches Rises to 30

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 9:05 AM

South Africa Prosecutors to Appeal Pistorius Sentence

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 5:17 AM

Boko Haram’s Victims Detail Abuse in New Report

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 3:05 AM

South Korea Prosecuters Seek Death Penalty for Captain of Doomed Ferry

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 10:19 AM

Hawaii Lava Flow Gains Speed, Nears Homes

An active lava flow on Hawaii’s Big Island gained speed as it spread toward a residential neighborhood late Sunday, prompting authorities to warn that evacuations could begin within hours. Civil Defense personnel and emergency response teams were starting a door-to-door sweep of homes near the village of Pahoa, officials said, to inform residents of the progress of the molten rock. The lava is moving at a rate of approximately 15 to 20 yards an hour at a temperature of around 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Read »
Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 5:36 AM

Parliament Shooter Made Video Before Attack

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 2:27 PM

2nd School Shooting Victim Dies

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 5:11 PM

Feds Urge States Not to Act Rashly on Ebola

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 12:01 PM

In Wake of Attacks, Toronto Police Drill for Disaster

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 11:38 AM

"Confusing": Wash. Gunman's Friends Hunt for Answers

Many people in the small community of Marysville, Washington, are connected to both the attacker and the victims of Friday's deadly shooting at the Marysville high school, NBC News reported. And the young relatives of the boy who opened fire at the school cafeteria — killing one student and seriously injuring four before fatally shooting himself — said they just can't figure out why the shooter decided to do what he did. "It's just confusing, a lot of questions aren't answered, I just don't know why," Austen James, who said he's related to the shooter, Jaylen Ray Fryberg, as well as two of his targets, told NBC's "Today." Read »
Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 9:25 AM

Dr. Fauci: Mandatory Ebola Quarantines May Go Too Far

The Director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, warned Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" against "draconian" policies for health care workers returning from Ebola-stricken West Africa, suggesting that mandatory quarantines may go too far. "I don't want to be directly criticizing the decision that was made but we have to be careful that there aren't unintended consequences," Dr. Anthony Fauci said of the 21-day mandatory quarantines instituted at airports in New York and New Jersey. "The best way to stop this epidemic is to help the people in West Africa." Fauci said that direct monitoring of those who may have been exposed to Ebola is a practical way of minimizing risk. Read »

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